Albion denied by late equaliser

Leonardo Ulloa celebrates his goal

Leonardo Ulloa celebrates his goal

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Albion must try again against Hull City after a late equaliser denied them victory in the fifth round of the FA Cup.

The Seagulls were on course for an upset thanks to Leonardo Ulloa’s third goal in as many games.

But Yannick Sagbo’s equaliser four minutes from time ensured it finished 1-1 at the Amex and the teams face a replay next Monday for the right to host Sunderland in the quarter-final.

Oscar Garcia made seven changes to the team that beat Leeds 1-0 a week earlier.

Among those to return to the starting line-up were Will Buckley, Kazenga LuaLua, Keith Andrews and Jake Forster-Caskey.

Ulloa retained his place up front after scoring matchwinners in his previous two appearances but Tomasz Kuszczak, Stephen Ward and Andrea Orlandi were rested while skipper Gordon Greer was on the bench.

Hull picked a strong team including Curtis Davies, Tom Huddleston and Jake Livermore, who were all expected to be rested with Premier League survival a priority.

The hosts made a bright start and threatened first on 18 minutes when Jake Forster-Caskey acrobatically hooked Inigo Calderon’s cross past the target.

Hull responded with Sagbo volleying against the crossbar from close range on 27 minutes and they seemed to be in the ascendancy when Albion went ahead on the half-hour mark.

Ulloa exchanged a classy one-two with Buckley before racing clear to beat Allan McGregor with a neat finish.

The lead was almost shortlived as Hull hit Albion’s crossbar for a second time on 32 minutes, Davies meeting Huddlestone’s corner with a powerful header, then Sagbo’s follow-up struck Matthew Upson and rebounded into the arms of a grateful Brezovan on the line.

Ulloa should have doubled the advantage in first-half stoppage time. Keith Andrews’ superb ball released Buckley down the right and his cross found Ulloa ghosting in only to put his header wide of the far post.

Buckley was replaced by Solly March at half-time, giving Albion an even more youthful look for the second half.

Hull probed a bit more at the start of the second half and Huddlestone’s driven free-kick into the danger area had to be cleared behind by Andrews.

The visitors made an adventurous double change midway through the second half, taking off a defender and throwing on an extra forward.

Moments later March burst from midfield and fired left-footed over the bar.

March then teed up Calderon who fired high over the crossbar.

Albion threatened a second on the break in the closing stages but Forster-Caskey did not have the legs to beat the last defender and moments later Hull were level.

There were four minutes left on the clock when Aluko crossed from the right and Sagbo produced a quality finish.

Hull almost snatched victory deep into stoppage time but Forster-Caskey cleared off the line from substitute David Meyler’s header.

Albion: Brezovan; Calderon, Dunk, Upson, Chicksen; Ince, Andrews, Forster-Caskey; Buckley (sub March 46), Ulloa (sub Obika 78), LuaLua (sub Rodriguez 90). Subs not used: Bruno, Greer, Lopez, Ankergren.

Hull: McGregor; Elmohamady, Davies, Faye (sub Boyd 66), Figueroa; Koren, Livermore (sub Meyler 82), Huddlestone, Quinn (sub Fryatt 66); Aluko, Sagbo. Subs not used: Bruce, Chester, Henderson, Harper.

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9:50pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Tonyuk175 says...

Once again the boys did well had chances as did hull but maybe a little more composure and who knows I'm confident we can still do it at there's

Well done oscar maybe lua lua should of came off after 70 like to see rod a bit more
Once again the boys did well had chances as did hull but maybe a little more composure and who knows I'm confident we can still do it at there's Well done oscar maybe lua lua should of came off after 70 like to see rod a bit more Tonyuk175
  • Score: 7

9:59pm Mon 17 Feb 14

bruce beckett says...

If Big Len had buried that chance just before half-time I think we'd have gone through but we sat back far too deep in the second half and invited pressure. We also gave the ball away far too often in midfield and didn't see enough of JFC, Andrews or Ince holding up the ball.

I see Lua Lua is getting a lot of criticism but he was asked to play very deep and I thought he tracked back well. Trouble is you need him performing his tricks in the opposition half, not your own one.

Thought Buckers was great in the first half; his first touch is different class. But once he and Len were off the pitch, who was going to score? Hope it was just a precaution taking him off.

We were so close to that fifth successive 1-0 home victory...but, in all honesty, I don't think we did enough to win. Gutted...just the same.
If Big Len had buried that chance just before half-time I think we'd have gone through but we sat back far too deep in the second half and invited pressure. We also gave the ball away far too often in midfield and didn't see enough of JFC, Andrews or Ince holding up the ball. I see Lua Lua is getting a lot of criticism but he was asked to play very deep and I thought he tracked back well. Trouble is you need him performing his tricks in the opposition half, not your own one. Thought Buckers was great in the first half; his first touch is different class. But once he and Len were off the pitch, who was going to score? Hope it was just a precaution taking him off. We were so close to that fifth successive 1-0 home victory...but, in all honesty, I don't think we did enough to win. Gutted...just the same. bruce beckett
  • Score: 5

10:04pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Tonyuk175 says...

Thought all the guys did well , dunk, chicken Andrews all did a job jfc was everywhere Buckley look good and was rested in second half but sully made some good runs lualua did well but tired , well done Oscar another promising display UTA
Thought all the guys did well , dunk, chicken Andrews all did a job jfc was everywhere Buckley look good and was rested in second half but sully made some good runs lualua did well but tired , well done Oscar another promising display UTA Tonyuk175
  • Score: 12

10:04pm Mon 17 Feb 14

albion64 says...

Well done to our young players tonight, a fantastic effort. Maybe you are right, we probably gave too much respect to Hull. Lua Lua was awful and maybe some people are right, he is best as a sub late on. He only ran at the opposition once in the whole game and kept going to ground when losing the ball. I really thought he had the chance to hurt Hull tonight, but he blew it. If we go strong ( which I think we won't ) at Hull, then we have a chance. UTA
Well done to our young players tonight, a fantastic effort. Maybe you are right, we probably gave too much respect to Hull. Lua Lua was awful and maybe some people are right, he is best as a sub late on. He only ran at the opposition once in the whole game and kept going to ground when losing the ball. I really thought he had the chance to hurt Hull tonight, but he blew it. If we go strong ( which I think we won't ) at Hull, then we have a chance. UTA albion64
  • Score: 10

10:14pm Mon 17 Feb 14

VegasSeagull says...

