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    Default Dexter Blackstock leaves - thank you Dexter!

    Mutual termination. So long, and thanks for all the fish.

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    We are looking incredibly light up front now.


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    „I believe in socialism because it seems more humanitarian, rather than every man for himself and 'I'm alright jack' and all those arsehole businessmen with all the loot. I made up my mind from viewing society from that angle. That's where I'm from and there's where I've made my decisions from. That's why I believe in socialism“

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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Massive cost-cutting exercise going on at Forest; makes people question whether the investment has gone completely now and we've had to take these measures (including the lack of re-investment following the Burke sale) with a view to getting into next summer with the potential for investment from other parties.

    Absolutely insane.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Thanks for the memories.

    I don't want to just call him a good, honest pro as it sounds a bit generic and meaningless.

    Scored important goals, knew how to hold the ball up and win free kicks. I thought he was quite clever at that and any long ball I'd give him a 80/20 chance with.

    Best of luck to him in the future. I appreciate all the effort, it was clear to see.


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    Default Thank you, Dexter Anthony Titus Blackstock

    It's been a pleasure having you at our club, you've left memories with our fans that will last a lifetime and have been a bloody good servant to Forest and always gave it your best.

    I wish you well with whatever your future has in store.

    Thanks


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Or maybe he just isn't part of PP and PM's plans?

    Either way thanks for the memories Dex, wish you all the best.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    I wouldn't call cutting a high wage earner who is not going to play this season insane.

    Gone to Rotherham apparently with the rest of Forest rejects.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Really good servant for us, but the club's moved in a different direction now.

    What with Fryatt still injured, make that just three available strikers now, Britt, Vellios and Dumitru? or perhaps Lica can also play up there.

    Still a bit light but make do til Jan. What's happening with the other forgotten man Hobbs by the way?


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Trojii View Post
    Massive cost-cutting exercise going on at Forest; makes people question whether the investment has gone completely now and we've had to take these measures (including the lack of re-investment following the Burke sale) with a view to getting into next summer with the potential for investment from other parties.

    Absolutely insane.
    Errr, I'd say it's pretty much exactly what's going on.
    It's Fawaz or bust (probably both!!).
    Gonna be an interesting few months ahead.

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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Zed View Post
    Or maybe he just isn't part of PP and PM's plans?

    Either way thanks for the memories Dex, wish you all the best.
    Maybe. Either way, I'm sure you'll agree we look light up top now? Even more than we were before this.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Trojii View Post
    Massive cost-cutting exercise going on at Forest; makes people question whether the investment has gone completely now and we've had to take these measures (including the lack of re-investment following the Burke sale) with a view to getting into next summer with the potential for investment from other parties.

    Absolutely insane.
    Think we are taking huge risks leaving the squad incredibly thin.

    Sad to see Dexter go, he has given me some great memories.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    David Vaughan false 9, calling it now.


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    Good servant , always popped up with an important goal when we needed it...good luck Dex!

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    Default Re: Dex gone

    This leaves just Chris Cohen left that was part of the 09/10 squad


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by the mask of zorro View Post
    I wouldn't call cutting a high wage earner who is not going to play this season insane.

    Gone to Rotherham apparently with the rest of Forest rejects.
    In isolation the decision to mutually terminate Dex's contract is a good decision, if we had 3-4 capable strikers in the place and stead of Dex. Sadly, as you and I both know, we don't.

    We've essentially got Assombalonga, Vellios who appears to be struggling, and an unknown quantity from Napoli whose record is poor and was utilised primarily as a winger.

    Add that to the fact we sold or loaned out Ward and Lars, and it's insane mate.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Britt Assombalongalonger View Post
    David Vaughan false 9, calling it now.
    Or Lansbury to get the more advanced role he's been after, behind Assombalonga?


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by the mask of zorro View Post
    I wouldn't call cutting a high wage earner who is not going to play this season insane.

    Gone to Rotherham apparently with the rest of Forest rejects.
    So Rotherham are signing a player who isn't going to play for the rest of the season? I don't think so.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Good luck Dexter Blackstock.

    And for that goal against Bristol you will always be remembered fondly in my minds eye.


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by BryanRoy22 View Post
    Or Lansbury to get the more advanced role he's been after, behind Assombalonga?
    You would hope so; I think Lansbury is going to be a massive player for us if he's played correctly.


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    Default Re: Thank you, Dexter Anthony Titus Blackstock

    Scored some crucial goals and always conducted himself professionally and with respect for both the fans and the club.

    Not a bad word to say about him, and he'll always be remembered fondly.


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    Just a personal opinion, but I prefer Lansbury deeper. I think if he's on his game, he is fantastic in that role.

    back to Dex. Cheers for some important goals and hard work, likeable player.


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    Default Re: Thank you, Dexter Anthony Titus Blackstock

    The trickler against Newcastle often pops up when I talk football with my Geordie mate.

    Good luck Dex!


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    His time has been and gone, been a decent player for us but it would be daft to have him hanging around on big money.


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    Default Re: Thank you, Dexter Anthony Titus Blackstock

    Always had a lot of time for Dex. May not be the most technically gifted but gave his all and put himself about as well as scoring some vital goals, especially that goal against Bristol City.

    Seems like a good bloke too. All the best Dexter


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    Default Re: Dex gone

    Quote Originally Posted by Trojii View Post
    You would hope so; I think Lansbury is going to be a massive player for us if he's played correctly.
    Agreed.

    Montanier is clever enough. He'll have identified how much better Lansbury is going forward than backwards, giving away cheap fouls and picking up regular yellow cards.


 

 

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