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Dieng 19:15 - Nov 21 with 5663 viewsNorthernr

Famous last words, he hasn't made a mistake yet so there's bound to be one soon and I hope I'm not pre-empting that, but thought he was worth his own thread...

Very nice to have a goalkeeper that doesn't terrify the life out of me again. Looking super confident and composed atm. Passes the ball better than some of our midfielders, good command of the area, and some amazing saves last few weeks.
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Dieng on 19:17 - Nov 21 with 2335 viewsNoelmc

He has been the biggest plus point of the season so far. Looks very assured.
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Dieng on 19:20 - Nov 21 with 2323 viewsBrianMcCarthy

Good call.

His save today looked standard and many would say that it was straight at him but his speed off the line and his point of set-up was excellent.

I like him so far. But that's enough for now.

Edit - "for now" sounded begrudging. It wasn't meant to. Just that his performances have been very good but it's a small sample size and I'm wary of heaping pressure on players breaking through. Hugely encouraging, though.
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"The opposite of love, after all, is not hate, but indifference."
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Dieng on 19:27 - Nov 21 with 2268 viewsNorthernr

Dieng on 19:20 - Nov 21 by BrianMcCarthy

Good call.

His save today looked standard and many would say that it was straight at him but his speed off the line and his point of set-up was excellent.

I like him so far. But that's enough for now.

Edit - "for now" sounded begrudging. It wasn't meant to. Just that his performances have been very good but it's a small sample size and I'm wary of heaping pressure on players breaking through. Hugely encouraging, though.
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Exactly. I'm always parnoid about cursing players. But he's playing well and we shoud ackowledge that - we're quick enough to lay in when they're not.

Of course, Lumley kept four clean sheets in his first five games or something like that...

It's how he, and we, respond to the first mistake, and the first period where his form drops. That's what's killed Lumley, a dip turned into a slump and into a spiral.
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Dieng on 19:32 - Nov 21 with 2230 viewscyprusmel

Dieng on 19:27 - Nov 21 by Northernr

Exactly. I'm always parnoid about cursing players. But he's playing well and we shoud ackowledge that - we're quick enough to lay in when they're not.

Of course, Lumley kept four clean sheets in his first five games or something like that...

It's how he, and we, respond to the first mistake, and the first period where his form drops. That's what's killed Lumley, a dip turned into a slump and into a spiral.


I think what did for Lumley was that kick in the face he took, never the same after that in my opinion.
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Dieng on 19:34 - Nov 21 with 2216 viewsNorthernr

Dieng on 19:32 - Nov 21 by cyprusmel

I think what did for Lumley was that kick in the face he took, never the same after that in my opinion.


I've heard that theory. If I ever get the chance I'll ask him.

Personally think we overcomplicated his job, adding lots and lots of pattern of play and distribution stuff he wasn't capavle of doing, to players who werent capable of doing it either, causing mistakes causing loss of confidence causing crowd abuse and so on and on it spiralled.

Dieng, so far, can do that stuff no problem.
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Dieng on 19:50 - Nov 21 with 2121 viewsted_hendrix

We've had some excellent GK's at LR over the decades, almost been spoilt hopefully one day we'll be able to talk about Dieng in the same breadth.
Confidence is 'key' when talking about GK's in my opinion.
So far so good and no reason to think otherwise.

My Father had a profound influence on me, he was a lunatic.

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Dieng on 19:51 - Nov 21 with 2125 viewsBrianMcCarthy

Dieng on 19:34 - Nov 21 by Northernr

I've heard that theory. If I ever get the chance I'll ask him.

Personally think we overcomplicated his job, adding lots and lots of pattern of play and distribution stuff he wasn't capavle of doing, to players who werent capable of doing it either, causing mistakes causing loss of confidence causing crowd abuse and so on and on it spiralled.

Dieng, so far, can do that stuff no problem.


I agree.

Plus Dieng is playing behind a more defensive set-up than poor ol' Lumley .