Sit deep and defend a one goal lead, well we have gotten away with it several times this season but today it wasn't to be. The so called, 'weaker,' players all did very well today so with a little luck we won't be having the same debate before the replay.
Albion64, you are right sir, Kaz IS an impact sub.
Bruce Becket you are right when you say 'we gave the ball away too often.
For me Ulloa should have buried that header, but strikers are often the hero and he villain in the same match, so no complaints from me.
On balance I think that the result was fair one.
Sit deep and defend a one goal lead, well we have gotten away with it several times this season but today it wasn't to be. The so called, 'weaker,' players all did very well today so with a little luck we won't be having the same debate before the replay. Albion64, you are right sir, Kaz IS an impact sub. Bruce Becket you are right when you say 'we gave the ball away too often. For me Ulloa should have buried that header, but strikers are often the hero and he villain in the same match, so no complaints from me. On balance I think that the result was fair one. VegasSeagull
  • Score: -6

10:16pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Edward_1 says...

Agree, we sat back too much in the second half but our first goal was superbly worked between Ulloa and Buckley and if Ulloa had buried the header before half time,we'd have been home and dry.Unfortunately our weakness at present is not being clinical enough in front of goal and you cant afford to miss chances against Premier league opposition.I thought everyone played well athough Lua Lua didn't quite have the impact he is capable of,Dunk made some crucial interceptions.Chicks
en got exposed a number of times down the left flank but is youn gand developing and has good pace.March also looked skilful when introduced.We seem to be lacking some incisiveness in midfield,Ince cant do it all on his own.I thought Andrews was largely anonymous tonight as he appears to be in most games.He lacks pace and ambles around the pitch as if he's involved in a Sunday morning kick about.We need to offload him and replace with someone with more energy and bite.
Agree, we sat back too much in the second half but our first goal was superbly worked between Ulloa and Buckley and if Ulloa had buried the header before half time,we'd have been home and dry.Unfortunately our weakness at present is not being clinical enough in front of goal and you cant afford to miss chances against Premier league opposition.I thought everyone played well athough Lua Lua didn't quite have the impact he is capable of,Dunk made some crucial interceptions.Chicks en got exposed a number of times down the left flank but is youn gand developing and has good pace.March also looked skilful when introduced.We seem to be lacking some incisiveness in midfield,Ince cant do it all on his own.I thought Andrews was largely anonymous tonight as he appears to be in most games.He lacks pace and ambles around the pitch as if he's involved in a Sunday morning kick about.We need to offload him and replace with someone with more energy and bite. Edward_1
  • Score: 6

10:25pm Mon 17 Feb 14

WoodingdeanDS says...

Missed out tonight due to poor starting line-up. It's almost as though the Albion Board don't want Gus back here soon. Suggesting the FA Cup isn't a priority is plain daft. Hey ho. Seen it all before.
Missed out tonight due to poor starting line-up. It's almost as though the Albion Board don't want Gus back here soon. Suggesting the FA Cup isn't a priority is plain daft. Hey ho. Seen it all before. WoodingdeanDS
  • Score: -31

10:29pm Mon 17 Feb 14

bbb1969 says...

I thought we played well a broke well a couple of times. Jfv had an opportunity in the first half but wanted that extra touch; not sure why he didn't hit it as we know he can. I will forgive him that one cos he saved us. Thought Dunk was great, composed and hardly put a foot wrong. I was sat well away from Sagbo's goal so did not see clearly but it looked scrappy and we dit not clear.
The only issue I had is that in the second half when Ulloa was off; we sat deep in that all men were in the box except Obika. Andrews even turned his back on the ball when their defenders had the ball just to run back to our penalty area.
Ref was a bit off; kaz was taken down afew timess in front of where I was sat.
Got to say Kaz was poor; his first touch was awful.
Roll on Hull away; did not want an extra game but can't grumble..
Lets do Wigan and get some more points now.
UTA
I thought we played well a broke well a couple of times. Jfv had an opportunity in the first half but wanted that extra touch; not sure why he didn't hit it as we know he can. I will forgive him that one cos he saved us. Thought Dunk was great, composed and hardly put a foot wrong. I was sat well away from Sagbo's goal so did not see clearly but it looked scrappy and we dit not clear. The only issue I had is that in the second half when Ulloa was off; we sat deep in that all men were in the box except Obika. Andrews even turned his back on the ball when their defenders had the ball just to run back to our penalty area. Ref was a bit off; kaz was taken down afew timess in front of where I was sat. Got to say Kaz was poor; his first touch was awful. Roll on Hull away; did not want an extra game but can't grumble.. Lets do Wigan and get some more points now. UTA bbb1969
  • Score: 3

10:29pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Eddy B says...

Obviously disappointing to concede late on but have to admit Hull looked the better team most the time. But a great effort from the boys. Still tried to play football and keep possession. Thought Dunk had a good game, March was incisive, and JFC had the best game I've seen him have for ages (ever actually). Nice to see Brighton scoring through the middle too for once. Of course the team always gets criticised for sitting on a lead but that's probably more down to the opposition than a deliberate tactic. Nevertheless it does mean our man up front is left very stranded.
Obviously disappointing to concede late on but have to admit Hull looked the better team most the time. But a great effort from the boys. Still tried to play football and keep possession. Thought Dunk had a good game, March was incisive, and JFC had the best game I've seen him have for ages (ever actually). Nice to see Brighton scoring through the middle too for once. Of course the team always gets criticised for sitting on a lead but that's probably more down to the opposition than a deliberate tactic. Nevertheless it does mean our man up front is left very stranded. Eddy B
  • Score: 9

10:35pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Eddy B says...

Brighton were severely criticised for fielding a "weakened" team tonight but to be honest most of our squad are much of a muchness so I don't think it made a lot of difference and the non regulars did pretty well (and fair the Cup specialists who've got us this far continue to play, as it would be even if we reached the final I think). We still had Ulloa, Lua Lua, and Buckley starting, a trio many have been waiting to see together.
Brighton were severely criticised for fielding a "weakened" team tonight but to be honest most of our squad are much of a muchness so I don't think it made a lot of difference and the non regulars did pretty well (and fair the Cup specialists who've got us this far continue to play, as it would be even if we reached the final I think). We still had Ulloa, Lua Lua, and Buckley starting, a trio many have been waiting to see together. Eddy B
  • Score: 6

10:37pm Mon 17 Feb 14

JoeBlow says...

