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18 Mar 2018 00:12:09
I have said for some time the players aren't good enough. Heckingbottom is ok but is a relegation saver not a promotion pusher at this level ie he can get mediocre players to play a bit better but is not a high flyer. A few weeks ago I predicted that we would struggle to get 55 points I haven't changed my view. More fans are beginning to see the truth of it. Very poor again today against a very poor team. The back four is suspect, the midfield weak and the attack inept. Anyone still want to disagree?

hesslian1

1.) 18 Mar 2018 07:35:58
No Hess, very much spot on mate. Trouble is most fans see this but the powers to be running the club are failing to see this or closing their eyes and hoping it will go away. She's open AR it wont.


2.) 18 Mar 2018 08:59:00
#Eyes


3.) 18 Mar 2018 11:01:59
Agree re the playing squad Hess. We just don't have enough quality across the whole of the park' or on the bench. We have four or five who are good enough. It's on that basis, that I'm reserving judgement on Heck for now.


4.) 18 Mar 2018 11:37:27
TC had the same group in the top 6 for months. Maybe Heck is just a terrible manager? 19.75% win ratio in just under two seasons in the Championship would suggest so.


5.) 18 Mar 2018 12:21:26
Your wasting your time sg90 brights been hit with stupid cupids arrow and won't have a bad thing said about the footballing genius from barnsley


6.) 18 Mar 2018 15:10:13
Tc started the slide about october. Hows that ph fault?


7.) 18 Mar 2018 15:16:57
His slide started at the beginning of the season with Barnsley aus.


8.) 18 Mar 2018 15:17:28
And it's his job to stop it


9.) 18 Mar 2018 15:37:43
TC won 6/8 from Boro to Burton. Do you actually believe Heckaday could replicate that? 😂


10.) 18 Mar 2018 16:30:07
Victor orta get out of town


11.) 18 Mar 2018 18:21:47
Martyn. Your belligerent personalisation of a difference of opinion is becoming very boring now fella. Save yourself a bit of credibility pal.


12.) 18 Mar 2018 22:28:05
Bet I have the last laugh bright


13.) 18 Mar 2018 22:29:14
See more and more are starting to agree with me. Only you left with any faith or is it just blindness


14.) 18 Mar 2018 22:47:06
Answer?


15.) 19 Mar 2018 05:44:53
I can't stand Heckingbottom. To rubbish our club, and hate us all his life then take the job managing us. what a joke. $$$ signs, in it for the money. This season is gone and if it wasn't for the fact that I always want us to win, part of me would like to see him crash and burn and sacked at the end of May. I know I will get slated for this but he is not Leeds he's f'ing Barnsley. Did nout with them and will do nout with us, nor any other team. MOT preferably without F'ingbottom


16.) 19 Mar 2018 08:59:10
Well said


17.) 19 Mar 2018 09:42:38
Well said Fred. I wonder if people will still be singing his praises when we're bottom with a team of Barnsley rejects next year?


18.) 19 Mar 2018 09:52:31
That won't happen so. 2 of the three he wants don't even belong to Barnsley. Anyway he won't of said it as Victor hasn't given him permission to speak


19.) 19 Mar 2018 15:59:12
You won't catch me laughing mate, not when we aren't getting results.


20.) 19 Mar 2018 16:00:16
And well done Martyn. you've realised you can like your own posts.


21.) 19 Mar 2018 18:07:15
Bright I don't like seeing Leeds lose. Far from it intact it hurts to see them been run backwards for over 10 yrs. If you read any of my other posts over the last 2 months you'd realise if we was getting results with hecky I'd be over the moon but it wouldn't make me like him. I wouldn't like him if he got us promoted and and then won the premier league in our first season. What I'm trying to say PAL is I love Leeds not him and just find it a waste of 6 months having him in there. That's my oponion and I'm entitled to it. If that's ok with you because I know you don't like it if my opinion is different to yours?


22.) 19 Mar 2018 18:33:45
Martyn. I've been saying for ages now, that everyone is entitled to their opinion, and by all means, respond to my posts where you disagree. just don't go calling me out where I've not posted, call me stupid and blinkered, just because u have disagreed. I don't, and won't do any of that! ALAW?