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Dieng on 20:03 - Nov 21 with 2047 viewsSteveB

Also, playing in an empty stadium, is a god send for a new keeper I reckon.
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Dieng on 20:31 - Nov 21 with 1914 viewsstainrods_elbow

Dieng on 19:34 - Nov 21 by Northernr

I've heard that theory. If I ever get the chance I'll ask him.

Personally think we overcomplicated his job, adding lots and lots of pattern of play and distribution stuff he wasn't capavle of doing, to players who werent capable of doing it either, causing mistakes causing loss of confidence causing crowd abuse and so on and on it spiralled.

Dieng, so far, can do that stuff no problem.


Which just goes to show me at least how Lummers is - to put it kindly - a few sandwiches short of a picnic in goalkeeping terms.

The terrifying holes in his performances weren't really down to our playing 'out from the back', asking him to sweep or do challenging things like pass or throw a ball accurately to a team mate 20 yards away, though, albeit he wasn't very good at any of those things. They were down to crass errors of positioning, an inability to come and catch, dropping the ball at opponents feet, and failing to save shots nine out of ten Championship keeper would field. I hope he can reboot his career at lower levels, but I'm mighty relieved he isn't doing it at our expense for now at least.

Hindsight may well be approaching 20-20, but if Warbs Warbler had bedded in Dieng in a timelier fashion last season and the likes of Les, rather than telling us how talented he was, was escorting Joe humanely to the exit, I'd say we could have conceivably had a base for a playoff challenge when the team was flying. Now we don't have Eze to make it look, uh, easy, nor Huggers and Wells, we'll never know.

All of which is a perhaps rather embittered way of saying I like the cut of Dieng's jib too.

PS On a fashionably multiethnic note, we hear a lot about the lack of black manager/coaches, but anyone have a view on why are there so few black goalkeepers?
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Dieng on 20:37 - Nov 21 with 1909 viewsterryb

"PS On a fashionably multiethnic note, we hear a lot about the lack of black manager/coaches, but anyone have a view on why are there so few black goalkeepers?"

Perhaps because they are not stupid enough to want to stand around doing nothing for long periods of time. It was always said you had to me mad to want to be a goalkeeper!
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Dieng on 20:54 - Nov 21 with 1849 viewsbosh67

The thing that impresses me is his calmness. He never looks flustered.

Never knowingly right.
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Dieng on 20:55 - Nov 21 with 1847 viewstraininvain

Dieng looks the real deal.
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Dieng on 21:22 - Nov 21 with 1773 viewssilverbirch

Dieng on 20:31 - Nov 21 by stainrods_elbow

Which just goes to show me at least how Lummers is - to put it kindly - a few sandwiches short of a picnic in goalkeeping terms.

The terrifying holes in his performances weren't really down to our playing 'out from the back', asking him to sweep or do challenging things like pass or throw a ball accurately to a team mate 20 yards away, though, albeit he wasn't very good at any of those things. They were down to crass errors of positioning, an inability to come and catch, dropping the ball at opponents feet, and failing to save shots nine out of ten Championship keeper would field. I hope he can reboot his career at lower levels, but I'm mighty relieved he isn't doing it at our expense for now at least.

Hindsight may well be approaching 20-20, but if Warbs Warbler had bedded in Dieng in a timelier fashion last season and the likes of Les, rather than telling us how talented he was, was escorting Joe humanely to the exit, I'd say we could have conceivably had a base for a playoff challenge when the team was flying. Now we don't have Eze to make it look, uh, easy, nor Huggers and Wells, we'll never know.

All of which is a perhaps rather embittered way of saying I like the cut of Dieng's jib too.

PS On a fashionably multiethnic note, we hear a lot about the lack of black manager/coaches, but anyone have a view on why are there so few black goalkeepers?
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Lumley looked great early on and had had, like dieng, very good loan spells. We can’t afford to cast promising players aside. At what stage exactly should the director of football publicly withdraw his support?
Lumley has been dropped, seemingly isn’t having his contract demands met and his time in the side may have been key to protecting dieng from being put into the side too early and having his confidence ruined.
And how is the sandwich comment putting it nicely?
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Dieng on 21:43 - Nov 21 with 1723 viewsMyke

Dieng on 20:03 - Nov 21 by SteveB

Also, playing in an empty stadium, is a god send for a new keeper I reckon.