Sadly I wasn't really impressed by that performance. If we'd got at them, we could have stuffed them. And I was disappointed with the performance of the crowd too.

But we get a chance to put it right, thank goodness.
Sadly I wasn't really impressed by that performance. If we'd got at them, we could have stuffed them. And I was disappointed with the performance of the crowd too. But we get a chance to put it right, thank goodness. JoeBlow
  • Score: -22

10:39pm Mon 17 Feb 14

To baldly go says...

Just back home, slightly disapointed, but 1-1 is a fair result, we should have got the second and they hit the woodwork twice! Thought our two wide men were poor tonight to be honest, Buckley had a couple of runs, LuaLua was played to deep imo but tracked back well.
Impressed with the youngsters, Chicksen looks promising, Dunk looked every bit the class centre back we all know he could be, Greer might have to fight for his place! March impressed when he came on and if Buckley keeps getting injured the place is March's for the taking. Ince again bossed the midfield, Jfc was ok but we lacked the skilful playmaker in midfield.
Caldi took a massive blow and was surprised he carried on, but that shows the calibre of the man.
We need to get back to winning again come the weekend, and if Cardiff beat Hull they could be on the edge of the relegation zone and ripe for us to beat next Tuesday.
Just back home, slightly disapointed, but 1-1 is a fair result, we should have got the second and they hit the woodwork twice! Thought our two wide men were poor tonight to be honest, Buckley had a couple of runs, LuaLua was played to deep imo but tracked back well. Impressed with the youngsters, Chicksen looks promising, Dunk looked every bit the class centre back we all know he could be, Greer might have to fight for his place! March impressed when he came on and if Buckley keeps getting injured the place is March's for the taking. Ince again bossed the midfield, Jfc was ok but we lacked the skilful playmaker in midfield. Caldi took a massive blow and was surprised he carried on, but that shows the calibre of the man. We need to get back to winning again come the weekend, and if Cardiff beat Hull they could be on the edge of the relegation zone and ripe for us to beat next Tuesday. To baldly go
  • Score: 6

10:43pm Mon 17 Feb 14

wiseman of hove says...

Very, Very impressed by Dunk tonight. Much as I have liked LuaLua this season, I thought he was very,very poor tonight and could not understand why Oscar kept him on. Might not get many agreeing but I would have taken a punt on Lopez second half. Orlandi not even on the bench was a strange one for me. Still, we are not out of it yet.
Very, Very impressed by Dunk tonight. Much as I have liked LuaLua this season, I thought he was very,very poor tonight and could not understand why Oscar kept him on. Might not get many agreeing but I would have taken a punt on Lopez second half. Orlandi not even on the bench was a strange one for me. Still, we are not out of it yet. wiseman of hove
  • Score: 11

10:58pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Andrea Orlandigasm says...

Which day is the replay on? Albion programme says Tuesday, club website now says Monday, Argus website says Tuesday in 1 report and Monday in another.
Which day is the replay on? Albion programme says Tuesday, club website now says Monday, Argus website says Tuesday in 1 report and Monday in another. Andrea Orlandigasm
  • Score: -2

10:58pm Mon 17 Feb 14

VegasSeagull says...

With Bruce casting one eye at a possible relegation fight and having a desire to win tonight, it looked to me that he started with the best eleven he could to win this match at the first attempt. When we go to Hull I have a feeling that he will not play such a strong eleven from the get go, especially if they lose to Cardiff. Our away form has not been too shabby and my guess is that apart from maybe a little tweak, Kaz on the bench Orlandi on the field, Oscar will go with the same eleven.
The onus will be on Hull to up their game and get a result and as usual teams that take us on end up helping us play better. I don't think we need feel down about having a replay, we played well and Hull deserved something from the game, our cup run is not over yet, not by any means.
With Bruce casting one eye at a possible relegation fight and having a desire to win tonight, it looked to me that he started with the best eleven he could to win this match at the first attempt. When we go to Hull I have a feeling that he will not play such a strong eleven from the get go, especially if they lose to Cardiff. Our away form has not been too shabby and my guess is that apart from maybe a little tweak, Kaz on the bench Orlandi on the field, Oscar will go with the same eleven. The onus will be on Hull to up their game and get a result and as usual teams that take us on end up helping us play better. I don't think we need feel down about having a replay, we played well and Hull deserved something from the game, our cup run is not over yet, not by any means. VegasSeagull
  • Score: 12

11:01pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Andrea Orlandigasm says...

A fair result though a bit galling to concede such a late equaliser. It could have been worse but for a brilliant clearance by JFC, who I thought was 1 of our better players, along with Upson and Dunk. Don't write us off yet!
A fair result though a bit galling to concede such a late equaliser. It could have been worse but for a brilliant clearance by JFC, who I thought was 1 of our better players, along with Upson and Dunk. Don't write us off yet! Andrea Orlandigasm
  • Score: 8

11:03pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Alfie T says...

To baldly go wrote:
Just back home, slightly disapointed, but 1-1 is a fair result, we should have got the second and they hit the woodwork twice! Thought our two wide men were poor tonight to be honest, Buckley had a couple of runs, LuaLua was played to deep imo but tracked back well.
Impressed with the youngsters, Chicksen looks promising, Dunk looked every bit the class centre back we all know he could be, Greer might have to fight for his place! March impressed when he came on and if Buckley keeps getting injured the place is March's for the taking. Ince again bossed the midfield, Jfc was ok but we lacked the skilful playmaker in midfield.
Caldi took a massive blow and was surprised he carried on, but that shows the calibre of the man.
We need to get back to winning again come the weekend, and if Cardiff beat Hull they could be on the edge of the relegation zone and ripe for us to beat next Tuesday.
Agree with this posting, March looks a classy prospect as does Chicksen, just needs to be a little bit calmer with his challenges. Ince was outstanding for such a young fella, some of his close control for such a big guy was excellent.
JFC was ok but needs some pace and a right foot, Leo's finish was superb,but the header,game over had that gone in. Really hope Hull's league form suffers and they get dragged into a relegation battle, we can win the replay, wonder how GP is feeling tonight?
[quote][p][bold]To baldly go[/bold] wrote: Just back home, slightly disapointed, but 1-1 is a fair result, we should have got the second and they hit the woodwork twice! Thought our two wide men were poor tonight to be honest, Buckley had a couple of runs, LuaLua was played to deep imo but tracked back well. Impressed with the youngsters, Chicksen looks promising, Dunk looked every bit the class centre back we all know he could be, Greer might have to fight for his place! March impressed when he came on and if Buckley keeps getting injured the place is March's for the taking. Ince again bossed the midfield, Jfc was ok but we lacked the skilful playmaker in midfield. Caldi took a massive blow and was surprised he carried on, but that shows the calibre of the man. We need to get back to winning again come the weekend, and if Cardiff beat Hull they could be on the edge of the relegation zone and ripe for us to beat next Tuesday.[/p][/quote]Agree with this posting, March looks a classy prospect as does Chicksen, just needs to be a little bit calmer with his challenges. Ince was outstanding for such a young fella, some of his close control for such a big guy was excellent. JFC was ok but needs some pace and a right foot, Leo's finish was superb,but the header,game over had that gone in. Really hope Hull's league form suffers and they get dragged into a relegation battle, we can win the replay, wonder how GP is feeling tonight? Alfie T
  • Score: 4

