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Goodwin will be head coach in 2016.

Roos to take on a mentor role for players and coach before his 3 year tenure finishes.

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Goodwin will be head coach in 2016.

Roos to take on a mentor role for players and coach before his 3 year tenure finishes.

Is this news or just discussion? I believe it was always the plan to slowly build up Goodwins responsibility. I imagine after the break Goowin will continue to have more game-day responsibility.

Head coach or mentor - Roos will be pulling the strings. We are paying Roos big $$ for a reason so I would like him to coach for as long as possible but at the same time I have faith that he will know whats best.

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Seems as though you're making a big statement with no evidence attached...

Is this opinion or fact?

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Didn't he do that with Longmire in his last year at the Swans?

Really feel like we would benefit from another year under Roos though.

Was thinking maybe if Goodwin wants to get some experience as head coach (cement his structure/values) before 2017 then he could have the second half of 2016 following the bye.

Provided that's not too confusing for players and staff.

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Seems as though you're making a big statement with no evidence attached...

Is this opinion or fact?

Time will tell.

But, I'm pretty sure I broke the news about Goodwin becoming senior assistant too.

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Time will tell.

But, I'm pretty sure I broke the news about Goodwin becoming senior assistant too.

Good on you! Are sources within the club telling you these things?

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I posted this proposition last night in a long and detailed way only for my connection to crash during posting.

Roos has been posturing the last few weeks and the inclusion of McCartney has approved the process to conclude earlier than anticipated.

Ed; spelling

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Not sure what all the fuss is about.

Its been on the club web site for a few days: http://www.melbournefc.com.au/news/2015-06-25/goodwins-role-could-increase-this-year and was discussed in the 'Roos stop making excuses' thread. http://demonland.com/forums/index.php?/topic/38437-paul-roos-dont-give-us-more-excuses/page-13?hl=%20roos%20%20excuses

So nothing to talk about folks!

My prediction in that thread was that Goodwin would coach NAB games.

Then Roos would start to take a step back as the season goes on in line with the article on the website.

Can't imagine Roos stepping back when we are still losing games and at the bottom part of the ladder.

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The quicker we can get Paul Roos out of the gameday tactical command role, the better. Let’s face it, that is not his strength.

What exactly do you base this from?

It wasn't pretty but the ball control game plan from last year stemmed the bleeding. There have been a number of solid tactical moves within games this year.

The last 40 seconds against the Saints was everyones fault and I think people are reading too much in to the Oxley QB'day thing.

I'm happy to be guided by Roos if he wants to handover faster than anticipated then I back his judgement. But I wouldn't be pushing him out.

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The quicker we can get Paul Roos out of the gameday tactical command role, the better. Let’s face it, that is not his strength.

It would be most interesting to hear just what rôle Goodwin plays in the game day box right now?

Any real insights - please don't speculate.

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The quicker we can get Paul Roos out of the gameday tactical command role, the better. Let’s face it, that is not his strength.

tactics against Cats were brilliant. Both individual match ups and the overall tactic of playing them one on one and cutting off the corridor went a long way to winning the game. What was your issue.

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It would be most interesting to hear just what rôle Goodwin plays in the game day box right now?

Any real insights - please don't speculate.

I believe Roos takes milk and two sugars

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The quicker we can get Paul Roos out of the gameday tactical command role, the better. Let’s face it, that is not his strength.

How would you know? Do you sit in the box with him? Have you heard it from a current player or one of the assistants? Do you have an elite understanding of modern AFL tactics and structures (if yes then why aren't you employed at an AFL club).

There's no way you can make such a sweeping statement like that.

I was hoping Roos would coach us in 2016 and then take on some sort of mentoring role in 2017 onwards. I hope he can hang around the club in some capacity after his time is up.

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Looks like I may not be renewing my membership in 2016 then.

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Whoa! Obviously Paul Roos can do no wrong. That Saints thing wasn’t his fault. No! And Oxley ran around on his own because Paul wanted it that way. Yes!

I don’t know what he does in the coaches box. But as the coach, I would assume every major tactical change is vetted by him. If you all are happy with everything that’s gone on in the box this year, fine. I’m not.

But nothing sticks to Paul Roos. Can any of you guys help me out here and name a single thing you think he’s done wrong? If you can’t then I might suggest one of two things: either he’s wasted in footy and should be negotiating world peace; or you’re so enamoured with him that you don’t see some of his flaws.

Paul Roos is a brilliant man manager. That’s his strength. We’re talking about a man who let Brad Miller of all people destroy his team’s forward structure on multiple occasions because he wouldn’t change his positioning. Granted, that was a long time ago with another team; but it demonstrates something about his strength and weaknesses, IMO.

Anyway, flame on.

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Goodwin will be head coach in 2016.

Roos to take on a mentor role for players and coach before his 3 year tenure finishes.

You can always tell when a poster is legit. The OP is legit. He has form.

Will this be in-house, public, or a bit of both ?

Form as in saying that "Dylan Shiel will be at Hawthorn next year", not long before he signed an extension with GWS?

Yeahhhhhh.... not convinced yet.

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