Just heard that Seamus Coleman has got nominated for Young Player of The Year. Not sure if its PFA or Writers or the FA, but it is well deserved recognition of a fine break-out season.
Now, if he can just learn to put his foot on it and look up sometimes, I think he can go on and getter better and better, for Everton and Ireland. Not bad for £60k I must say.
Anyway I hope he wins it, because he has been as good any youngster this season. I ask my fellow TWers do you think our Seamie deserve's to win it? Or is there another young 'un you think should get it instead?
Stuart O'Malley, Posted 05/04/2011 at 20:07:02
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1 Posted 05/04/2011 at 22:31:46
2 Posted 05/04/2011 at 22:40:14
3 Posted 05/04/2011 at 23:06:28
4 Posted 05/04/2011 at 23:08:24
Pleased for Coleman but he does look a little one-dimensional at times!
5 Posted 06/04/2011 at 00:11:28
I think Gareth Bale is nailed on cert to win it.
However, the only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain so let's hope for Seamus.
6 Posted 06/04/2011 at 00:26:13
I guess will depend on how the title race develops!
7 Posted 06/04/2011 at 01:10:53
I'm still hoping Coleman gets a shot at the RB position, where I still think he will be more effective.
8 Posted 06/04/2011 at 02:19:30
Would be my choice to win it, but then again I am biased.
Wilshere will get it.
9 Posted 06/04/2011 at 09:07:27
I really don?t get all these depressing Rodwell remarks. The boy has had an injury-hit season and will no doubt leave in the summer if surrounded by a sea of negativity. We should be getting behind the younger players and encouraging them, not putting them down at the first opportunity.
10 Posted 06/04/2011 at 11:21:46
11 Posted 06/04/2011 at 12:01:45
I wonder if he will remain at RM or whether he will become the attacking RB we have craved for so long... I suspect he will stay at RM given our lack of finances.
12 Posted 06/04/2011 at 12:43:59
13 Posted 06/04/2011 at 14:21:55
Let's hope this time next year he's pushing for the Footballer of the year Award.
14 Posted 06/04/2011 at 15:40:33
Seriously though I'm chuffed for the lad, he's been our ray of sunshine through the dross this year.
Agree with other postings though Wilshere will probably win it.
15 Posted 06/04/2011 at 19:19:07
16 Posted 06/04/2011 at 20:42:54
17 Posted 06/04/2011 at 20:42:54
Putting my Blue bias aside, I would have to go for Bale. Some of his performances have been Kanchelskis-esque. All that pace and power... very exciting to watch. Just what us fans want to see.
18 Posted 07/04/2011 at 09:33:26
19 Posted 07/04/2011 at 10:59:54
I knew someone would have to point out that he didn't have a great game against us in either of the games this season. We did double up on him though, didn't we? Surely that shows how much he has developed as we would never have done that 12/18 months ago.
20 Posted 07/04/2011 at 12:47:42
21 Posted 07/04/2011 at 13:01:46
Compare the two to Coleman, who is played out of position in a team that is struggling for fluency but, in spite of the difficulties, he has done quite well. He has scored around six goals and made quite a few assists so far ? quite a good return for a fullback/wingback/winger. Moreover, this is his first full season and he never for a moment looked out of his depth. I say Seamus Coleman deserves to win it.
22 Posted 07/04/2011 at 15:11:44
23 Posted 07/04/2011 at 18:18:06
The best £60k we ever spent was on Peter Reid, but Seamus has had a fine season and can only get even better with more experience. Well done the Little Bull!
24 Posted 07/04/2011 at 21:16:32
25 Posted 08/04/2011 at 09:00:07
Both fullbacks (supposedly), both played on the wing.
26 Posted 08/04/2011 at 10:32:15
27 Posted 09/04/2011 at 09:43:05
Big things were expected of Wilshere and Bale and they have both produced; Coleman, on the other hand, was a total unknown with his sub appearance v Spurs being the only sign of things to come.
After being part of the team destroyed at Benfica, Coleman could have easily buried his head in the sand and lost confidence and disappeared like others have.
I don't expect he will win it but being mentioned with Bale and Wilshere and competing on the same level as well as making his debut for Eire he can't've done anything more this season.
I am one of a few it seems that would leave Coleman in midfield and would just give him licence to keep doing what he does best, attack the fullback and cause problems.
Being new to the position, young and being keen to learn, I would definitely say we have found a player who may well have saved the club £10 million.
28 Posted 09/04/2011 at 23:17:28
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