11:03pm Mon 17 Feb 14

albionfan33 says...

Got to see my first amex game tonight and although the result was slightly dusapointing probably fair. Dunk for me was a stand out absolute class and back to his best i wouldnt be upset if he was starting more regular lualua didnt do much for me rodders should of got 25 mins not 2 ulloa and ince are beasts they really take one for the team. Hull probably couldnt field a much stronger team than they did and being the home side they will need to attack which will suit us still confident we will be seeing gp soon oh and the stadium wooooweeee
Got to see my first amex game tonight and although the result was slightly dusapointing probably fair. Dunk for me was a stand out absolute class and back to his best i wouldnt be upset if he was starting more regular lualua didnt do much for me rodders should of got 25 mins not 2 ulloa and ince are beasts they really take one for the team. Hull probably couldnt field a much stronger team than they did and being the home side they will need to attack which will suit us still confident we will be seeing gp soon oh and the stadium wooooweeee albionfan33
  • Score: 3

11:06pm Mon 17 Feb 14

bbb1969 says...

Forgot to mention, Ulloa took his goal very very well. Hope he is not injured and just a knick.
Looking forward to ripping Hull apart next week.
Forgot to mention, Ulloa took his goal very very well. Hope he is not injured and just a knick. Looking forward to ripping Hull apart next week. bbb1969
  • Score: 2

11:07pm Mon 17 Feb 14

OldGull says...

Upson & Dunk were excellent tonight
Jfc also had a good game.
Chicksen was left exposed a couple of times, partly because LuaLua spent too much time on the floor.
He goes down too easily and in the end the ref will not give free kicks for genuine fouls.
Brez was also sound in goal.
Shame we couldn't win, but maybe we can hit them on the break up there.
Upson & Dunk were excellent tonight Jfc also had a good game. Chicksen was left exposed a couple of times, partly because LuaLua spent too much time on the floor. He goes down too easily and in the end the ref will not give free kicks for genuine fouls. Brez was also sound in goal. Shame we couldn't win, but maybe we can hit them on the break up there. OldGull
  • Score: 6

11:09pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Carter_Cooldancer says...

An enjoyable cup tie and the Ulloa header will go down as a big 'if only' moment.

Maybe I have tainted glasses on but even though Hull hit the bar twice in the first half, enjoyed good possession and were a threat late in the second half, I feel we deserved the win. But you need to take the chances against premiership opposition. Still, I think we have a shot in the replay. That said, a Monday night game in Hull is ludicrous fixture planning even by the FA's standards. Surely this will now mean a second string team as Wigan is definitely the number one priority and is a massive game for us.

My ratings

Brez - 6 - not much to do really. No chance with the goal.
Chicksen - 6 - good solid defender but crossing is very poor when he does get forward.
Upson - 9 - Awesome. Probably the best defender we have had in 30 years
Dunk - 8 - Very impressive display. Better than Greer in my opinion.
Calderon - 7
Andrews - 6 - a fairly good game but marked down for losing possession a few times in the second half when Brighton were poised to counter attack
JFC - 8 - Thought he had a very good game. If only he had a little more strength and half a yard more pace he would be premiership class and worth £5M
Lua Lua - 5 - sorry Kaz but against top class full backs you struggle. They have the pace to nullify the step overs and change of direction.
Ince - 8 - what a find and what a prospect. Liam who?
Ulloa - 9 - Tireless running, strength, great touch tonight, and a classy finish from a guy oozing confidence
Buckley - 7.5 -
Subs
March - 8
Obika - 5 - Sorry, but him and Chicksen should swap surnames and then he should change his first name by depose to headless. Need to give him back to Spurs and invest in a strong backup. Would have preferred Spanish Rod on instead.
Oscar - 7 - got it right for 75 minutes until he put on Obika and left LuaLua on when we needed one or both of the Spanish Dave's on.
An enjoyable cup tie and the Ulloa header will go down as a big 'if only' moment. Maybe I have tainted glasses on but even though Hull hit the bar twice in the first half, enjoyed good possession and were a threat late in the second half, I feel we deserved the win. But you need to take the chances against premiership opposition. Still, I think we have a shot in the replay. That said, a Monday night game in Hull is ludicrous fixture planning even by the FA's standards. Surely this will now mean a second string team as Wigan is definitely the number one priority and is a massive game for us. My ratings Brez - 6 - not much to do really. No chance with the goal. Chicksen - 6 - good solid defender but crossing is very poor when he does get forward. Upson - 9 - Awesome. Probably the best defender we have had in 30 years Dunk - 8 - Very impressive display. Better than Greer in my opinion. Calderon - 7 Andrews - 6 - a fairly good game but marked down for losing possession a few times in the second half when Brighton were poised to counter attack JFC - 8 - Thought he had a very good game. If only he had a little more strength and half a yard more pace he would be premiership class and worth £5M Lua Lua - 5 - sorry Kaz but against top class full backs you struggle. They have the pace to nullify the step overs and change of direction. Ince - 8 - what a find and what a prospect. Liam who? Ulloa - 9 - Tireless running, strength, great touch tonight, and a classy finish from a guy oozing confidence Buckley - 7.5 - Subs March - 8 Obika - 5 - Sorry, but him and Chicksen should swap surnames and then he should change his first name by depose to headless. Need to give him back to Spurs and invest in a strong backup. Would have preferred Spanish Rod on instead. Oscar - 7 - got it right for 75 minutes until he put on Obika and left LuaLua on when we needed one or both of the Spanish Dave's on. Carter_Cooldancer
  • Score: 7

11:11pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Ringmer Rich says...

