Jump to content
  • Demonland Interviews

Demonland

WELCOME TO DEMONLAND - ED LANGDON

Recommended Posts

31 minutes ago, Redleg said:

Is Moorabbin part of Melbourne?

Let’s say yes. But it doesn’t matter. 

Edited by Ethan Tremblay

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Now watch Peter Bell ask for our current and future first rounders for Langdon.

And watch Mahoney give them to Bell.

Bell might get that feather in his cap that he’s been wanting so badly. 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11 minutes ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Bell might get that feather in his cap that he’s been wanting so badly. 

wasn’t that hogan? also, hope the club reminds freo how easy we played it last year in getting a contracted player over there..

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Mark Stevens has been reading Demonland. 

The best part about that statement is it is probably true

Unless @Ethan Tremblay is Mark Stevens?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

With Lyon being sacked from Freo (who Langdon has a close relationship with), you would think that would only strengthen the case for him leaving.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, grazman said:

With Lyon being sacked from Freo (who Langdon has a close relationship with), you would think that would only strengthen the case for him leaving.

Was already a lock before that.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

9 hours ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

Now watch Peter Bell ask for our current and future first rounders for Langdon.

And watch Mahoney give them to Bell.

Nah, but we'll definitely give more than pick 20 for him.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
44 minutes ago, Gorgoroth said:

Seriously, what is he worth? I’ve not watched any free games other than ours against them.

I'd say our 2nd round pick will get it done, given he is out of contract.

He is worth it, given what he brings is something we lack.

  • Like 7

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

2 hours ago, Hunt29 said:

I doubt we’ll give up anything more than our second rounder. 

peter bell will want our second rounder, our first rounder, and proud wa native neville jetta

and won't accept a single trade less!

24 hours later...

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If we are that keen on him, I cannot comprehend why we didn't make a serious play for Langdon as part of the Hogan deal last year. Now we have zero bargaining power and will end up paying overs to bring him in this year. 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
16 minutes ago, poita said:

If we are that keen on him, I cannot comprehend why we didn't make a serious play for Langdon as part of the Hogan deal last year. Now we have zero bargaining power and will end up paying overs to bring him in this year. 

Yep Poita a very good poita

Some on here say our recruiting has been marvelous

In my opinion it has contributed largely to why we are where we are and it has left huge holes in the team  talent pool.

I really think our recruiting has been poor for a number of years and hopefully the current review of football operations will address this.

But I doubt it as the club appears to be in denial.

Can somebody please tell me exactly what Todd Vineys' job is?? I have asked many times. Does any body know what he is accountable for?

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, poita said:

If we are that keen on him, I cannot comprehend why we didn't make a serious play for Langdon as part of the Hogan deal last year. Now we have zero bargaining power and will end up paying overs to bring him in this year. 

Because May was our No 1 target.  It might take a swap of First round picks and our second pick for Freo's third round and Langdon.  I'd 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

21 minutes ago, poita said:

If we are that keen on him, I cannot comprehend why we didn't make a serious play for Langdon as part of the Hogan deal last year. Now we have zero bargaining power and will end up paying overs to bring him in this year. 

Because Langdon was still contracted and said he would honour his contract.

  • Like 7
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, drdrake said:

Because May was our No 1 target.  It might take a swap of First round picks and our second pick for Freo's third round and Langdon.  I'd 

There's absolutely zero chance we'll swap our first round pick in any deal to get Langdon. 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, poita said:

If we are that keen on him, I cannot comprehend why we didn't make a serious play for Langdon as part of the Hogan deal last year. Now we have zero bargaining power and will end up paying overs to bring him in this year. 

Every chance we asked the question last year and got told no. He was in contract then, and apparently was the one who was loyal. Given he is out of contract this year gives a little more bargaining power, but he would be valued at our second pick so if that goes well I'd say we've paid his fair value, unless we can convince him to go to the pre-season draft and ensure the Suns don't take him (not going to happen!).

 

2 hours ago, drdrake said:

Because May was our No 1 target.  It might take a swap of First round picks and our second pick for Freo's third round and Langdon.  I'd 

Freo don't have a 3rd rounder, plus this would value him as a mid first round, which he isn't. Our second will get it done, I'd hope they try for next years second but doubt Freo would take that.  

