Tag Archives: Thompson

Incoming: Reece Brown

They keep on coming… With Marco Cassetti, seemingly now a centre back, aging; Tommie Hoban struggling to overcome an ankle injury; Nyron Nosworthy waylaid with a ruptured Achilles and Adam Thompson without a squad number and looking like he’s on his way out of the club, Reece Brown has spent pre-season with the squad on […]

Half-Term Report: Winners and Losers

Having looked at how the new guard have settled into life in leafy Hertfordshire, ITWM looks at which of last season’s squad have benefitted, and which have suffered from the new way of doing things… Winners: Troy Deeney  There was a lot of debate over whether the club was right to retain the services of […]

Loan Report (September)

I know, I know: you’re sick of loans right? Well, for all you Martin Samuelses out there, here’s a novelty: a feature on proper English loanees (barring the Congolese bloke, the Irish one and the kind of Italian kid). Connor Smith has shown that anyone can get into the squad if they prove themselves good […]

Incoming: Nathaniel Chalobah

Nathaniel Chalobah offers a stark contrast to the rest of this season’s incoming transfers. It’s not that the Chelsea youngster has grown up in England and is used to English football, not that he has no (discernible) links to Udinese or the Pozzo family; no, the unique thing about Nathaniel, and the thing that makes […]

Working with what we’ve got: A look at the squad (Part Two)

As the season draws ever nearer, we continue our look at the current playing squad. These are the men to whom you will be devoting your weekends… 15 Stephen McGinn After a quiet start, much like the one his compatriot Craig Forsyth has experienced, McGinn was just beginning to come into his own, forming a […]