Thought we played extremely well tonight. Deserved a draw at the least.
Thought we played extremely well tonight. Deserved a draw at the least. Ringmer Rich
  • Score: 9

11:23pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Far gull says...

Good effort,only criticism Andrews. The man cannot pass tosave his life to one of our guys,always busy yakking telling everyone what to do instead of b..... Doing it himself. No second string tonight imho. Dunk better than Greer and Upson def player of the season.
Don't fancy us in the return as generally under dogs only get one shot as we all know to well.
Hay ho Wigan up next.
Good effort,only criticism Andrews. The man cannot pass tosave his life to one of our guys,always busy yakking telling everyone what to do instead of b..... Doing it himself. No second string tonight imho. Dunk better than Greer and Upson def player of the season. Don't fancy us in the return as generally under dogs only get one shot as we all know to well. Hay ho Wigan up next. Far gull
  • Score: 0

11:25pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Neville says...

Was at the match tonight and good first half and Ulloa missed the target which was unusual with a header,normally deadly accurate.
This match was there for the taking I feel but why on earth won't players shoot when presented with an opportunity,Buckley and JFC both guilty especially the latter. Upson again my man of match and KLL worst game I have ever seen him play.
Both teams could have done without this replay and I think we have missed our best chance to progress through.
Still don't feel we are dangerous or clinical enough going forward and unless we can get a free scoring forward on loan fear we will miss that 6th place.
Was at the match tonight and good first half and Ulloa missed the target which was unusual with a header,normally deadly accurate. This match was there for the taking I feel but why on earth won't players shoot when presented with an opportunity,Buckley and JFC both guilty especially the latter. Upson again my man of match and KLL worst game I have ever seen him play. Both teams could have done without this replay and I think we have missed our best chance to progress through. Still don't feel we are dangerous or clinical enough going forward and unless we can get a free scoring forward on loan fear we will miss that 6th place. Neville
  • Score: 0

11:30pm Mon 17 Feb 14

OldGull says...

Carter_Cooldancer wrote:
An enjoyable cup tie and the Ulloa header will go down as a big 'if only' moment.

Maybe I have tainted glasses on but even though Hull hit the bar twice in the first half, enjoyed good possession and were a threat late in the second half, I feel we deserved the win. But you need to take the chances against premiership opposition. Still, I think we have a shot in the replay. That said, a Monday night game in Hull is ludicrous fixture planning even by the FA's standards. Surely this will now mean a second string team as Wigan is definitely the number one priority and is a massive game for us.

My ratings

Brez - 6 - not much to do really. No chance with the goal.
Chicksen - 6 - good solid defender but crossing is very poor when he does get forward.
Upson - 9 - Awesome. Probably the best defender we have had in 30 years
Dunk - 8 - Very impressive display. Better than Greer in my opinion.
Calderon - 7
Andrews - 6 - a fairly good game but marked down for losing possession a few times in the second half when Brighton were poised to counter attack
JFC - 8 - Thought he had a very good game. If only he had a little more strength and half a yard more pace he would be premiership class and worth £5M
Lua Lua - 5 - sorry Kaz but against top class full backs you struggle. They have the pace to nullify the step overs and change of direction.
Ince - 8 - what a find and what a prospect. Liam who?
Ulloa - 9 - Tireless running, strength, great touch tonight, and a classy finish from a guy oozing confidence
Buckley - 7.5 -
Subs
March - 8
Obika - 5 - Sorry, but him and Chicksen should swap surnames and then he should change his first name by depose to headless. Need to give him back to Spurs and invest in a strong backup. Would have preferred Spanish Rod on instead.
Oscar - 7 - got it right for 75 minutes until he put on Obika and left LuaLua on when we needed one or both of the Spanish Dave's on.
Spot on with the ratings
Kaz should not start a match. Brilliant when he comes on 2nd half against tiring defenders.
When he starts a match he usually spends the 2nd half laying down.
[quote][p][bold]Carter_Cooldancer[/bold] wrote: An enjoyable cup tie and the Ulloa header will go down as a big 'if only' moment. Maybe I have tainted glasses on but even though Hull hit the bar twice in the first half, enjoyed good possession and were a threat late in the second half, I feel we deserved the win. But you need to take the chances against premiership opposition. Still, I think we have a shot in the replay. That said, a Monday night game in Hull is ludicrous fixture planning even by the FA's standards. Surely this will now mean a second string team as Wigan is definitely the number one priority and is a massive game for us. My ratings Brez - 6 - not much to do really. No chance with the goal. Chicksen - 6 - good solid defender but crossing is very poor when he does get forward. Upson - 9 - Awesome. Probably the best defender we have had in 30 years Dunk - 8 - Very impressive display. Better than Greer in my opinion. Calderon - 7 Andrews - 6 - a fairly good game but marked down for losing possession a few times in the second half when Brighton were poised to counter attack JFC - 8 - Thought he had a very good game. If only he had a little more strength and half a yard more pace he would be premiership class and worth £5M Lua Lua - 5 - sorry Kaz but against top class full backs you struggle. They have the pace to nullify the step overs and change of direction. Ince - 8 - what a find and what a prospect. Liam who? Ulloa - 9 - Tireless running, strength, great touch tonight, and a classy finish from a guy oozing confidence Buckley - 7.5 - Subs March - 8 Obika - 5 - Sorry, but him and Chicksen should swap surnames and then he should change his first name by depose to headless. Need to give him back to Spurs and invest in a strong backup. Would have preferred Spanish Rod on instead. Oscar - 7 - got it right for 75 minutes until he put on Obika and left LuaLua on when we needed one or both of the Spanish Dave's on.[/p][/quote]Spot on with the ratings Kaz should not start a match. Brilliant when he comes on 2nd half against tiring defenders. When he starts a match he usually spends the 2nd half laying down. OldGull
  • Score: 4

11:34pm Mon 17 Feb 14

OldGull says...

