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When playing at North - hate his stupid run up, hate his flopping for frees, hate how straight of a kick he is for goal and I hate his stupid hair cut. Now that he is pretty much going to be a De

All looking good. Expect him to nominate  melbourne any time now. Both parties are seemingly very excited.     

Kick the ball to Ben Brown. 

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I'm going to take a wild guess that we are holding our set of 2nd round picks in case a specific combo is needed for either bundling an upgrade to a first rounder or some more pick-swapping shenanigans.

It would be unusual for Jason Taylor to not have identified a target or two of particular interest in the first round, so if we need to get to a higher point in the draft we'll do it.

By the time the dust settles on draft night, we might actually take no selections in the second round at all, never mind our current three!

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12 hours ago, Nudge said:

You're not supposed to care, I’m the one irked—not sure where I date that I also requested you to be? Perhaps you need to calm down a little, friend.

will do mate Advice taken

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1 minute ago, Demonland said:

 

If only it were that easy Joey

More holes to fill and as has been said on here many times players not the only problem attitude, team work, game plan and coaching will all have to go right for us to improve above 9th

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16 minutes ago, Kent said:

If only it were that easy Joey

More holes to fill and as has been said on here many times players not the only problem attitude, team work, game plan and coaching will all have to go right for us to improve above 9th

Well they have pumped up Essington to almost premiership favouritism based on Peter Wright and (possibly) Josh Dunkley.

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51 minutes ago, Demonland said:

 

King's done a massive 180 on us.

In 2018 he was the leading fan boy in the media massively pumping up our tyres and only too willing to claim all the credit when we beat WC late in the season to seal a finals birth.

Now he doesn't rate us - and you could argue rightly so.

Ofcourse it could be sour grapes for losing his key forward.

 

 

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57 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

King's done a massive 180 on us.

In 2018 he was the leading fan boy in the media massively pumping up our tyres and only too willing to claim all the credit when we beat WC late in the season to seal a finals birth.

Now he doesn't rate us - and you could argue rightly so.

Of course it could be sour grapes for losing his key forward.

 

 

I think he has reasonable grounds to not rate us 
After looking the goods late in 2018 the MFC has fallen back into its comfort zone of MEDIOCRITY

Why would anyone trust or rate the club after the inconsistent effort of results of the last two seasons

Plus some players that were expected to improve haven't - others that were performing well then have regressed horribly

He is calling us out on what he says - a very average team delivering very average results 

Time for the boys to prove that his 2018 assessment was right

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1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

King's done a massive 180 on us.

In 2018 he was the leading fan boy in the media massively pumping up our tyres and only too willing to claim all the credit when we beat WC late in the season to seal a finals birth.

Now he doesn't rate us - and you could argue rightly so.

Ofcourse it could be sour grapes for losing his key forward.

 

 

This is a good thing.  King is a horrible judge 

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22 minutes ago, dees189227 said:

So have we actually started a discussion with nth about Ben? I'd assume we had but I have heard nothing only that it will likely get done. If it doesn't we are going to have egg on our faces. 

Of course there's been discussions, I have a feeling the AFL might have told both us and North to hold off on the trade until 'prime time' tonight. Even if North end up saying no to our final offer, he's out of contract and won't be going back to North, we'd either pick him up in the draft or PSD and I highly doubt anyone else would touch him because they would have wanted to do all the medicals etc. 

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10 hours ago, Crystal Dees said:

The exception that everyone looks good in a Melbourne jumper 🤑

Head like a smashed crab, geez he could play when he wanted to though, 152 goals in 41 games, of which 33 were losses.

 

 

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If this is accurate, Mahoney / Taylor have something up their sleeve with the picks we have

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Melbourne and North Melbourne are still haggling over Brown’s worth, though the kangaroos have resigned to only securing picks within the second round for marking forward. A wide variety of players, including Alex Neal-Bullen and Aaron vandenBerg, are believed to have been offered by the Demons as part of the deal but were turned down by the Kangaroos. Melbourne has five choices between picks # 28 and 50 and could pool several of them together to close a deal by tomorrow night. – Riley Beveridge

 

 

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12 hours ago, The Jackson 6 said:

He kicked 60 goals a season for 3 out of the past 4 seasons. If he added 45-50 goals for us in 2020 we probably win 2 (arguably 3) more games and are a bees d away from top 4. To say he doesn’t put us in the premiership window is a limited argument.
 

On the other hand, not adding either another key forward OR a goal-kicking small means we are reliant on our current set up adding another 2+ goals a game (on average) in 2021. I’d take the punt on Ben Brown For 2x 2nd founders of it comes to that.  Have to do everything we can to win a flag with Max & May at peak age.

i somewhat agree but the reason we were [censored] last season is our coach having no idea and our lack of speed across the field. 

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9 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

and our lack of speed across the field. 

Which BB won't help.

Interesting a side like Carlton which is probably a quicker side than us, said they needed more speed and together with the Saints, have brought in a number of quicker players over the last 2 years.

 

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8 minutes ago, Roger Mellie said:

ON AFL Trade Radio, North have offered Jadyn Stephenson a 5 year deal with talk of a 2nd round pick.

How about Brown to Melb, Stephenson to North and our (worst) 2nd round pick to pies (because they're campaigners).

 

Might explain the hold up too

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2 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

King's done a massive 180 on us.

In 2018 he was the leading fan boy in the media massively pumping up our tyres and only too willing to claim all the credit when we beat WC late in the season to seal a finals birth.

Now he doesn't rate us - and you could argue rightly so.

Ofcourse it could be sour grapes for losing his key forward.

 

 

Yep, changes like the wind. And reckon who he supports definitely has a say in this.

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15 hours ago, John Demonic said:

So bring back Frost and Preuss then with 26 and 31 instead of BB? I hope we just do whatever the damn trade is whether it's 1 or 2 2nd round picks with a pick coming back our way, and we have a kpf next year. Amost any trade result is better than having Frost and Preuss/Tyson on our list instead.

Still like Frosty as a footy player. I suspect that this will be the making of The Beast, as well. 

 

 

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12 hours ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

A deal will get done and Brown will be a Dee, patience. As a supporter I don’t care what picks we give up, it won’t be a first rounder so who cares. 

We could offer North Mr Never Quite Ready (the Weed). 

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Per The Age: https://www.theage.com.au/sport/afl/afl-trade-period-deadline-day-all-the-trades-and-all-the-drama-on-deadline-day-20201112-p56dvm.html

North Melbourne and Melbourne are close to a deal to send Ben Brown to the Demons for an exchange of a suite of picks.

The deal, which is agreed in principal, cannot be lodged until later today after an AFL briefing.

The deal will centre on North giving up Brown and pick 28 and receive Melbourne’s pick 26 and either pick 31 or 33.

The clubs will also swap future late round picks.

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