Ince on the way back to peak condition

Rohan Ince

Rohan Ince

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Albion made a "calculated choice" not to include Rohan Ince in the squad for Monday's 1-1 draw against Blackpool.

The young midfielder missed out on a place on the bench as he gets back up to speed.

Ince has not played since suffering a dead leg in the first half of the 3-3 draw at Blackburn at the beginning of the month.

Assistant head coach Nathan Jones said: "We made a calculated choice and he's coming back. He's not at full pelt yet but this week he is sort of getting back to where he was.

"At times when people miss out it's unfortunate, not anything to do with how they play, because some people are training well and are in decent form.

"Sometimes they miss out because you need a goalkeeper, we have a certain amount of defensive players on the bench, so it was just a calculated decision really."

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12:01pm Thu 24 Apr 14

ballantrrae says...

Grateful for the update on Ince since now one knows that it was more an injury/fitness issue rather than football one that has kept him out of the mix recently. On Monday I felt that at times we missed Ince's physicality in midfield and suspect we might need it against Yeovil assuming he is now fit enough to be considered.
Hoping that we bounce back to winning ways tomorrow night.
Grateful for the update on Ince since now one knows that it was more an injury/fitness issue rather than football one that has kept him out of the mix recently. On Monday I felt that at times we missed Ince's physicality in midfield and suspect we might need it against Yeovil assuming he is now fit enough to be considered. Hoping that we bounce back to winning ways tomorrow night. ballantrrae
  • Score: 19

12:15pm Thu 24 Apr 14

JeffLomer says...

We need Ince along side Stephens no brainer i think!!
Up the Albion!!!!
We need Ince along side Stephens no brainer i think!! Up the Albion!!!! JeffLomer
  • Score: 27

12:29pm Thu 24 Apr 14

AlanDuffy says...

I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose.
I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose. AlanDuffy
  • Score: 11

1:17pm Thu 24 Apr 14

tinker111 says...

Coaches WRONG CALL V Blackpool WE NEEDED HIM ANDREWS WAS WELL WHAT CAN YOU SAY WAY BEHIND INCE Standard
Coaches WRONG CALL V Blackpool WE NEEDED HIM ANDREWS WAS WELL WHAT CAN YOU SAY WAY BEHIND INCE Standard tinker111
  • Score: 4

1:17pm Thu 24 Apr 14

fratsomrover says...

AlanDuffy wrote:
I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose.
I'm pleased Rohan is back too. I've never known a dead leg take so long and was beginning to wonder if it was terminal !
He'll be a great asset for the club and it will be nice to see him for the final league game at The Amex.
And yes, a Vincente type player could well have made an enormous difference to our finishing position. He had the class and vision to open up defences and no one else at the club quite has that craft. It was a pity his fall-out with Poyet accelerated his demise cos I'm sure he had another season left in him.
Still, what's gone is gone, rather like the two dropped points on Monday, so let's just hope nerves get to the Reading squad and they repeat our failing and put us back in with a chance.
[quote][p][bold]AlanDuffy[/bold] wrote: I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose.[/p][/quote]I'm pleased Rohan is back too. I've never known a dead leg take so long and was beginning to wonder if it was terminal ! He'll be a great asset for the club and it will be nice to see him for the final league game at The Amex. And yes, a Vincente type player could well have made an enormous difference to our finishing position. He had the class and vision to open up defences and no one else at the club quite has that craft. It was a pity his fall-out with Poyet accelerated his demise cos I'm sure he had another season left in him. Still, what's gone is gone, rather like the two dropped points on Monday, so let's just hope nerves get to the Reading squad and they repeat our failing and put us back in with a chance. fratsomrover
  • Score: 12

1:51pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Sheil says...

Yes would be really good to see Ince back as he has such a presence in the air!