Andrea Orlandigasm wrote:
A fair result though a bit galling to concede such a late equaliser. It could have been worse but for a brilliant clearance by JFC, who I thought was 1 of our better players, along with Upson and Dunk. Don't write us off yet!
Agree entirely
[quote][p][bold]Andrea Orlandigasm[/bold] wrote: A fair result though a bit galling to concede such a late equaliser. It could have been worse but for a brilliant clearance by JFC, who I thought was 1 of our better players, along with Upson and Dunk. Don't write us off yet![/p][/quote]Agree entirely OldGull
  • Score: 0

11:38pm Mon 17 Feb 14

OldGull says...

WoodingdeanDS wrote:
Missed out tonight due to poor starting line-up. It's almost as though the Albion Board don't want Gus back here soon. Suggesting the FA Cup isn't a priority is plain daft. Hey ho. Seen it all before.
No you didnt see it.
You were obviously not there
The so called fringe players
Dunk, JFC, Brez & Chicksen all had good games
The weak link tonight was Everybodies fave LuaLua.
Too busy looking for free kicks
[quote][p][bold]WoodingdeanDS[/bold] wrote: Missed out tonight due to poor starting line-up. It's almost as though the Albion Board don't want Gus back here soon. Suggesting the FA Cup isn't a priority is plain daft. Hey ho. Seen it all before.[/p][/quote]No you didnt see it. You were obviously not there The so called fringe players Dunk, JFC, Brez & Chicksen all had good games The weak link tonight was Everybodies fave LuaLua. Too busy looking for free kicks OldGull
  • Score: 4

11:43pm Mon 17 Feb 14

Neville says...

Lazy Argus the picture they are showing is Ulloas goal against Leeds,Orlandi shown in the picture was not playing tonight.
Lazy Argus the picture they are showing is Ulloas goal against Leeds,Orlandi shown in the picture was not playing tonight. Neville
  • Score: 5

11:44pm Mon 17 Feb 14

sussexram40 says...

Gutted for the lads.
I won't blame Dunk for the goal
Gutted for the lads. I won't blame Dunk for the goal sussexram40
  • Score: -9

11:46pm Mon 17 Feb 14

SMF20 says...

Just back after thoroughly enjoying tonight's game.

A draw was probably about right although it was a kick in the teeth to concede so late in the day and what about that ref? Dire performance from him.

Big hats off to Mr Dunk tonight... He was absolutely fantastic... Dominant, quick, forward thinking, great passing ability.... The list goes on... With him, Rohan and Ulloa forming the spine of our team, I think we have a bright future.
It will be difficult to drop Lewis for Greer on Saturday after that showing.

Kaz certainly had one of his quieter games but he will get no grief from me after his performances this season to date.
Thought Andrews was our weak link this evening... Sadly past his best and given the position he fills in midfield, I really think we need a more influential player in there.

I hope Buckley only went off as a precaution... He did ok tonight and showed glimpses of his old self.
Solly did great again though when he went on and was a constant threat.

Overall I'm satisfied tonight. It was always going to be a tough game and that it was.

Onwards
Just back after thoroughly enjoying tonight's game. A draw was probably about right although it was a kick in the teeth to concede so late in the day and what about that ref? Dire performance from him. Big hats off to Mr Dunk tonight... He was absolutely fantastic... Dominant, quick, forward thinking, great passing ability.... The list goes on... With him, Rohan and Ulloa forming the spine of our team, I think we have a bright future. It will be difficult to drop Lewis for Greer on Saturday after that showing. Kaz certainly had one of his quieter games but he will get no grief from me after his performances this season to date. Thought Andrews was our weak link this evening... Sadly past his best and given the position he fills in midfield, I really think we need a more influential player in there. I hope Buckley only went off as a precaution... He did ok tonight and showed glimpses of his old self. Solly did great again though when he went on and was a constant threat. Overall I'm satisfied tonight. It was always going to be a tough game and that it was. Onwards SMF20
  • Score: 10

11:49pm Mon 17 Feb 14

sussexram40 says...

Yea well I've had a drink and I know my limit. Its been an emotional night.
I had a blood test couple of weeks ago and I swear it was blue and white and not red. 5 minutes away from seeing Gus back at the Amex and then its alll taken away by Dunk who some rave about?? OK he had a good game overall but he was at fault. Dont ask me, ask JC and Warren.Yes I have got BT sport too but I like to catch it from all angles
Yea well I've had a drink and I know my limit. Its been an emotional night. I had a blood test couple of weeks ago and I swear it was blue and white and not red. 5 minutes away from seeing Gus back at the Amex and then its alll taken away by Dunk who some rave about?? OK he had a good game overall but he was at fault. Dont ask me, ask JC and Warren.Yes I have got BT sport too but I like to catch it from all angles sussexram40
  • Score: -16

11:50pm Mon 17 Feb 14

The Phantom says...

No idea why there are so many negatives on here tonight. Played a good game against a decent Premier League team who were going nowhere in the second half until they scored. Didn't even think Brighton defended too deep - kept Hull at arms length for long periods and always dangerous on the break in both halfs. Kaz came up against a really good full back and worked tirelessly - yes he went to ground too often towards the end but a lot of that was down to tiredness. Unrealistic to expect him to go blazing past every full back he ever plays against. JFC had one of his best games for the club and although he frustrated at times he ran himself into the ground and will only get better. Great to see Dunk back to somewhere near his best - hopefully he can kick on now and become the player he promised to be. Still have a big chance in the replay whatever day it is on.
No idea why there are so many negatives on here tonight. Played a good game against a decent Premier League team who were going nowhere in the second half until they scored. Didn't even think Brighton defended too deep - kept Hull at arms length for long periods and always dangerous on the break in both halfs. Kaz came up against a really good full back and worked tirelessly - yes he went to ground too often towards the end but a lot of that was down to tiredness. Unrealistic to expect him to go blazing past every full back he ever plays against. JFC had one of his best games for the club and although he frustrated at times he ran himself into the ground and will only get better. Great to see Dunk back to somewhere near his best - hopefully he can kick on now and become the player he promised to be. Still have a big chance in the replay whatever day it is on. The Phantom
  • Score: 2

12:03am Tue 18 Feb 14

rolivan says...

Well the lineups of both teams for the replay should be interesting seeing that there will be just over 48 hours between games.One of the biggest surprises for me was how well Dunk played.I think he might get a few games now during the run in he leaves GG for dead when it comes to pace.The youngsters are improving in leaps and bounds under OG.Great to have Adam Virgo doing the co commentary for BT.
Well the lineups of both teams for the replay should be interesting seeing that there will be just over 48 hours between games.One of the biggest surprises for me was how well Dunk played.I think he might get a few games now during the run in he leaves GG for dead when it comes to pace.The youngsters are improving in leaps and bounds under OG.Great to have Adam Virgo doing the co commentary for BT. rolivan
  • Score: 3

12:08am Tue 18 Feb 14

WoodingdeanDS says...

