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Discussion in 'Spurs Chat' started by RichSpur58, Mar 3, 2013.
Of course he didn't fake injury, who said he did?
2 goals in 16 games.
says it all........
The OP asked if he was faking
Oh I see, I thought I was getting a telling off for SS57 and I was about to plead innocence.
Either that or call him a ****.
Well, here's a thought on Ade's situation. We all know that he had a poor pre-season as much his own fault as anyone else's, followed by a poor start. Then he was injured, then suspended for 3 games following the Highbury game.
Following on from that there were protracted discussions with the Togo authorities leading up to the ACN. It cannot have been far from the front of his mind that the last time he played in the ACN, IIRC, was the year of the shootings. I know from my own personal experience that traumatic incidents sometimes come back to haunt you years later. It's quite possible that the faffing around trying to get the flight back, with his team, brought the shootings sharply back into focus. He wouldn't leave them to their own fate and insisted on seeing them home safely.
I am certainly no medical expert, but I have seen PTS up close. It is a real possibility and often young men refuse to talk about it, and that's the biggest danger. I hope I'm wrong 'cause it's not good, but I fear I may be right!
be interested if anybody has his other stats - shots, assists, headers won etc
Did anyone notice if he has been his usual smilie self since he came back from the ACN?
I saw him leave the stadium after the game and he was driving himself. He was all smiles and his demeanor said it all. He's seemed ok and I'm pretty sure he isn't injured at all.
Naj 1 what's to dislike - try reading the OP
A well considered post. Its not all B&W as some fans see it.
“When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses - only results.” - Kenneth H. Blanchard
i have some, will post them up later.
Comparison with any other striker/s?
Life would be so much easier if it were ....!
Ade is unquestionably better in the air with bringing things down etc but in all honesty his first touch is embarassing for a professional, let alone a striker being paid as much as he is. Genuinely on Sunday his first touch was invariably poor and his second, a tackle, hence his yellow card.
At least Defoe runs channels and holds the ball up in a different way, he might not have the "Alan Shearer" type hold up play in that he shrugs off defenders with strength etc but he holds it up by keeping the ball higher up the pitch, allowing our midfielders to join in. Exactly what happened for the Glyfi chance if you watch it again.
Player.....|.Games.|.Goals.|.Assists.|.Sh p/g.|.Off p/g.|.Head p/g.|.Lball p/g.|. Wball p/g.|.Pass.|.Kpass.|.P%.|
This doesnt take into account min's on the pitch...
Games= Games played
Sh p/g= Shot average per game
Off p/g= Offside average per game
Head p/g= Headers won average per game
Lball pg= Lost the ball average per game
Wball= Won the ball average per game
Pass= average pass complete per game
Kpass= average Key pass complete per game
P%= Pass success %
Also im not sure Ade's run is as good as people are making out.There was time for Sigy to play Bale through when there was noone close to Bale
Adebayor then brings the defender across with him infront of Bale
Meaning the pass that was on (If Sigy would have played it!) is now no longer on, Bale checks his run a bit and moves to his right and the ball is played through
but its the defender that Ade brings acros that is closes to getting the ball when its played through
He's being carrying that injury all season...... Lazyitus!!
some of you need to realise that spurs are on one of their best runs in decades and every spurs player that has contributed to this deserve credit.
Ade hasn't been as good this season as he was last season. Boy am I glad to see Defoe back.
I think his hold up play has been terrible. His general game with his back to goal has been terrible, he is poor at making runs in behind a defence. His finishing is awful, his first touch is worse and he's worse in the air than Huddlestone (ok that one an exaggeration).
Between the transfer saga, injury, suspension and ACON he's been an embarrassment this season as far as I am concerned. A complete shambles.
Can't wait to sell him in the summer and getting someone who actually contributes
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