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Ruon Tongyik

Date Of Birth: 28/12/96
Nation: Australia
Birthplace: South Sudan
Squad Number: 12
Position: Central Defender
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Joined Wanderers: 03/05/18
Contract Details: 2 Year Initial Contract. Contract terminated 2/1/2019.
Contract Finish: 2019/20
Previous Club: Melbourne City
Wanderers Debut: 21st October 2018 vs Perth Glory

Wanderers A-League Appearances: 2
Wanderers A-League Goals: 0

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Wanderers Total Appearances: 2
Wanderers Total Goals: 0

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Description: Tongyik is a young central defender who moved to Australia at an early age from Sudan. After breaking into the A-League with Melbourne City he was frozen out in season 2017/18 by new coach Warren Joyce, and bought to the Wanderers by Josep Gombau. He was frozen out under new Wanderers coach Markus Babbel and was released on the 2nd of January 2019.

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He was the defender for Heartless in the NYL Grandfinal against our boys.

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I think he has better potential than Aspro does after that ACL injury.

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11 hours ago, mack said:

I think he has better potential than Aspro does after that ACL injury.

I think he has better potential regardless.

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28 minutes ago, mack said:

Contract terminated. What a waste.

Serious question....what are "contracts" actually worth in the world of football?

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Depends on the country you're playing in. If you're in a foreign country in Eastern Europe or Asia the contracts are barely worth the paper they are written on, and even if you're actually playing, getting paid isn't a guarantee. If a club doesn't want you anymore they just stop paying you and force you out of first team training. Good luck getting anything further, all you can look forward to is leaving in the next transfer window.

In Australia, Tongyik was probably offered a payout of the rest of the season and took it.

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why would we want to actually use a young australian? we should just keep using raul

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1 minute ago, Swarth said:

why would we want to actually use a young australian? we should just keep using raul

Nothing to do with Raul (who has to go to) if we ended up playing Tongyik at left back we would be even more screwed.

Clearly Babbel thinks Tass is a better prospect and needs the squad spot 

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5 minutes ago, mack said:

Depends on the country you're playing in. If you're in a foreign country in Eastern Europe or Asia the contracts are barely worth the paper they are written on, and even if you're actually playing, getting paid isn't a guarantee. If a club doesn't want you anymore they just stop paying you and force you out of first team training. Good luck getting anything further, all you can look forward to is leaving in the next transfer window.

In Australia, Tongyik was probably offered a payout of the rest of the season and took it.

Thanks Mack!  :good:

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15 minutes ago, StringerBellend said:

Nothing to do with Raul (who has to go to) if we ended up playing Tongyik at left back we would be even more screwed.

Clearly Babbel thinks Tass is a better prospect and needs the squad spot 

Cordier is a better prospect for left back. Tass is a centreback.

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55 minutes ago, Paul01 said:

Cordier is a better prospect for left back. Tass is a centreback.

That’s what I meant Tongyik going has nothing to do with Raul different position

Tongyik was always an odd signing to me, especially when we let aspro go, who is a better player 

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28 minutes ago, StringerBellend said:

That’s what I meant Tongyik going has nothing to do with Raul different position

Tongyik was always an odd signing to me, especially when we let aspro go, who is a better player 

Tongyik was a Gumby signing who was supposed to be the ball-playing centreback.  Most likely why Aspro was ditched.

Llorente was gone if Gumby has been retained.

Gumby still f****** us.

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14 minutes ago, Paul01 said:

Tongyik was a Gumby signing who was supposed to be the ball-playing centreback.  Most likely why Aspro was ditched.

Llorente was gone if Gumby has been retained.

Gumby still f****** us.

Llorente is a Popa signing....Popa still ******* us....?.....lol.....:P

Edited by sonar

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Aspro was released because he suffered a major injury. He's only just got back into training.

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1 minute ago, mack said:

Aspro was released because he suffered a major injury. He's only just got back into training.

ACL from memory...I think....!

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7 minutes ago, mack said:

Aspro was released because he suffered a major injury. He's only just got back into training.

Aspro has played 2 NYL games for the mariners. 

I remember he got kicked by the Heartle$$ NYL keeper in last season's NYL grandfinal which I believe was the cause of the injury.

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11 minutes ago, sonar said:

Llorente is a Popa signing....Popa still ******* us....?.....lol.....:P

Last night was worst fears were realised Lachlan Wales scalped all our defenders except Ziggy. Missed Rizzo last night.

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