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    Was England's biggest loss heading into the Ashes...

    not Michael Vaughan... or Simon Jones, but Troy Cooley?

    Should the ECB hierarchy be shot for letting him go?.

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    If Troy Cooley was the difference between Harmison of 2005 Ashes and Harmison of 2006 Ashes, then Harmison doesn't deserve to be a test player IMHO.

    I mean coaching is important, but at this level, you got to bowl better than the tripe he did, coaching or not.

    And if Troy Cooley makes that much of a difference, then he is literally a miracle worker and I'd pay him millions of pounds a year to be the bowling coach in India, and supply him with never ending stream of women who will provide constant oral ***, just to convince him to take the job.
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    The thing is Troy Cooley was more than just a coach for Steve Harmison and the England bowling attack I think, he was a figure they looked up to and had a great deal of respect for aswell as being a confident when things were getting a bit tough. I daresay Harmison is missing having his influence around but should still be able to bowl better than he has been.
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    tbf Harmison's form went long before Cooley did. Apart from first innings at Lord's, he was actually pretty hopeless for most of the ashes series last year.


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    I'm sure it had some contributing factor, but you could have all the coaches in the world teaching our attack and they still wouldn't get 20 Australian wickets.
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    I know english members are going to hate me for this but Darren Gouth

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    What about him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by andmark
    I know english members are going to hate me for this but Darren Gouth
    Can't find him on Cricinfo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matteh
    Can't find him on Cricinfo.
    He's the one who looks like Darren Gough, but with eyeliner and dyed black hair.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vic_orthdox
    He's the one who looks like Darren Gough, but with eyeliner and dyed black hair.


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    Quote Originally Posted by andmark
    I know english members are going to hate me for this but Darren Gouth

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    is he a close relation to Darren Goth

    Its Gough dude Gough

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