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Kalvin Phillips

Post by Cjay » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:23 pm

Todays player.

Key player this season and a regular starter.

Polarising figure is the young lad.

"Leeds lad" which is a double edged sword, some give more patience, others are more critical.

Certainly hit and miss, his rashness is a concern and has been for a while. But his blood and guts attitude shows some of the fire perhaps a few of his teammates could do with.

Where do people stand on Kelvin Phillips?

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Re: Kelvin Phillips

Post by Ratscoot » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:00 pm

As I’ve said before I’m somewhat bias when it comes to Kalvin, I don’t understand the stick he gets from some quarters, sometimes when he’s had a good game :duno:

He’s Leeds through and through, had a tough upbringing, wasn’t picked up by Leeds until he was 13/14 Captained pretty much all the teams in the developement squads and scored plenty of goals, usually playing in the number 10 role. Yes he can be inconsistent, partly due to his age but changing positions every week can’t help and sometimes he can be rash but that’s the fact he’s passionate about the club.

IMO Kalvin is a very good young player, will get better and more consistent as he gets older and plays with better players and I wouldn’t be surprised that one day he Captains the first team.
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Re: Kelvin Phillips

Post by weasel » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:08 pm

A good player but nowhere near the finished article yet. Fans should get off his back and allow him to develop and accept that he will have poor games sometimes. A tough time at the moment for TC to fit his preferred players into a formation as I think everyone would prefer Saiz in the no.10 role, and that is not anything against Phillips but more the fact that Saiz is our best no.10.
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Re: Kelvin Phillips

Post by faaip » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:15 pm

Cjay wrote:Todays player.

Key player this season and a regular starter.

Polarising figure is the young lad.

"Leeds lad" which is a double edged sword, some give more patience, others are more critical.

Certainly hit and miss, his rashness is a concern and has been for a while. But his blood and guts attitude shows some of the fire perhaps a few of his teammates could do with.

Where do people stand on Kelvin Phillips?

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Re: Kelvin Phillips

Post by faaip » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:16 pm

Good on the ball, poor off it. Maybe should not be playing deep as he's an attacking mid. Not a box to box CM which we lack
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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Cjay » Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:48 pm

Oops, thanks whoever corrected my spelling. :oops:

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Haighy » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:40 pm

Being Leeds through and through doesn't make him a good player !
I like his physicality in the middle because we need that!
But for me he's a liability.
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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Cjay » Mon Nov 20, 2017 2:55 pm

Missed him out last night.

He was superb.

Tackled strongly, did his job defensively and crucial in the 1st goal.

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:10 pm

Cjay wrote:Oops, thanks whoever corrected my spelling. :oops:
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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:12 pm

Cjay wrote:Missed him out last night.

He was superb.

Tackled strongly, did his job defensively and crucial in the 1st goal.
Our most improved player from last seasons squad :tup:

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by NorfolkWhite » Mon Nov 20, 2017 3:38 pm

Has a great attitude to the game and respect him for how he has continued to apply himself through some pretty fierce criticism, shows plenty of character at a fairly young age. Does need to develop some consistency but there is undoubtedly the makings of a good player in there.

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:06 pm

Apparently Kalvin was put on a diet by Christiansen as although he is muscular he was carrying too much body fat which was considered to be making him sluggish on the park
KP says he feels much fitter & agile now & is one of the main reasons for his consistent good form this season

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by NorfolkWhite » Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:41 pm

1964white wrote:Apparently Kalvin was put on a diet by Christiansen as although he is muscular he was carrying too much body fat which was considered to be making him sluggish on the park
KP says he feels much fitter & agile now & is one of the main reasons for his consistent good form this season
Can we put Lasogga on the same diet :)

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Cjay » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:07 pm

http://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2017/12/05/be ... mething-t/

Not quite for me, on the ball Lewis Cook had a class about him that Kalvin doesnt as of yet.

But certainly the most improved player this season.

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Ratscoot » Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:13 pm

Lewis for me is the better natural player and he’s also won the World Cup as Captain which Kalvin hasn’t but Kalvin is an extremely good young player, one of the most improved players in our squad this season, my feeling is he’ll get even better if he stays at Leeds he’ll one day captain the first team IMO
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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:05 pm

Ratscoot wrote:Lewis for me is the better natural player and he’s also won the World Cup as Captain which Kalvin hasn’t but Kalvin is an extremely good young player, one of the most improved players in our squad this season, my feeling is he’ll get even better if he stays at Leeds he’ll one day captain the first team IMO
Most improved player & arguably our most consistent performer this season

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Cjay » Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:50 pm

Good from Kalvin today, crucial tackle when it looked like we were in trouble.

The long range shots that never go in are annoying but least he has a go.

Outshone Vieira today.

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:51 pm

Cjay wrote:Good from Kalvin today, crucial tackle when it looked like we were in trouble.
Superb tackle

Our most improved player this season

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by Shields53 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:41 am

1964white wrote:Most improved player & arguably our most consistent performer this season
Certainly is, impressed me this year.

Dont get the level of stick he gets sometimes.

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Re: Kalvin Phillips

Post by 1964white » Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:25 am

Shields53 wrote:Certainly is, impressed me this year.

Dont get the level of stick he gets sometimes.
Read an article that KP puts it down to Christiansen who asked him to lose weight. Phillips reckons losing a stone has made him feel fitter & more mobile & he is enjoying his football than in previous seasons.

Over the season our most consistent player imo !

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