Quite frankly on Monday's performance we are nowhere near ready for the Premiership. Our lack of goals as everybody knows is obviously a huge factor which is such a shame, as if we fans had some goals to cheer the atmosphere at the fab stadium the Amex would be soo much better which would rub off on the players. One's always hearing about the crowd being the "12th man". Being in the Nth Stand it was very evident the crowd weren't singing the "Oscar" song anywhere near as much as usual............is this reflecting their feelings I wonder?
Yes would be really good to see Ince back as he has such a presence in the air! Quite frankly on Monday's performance we are nowhere near ready for the Premiership. Our lack of goals as everybody knows is obviously a huge factor which is such a shame, as if we fans had some goals to cheer the atmosphere at the fab stadium the Amex would be soo much better which would rub off on the players. One's always hearing about the crowd being the "12th man". Being in the Nth Stand it was very evident the crowd weren't singing the "Oscar" song anywhere near as much as usual............is this reflecting their feelings I wonder? Sheil
  • Score: 4

2:00pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Baldseagull says...

Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.
Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem. Baldseagull
  • Score: 15

2:35pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Gee Jay says...

Baldseagull wrote:
Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.
Good point BS
[quote][p][bold]Baldseagull[/bold] wrote: Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.[/p][/quote]Good point BS Gee Jay
  • Score: 9

2:36pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Norfolk and way says...

Baldseagull wrote:
Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.
The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with.
[quote][p][bold]Baldseagull[/bold] wrote: Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.[/p][/quote]The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with. Norfolk and way
  • Score: -23

3:09pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Aldrington Halt says...

Don't mess with the Rohan!! Let's hope his return gives us the edge when tackling Yeovil and a hope for the showdown with Forest..How great would it be to see CMS score to get us into the play-offs! I'm hoping for a goalfest..Come on you Seagulls!!!!!!!!
Don't mess with the Rohan!! Let's hope his return gives us the edge when tackling Yeovil and a hope for the showdown with Forest..How great would it be to see CMS score to get us into the play-offs! I'm hoping for a goalfest..Come on you Seagulls!!!!!!!! Aldrington Halt
  • Score: 5

4:49pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Hugothepug says...

JeffLomer wrote:
We need Ince along side Stephens no brainer i think!!
Up the Albion!!!!
Totally agree - good shout!
[quote][p][bold]JeffLomer[/bold] wrote: We need Ince along side Stephens no brainer i think!! Up the Albion!!!![/p][/quote]Totally agree - good shout! Hugothepug
  • Score: 3

5:00pm Thu 24 Apr 14

russellsnr2 says...

fratsomrover wrote:
AlanDuffy wrote:
I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose.
I'm pleased Rohan is back too. I've never known a dead leg take so long and was beginning to wonder if it was terminal !
He'll be a great asset for the club and it will be nice to see him for the final league game at The Amex.
And yes, a Vincente type player could well have made an enormous difference to our finishing position. He had the class and vision to open up defences and no one else at the club quite has that craft. It was a pity his fall-out with Poyet accelerated his demise cos I'm sure he had another season left in him.
Still, what's gone is gone, rather like the two dropped points on Monday, so let's just hope nerves get to the Reading squad and they repeat our failing and put us back in with a chance.
Have to ask the question why we did not approach Vicente after Gus left? as from what I have read he has or did not find another club thus far. I no he was or we where lead to believe a bit of a sick note but after reading some of the comments concerning his playing time relationship with Gus I wonder if he was available for more game time?
Still we need to win by 3 or 4 or more clear goals tomorrow just in-case it comes down to the GD.
[quote][p][bold]fratsomrover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]AlanDuffy[/bold] wrote: I like Ince and think he'll be an asset for as long as he stays with us but........is it just me, but after this frustrating, mostly disappointing ( despite our position in the table ) and at times just plain dull, season, how I wish we'd had Vicente to call on, exciting every time he was on the ball, always likely to create something.......oh well, I can dream I suppose.[/p][/quote]I'm pleased Rohan is back too. I've never known a dead leg take so long and was beginning to wonder if it was terminal ! He'll be a great asset for the club and it will be nice to see him for the final league game at The Amex. And yes, a Vincente type player could well have made an enormous difference to our finishing position. He had the class and vision to open up defences and no one else at the club quite has that craft. It was a pity his fall-out with Poyet accelerated his demise cos I'm sure he had another season left in him. Still, what's gone is gone, rather like the two dropped points on Monday, so let's just hope nerves get to the Reading squad and they repeat our failing and put us back in with a chance.[/p][/quote]Have to ask the question why we did not approach Vicente after Gus left? as from what I have read he has or did not find another club thus far. I no he was or we where lead to believe a bit of a sick note but after reading some of the comments concerning his playing time relationship with Gus I wonder if he was available for more game time? Still we need to win by 3 or 4 or more clear goals tomorrow just in-case it comes down to the GD. russellsnr2
  • Score: -1

