Millington - Yes or No

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by init » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:53 am

This is the interesting thing re Smith, a virtual unknown before joining Cas, Powell again massively improves a player, it gets them interest from other parties and they forget just how they have got so good. Off they pop to another club and do nothing.

The good thing for me is we seem to have learnt the value of players and if they cannot see the benefit of playing at Cas potential wise then they can go.

I like Smith however he is replaceable

Milo 1 year ext no worries

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Fumper27 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:05 am

blinkstudios wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:55 pm
blinkstudios wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:48 pm
Dan Smith trying to get more money basically.Hope Cas in future put clauses inti contracts when they take players from other clubs who are middle of the road.
What clause would that be??? He signed for a certain number of years and he’s fulfilled that obligation. What else could the club do Likewise, what exactly has Smigger done wrong if he does leave?

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Fumper27 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:07 am

blinkstudios wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:08 pm
I personally wouldn't want another Andy Lynch situation were he stays 1 season too many and cant deliver on the pitch.
Agree pal and I have said this myself before.

Everyone on her clamoured for Andy Lynch to be given a contract for the 2017 season. He then played a bit part and was essentially, in my opinion, a waste of money.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by nottinghamtiger » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:21 am

Fumper27 wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:05 am
blinkstudios wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:55 pm
blinkstudios wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:48 pm
Dan Smith trying to get more money basically.Hope Cas in future put clauses inti contracts when they take players from other clubs who are middle of the road.
What clause would that be??? He signed for a certain number of years and he’s fulfilled that obligation. What else could the club do Likewise, what exactly has Smigger done wrong if he does leave?
Exactly this. Players leaving at the end of their contract is the norm. Either because the player can earn more money elsewhere, or because the club chooses not to retain them.
Niall Evalds is leaving Salford because his contract is ending. I don’t see many people suggesting he should be forced to stay at Salford.
I’d be disappointed to lose Smith (more so that McMeeken or any of our other players who are out-of-contract). He suits our style of play and I think he’s been really good since he arrived. But he’s not irreplaceable and he’s entitled to do whatever he wants when his contract ends - it’s a short career and RL players are not earning big money.
If we had players like Trueman, Richardson, McShane and Watts out-of-contract I’d be a bit more concerned. Alongside Evalds (hopefully) they are the players to build a team around and losing any one of them would be a big loss.
And not forgetting the most important individual at the club - Daryl Powell is the key to our success. No player is as important as Powell. As long as he’s at the club, we’ll do well.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by tigerfeat » Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:28 am

This will be happening at every club players who are off contract in November not getting there contract renewed or being asked to take a pay cut or in some cases a big pay cut
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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by tykeneil » Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:22 am

Agreed with all it can be a bad time to be out of contract for some.
Some players will move on and other will be released by other clubs as they all balance the books in this uncertain financial period (and SKY support).
Not renewing contracts is a quick money save but leaves the squad a bit thin!!

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by tigerfeat » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:08 am

I see a situation with a number of players across super league who come November wish they had taken the offer they first had ...but we will have to wait and see on that one
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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Mysterio » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:36 am

If rather loose calum turner and give the extra money to Smith.

Fast track hodgson thru for back up or get scouts scouring lower leagues for loan back up
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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Mucky1978 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:49 am

I’d rather lose Callum Turner over a lass behind bar.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by heritage1926 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:08 pm

Callum Turner is a weird one for me. Not agile or fast enough for a fullback with the way we play - compare him to Evalds and he's a million miles away, but he also doesn't have the vision for an halfback. Watched him most his junior life and i struggled to pin point a position for him back then. He's one of them that offers good utility value without actually being good in a position.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Flat Capper » Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:53 pm

I appreciate we have strong rumours of signings on the way but with noises of McMeeken gone, Moors gone and now Millington possibly going, will we experience too much upheaval?

Big reduction of ‘M’s’ as well…
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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by old cas lass » Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:58 pm

Flat Capper wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:53 pm
I appreciate we have strong rumours of signings on the way but with noises of McMeeken gone, Moors gone and now Millington possibly going, will we experience too much upheaval?

Big reduction of ‘M’s’ as well…
Tbf out of them 3 we are used to moors not playing. So no detriment.
I still think millington will stay and finish his career at the club.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Fumper27 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:57 pm

Flat Capper wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:53 pm
I appreciate we have strong rumours of signings on the way but with noises of McMeeken gone, Moors gone and now Millington possibly going, will we experience too much upheaval?

Big reduction of ‘M’s’ as well…
Also rumours of Daniel Smith looking elsewhere...

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by Swagger » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:05 pm

I read it as if.....

Millington will be signing the deal

But another forward Dan Smith is heading for market.

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Re: Millington - Yes or No

Post by bane73 » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:38 pm

Moors going?
Mcmeekan gone?
Smith going?
Ones injury prone, one's a diva and the other a so so player none will be missed. Junior before his injuries was immense, but, it seems father times caught up with the lad.

Would I give millo a year? YES I a heart beat. His body seems to be failing him though, but, his leadership and guile are immense, so, Daryl will take that into account and do what's right by cas.
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