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I feel a bit sorry for Tom McDonald.

His loss of form since 2018 has been dramatic and inexplicable. It has hurt us enormously.

That said, can we please remember that he’s been a fantastic clubman and has always exhibited a very respectful and professional and, I think, loyal attitude to this club.

He was a superstar in 2018. Regrettably, that body of work is a distant memory and he just hasn’t been able to re-capture any form at all since. I don’t believe however that this has been due to a lack of effort or commitment from Tom. Or, in fairness, from the club to him.

It’s unfortunate how this is all panning out - probably most of all to Tom.

Ben Brown is the future for us now.

 

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7 hours ago, Demonland said:

 

I mean I get what he's saying but putting ANB and TMac, in there is a bit ridiculous. Firstly both of those two are likely to be elsewhere (TMac in particular if Brown comes), and also both of those have shown very little in the last two seasons to say they would be dangerous. 

That said if feel like if players get into form seeing Brown at FF, Weid at CHF, Kozzie and Fritta in the FP, then the HFF positions filled by the likes of Jackson, Petracca, Melksham, AvB, Viney, Brayshaw, and Harmes (those last three I want to see some regular rotations through the forward line) gives me hope of us kicking a winning score. 

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4 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

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"I'm very comfortable with where things sit with Ben and where that decision on where he'll play football next year will come very soon" Adam Ramanauskas on the latest with Ben Brown #RSNBreakfastClub

6:31 AM · Oct 30, 2020·TweetDeck

Come on Adam, get him to the Dees to “win a cheap flag”. Follow the Lynch model at Rich. 

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8 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

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"I'm very comfortable with where things sit with Ben and where that decision on where he'll play football next year will come very soon" Adam Ramanauskas on the latest with Ben Brown #RSNBreakfastClub

6:31 AM · Oct 30, 2020·TweetDeck

Do you ever sleep, dazzle? You're like a machine! 

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15 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Do you ever sleep, dazzle? You're like a machine! 

5:30am is my morning gym and coffee Mr Wise ?

Hanging for this to be confirmed. The prospect of Brown in red and blue is exciting. Imagine if we still jag 40 to 50 goals next year?

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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

5:30am is my morning gym and coffee Mr Wise ?

Hanging for this to be confirmed. The prospect of Brown in red and blue is exciting. Imagine if we still jag 40 to 50 goals next year?

If Brown kicks 50, a fit Weid will snag 40 and Jacko 25. Not to mention the small guys scouting around for crumbs. The flag is ours!

Sorry, got ahead of myself....

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5 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

If Brown kicks 50, a fit Weid will snag 40 and Jacko 25. Not to mention the small guys scouting around for crumbs. The flag is ours!

Sorry, got ahead of myself....

Nah [censored] it Moon, lids off!

The Weid comment is interesting. He absolutely has the potential to kick 40 goals. By the time he had played 10 games this year he had already kicked 18 goals. In a normal 22 game season,  he's on track to a potential 40 goal season.

In the last 3 games he went goaless, but that's something I hope weid can build over the summer period.

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15 minutes ago, Moonshadow said:

If Brown kicks 50, a fit Weid will snag 40 and Jacko 25. Not to mention the small guys scouting around for crumbs. The flag is ours!

Sorry, got ahead of myself....

If we could bottle what it is about the months of October until March we could cure MFCSS forever.

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5 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Nah [censored] it Moon, lids off!

The Weid comment is interesting. He absolutely has the potential to kick 40 goals. By the time he had played 10 games this year he had already kicked 18 goals. In a normal 22 game season,  he's on track to a potential 40 goal season.

In the last 3 games he went goaless, but that's something I hope weid can build over the summer period.

One of Weid's main problems this year, especially once Jako was injured, was that every time the ball came into the forward line he was double and sometimes triple teamed. That doesn't happen with Brown and certainly not if Jako is about.

Well now there I go taking my lid off.

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1 hour ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Nah [censored] it Moon, lids off!

The Weid comment is interesting. He absolutely has the potential to kick 40 goals. By the time he had played 10 games this year he had already kicked 18 goals. In a normal 22 game season,  he's on track to a potential 40 goal season.

In the last 3 games he went goaless, but that's something I hope weid can build over the summer period.

Like it Dazzle.

I want Weid to get stronger through the hips and core. Not necessarily put on more weight, just get stronger so that he doesn't get pushed off the ball as easily.

He has many good attributes that we underestimate, and is somewhat a confidence player. Presents well, gets to contests, can hold a grab (despite the naysayers) and knows where the cumbers are are around him. He knows his role, but must get stronger to improve it.

Also needs to nail more set shots.

All of these things are relatively simple to fix in the scheme of things, pending a big preseason.

I'm a Weid fan, so to speak...

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