5:50pm Thu 24 Apr 14

brightonup says...

'Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with'.... but that's only referring to Crystal Palace reject fans who post on this site.
'Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with'.... but that's only referring to Crystal Palace reject fans who post on this site. brightonup
  • Score: 3

8:35pm Thu 24 Apr 14

namgo49 says...

Ince in for Andrews please. Those who talk of Vicente forget we barely won game when he played!!
Ince in for Andrews please. Those who talk of Vicente forget we barely won game when he played!! namgo49
  • Score: 2

9:26pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Ex-pat Arnie says...

namgo49 wrote:
Ince in for Andrews please. Those who talk of Vicente forget we barely won game when he played!!
Aye, but those games were too few and far between to draw any kind of correlation. Bl00dy good player to watch, though :-)
[quote][p][bold]namgo49[/bold] wrote: Ince in for Andrews please. Those who talk of Vicente forget we barely won game when he played!![/p][/quote]Aye, but those games were too few and far between to draw any kind of correlation. Bl00dy good player to watch, though :-) Ex-pat Arnie
  • Score: 4

9:54pm Thu 24 Apr 14

brightonup says...

... but at least he recognises he is a cast off.
... but at least he recognises he is a cast off. brightonup
  • Score: 2

9:56pm Thu 24 Apr 14

brightonup says...

Must be rattled because he has forgotten how to spell 'you'!
I think I have found a piece of his brain on the floor!
Must be rattled because he has forgotten how to spell 'you'! I think I have found a piece of his brain on the floor! brightonup
  • Score: 2

10:25pm Thu 24 Apr 14

Max Ripple says...

Norfolk and way wrote:
Baldseagull wrote:
Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.
The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with.
For Gods sake, don't call TB a stingy chairman! Are you going to dig into your pockets for the best part of £200 million!
Thought not...
[quote][p][bold]Norfolk and way[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baldseagull[/bold] wrote: Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.[/p][/quote]The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with.[/p][/quote]For Gods sake, don't call TB a stingy chairman! Are you going to dig into your pockets for the best part of £200 million! Thought not... Max Ripple
  • Score: 4

11:21pm Thu 24 Apr 14

OldGull says...

Norfolk and way wrote:
Baldseagull wrote:
Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.
The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with.
Nobfolk go away
[quote][p][bold]Norfolk and way[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Baldseagull[/bold] wrote: Palace were nowhere near ready for the Prem, but they got there and will for the first time have two consecutive seasons in the Prem.[/p][/quote]The problem is palace are a bigger club with a chairman who spends a little when it's needed and so can attract the better players and managers hence why they are flying in the premier league. We on the other hand have little to offer and have a stingy chairman who won't spend the money to get the right people on board. Cast offs has beens and nobody's is what we're left with.[/p][/quote]Nobfolk go away OldGull
  • Score: 2

11:24pm Thu 24 Apr 14

OldGull says...

I think it is time that we agreed with Free Money
that we are sad little men

Then perhaps he will go away and infest some other site.
I think it is time that we agreed with Free Money that we are sad little men Then perhaps he will go away and infest some other site. OldGull
  • Score: 2

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