Isa 2 year deal

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Re: Isa 2 year deal

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Dan2266 wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:03 pm So they’ve finally announced it months later, hopefully they’ll announce Bibby & Powell soon as well.
Another good guess with Isa resigning :).
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Dan2266 wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:14 am
josie andrews wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:18 am Did they not announce Bibby?🤔
I cant remember seeing anything Josie, that's not to say they haven't.
Someone “in the know” must have have told me 😊
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Does anyone know whether he has been signed as a centre or a second row? I suppose we may see when they release the squad numbers...
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josie andrews wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:40 am
Dan2266 wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:14 am
josie andrews wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 2:18 am Did they not announce Bibby?🤔
I cant remember seeing anything Josie, that's not to say they haven't.
Someone “in the know” must have have told me 😊
Ages ago Josie!! :lol: :roll:
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Dan2266 wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:46 am
josie andrews wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:40 am
Dan2266 wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 8:14 am

I cant remember seeing anything Josie, that's not to say they haven't.
Someone “in the know” must have have told me 😊
Ages ago Josie!! :lol: :roll:
I know, but what I’m told in confidence stays in confidence 😊
Anyone can support a team when it is winning, that takes no courage.
But to stand behind a team, to defend a team when it is down and really needs you,
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Re: Isa 2 year deal

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morley pie eater wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 10:48 am Purely from my imagination, but if I were "the club" and dealing with Big Willie, I'd have offered a one year contract on or near his current wage, or a two year deal on reduced rates. Good deal then for him and the club, surely? Leaves more cap space for signings.

Thinking about the criticism of Isa because he's no star or match winner, I thought about winning teams in the cap era. Takes Leeds for example: JJB and Carl Ablett. Solid regulars in the "all conquering Golden Generation". The fact that we current don't have a Sinfield, Burrow or McGuire doesn't make Willie a mediocre player.

Just a thought.
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Re: Isa 2 year deal

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DaveO wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:27 pm He will be 33 at the start of next season and 35 when he enters the last year of his contract.

Re-signing players of this age is idiotic but the club keeps doing it and it has not proved successful yet. Lockers, Clubb and Tommy all played on at this age and proved shadows of the players they were and Isa won’t be any different.
Just re-read this ..... ......whaaat????!??!

Isa was born 1 Jan 1989, so he's now 32. By my reckoning he'll therefore be 33 at the start of next season (2022).

Now according to the report, he has signed "to the end of the 2023 season". So he "the last year of his contract" is 2003. He "enters" that year on 1st January 2023 (unless Brexit means we changed back to the Julian calendar). On which date he'll be 34, and still 34 when he plays his last game for us in the GF that year.

Where did 35 come from?
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Personally I am happy.
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DaveO wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:27 pm He will be 33 at the start of next season and 35 when he enters the last year of his contract.

Re-signing players of this age is idiotic but the club keeps doing it and it has not proved successful yet. Lockers, Clubb and Tommy all played on at this age and proved shadows of the players they were and Isa won’t be any different.
I am with you here DaveO. Just repeating the mistakes we made with SoL and Tommy. To make the same mistake once may be forgiven, to keep making it is lunacy.
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Re: Isa 2 year deal

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nathan_rugby wrote: Mon Nov 15, 2021 11:00 am
Dan2266 wrote: Sun Nov 14, 2021 10:03 pm So they’ve finally announced it months later, hopefully they’ll announce Bibby & Powell soon as well.
Another good guess with Isa resigning :).
Getting good at it pal :lol: :lol:
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