Old Gull has a poke - fair enough. I'm 61, so perhaps 'old' also? Been watching the Albion since 72, so I'm allowed my say. Dicksen, Dunk, Jake F-C, are not good enough. March can be but isn't right now. Ince is. TK might have stopped the goal - went through PBs legs. Team selection is down to OG (hopefully not NJ) and making those changes was not in the spirit of winning nor putting on a show for the fans. I did see the game, thank you. I am willing to point out the king has no clothes. Did you listen to the pundits on BT Sport? Hull were there for the taking - what a shame.
Old Gull has a poke - fair enough. I'm 61, so perhaps 'old' also? Been watching the Albion since 72, so I'm allowed my say. Dicksen, Dunk, Jake F-C, are not good enough. March can be but isn't right now. Ince is. TK might have stopped the goal - went through PBs legs. Team selection is down to OG (hopefully not NJ) and making those changes was not in the spirit of winning nor putting on a show for the fans. I did see the game, thank you. I am willing to point out the king has no clothes. Did you listen to the pundits on BT Sport? Hull were there for the taking - what a shame. WoodingdeanDS
  • Score: -12

12:19am Tue 18 Feb 14

blue-eyed-boy says...

Obika? anybody know what standard of football he could function well in, it's worrying that if the Great Len is injured then we're stuck him up front, he cost us the game he's so limited, when Len went off he provided no threat at all, didn't hold the ball up & was just an all round liability. Hope we can get a decent CF in the Loan window, I saw Ashley Barnes at the match tonight, you'd have thought that who ever came in for him would at least have been as good, if not showing potential to be better.
Enough moaning, I thought there were a lot of plusses especially Ince, March, JFC & for me MOM Dunk. UTA!
Obika? anybody know what standard of football he could function well in, it's worrying that if the Great Len is injured then we're stuck him up front, he cost us the game he's so limited, when Len went off he provided no threat at all, didn't hold the ball up & was just an all round liability. Hope we can get a decent CF in the Loan window, I saw Ashley Barnes at the match tonight, you'd have thought that who ever came in for him would at least have been as good, if not showing potential to be better. Enough moaning, I thought there were a lot of plusses especially Ince, March, JFC & for me MOM Dunk. UTA! blue-eyed-boy
  • Score: 7

12:33am Tue 18 Feb 14

Lifesadream says...

If, 'Ifs and buts were money we would all be millionaires. If Yannick Sago or Curtis Davis hadn't hit the crossbar Brighton would have been 2-1 down. Good effort from the seagulls tonight. Didn't enjoy Hulls performance probably worst i have seen them this season. However me thinks it will be a different outcome at the KC. FA CUP report card for Brighton, Not a bad team, lovely stadium however when you defend deep against premier opposition you will eventually concede, no matter how bad the performance from the BPL team. Good luck to Brighton for the rest of the season.
If, 'Ifs and buts were money we would all be millionaires. If Yannick Sago or Curtis Davis hadn't hit the crossbar Brighton would have been 2-1 down. Good effort from the seagulls tonight. Didn't enjoy Hulls performance probably worst i have seen them this season. However me thinks it will be a different outcome at the KC. FA CUP report card for Brighton, Not a bad team, lovely stadium however when you defend deep against premier opposition you will eventually concede, no matter how bad the performance from the BPL team. Good luck to Brighton for the rest of the season. Lifesadream
  • Score: 10

12:41am Tue 18 Feb 14

Chi Gull says...

blue-eyed-boy wrote:
Obika? anybody know what standard of football he could function well in, it's worrying that if the Great Len is injured then we're stuck him up front, he cost us the game he's so limited, when Len went off he provided no threat at all, didn't hold the ball up & was just an all round liability. Hope we can get a decent CF in the Loan window, I saw Ashley Barnes at the match tonight, you'd have thought that who ever came in for him would at least have been as good, if not showing potential to be better.
Enough moaning, I thought there were a lot of plusses especially Ince, March, JFC & for me MOM Dunk. UTA!
Agree with your MoM analysis, and the star performers. A bit harsh on Obika. He took up some good positions and was in the game a lot after he came on, but he lacks composure in the final third - which is where you expect a striker to be at his best..

Agree with other positive posters. I enjoyed the game, it didn't feel like a weakened team. Kaz is allowed one poor game. All the youngsters were outstanding - with the exception of Chicksen, and he wasn't bad, just OK. Of course there are the usual wind up merchants on here after a draw, but hey ho.
[quote][p][bold]blue-eyed-boy[/bold] wrote: Obika? anybody know what standard of football he could function well in, it's worrying that if the Great Len is injured then we're stuck him up front, he cost us the game he's so limited, when Len went off he provided no threat at all, didn't hold the ball up & was just an all round liability. Hope we can get a decent CF in the Loan window, I saw Ashley Barnes at the match tonight, you'd have thought that who ever came in for him would at least have been as good, if not showing potential to be better. Enough moaning, I thought there were a lot of plusses especially Ince, March, JFC & for me MOM Dunk. UTA![/p][/quote]Agree with your MoM analysis, and the star performers. A bit harsh on Obika. He took up some good positions and was in the game a lot after he came on, but he lacks composure in the final third - which is where you expect a striker to be at his best.. Agree with other positive posters. I enjoyed the game, it didn't feel like a weakened team. Kaz is allowed one poor game. All the youngsters were outstanding - with the exception of Chicksen, and he wasn't bad, just OK. Of course there are the usual wind up merchants on here after a draw, but hey ho. Chi Gull
  • Score: 0

12:49am Tue 18 Feb 14

Lifesadream says...

