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I note it is Yakubu's (ahem) 28th Birthday this weekend. I wouldn't have put him a day older than 35. Happy Birthday Ayegbeni! Let's hope you score.


Alan Clarke, Manchester     Posted 19/11/2010 at 12:56:22

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Anthony Millington
1   Posted 19/11/2010 at 15:39:52

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He's got to start against Sunderland, our away form is shocking with Saha in the team because he cannot hold the ball up and gets isolated.
Adam Bennett
2   Posted 19/11/2010 at 15:41:16

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Feed the Yak...... some birthday cake!
Craig Taylor
3   Posted 19/11/2010 at 16:17:54

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Start him with Saha. They can both be quality but have even more pressure when on there own up front.

2 upfront for gods sake. Attack, attack, attack!!!!!
Brian Waring
4   Posted 19/11/2010 at 16:22:43

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You never know Craig, Moyes may start with 2 up front. Hang on a mo, just seen a couple of pigs fly past the window!
Anthony Millington
5   Posted 19/11/2010 at 16:40:08

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I'm not convinced Yakubu and Saha are a good partnership upfront. One of them needs to put the workrate in, that's why Beckford might be a better alternative to Saha.
Jay Harris
6   Posted 19/11/2010 at 17:33:30

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There's not much wrong with Yak and Tim up front once Yak rediscovers his shooting boots.
Andy Crooks
7   Posted 19/11/2010 at 19:10:44

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Yakubu and Beckford. It will happen eventually. Why not against Sunderland? Sorry, I forgot, that would be bold and positive.
Andy Morden
8   Posted 19/11/2010 at 19:49:31

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The Yak has looked dangerous this season. He and Cahill link well and he's been unlucky not to have more than one goal to his name. Couple cleared off the line and he hit the post against Newcastle. I think starting him against Sunderland is a good call.
Ian Kearney
9   Posted 19/11/2010 at 20:06:30

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He should've started against Arsenal, I felt he didn't deserve to be dropped for Saha.
Matt Bone
10   Posted 19/11/2010 at 20:20:16

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Think Yak's birthday is Monday as is Fellaini's. Shame they both won't be starting.
Gavin Ramejkis
11   Posted 19/11/2010 at 20:20:14

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Yakubu looks a damn sight more dangerous than Balsa man Saha at the moment, play him and Beckford and go for early goals or DM could do as he always bleeding does and go defensive shite and we go 4-4-2 last ten mins when probably behind chasing a draw.
Charles King
12   Posted 19/11/2010 at 20:37:25

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Who was that kid scoring a cracking goal for Tranmere, he beat about 3 or 4 players driving into the box then knocked it past the keeper. It was on Sky Sports today must have happened within the last fortnight.
Anyone know if he's as good as the goal looked?
Jamie Tulacz
13   Posted 19/11/2010 at 21:05:37

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Same age as waist size then... I'll leave you all to estimate..
Ian Kearney
14   Posted 19/11/2010 at 21:45:28

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Dale Jennings, Charles. He's been doing all season when played. Looks a talent, and if half of what Rovers fans tell me is true then we should definately at least send a few scouts over the water.
Charles King
15   Posted 19/11/2010 at 22:22:10

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Thanks Ian duly noted, be interesting to see his development he looked a real player, hope he's a blue.
Gavin Ramejkis
16   Posted 19/11/2010 at 22:41:00

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Dale is on the radar of quite a few clubs and if we are to have any chance it would be an early move, Tranmere are obviously keen to safeguard him.
Jimmy Hacking
17   Posted 20/11/2010 at 00:13:00

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Charles King @15: "Hope he's a blue."

I hope he isn't. I don't want him signing for Liverpool.
Mick Wrende
18   Posted 20/11/2010 at 20:18:33

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Yakubu is finished so how long are people going to go on about him finding his shooting boots.

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