23.) 19 Mar 2018 18:34:59
And it's me who liked that post of yours, because I agree that you can have your opinion.


24.) 19 Mar 2018 18:54:45
Call me thick but wtf is ALOW


25.) 19 Mar 2018 18:55:05
Agree to disagree


26.) 19 Mar 2018 19:07:57
ALAW is the chant sung for a minimum of twenty minutes per game. All Leeds Aren't We. ALAW. Often sung for ten to 15 mins at a time.


27.) 19 Mar 2018 19:44:18
I can never understand half the words they sing. Think I'm a bit mutton


28.) 19 Mar 2018 20:02:51
And I'm a bit Jeff.


29.) 19 Mar 2018 20:03:36
It's bad enough that our team is poor, but let's not let this site desend into one where we are taking a pop at each other. I know I've not been on here as long as most but one thing I do like is good hearted banter where we can aire our views and opinions regardless. We all love leeds, so we got more that binds us than divides us, hopefully!


30.) 19 Mar 2018 21:01:14
Another thing I agree with Mezz. Hence ALAW. Opinions vary, always, that's life. But the one thing that unites us, is that we all want the best for our team, our club.


31.) 26 Mar 2018 19:53:27
Martyn-g agreed mate 1000% your post are spot on


32.) 26 Mar 2018 20:01:10
Martyn-g we are all boring, some don’t like it unless they said it, still are time will come, and they will see your right, I also can stand bottom he needs to go as soon as possible, and never will.


 

 

 

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23 Apr 2018 13:23:29
I believe it is very difficult and in most cases for a club to bring on youngsters who will be good enough to gain promotion all at the same time. We have Vierra Phillips, Pearce and BPF in at the moment. Vierra is almost there, Phillips is not good enough, O'Connor is still to prove himself but not a bad start and BPF is coming along nicely. There are a few others coming along in the development squads that will hopefully make the grade. None of all the ones I have mentioned are good enough collectively to step into the first team squad without the support of good quality experienced players around them. The maximum you could possibly play at the same time would be four - spread out though the team. No more than one in the back four, one in mid field and one wide or up front. Then there's the GK. That I think would still be pushing it until they have had a lot more experience. Some may benefit from being loaned out. This Summer there fore we need at least three high quality additions - rather than seven or eight average or below average journeymen. Striker (in the Ings mould) , Midfielder (in the McCallister mould and a Centre half ( in the Bartley mould - I was going to say J Charlton but he's a bit old) . Then a GK (hopefully much better than BPF but if none available at least good enough to keep him on his toes) . The GK would be four so that would be a bonus.

hesslian1

1.) 23 Apr 2018 13:55:25
Bang right on all fronts there, Hess!


2.) 23 Apr 2018 15:41:08
Bring in s proven top class manger that’s a good start


3.) 23 Apr 2018 21:17:23
Who do you suggest whiteman? Flores, Marco Silva or even Arsene Wenger. All sound interesting but they are probably not necessarily interested. Like players managers/coaches get paid on their previous success so therefore it is highly unlikely we hire a manager of that ilk. Finding a manager like Dyche or Wagner, which is what we need with our budget, will be extremely difficult but not impossible. Give us a few names and maybe Rad might be reading.


4.) 23 Apr 2018 21:58:54
Absobloodylutely Whiteman! We have to recruit from the very top so let’s not hang around for six games in to realise Rockbottom is no good, get rid now and get a top class manager and start the season as we mean to go on like Wolves and many before them, Espírito Santo - Wolves, Rafa Benitez - Newcastle, Chris Houghton - Brighton, Sean Dyche - Burnley, and many more, all class managers, non of the managers we have had apart from Warnock have done anything! It’s time to learn by our mistakes!


5.) 23 Apr 2018 22:03:51
Like Terry Vegetables when we brought him in? The guy who masterminded and led the best England team since Bobby Robson? There's no point having Tiger Woods' driver, when all you have is a dog poop on a stick to hit!