I agree, I think this a huge factor. Although to be fair both Lumley and Kelly got opportunities under lockdown too. I don't subscribe to the theory that Lumley was culpable for Coventry's first goal, but there is no denying that Dieng looks much more calm and assured. Hopefully,by the time crowds are back, he will be well established and the occasional blip won't lead to too much of a hard time
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Dieng on 21:48 - Nov 21 with 1708 viewsQPRSteve

Dieng on 20:54 - Nov 21 by bosh67

The thing that impresses me is his calmness. He never looks flustered.


Beat me to it, exactly my thoughts about him.

I still think Lumley is good keeper. Anyone know how he did today for Doncaster?
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Dieng on 21:54 - Nov 21 with 1677 viewsSharpy36

Dieng on 20:54 - Nov 21 by bosh67

The thing that impresses me is his calmness. He never looks flustered.


Totally agree. You can see that resonates to the rest of the team and gives them an outlet that has been missing the last few years. Almost Ederson like at times.

'You didn't know that was wrong, but now you do. If you do it again, I'll know you are doing it on purpose.'

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Dieng on 22:03 - Nov 21 with 1653 viewsbakerloo8

Lumley and Kelly are nowhere near as good as Dieng. Both had reasonable games and spells, but that was more down to percentages than any great talent I ever saw.
Dieng is undisputed number 1 for me.
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Dieng on 22:07 - Nov 21 with 1635 viewsNorthernr

Dieng on 21:48 - Nov 21 by QPRSteve

Beat me to it, exactly my thoughts about him.

I still think Lumley is good keeper. Anyone know how he did today for Doncaster?


Drew 1-1, they had 5 shots on target, the goal is an absolute worldie. No real notable saves on highlights.
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Dieng on 22:11 - Nov 21 with 1619 viewsqprxtc

He’s done very well.

But how would it have been with fans in the ground and a few loud bouts of encouragement?

Which keeper was it we had that got booed after two minutes of his debut?
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Dieng on 22:12 - Nov 21 with 1615 viewsCliveWilsonSaid

Is he right footed or left footed?
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Dieng on 22:16 - Nov 21 with 1592 viewsThGrimRanger

good grief this thread is asking for trouble

TheGrimRanger

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Dieng on 22:29 - Nov 21 with 1536 viewsslmrstid

Dieng on 22:11 - Nov 21 by qprxtc

He’s done very well.

But how would it have been with fans in the ground and a few loud bouts of encouragement?

Which keeper was it we had that got booed after two minutes of his debut?


Radek Cerny?

Was a decent keeper for us overall.
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Dieng on 22:45 - Nov 21 with 1476 viewsCliveWilsonSaid

Dieng on 22:29 - Nov 21 by slmrstid

Radek Cerny?

Was a decent keeper for us overall.


I think I know a song that we may be able to use on the terraces for Dieng.

You first

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Dieng on 23:08 - Nov 21 with 1410 viewsdannyblue

Oh Dieng doo be do
We're in love with you, Dieng doo be do
We're in love with you, Dieng doo be do
We're in love with you.
Dieng Dieng, with your hands so true
Dieng Dieng, so safe in all you do
Dieng Dieng, we're so in love with you

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Dieng on 23:15 - Nov 21 with 1385 viewscaliforniahoop

Dieng on 19:27 - Nov 21 by Northernr

Exactly. I'm always parnoid about cursing players. But he's playing well and we shoud ackowledge that - we're quick enough to lay in when they're not.

Of course, Lumley kept four clean sheets in his first five games or something like that...

It's how he, and we, respond to the first mistake, and the first period where his form drops. That's what's killed Lumley, a dip turned into a slump and into a spiral.


Perfectly put Clive!!
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