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  1. Jaded

    New CEO - Gary Pert

    Roos like Jackson didn’t leave. He effectively retired, which is very different. I don’t think Melbourne would let another CEO meddle in the footy department. The problem at Collingwood is that everyone felt entitled to get involved in the footy department because their president did. How can a president except the CEO not to get involved when he is so deeply and destructively involved, I don’t know. We have a very different set up and a very different structure. I have no doubt when given the job, Pert was told his KPIs revolve around revenue, membership, sponsorship and finding a permanent united home base.
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    Dean Kent on the move... ?

    About to have a kid. Understandably wants some stability for future. If he wants to stay and get a good deal he has 11 games to prove he’s worth it. Otherwise I think we should facilitate a trade.
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    New CEO - Gary Pert

    Whenever someone in a senior position leaves any job, there is always some bad blood somewhere. Otherwise why leave? Anyone who has ever left a job usually feels some animosity towards their former employer and vice versa. I am very comfortable with this appointment and I trust both our board and the AFL. If Pert did a lot wrong they wouldn’t endorse his appointment. We have come too far and they don’t want us to become a basket case again! Trust me, they have enough issues with the likes of GC. Now let’s build a home base, get a better fixture and get rid of the NT deal.
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    Eddie Betts.....So what did happen??

    And we thought our camp situation was a debacle. Garlett for Betts? 😂
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    Watts Dropped from Port

    Good luck to him. Enjoy Fritsch. Move on.
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    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    I don’t disagree with any of that and I haven’t commented on this topic for a while. I only commented because someone thought that only immature and stupid supporters would question the coach and I totally disagree with that. I never stopped questioning him, I just didn’t think it was needed to be discussed again as for me nothing has changed. I was and still am waiting to see us defeat or even match a quality opponent. I would have been content with a 2-3 goal loss had we played well and to our structures today. It’s not just about the win loss ratio However I just want to make the point that we absolutely should have played finals last year and got over that mental hurdle you speak of. That was an epic failure, with Goodwin at the helm, and I don’t think just making finals this year is a pass mark. Not anymore.
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    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    It feeds destabilization? Where? Am I burning Goodwin at the stake? Calling for his immediate sacking? Did I start a thread called “Goodwin is done should be replaced by Neeld!!!!!1!”? I am not questioning if Goodwin can coach, or should have a job. The original question is regarding Goodwin being the right guy to take us to the top. I question whether he is. I don’t think that is destabilizing or demoralizing and it certainly doesn’t take anything away from the season. However please let’s not look at 8-4 in isolation, let’s look, as I stated above, at who we beat to get to 8-4. Because if we played Carlton every week, we’d be premiers, but sadly AFL doesn’t work like that.
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    Changes v Port

    Less concerned by his numbers then his effort. Firstly he did no follow up work in the ruck. I have zero expectations that he wins the ruck, especially against Cox who is a good 11 meters taller than him, but he got just 1 clearance. So his follow up was poor. Also only laid 2 tackles. Pedo is in the team for effort. I don’t care if he kicks 0 goals, or gets 6 touches. I care that he works hard, gut runs, lays tackles and brings ball to ground. He didn’t do that today. Sadly he isn’t a good option as that 3rd tall/ruck and he ain’t the future either. Weids’ numbers aren’t heaps better but he is going to be around for 10 years and we need to give him the experience he requires to see if he makes it or not.
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    Petracca in a rut?

    Needs to reset. Perhaps dominating a game or two at Casey will do him good, and remind him that his spot in the side isn’t a given, which I feel he might think is the case. With a few players knocking on the door at VFL it’s unfair to let players who are down on form keep their spot based on reputation. Then what incentive do guys at Casey have to perform?
  10. I am far from his biggest fan but he wasn’t even close to our worst today. Our midfield sucked hardcore today. 18 clearances down. Nothing the backline could do, including Lewis. He was ok under enormous pressure. The loss today comes down to the midfield group who couldn’t get it and couldn’t use it. How TMac kicked 6 is amazing to me.
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    Changes v Port

    I thought we looked our most potent in attack when Weids was playing. I would bring Weids in and Hunt (if fit? Someone mentioned he was on crutches?), play Weids as Max’s backup when required and have Hunt play half back/wing to take some pressure off Hibbo who is clearly feeling it without Lever. Out: Pedo and Vince Would also be ok if Trac got dropped and we brought Tyson back. He needs a kick up the bum.
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    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    Can I also point out that while we are sitting on 8 wins, which is great, we have beaten the following: 18th, 17th, 16th, 15th, 14th, 12th and 10th. Only one win this year has come against a team currently in the top 8, which is North. And I wouldn’t call North a contender. I look forward to seeing how we play in two weeks against Port at their home. Not a great top 8 team but a top 8 team nevertheless. We will likely make finals because we have enough games against lower teams to get to 12/13 wins and a decent percentage. But right now there is not one team inside the top 8 that I would be confident going up against in finals, except possibly North or Port at the G. And at the end of the day, is winning finals not the only thing that matters? Is it not Goodwin’s ultimate KPI, or are we still rebuilding and happy with improvement?
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    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    Wow talk about taking what I said and running with it. Thanks Daily Mail. Where did I say we should replace Goodwin immediately, or even at all? I swear since we’ve started getting better as a team, it’s like nobody here is allowed to express any concern or unhappiness about anything. It’s reverse MFCSS Sure it’s ok to lose. We were probably due one. But it’s how we lost and the fact that we’ve now lost to every good team we have come up against this season which concerns me (and heavy losses too). Mentally we are still weak under pressure and we fall apart against contested teams that have pace and spread well. Which is pretty much every top side in the competition. So should we just be content that we’ve smashed basically the bottom 6 sides (Adelaide aside although they are in shocking form) in the competition the last six rounds, or should we look at the glaring issues? Why is it so offensive to question a coach? People were questioning Roos for goodness sake. But for some reason if you question Goodwin you’re a simpleton who doesn’t know anything. Confusing. I was happy to claw a win last week. I even said it impressed me more than any other win this season and gave me hope that we may have turned a corner. But today was a good test to see where we really stand, and I would say we scored an F on the test. Doubt Goodwin is happy about that and nor should we be.
  14. Jaded

    Post Match Discussion - Round 12

    Where do we find pace though? Our midfield is good but very one dimensional. Good fast hands. Can get a clearance. Can gut run. Slow as the day is long. Every time we play teams who pressure us and have good outside pace (Richmond, Hawks), we get pantsed.
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    Is Goodwin the right guy....

    When did the hell did I say we are the worst team on the planet or that we are the best? We’ve been great against crap teams. That is a vast improvement. But when the pressure is on, so far this season we have failed to deliver. Miserably. For some supporters it’s ok to bury the head in the sand. For me, I want success. Making finals is good, but meaningless in the grand scheme of things. I want to win finals and flags. Right now it’s clear to me that we are not there. That’s ok. We are still maturing. But why is it not allowed to question glaring issues or the coaches on certain things? Twice in a row we got smashed in clearances. 4 times this season we got done by good teams. Well guess what, only good teams get to play finals, so right now we better hope we don’t meet any of them come September right? We win 6 games and suddenly all the flogs say there is nothing to complain about. Am I doing it right? And by the way, if Goodwin is the right man, he would be questioning and working on just those things that I and some others worry about. He won’t be denying the issues like ‘mature supporters’ such as yourself who want to shut down any negative discussion.