6.) 24 Apr 2018 11:34:55
Mikewoody sorry mate but that last post was the most nonsensical post I've read since ausman went on one! let's recruit from the very top top shall we? WTF are you talking about? OK I say its me, because i'm still bambozzled to it all geezer and just back from a family holiday and very little Leeds chat, but WTF. Cmon! Who does Mike want as manager?


7.) 24 Apr 2018 12:17:28
Mikewoody 100% mate any of them are better then what we have at this time, corkwhite see above Mikewoody post, I would also add AW to the list, we are Leeds and that carry’s a big responsibility and Radz should understand that and deal with that in mind, yes I know it’s going to cost, but he was told that by his mate and keep trying to do on the cheap will not work, in fact the amounts that he’s spent buying 28 players could and should have been used more wisely, perhaps then we wound not be in the mess, to achieve the best get the best, not crap as we have done, it’s simple


8.) 24 Apr 2018 16:47:03
Mike, would like a top class manger is that really to much to ask for,


 

 

20 Apr 2018 11:55:24
Arsene Wenger announces he is stepping down. Gives time for Arsenal to find replacement. The more likely scenario is that he has realised Heckingbottom is working on a knife edge and if he plays his cards right he could take over from him at Leeds in the Summer. Out of the frying pan .

hesslian1

1.) 20 Apr 2018 13:37:14
i imagine Arsenal will have lined Hecky up as the replacement for Wenger


2.) 20 Apr 2018 13:59:30
If Arsenal have got Heckingbottom lined up I will volunteer to drive him down there myself!


3.) 20 Apr 2018 17:19:15
I would be happy to have Wenger could we do a exchange but the have to pay us


4.) 20 Apr 2018 18:15:02
Knowing our luck we Radz would make a right cock up and get fruit loop Wagner from X Factor!


5.) 20 Apr 2018 19:48:41
Mikewoody lol, Good one mate


 

 

11 Apr 2018 08:35:40
I suggested a couple of months ago that we would struggle to get 55 points. That may well be the case unless Heckingbottom's former team give a chance. We have been poor for some time. Even our better players would struggle to get into the starting eleven of a team pushing for promotion. A further downside is we can't keep recruiting and sacking every few months. It creates instability and uncertainty. What decent manager would come knowing if he didn't change thinks round straight away he was going to be out of a job. Add to that having a recruitment 'guru' makes the manager/coach not the main man in that context and the players won't be 'his' necessarily and that diminishes him. Add to that the present 'guru' is Orta'. It's perfect storm. Get out of that one!

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03 Apr 2018 23:24:27
I don't care how well Ecuban can run the channels or pressurise defences he can't score. Even a decent amateur striker finding himself in the positions Ecuban has been in front of goal would have stuck one or two away. He is just another one who says he is a striker but isn't. Didn't rate Wood at anything much but he did score. Lassoga can score but not a great deal else but he is a finisher Ecuban isn't - not worth his place. I don't understand how professional players can repeatedly miss chances like Ecuban does and still be getting contracts on the basis of being a striker. I only played Yorkshire league but I would have been ashamed if I had missed those chances - however good the keeper was.

hesslian1

1.) 04 Apr 2018 07:37:44
We paid 500k for him, what do you expect? . we sold wood for 15 mil, if you think 500k is going to replace that your delusional, blame the management, as usual we sell Avery good player who banged in 30 goals for us with a few days of the window left, leaving us no time to replace, lassoga was a panic loan move to try replace wood, he can't run, is just about the slowest player on a turn I have seen, shots from everywhere, you say he's a finisher, look at the easy chances he missed against Millwall (2 before they scored) also a couple against Bristol, all strikers miss chances, but not all cost 500k. you get what you pay for. like I say the people at the top are responsible.


2.) 04 Apr 2018 08:15:29
Downward spiral has long begun. League 1 looming unless. !


3.) 04 Apr 2018 08:19:24
Leeeeeeeeds delusional? Your right it’s Radz and all those who think he’s the right man for the job, sell a striker for 15 mill and buy one for 500k this club will still be in this league until he gets out of Leeds, Wise up you lot we have another 4 years of this crap or until he gets out.


