Jump to content

Dru Yearwood inbound, 20 yr old


  • Please log in to reply
109 replies to this topic

#1
Indyanapolis

Indyanapolis

    Player/Manager

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 2,141 posts
  • Supports:Metro
Dru Yearwood, 20 year old MF in the Championship. Can't get off the bench.

https://www.dailymai...-Red-Bulls.html
Frankly, since I am merely a fan and a not a fancy American soccer writer, I'm going to congratulate Wright-Phillips on a well hit goal. If I was an American soccer writer, I'd claim that the recently retired Henry was wearing an invisibility cloak and carried the ball into the net for the obviously unskilled Wright-Phillips.

If you scan YouTube looking for Bradley Wright-Phillips, youll find numerous goal compilations, a few interviews and, eventually, an excerpt from the grime mixtape series Lord of the Mics.

#2
Komba

Komba

    Dir. of Football Operations

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 6,540 posts
Always happy with those types of signings. Obviously need a higher end DP as well, but it's nice to see a signing like this too.

#3
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

Essex accent inbound. #LetsHaveIt 


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#4
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

From Essex.

 

previously with Southend Utd. 

 

Southend Utd highlight:

https://www.youtube....h?v=OEgNY5GaVnE

 

wiki page:

https://en.wikipedia...Yearwood#Career

 

https://twitter.com/...705357391884288

 

https://twitter.com/...697462617079811


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#5
thoward18

thoward18

    Player/Manager

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 2,372 posts
  • Supports:Metro

If Football Manager ratings are to believed (and their scouting is extensive, as opposed to FIFA's), then he's exactly the kind of player we expect. High workrate, a lot of pace, will battle for balls. In the Adams mold. 



#6
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

From the article, we've been after him for several months. Guess he was sorta Plan B if the Lopes deal didn't go through. 


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#7
JBigjake54

JBigjake54

    Amicus Curiae

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 19,421 posts
  • Supports:MetroStars

Dru Yearwood ... Championship. Can't get off the bench.

Brentford is thisclose to automatic promotion to the PL.
I would not knock any player in that squad.

We are good enough to beat the best teams, and bad enough to lose to the worst teams. 


#8
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

Add'l info:

 

https://footballleag...d-at-brentford/

 

https://www.echo-new...t-to-blackpool/


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#9
Metrohoboken

Metrohoboken

    Player/Manager

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 4,708 posts

Brentford is thisclose to automatic promotion to the PL.
I would not knock any player in that squad.

If he can be Sims, Tim Ream or Miazga level thats pretty good.  (granted he is hardly playing for the team but its a good signing as he just turned 20)

ok just re-read his stats and he is below that level

 

Also good in that it starts to set up for 2021 if CCJ is sold or RZA transitioned out.

 

Now lets grab one of those strikers!


Bradley Wright-Phillips "I prefer it at Red Bull Arena, but it was OK. I could imagine it being good for a baseball crowd.


#10
Paul Nasta

Paul Nasta

    First Team

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,289 posts
  • Location:Long Island
  • Supports:Old Boys, SBU, RBNY, USMNT

Without ever having actually seen him play, signing a 20 year old who's on the books in the Championship seems like a good move.  Brentford is in 3rd place, 3 points out of 2nd and automatic promotion to the PL.

 

The only red flag I see, and maybe I'm overthinking this, is that Brentford signed him to a 4 year deal less than a year ago.  Why give up on him so quickly?  Have they soured on him after seeing up close for the year?



#11
MetroFanatic

MetroFanatic

    Choose Metro.

  • Admin
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15,115 posts
  • Location:MetroFanatic.com
  • Supports:Metro

Without ever having actually seen him play, signing a 20 year old who's on the books in the Championship seems like a good move.  Brentford is in 3rd place, 3 points out of 2nd and automatic promotion to the PL.

 

The only red flag I see, and maybe I'm overthinking this, is that Brentford signed him to a 4 year deal less than a year ago.  Why give up on him so quickly?  Have they soured on him after seeing up close for the year?


https://footballleag...d-at-brentford/

 

He’s had a bit of a stop-start period since he’s been here with us to be honest, which is unfortunate because he arrived here and he was behind the fitness levels of the other boys. So unfortunately for Dru, he’s had a stop-start time with the club. Hopefully he can get a consistent level of fitness and training with the first-team and along with some B team games, we can get him back into the first-team fold sooner rather than later.


MetroFanatic.com. Metro Forever.

#12
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

hamstring and hip injuries is my guess.


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#13
thoward18

thoward18

    Player/Manager

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 2,372 posts
  • Supports:Metro

Without ever having actually seen him play, signing a 20 year old who's on the books in the Championship seems like a good move.  Brentford is in 3rd place, 3 points out of 2nd and automatic promotion to the PL.

 

The only red flag I see, and maybe I'm overthinking this, is that Brentford signed him to a 4 year deal less than a year ago.  Why give up on him so quickly?  Have they soured on him after seeing up close for the year?

There could be a million reasons but, if he wasn't getting playing time while they're in the Championship, then it's not going to get any easier at the Premier League level. 



#14
Eleazar

Eleazar

    One who helps God

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,137 posts
  • Location:New York City
  • Interests:Metro, the USMNT and Boston College Athletics
  • Supports:METRO

if he can be a fit here, stay healthy and contribute. i'm fine with it. worst case scenario is that he's the midfield version of Jorgen$en, not what we want. if he can supplement Casseres-Davis, we should be ok. 


RIP Guillermo Romulo, Alexander Francis Orig and Celenio Eleazar.

 

RIP Cesar Castello, Mike Vallo, Glenn Stampiglia, Bob Paquette, and Warren Lee

 

"Team That I Dream Of" and "Faithful To The Colors" 

 

 


#15
Paul Nasta

Paul Nasta

    First Team

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 1,289 posts
  • Location:Long Island
  • Supports:Old Boys, SBU, RBNY, USMNT

There could be a million reasons but, if he wasn't getting playing time while they're in the Championship, then it's not going to get any easier at the Premier League level. 

 

 

True, if the player in question isn't going to improve to any great extent.  But they bought Yearwood when he was 19; Brentford was/is expecting him to get better over the course of the 4 year deal.

 

But you're right, there could be a million reasons that we don't know about.






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users