Just one more quicky, For those thinking Hull couldn't make the team any stronger tonight it needs to be said that Quinn, Faye, Koren, Sagbo....never play, Sone Aluko started his first game in 4 months tonight.... Possible players to come back in on Monday,, Brady, Aluko will be back upto speed, Meyler will be back in a 3 man midfield and also Chester. Thats if Bruce really fancies Hull to go through. Its a real shame Long and Yella are cup tied. It will be a cracker jack of a game. 3-1 Hull. Bring on Poyet and Sunderland for the tigers to inflict a 3rd victory on them this season. For the fans coming up from Brighton next Monday night, have a safe journey up.
Just one more quicky, For those thinking Hull couldn't make the team any stronger tonight it needs to be said that Quinn, Faye, Koren, Sagbo....never play, Sone Aluko started his first game in 4 months tonight.... Possible players to come back in on Monday,, Brady, Aluko will be back upto speed, Meyler will be back in a 3 man midfield and also Chester. Thats if Bruce really fancies Hull to go through. Its a real shame Long and Yella are cup tied. It will be a cracker jack of a game. 3-1 Hull. Bring on Poyet and Sunderland for the tigers to inflict a 3rd victory on them this season. For the fans coming up from Brighton next Monday night, have a safe journey up. Lifesadream
  • Score: 3

5:02pm Tue 18 Feb 14

Falmer Wizard says...

The team we fielded did not give the impression we were going out for a win,particularly in choice of keeper,Brez had no chance with their goal but Thomas is our No.1, our weakened team did well against opponents who were fielding a number bench players.
The Hull commentator stated on BBC Sussex that he was surprised we we did not go out for another goal in the second half,still the replay will hopefully give us a decent cash bonus.
The team we fielded did not give the impression we were going out for a win,particularly in choice of keeper,Brez had no chance with their goal but Thomas is our No.1, our weakened team did well against opponents who were fielding a number bench players. The Hull commentator stated on BBC Sussex that he was surprised we we did not go out for another goal in the second half,still the replay will hopefully give us a decent cash bonus. Falmer Wizard
  • Score: 1

12:40am Wed 19 Feb 14

Captain Haddock says...

albionfan33 wrote:
Got to see my first amex game tonight and although the result was slightly dusapointing probably fair. Dunk for me was a stand out absolute class and back to his best i wouldnt be upset if he was starting more regular lualua didnt do much for me rodders should of got 25 mins not 2 ulloa and ince are beasts they really take one for the team. Hull probably couldnt field a much stronger team than they did and being the home side they will need to attack which will suit us still confident we will be seeing gp soon oh and the stadium wooooweeee
It's good, isn't it?!! ;0)
[quote][p][bold]albionfan33[/bold] wrote: Got to see my first amex game tonight and although the result was slightly dusapointing probably fair. Dunk for me was a stand out absolute class and back to his best i wouldnt be upset if he was starting more regular lualua didnt do much for me rodders should of got 25 mins not 2 ulloa and ince are beasts they really take one for the team. Hull probably couldnt field a much stronger team than they did and being the home side they will need to attack which will suit us still confident we will be seeing gp soon oh and the stadium wooooweeee[/p][/quote]It's good, isn't it?!! ;0) Captain Haddock
  • Score: 0

12:57am Wed 19 Feb 14

Captain Haddock says...

SMF20 wrote:
Just back after thoroughly enjoying tonight's game.

A draw was probably about right although it was a kick in the teeth to concede so late in the day and what about that ref? Dire performance from him.

Big hats off to Mr Dunk tonight... He was absolutely fantastic... Dominant, quick, forward thinking, great passing ability.... The list goes on... With him, Rohan and Ulloa forming the spine of our team, I think we have a bright future.
It will be difficult to drop Lewis for Greer on Saturday after that showing.

Kaz certainly had one of his quieter games but he will get no grief from me after his performances this season to date.
Thought Andrews was our weak link this evening... Sadly past his best and given the position he fills in midfield, I really think we need a more influential player in there.

I hope Buckley only went off as a precaution... He did ok tonight and showed glimpses of his old self.
Solly did great again though when he went on and was a constant threat.

Overall I'm satisfied tonight. It was always going to be a tough game and that it was.

Onwards
Agree entirely with this. Dunk was possibly my man of the match although Upson probably just a EDGED it.
[quote][p][bold]SMF20[/bold] wrote: Just back after thoroughly enjoying tonight's game. A draw was probably about right although it was a kick in the teeth to concede so late in the day and what about that ref? Dire performance from him. Big hats off to Mr Dunk tonight... He was absolutely fantastic... Dominant, quick, forward thinking, great passing ability.... The list goes on... With him, Rohan and Ulloa forming the spine of our team, I think we have a bright future. It will be difficult to drop Lewis for Greer on Saturday after that showing. Kaz certainly had one of his quieter games but he will get no grief from me after his performances this season to date. Thought Andrews was our weak link this evening... Sadly past his best and given the position he fills in midfield, I really think we need a more influential player in there. I hope Buckley only went off as a precaution... He did ok tonight and showed glimpses of his old self. Solly did great again though when he went on and was a constant threat. Overall I'm satisfied tonight. It was always going to be a tough game and that it was. Onwards[/p][/quote]Agree entirely with this. Dunk was possibly my man of the match although Upson probably just a EDGED it. Captain Haddock
  • Score: 0

6:35pm Wed 19 Feb 14

Captain Haddock says...

The Phantom wrote:
No idea why there are so many negatives on here tonight. Played a good game against a decent Premier League team who were going nowhere in the second half until they scored. Didn't even think Brighton defended too deep - kept Hull at arms length for long periods and always dangerous on the break in both halfs. Kaz came up against a really good full back and worked tirelessly - yes he went to ground too often towards the end but a lot of that was down to tiredness. Unrealistic to expect him to go blazing past every full back he ever plays against. JFC had one of his best games for the club and although he frustrated at times he ran himself into the ground and will only get better. Great to see Dunk back to somewhere near his best - hopefully he can kick on now and become the player he promised to be. Still have a big chance in the replay whatever day it is on.
Excellent post!
[quote][p][bold]The Phantom[/bold] wrote: No idea why there are so many negatives on here tonight. Played a good game against a decent Premier League team who were going nowhere in the second half until they scored. Didn't even think Brighton defended too deep - kept Hull at arms length for long periods and always dangerous on the break in both halfs. Kaz came up against a really good full back and worked tirelessly - yes he went to ground too often towards the end but a lot of that was down to tiredness. Unrealistic to expect him to go blazing past every full back he ever plays against. JFC had one of his best games for the club and although he frustrated at times he ran himself into the ground and will only get better. Great to see Dunk back to somewhere near his best - hopefully he can kick on now and become the player he promised to be. Still have a big chance in the replay whatever day it is on.[/p][/quote]Excellent post! Captain Haddock
  • Score: 1

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