4.) 04 Apr 2018 08:48:01
The point being any player who calls himself a player should be able to put one or two away when clear on goal. Transfer fee has nothing to do with it other than saying half a million gets you a player who can't do his job - at any level. Getting in the right positions with the ball should be the difficult bit. The comment was about the player not the politics. There was a time when budding strikers would be drilled every day in the basic skill of beating the keeper when one on one. They should be able to do it in their sleep if they want to make a living at the game.


5.) 04 Apr 2018 11:29:52
Transfer fee has everything to do with it, you pay big money for a striker because he puts them away 9 out of 10,not 1 in ten. how you can say the Dee makes no difference beggars belief . what do you think defines the great from the good, the good from the average, the average from the poor. answer is quality, and you have to pay for that, like I said earlier we paid 500k for him and that's what you get for that sort of FEE


6.) 04 Apr 2018 12:56:56
Its not the fee that defines you it's whether you can play. Ecuban can chase, run and pressurise. He can even hold the ball up but he's no scorer. Kids learning the trade know how to put the ball awayor they don't succeed. £50 million half a million half a sixpence it doesn't matter. A good scout will pick out the ones that have the makings. If they don't half a sixpence is too much. £500,000 is a hell of a lot for a player that continually misses chances and doesn't learn. That's the point about fees. If he can't do the job there is no point paying any money. Will Ecuban ever learn? Doubt it. How many players have we brought in that we have said 'just need a bit of time' but have done nothing. Scoring 'one on ones' is technique which is learnt very early in a career. Forgetting it when it matters is about composure and mental strength. Ecuban should have that by now. He hasn't. Grot might be the same and he's not as mobile. Why would you spend any money on them?


7.) 04 Apr 2018 22:11:19
We aren't going to spend big fees on players so get used to that calibre, we don't have the scouting network in place either, we have been In the championship well over 10 yrs, our time has passed on attracting good players, other teams have better scouting systems, we are left to pick up scraps. it ain't his fault he's up top and not good enough, he's there because that's all we have . lassoga is poor and so is grot, he has a better work rate so is in the team. get over it


8.) 04 Apr 2018 23:30:38
its simple. A television that is wanted and works costs £500. I can't afford it but a chap that lives down the street will sell me one that doesn't work for £100. I buy it then complain that I can't watch my favourite programme. It's stupid. Its the same with players. Why pay £500000 (Ecuban) when he can't play simply because he is cheaper than one that can? Fill in any number of Leeds players that fit that scenario.


 

 

27 Mar 2018 16:54:00
It's interesting that some fans are thing that Lassoga wanting to play in the premiership is a joke. He would probably do well there given the quality of the players that could be around him. Give him the service and he will score. He is the best finisher Leeds have had for a long time. He will not do as well as he could because the rest of the team are so average. Without many chances being created he has still got into double figures - without penalties and without too much playing time. He will do OK in a good team but not so much in ours because he has to half a dozen other jobs as well -do the creating, tracking back, crossing etc etc that could and should be done by others who are paid to do just that. A certain amount of 'other duties' is necessary but in the Leeds team it's ridiculous. He's there to score and he does given the chance.

hesslian1

1.) 27 Mar 2018 18:11:28
Totally agree Hess!


2.) 27 Mar 2018 23:56:12
He may be a good finisher but has absolutely no other football skill at all. More is expected of a striker these days whether in champ or prem. Wood had more skill and he is struggling.


3.) 28 Mar 2018 09:31:55
Wood is not as good a finisher as Lassoga. For a lot of games Wood was absolutely awful and I saw most of them - then he would score. The classic was Derby away. Absolute rubbish for 87 minutes then he turns on a ball 20 yards out and puts it in the top corner. Quite a few of his goals were penalties however. I am not sure, if you take out the penalties, who has the better strike rate based on minutes played, lassoga or Wood. I said at the time 'he's (Wood) had a great season scoring but a poor one in everything else'. He did get better but he was never great. I don't expect him to keep scoring as he did for season after season


4.) 28 Mar 2018 11:06:29
I thought wood was rubbish too. Just a goal scorer and you are right about penalties. But he was a better header and could control a ball better and worked 10 times as hard as lassoga! I don't get why people rate him. He is atrocious.


