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I don't have any info on Paul Roos but I found footage of Action Jackson going through our Footy department. Please note I don't know why Ellie McKenzie is sleeping at our HQ she must have been busy doing the getting to know videos.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yCmZGCPRWg

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He's been one of our better players, but has also shown a distinct selfishness, ignoring teammates in better positions, and lacklustre tokenistic chasing defensively.

Against the saints he did that with real intent, and his intensity didn't drop.

That's what I was most impressed with.

Don't agree with that.

We wouldn't want to, but it wouldn't be the end of the world.

Whoever we lose we would receive compensation for, in one form or another.

Our responsibility is to make sure that is sufficient.

Sometimes you read so many posts & then read comments like this & think meh, just ignore it. But also you may think a ridiculous statement like that deserves a comment back. To construe Tom Mac's actions as you have, smacks to me someone who doesn't watch games live or has little understanding of the game. Bad disposal at times..yes..selfish etc ...definitely no!
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I never really thought spelling applied to nicknames. Hardly on his birth certificate.

It doesn't need to be.

He is called "Bomba" after the title character in an old B&W tv show.

Funnily enough, tv shows have a title that is ALWAYS spelled on the screen at the beginning.

It's really all about clarity of the name's origin.

If you don't care, so be it.

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I think the longer this drags out the more likely the new coach will be Roos.

He would be an outstanding choice for the players, sponsors and (new and existing) members.

This is very painful but at least we should end up with an "A" grade coach for the first time in a long time.

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Roos would be a dream.

If he does coach, his ego would never let him be a failure as a coach.

No doubt Roos will be weighing this one up very carefully, because if he takes us on - he won't want to fail himself.

If Roos comes, he will bring a very strong supporting cast, hopefully Kirk, which would be a dream panel.

Roos could be waiting on the AFL to tick off a priority pick before he commits, there is little doubt that he would expect a priority pick.

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Are you thick?

Sylvia was the player being discussed.

Fine.... Missed where you mentioned the name .!! However my comments stand re him as well. Any reason for the insult..... I mean we do all follow the same team & hopefully wish for the same success
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Roos would be a dream.

If he does coach, his ego would never let him be a failure as a coach.

No doubt Roos will be weighing this one up very carefully, because if he takes us on - he won't want to fail himself.

If Roos comes, he will bring a very strong supporting cast, hopefully Kirk, which would be a dream panel.

Roos could be waiting on the AFL to tick off a priority pick before he commits, there is little doubt that he would expect a priority pick.

I like your thinking 316

Hopefully you r on the money

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A good article in The Age

http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/dees-need-winning-mindset-says-craig-20130628-2p2wk.html

What impresses me about Craig is the way he says things and what he says.

Don't get me wrong I still have a pref for Roos, Williams, then Eade or Craig as our next coach but in the remaining games of the season he will not do any further harm to the players.

If nothing else hopefully he will bring the group closer together.

Was a good decision to make Craig the interim coach.

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I am currently reading the book written by Roos and his wife Tammi " Life is Sport, Sport is Life".

From what I have read, we can all rest assured that money won't be the main factor and if his wife is against it, end of story. Not only is Roos working in the media and for the Swans, he is also a very sought after motivational speaker.

He doesn't need the money. He will do it if he is motivated and his family is happy about it.

As a side note, if the book is accurate, he is a very decent person and his family have very good values.

PS. Tanking would have been totally repugnant to him.

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A good article in The Age

http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/dees-need-winning-mindset-says-craig-20130628-2p2wk.html

What impresses me about Craig is the way he says things and what he says.

Don't get me wrong I still have a pref for Roos, Williams, then Eade or Craig as our next coach but in the remaining games of the season he will not do any further harm to the players.

If nothing else hopefully he will bring the group closer together.

Was a good decision to make Craig the interim coach.

He said "winning" a lot. Someone pointed out during Neeld's tenure that he never mentioned winning at all.

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He said "winning" a lot. Someone pointed out during Neeld's tenure that he never mentioned winning at all.

Inexperience. Rebuild of a rebuild, five year plan etc.. I honestly believe Neeld sucked the winning mindset out of them with all that talk. Craig is now trying to install the belief into them that yeah we are inexperienced but just look at Brisbane in the way that if we come with a positive winning mindset then anything is possible! just believe in yourselves, which NG does.

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I am currently reading the book written by Roos and his wife Tammi " Life is Sport, Sport is Life".

From what I have read, we can all rest assured that money won't be the main factor and if his wife is against it, end of story. Not only is Roos working in the media and for the Swans, he is also a very sought after motivational speaker.

He doesn't need the money. He will do it if he is motivated and his family is happy about it.

As a side note, if the book is accurate, he is a very decent person and his family have very good values.

PS. Tanking would have been totally repugnant to him.

He was absolutely gob smacked when Brock Mclean confessed of the tanking situation last year on the couch.

Btw if we did get Roos expect us to sign a couple of American Basketballs or College football players. The guy is a massive American sports fanatic and he has already has a couple of College basketballers or NFL players already in his Academy. He was the sole reason why Mike Pyke is doing so well for Sydney. The transformation from International rugby union player to premiership ruck man is phenomenal!

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He was absolutely gob smacked when Brock Mclean confessed of the tanking situation last year on the couch.

Btw if we did get Roos expect us to sign a couple of American Basketballs or College football players. The guy is a massive American sports fanatic and he has already has a couple of College basketballers or NFL players already in his Academy. He was the sole reason why Mike Pyke is doing so well for Sydney. The transformation from International rugby union player to premiership ruck man is phenomenal!

He was not the sole reason why Mike Pyke is doing well, but he contributed.

He may however be the sole reason why the Swans gained their now famous culture. I think he developed it and instilled it and now the leaders continue it on.

The end of the last game he coached the Swans as caretaker in 2002, saw the players run to him, embrace him and chant his name. That show of emotion, in no small way, convinced the Swans hierarchy that he was the man for the job.

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Before making a decision about Craig I'd like to know the full extent to our dealings with Dank and if he played a role in it at all.

I was going to 'like' this post because I agree with it. I certainly don't like that I agree with it.

Misson too.

Consequences come especially if Trengove and others are in trouble.

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If Trengove gets banned well at least he finally gets a rest, seeing as our coaches are hell bent on running this poor kid into the ground just because he has a "c" next to his name!

I think you would find it is Jack who is doing it to himself.

I am ok with it (being a captain myself I would do the same) assuming he can have a full pre-season.

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Like the full pre-season he had this year after being run ragged last year? Even if it is Trengove's decision to keep playing where is the accountability from the coaching staff? He has been mismanaged but I guess that falls in line with our dreadful recent history of player development and management.

We probably bought Clark back too early also. I remember the shock at his, what was considered at the time, early inclusion. Shock horror he goes down with another foot injury.

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Like the full pre-season he had this year after being run ragged last year? Even if it is Trengove's decision to keep playing where is the accountability from the coaching staff? He has been mismanaged but I guess that falls in line with our dreadful recent history of player development and management.

We probably bought Clark back too early also. I remember the shock at his, what was considered at the time, early inclusion. Shock horror he goes down with another foot injury.

He didn't have a full pre-season. And I agree that we need to show better care for our players - Trengove missed a few months of PS and his terrible form in the first 8 weeks may have been fitness base related. Clark was a rushed return IMO and should have not played.

Again, as long as Jack is not endangering a full PS for 2014 then him playing the year out is fine.

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