Wrong. How do you not understand the simple concept that hitting the post is off target? If the ball hits the ball plum centre of the stick and comes back out it is off target. Same if the ball trails the line. My point being that if the ball crosses the line it is as much the 'post's' goal as...
If the ball is struck off target (hits the post), then the player has missed the target.
If it goes in off the post, can the player claim full responsibility for the goal? I don't think so in your argument, as you have given such strict guidlines as to what is and what isn't on target.
When a player scores from a saved shot, the initial shooter does not claim the assist. This is what makes the 'clearing of the ball' a grey area, for me.
Another weird one is the woodwork not being 'on target' despite the frame being a part of the goal.
Even with Kane back we still need to work on our width in possesion. e have good ball players in the middle, but if we can create some width with GKN and the full backs, Kane and Vince will benefit.
We had seriously strong wing play with Bale and Lennon, but no striker; now it's the...
If, as you say, the winning total will be the lowest ever this season, surely we need to try even harder to beat the lower level opponents as the lower the total the better our chances of winning the title.
No good beating cannon fodder when the league is a two-hoarse race, in theory.