I for one would like to know if a member of the management team would be willing to give the paying fans a explanation as to why we have signed back an older player and let one of our most influential players leave?? Why do we decide to replace one of the better midfielder's but then keep certain other midfielder's who don't have half the talent gelly had??
I'm no longer a member of the management team but I do still talk regularly to Burto and discuss whats been happening after each game. For the record Paul spoke to Adam, as he does to every player, explaining his reason for leaving him out of the starting line up against Billingham Town. He felt that Gelly had carried an injury in his previuos game and that he wasnt 100% fit. After the game Gelly asked to be put onto the transfer list saying he needed a fresh start.
An 'older player' - Steve Cochrane I think you're refering to - wasnt signed to replace Gelly he was brought in due to injuries to other players - Anth Ormerod for one. Additionally Paul didnt let Adam leave the club. You cant stop players from leaving if they want to leave and are not happy. I've come on here previously and stated that I hoped Gelly would stay but at the end of the day if the lad wants a new start and feels he will be better looked after elsewhere what can you do?