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If I was a Roos there would be no hurry.

Watch the next few weeks and see how the payers respond. Work out whether there is a chance he could rebuild it and move from there. He has no time pressure.

I would suspect theres a good deal of weight behind this scenario. As others suggest though the very nature of the AFL uttering his name makes the whole thing a curious situation.

Yes Vlad will of course say things like, well we dont actually Run a club, We dont actually put Directors into clubs and we dont know much about Coaches but that just classic Self Effacing 101 rubbish

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For all intents and purposes please note:

Mark "Bomber" Thompson (Ess assistant)

Ken Bomba Shelton.(st kilda ex-coach) From Bomba the Jungle Boy. Ken looked like Bomba as a kid.

No biggie but it keeps coming up.

Dont you mean "all intensive" purposes :)

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historically a good point, though we did just manage to keep a coach sacking secret for a whole weekend. baby steps!

Agreed. This provides me a semblance of faith.

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Been reported on SEN that PJ has spoken to Roos who said not at the moment, but PJ is still hopeful he will accept down the track

Playing coy one would hope.

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Roos is probably waiting to see what the players bring to the table today and the rest of the year

if they want a great coach to come to the club then todays the day to start swaying him

COme on boys, crush the Saints

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Playing coy one would hope.

Or just playing the game. More than likely has 3 or even 4 suitors sniffing around. Why would he want to make any decisions this early IF he's decided to get back into it? Can cherry pick what's best for himself and family.

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This is a really good point, Chippy. It does present a certain conundrum. Bruised egos are a funny thing. Perhaps the mouths that opened are currently regretting their lapse? However, if the MFC has the potential to leak like a sieve, the AFL must also be vulnerable to such a lapse.

Let's hope that Roos simply accepts or has accepted.

& this might be a part of the reason the AFL have to take the reigns for a period.... i like it... too many ego's at the home of sport. & too many fast tongues.

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Roos is probably waiting to see what the players bring to the table today and the rest of the year

if they want a great coach to come to the club then todays the day to start swaying him

COme on boys, crush the Saints

I expect you'll change your avatar next season?

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Playing coy one would hope.

Put yourself in the shoes of Paul Roos

Other than his family position there would be numerous requirements and changes to the club he would like to see happen

Paul would want to be successful or he would simply just say NO instead making statements that basically say maybe leaving his options open

Jackson has so far got the ball rolling and with the help of the AFL will take time to fix these to the level of satisfaction to entice someone like Paul Roos to take on the senior coaching position

Paul would be more than likely be looking closely at the players who represent the MFC on game day and what is happening at Casey

I have faith in what Peter Jackson is trying to implement as he too would want to be successful

I am confident that the next coach of the MFC will be a long term candidate and build the list to a competitive AFL standard

Anything better than that is a bonus

I long for the day when every other club in this competition hate us again

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Every time Roos says no, it bumps his price up.

He's not stupid.

The point is he hasn't said No

Paul Roos would want to be rewarded but his motivation to succeed would be a far greater incentive

The Saints threw money at Blight who was a proven coach and probably still capable

We all know how that ended

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I wonder about Craig's comment - that a coach needs the passion to do this. Now, if drive, passion and commitment are key (but not the only) indicators we need - they are necessary but not sufficient - then I'd rule Roos out now and move on. He is Malcolm Blight. Thanks but no thanks.

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