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No Hokey-Cokey Ban

The club have dismissed reports that Nigel Hokey-Cokey will now miss two games after picking up 10 yellow cards.

Media reports this morning suggested that he would miss the matches against Derby and the derby against Blues, but that's not so.

Whilst NRC did pick up another yellow card against Bolton, it was his 9th of the season, not his 10th - so all is well in the world.

There is an amnesty on bookings after next weekend's games so if NRC can manage to stay out of the referee's way against Derby his slate will be wiped clean.




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Writer: Mike Field Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday April 7 2008

Time: 1:03PM

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Stick him on the bench, we will need him against the knuckle draggers!
silkie villain
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07/04/2008 13:33:00

Leave him out against Derby. Perhaps an ideal time to give Isaah Osborne a start? We NEED NRC battling and tackling qualities in a local derby.
krfeskivilla
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07/04/2008 16:33:00

It's saying something when a Club of our size and ambitions is having to worry about losing 1 player because of the thread bare squad it has created.
Hoss The Villain
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07/04/2008 19:06:00

Hoss - doesn't every club worry about losing one player? Everyone wants their best XI to start their biggest games, no matter what the size of their squad.
IanSymes
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07/04/2008 19:48:00

We need him like we need another match against MUTD this season. Give Barry the DM responsibilities and watch Petrov / Maloney blossom with a new found freedom.
Villain Of The North
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07/04/2008 20:10:00

After Barry's attacking efforts against Bolton, you want to see him moved into a defensive role?
IanSymes
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07/04/2008 20:15:00

yeah hold on - we just bounced back to our best form and are about to play derby - lets keep it the same. i wanna see petrov make that role his own. i agree it might be right to play osbourne from the start tho.
ric112
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07/04/2008 21:30:00

i agree we cant really worry about derby!! what about patrick berger very creative to open up derby?? how by the way has carson got more votes than ashley young- our player of the year??
Mose21
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08/04/2008 07:15:00

Osbourne is dogs c@ck,don`t let him near the 1st team
ASPINALL
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09/04/2008 07:01:00

It was a needless, senseless booking, like so many of his bookings this season.
glensider
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09/04/2008 23:03:00

What was his disciplinary record like at Upton Park? I cant recall regarding him as a niggling, dirty opponent, or him missing many West Ham games through suspension. Way too many of his bookings this season could and should have been avoided.
glensider
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11/04/2008 18:38:00

 

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