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Has Wiseman Won Over The Fans?

Has Wiseman Won Over The Fans?

Barnsley boss David Flitcroft believes that Scott Wiseman has finally won over the Barnsley fans.

This season Wiseman has come in for some unfair criticism from Barnsley fans in particular when filling in out of position at centre back early in the season.

When Flicker took over as manager he made a plea to the Barnsley fans to get off the lads back and get behind him the next time he pulls on a red shirt.

At the same time as Flicker made this plea he also had to drop Wiseman from the squad completely due to his fragile mental state caused by twitter abuse and booing from the crowds.

Wiseman`s recent form at right back has been excellent and the reds boss believes his recent form has finally won over the fans.

I wish this were the case but I`m afraid it isn`t. He has managed to win over a few of them but for some it is still a case of no matter how well he plays they will never like him.

On Monday against Leicester he put in a faultless display and could have easily have received the man of the match. For some that still isn`t enough. I heard people admit that he played well but in same breath say that he shouldn`t be in the team and is useless.

Unfortunately I don`t think these people will ever change their minds no matter how well he plays.

I feel sorry for Wiseman as he has played well for the majority of the season, does nothing but try his best for the team and deserves his place at right back.

At least the boos and online abuse has now stopped even if it is still there amongst the conversations in the crowd.

I wish Flicker was right about Wiseman winning the crowd over but I`m afraid the majority of the fans I speak to and overhear still don`t rate him and are only quiet about it because of the plea Flicker made to the fans.

It is their appreciation for the job Flitcroft is doing and not what Wiseman is doing that have won the fans over.

Flicker deserves that appreciation and respect from the fans for what he has done but so does Wiseman. I just can`t understand why the majority of the fans can`t see this.






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Writer:Vital Tyke
Date:Wednesday April 3 2013
Time: 12:59PM

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I would certainly like to think so..!
Engleberthumbertyke
03/04/2013 13:38:00
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I feel he is winning over the fans. Does he give his all YES. Is he doing a job YES. His he the answer? Not Sure.
oldtimetyke
03/04/2013 17:48:00
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i just dont get our fans ! slating our players only makes the oppositions job easier. he has made mistakes, who hasnt, even hassell but nothing is said against these others.i hear people say hassell should be full back, are they right in their heads? as much as we all love bobby, he isnt going to get up and down like wiseman.until we have a better option, for crying out loud, GET OFF HIS BACK,for the good of the team. we are all in it together. if they dont support the team fully, then stay away.
torrox tyke
03/04/2013 20:08:00
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Agreed Torrox.... get behing em
oldtimetyke
03/04/2013 22:25:00
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Well put Torrox.
chiefred
04/04/2013 13:30:00
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