Date:Tuesday October 2 2012
City could only manage eight points from twenty one in a month packed with winnable games, so don't expect the player ratings to make particularly good reading this month. The team average this month is 5.23, whereas in August it was 6.06. Who said we couldn't be worse?
In August Jamie Taylor took the player of the month award with an average score of 6.99, but no City player has managed to hit such dizzy heights this time around. Unsurprisingly the best scorer was 'keeper Paul Farman, who has put in a string of solid performances and earned a rating of 6.26. That score puts him ahead overall too, with a season average of 6.44. His scores were also amongst the most consistent, with the range being 1.33.
Nicky Nicolau came in second place, maintaining fairly consistent scores before his game changing 7.67 against Nuneaton, whilst Vadaine Oliver wasn't too far behind, mustering an average score of 5.87. Interestingly if you averaged his starts (having been involved in poor cameos against Ebbsfleet and Alfreton) he actually manages a score of 6.63 and would have comfortably been player of the month! I believe one poster claimed he had no resemblance to a footballer at the start of this month, but that has soon changed! His Telford performance (8.00) was the highest scoring mark of the month, and his first home start v Hyde wasn't far behind either (7.89).
Strike partner Colin Larkin scored 5.68 having been man of the match against Ebbsfleet and scoring well against Hyde, as well as in his Nuneaton cameo. His ineffective performance against Forest Green (4.00) cost him a higher mark although it's hard to criticise the Irish striker having been so bereft of service.
Conner Robinson also had a decent month, with his substitute performances and one start scoring the youngster an average of 5.92.
John Nutter has not been a hit with the fans this month, with his brand of not overlapping and not doing much else in general earning him a score of 4.84. Unfortunately Paul Robson is the alternative and two starts and one substitute appearance give him a score of 4.27. Any full backs around?
Peter Bore can apparently play at full back, but I'm glad we're spared that nightmare if his performances on the right wing are anything to go by. Bore's return was meant to give City more end product, but instead he has just caused moves to end. His rating of 4.22 is not for the squeamish. Gary Mills' 4.39 isn't much to write home about either.
Finally, and Alan Power only played one and a bit games this month, but no matter how much Holdsworth worries about injury his rating of 3.75 for September is horrifying!
Keep rating the Imps and let's hope for a few more in the 'good' section rather than the 'bad' in October!
If you enjoy talking about The Imps then please REGISTER HERE.
This site brings in extra money for our Football Club so the more you visit, click and post the more it raises!
Date:Tuesday October 2 2012
#FF @VitalLincoln (Friday May 17 2013)
Fairhurst Joins the Imps (Friday May 17 2013)
Over 420 Season Tickets Sold So Far (Wednesday May 15 2013)
Investment Update (Wednesday May 15 2013)
Black Cats youngsters heading to the Bank (Wednesday May 15 2013)
Danny Rowe Signs (Monday May 13 2013)
Sean Newton Signs (Monday May 13 2013)
VL to make donation to Bradford Burns Unit (Saturday May 11 2013)
Remembering The 56 (Saturday May 11 2013)
Lincoln United Legends V Lincoln City Legends (Friday May 10 2013)
|Fairhurst Joins the Imps
» Lincoln : 17/05/2013 18:23:00
|Luton to Entertain Aston Villa
» Luton : 17/05/2013 13:37:00
» Luton : 17/05/2013 13:36:00
|Early bird attracts 1,105
» Stockport : 16/05/2013 13:29:00
|I Wish It Was Us!
» Luton : 15/05/2013 16:53:00
» Lincoln : 15/05/2013 14:55:00
|ST Early Bird Ends today
» Stockport : 15/05/2013 13:45:00