5.) 28 Mar 2018 12:50:35
I don't rate him for this Leeds team. I just recognise a good finisher. All I am saying he will probably do better in a better team. He was rated very highly not so long ago and was on the periphery of the German national team. When I see him with the ball in and around the box I expect to see him score and he usually does. Wood, if given time to think, will usually miss. Lassaga is clinical our other 'strikers' are not.


6.) 28 Mar 2018 14:57:00
Wood scored a goal last season from a pass from ayling that was pure class. Great speed. Control and finish. Lassoga couldn't have scored that in a million years. He can't control a ball. Usually falls over it. In perfect conditions. No defender in sight. And ball on the ground in front of him. He can score. But i can do that.


7.) 28 Mar 2018 16:48:17
We will have to disagree. I saw Wood a lot and he has scored good goals. Usually, if he time to think, he makes a botch and misses. If its just see it and hit it he had some good strikes. Watching Lassoga and he has time he thinks and works out where best to place the ball and scores - usually. He can also score when he hasn't a great deal of time. He needs the service and we haven't the team to provide it. We need a player a bit better than Ecuban at running the channels but who can also score. They don't come cheap and often lose form when they come to Leeds. Everyone said Lassoga was great when he first arrived then he wasn't as good but kept scoring at a reasonable rate. Fuse Lassoga and Ecuban together and you might have a half decent player.


 

 

 

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04 Apr 2018 23:30:38
its simple. A television that is wanted and works costs £500. I can't afford it but a chap that lives down the street will sell me one that doesn't work for £100. I buy it then complain that I can't watch my favourite programme. It's stupid. Its the same with players. Why pay £500000 (Ecuban) when he can't play simply because he is cheaper than one that can? Fill in any number of Leeds players that fit that scenario.

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04 Apr 2018 12:56:56
Its not the fee that defines you it's whether you can play. Ecuban can chase, run and pressurise. He can even hold the ball up but he's no scorer. Kids learning the trade know how to put the ball awayor they don't succeed. £50 million half a million half a sixpence it doesn't matter. A good scout will pick out the ones that have the makings. If they don't half a sixpence is too much. £500,000 is a hell of a lot for a player that continually misses chances and doesn't learn. That's the point about fees. If he can't do the job there is no point paying any money. Will Ecuban ever learn? Doubt it. How many players have we brought in that we have said 'just need a bit of time' but have done nothing. Scoring 'one on ones' is technique which is learnt very early in a career. Forgetting it when it matters is about composure and mental strength. Ecuban should have that by now. He hasn't. Grot might be the same and he's not as mobile. Why would you spend any money on them?

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04 Apr 2018 08:48:01
The point being any player who calls himself a player should be able to put one or two away when clear on goal. Transfer fee has nothing to do with it other than saying half a million gets you a player who can't do his job - at any level. Getting in the right positions with the ball should be the difficult bit. The comment was about the player not the politics. There was a time when budding strikers would be drilled every day in the basic skill of beating the keeper when one on one. They should be able to do it in their sleep if they want to make a living at the game.

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28 Mar 2018 16:48:17
We will have to disagree. I saw Wood a lot and he has scored good goals. Usually, if he time to think, he makes a botch and misses. If its just see it and hit it he had some good strikes. Watching Lassoga and he has time he thinks and works out where best to place the ball and scores - usually. He can also score when he hasn't a great deal of time. He needs the service and we haven't the team to provide it. We need a player a bit better than Ecuban at running the channels but who can also score. They don't come cheap and often lose form when they come to Leeds. Everyone said Lassoga was great when he first arrived then he wasn't as good but kept scoring at a reasonable rate. Fuse Lassoga and Ecuban together and you might have a half decent player.

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28 Mar 2018 12:50:35
I don't rate him for this Leeds team. I just recognise a good finisher. All I am saying he will probably do better in a better team. He was rated very highly not so long ago and was on the periphery of the German national team. When I see him with the ball in and around the box I expect to see him score and he usually does. Wood, if given time to think, will usually miss. Lassaga is clinical our other 'strikers' are not.

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