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Our second pick will be pushed to probably at least pick 22 or 23 because of academy players. That's a fair swap for Langdon

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

With it being a formality and all, what is his nickname then? (what is it currently, surely not Karl)?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Social Media

  • Match Previews, Reports & Articles

    SOCIAL DISTANCING by George on the Outer

    It was good to see the MFC players practicing the directives about social distancing at the game against West Coast.  Pity was that they continued to do so after the first bounce of the ball, as they allowed numerous WCE players run around un-hindered, with not a Melbourne player within 1.5 metres of them! They then found themselves looking at nearly a 5 goal deficit at the first break, which was to be essentially the final margin for the game. It is difficult to judge exactly what is going

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Reports

    BEST IN SHOW by Whispering Jack

    I am writing this knowing that the AFL has deemed that the opening round of competition will proceed but fully believing that it should not.  The world is going through cataclysmic change as a result of the overwhelming spread of the Covid-19 virus and I agree that a distraction like sport would be good for the public. However, while the physical threat to the population is bad enough, there are other  issues to be addressed including the mental health of the community and the effects on th

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Previews

    TASSIE DEVILS by Van Demon

    If you were looking for something new from the Demons that wasn’t there last year, you didn’t have to look further than the perfectly trimmed grass surface of UTAS Stadium last night as the team steamrolled the Hawks to record a comprehensive 32-point victory to complete their Marsh Community Series commitments for 2020. One new thing was the fact that for the second Marsh game in a row, the team finished full of running and they dominated the second half without the presence or the dominan

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Reports

    SOUTH OF THE BORDER by Paddy Gosch

    The Demons will go into their final Marsh Series match with a strong lineup against the Hawks in Tasmania. Both Max Gawn and Steven May, who were recovering from injuries in first Marsh Series match, have both been named. It is unclear whether Max will be on restricted minutes and will likely get breaks in the ruck with Sam Weideman and rookie Luke Jackson getting their turns in the middle. Angus Brayshaw will be getting his first taste of competitive football despite playing in last week’s

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Previews

    KANGAROO CAUGHT by Whispering Jack

    There was a fair amount of debate in our area as to whether the game warranted a full blown match report because it was felt that it was really an elevated version of a training session with match simulation but against a team in opposition colours. Although notionally the stronger side, North seemed to be using the occasion for the purpose of working on aspects of their game plan, one of the features of which seemed to be based on taking the longest possible route out of defence and good luck w

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Reports

    JUST AN ABERRATION by Whispering Jack

    Melbourne unveiled its top recruits with new fitness boss Darren Burgess and mid-sized bull Christian Petracca sharing top billing in the team’s Marsh Community Series opener in front of 3,095 football starved fans at Casey Fields and thousands of others watching on screens of various shapes and sizes.  What they saw was a different Melbourne to the one that failed to run out its JLT Series games last year and then crashed in a heap early in the season proper with performances lacking the z

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Reports 4

    CROWDOWN by Paddy Gosch

    The Demons open their 2020 season account with a "home" game against the Adelaide Crows at Casey Fields. It’s been more than 5 and half agonising months for the team and supporters who are eager to atone for the disappointing 2019 season which saw the Dees go from Preliminary Finalist to 2nd bottom on the ladder. The preseason campaign has been a hard slog with the addition of respected High Performance Manager Darren Burgess. We caught a glimpse of the gut busting sessions in the Melbourne

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Previews

    THE YEAR THE SKY FELL by The Oracle

    After a number of years of linear movement up the ladder, the Melbourne Football Club unexpectedly went into serious decline in 2019, slumping from fourth to 17th in a season that coach Simon Goodwin described “a complete wipe-out”. Those around the club who tried to analyse the apocalyptic events that unfolded during the year were hard pressed to find a single reason for the debacle but the most plausible explanation was that the club’s troubles stemmed from a lack of fitness and injuries that

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Special Features

    BACK IN STYLE by Whispering Jack

    From the moment when the Elton John character in the movie “Rocketman” burst into its opening scene dressed as a flamboyant demon on his way to an addiction rehabilitation session, the game was on. Here was yet another film about a person gifted with a meteoric rise to stardom finding coke, booze and a hedonistic lifestyle that led directly to a destructive crash into the abyss. Ultimately, these stories end in total disaster (“A Star is Born”, “Bohemian Rhapsody”, “Judy”) but this one resulted

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Special Features

    THE TRADING CHRONICLES 2019

    PART ONE - OVERTURE  I have a disclaimer at the outset. I’m not a fan of the races - be they horses or motors of any kind. Once the final siren sounds on the football season, I find the month or so that follows and corresponds roughly with the Spring Racing Carnival to be the most boring time of the year for sports fans. You turn on the radio and you’re confronted by the monotonous drone of a self-proclaimed racing expert or by the nasally twang of an ex-jockey banging on about the equine p

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Special Features 8

    CHANGES 2019 by The Oracle

    PART 1 - IT’S A LITTLE MORE COMPLICATED THIS TIME This year’s free agency, trade and draft period will see the usual drama and upheaval as the AFL’s 18 clubs seek to better their lists in order to challenge for finals and possibly premiership honours. Long before the final siren sounded on the season just over a week ago, the maneuvering was under way with player agents and clubs discussing possible player movements and in some cases, deals had already been done.  Yesterday, the r

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Special Features 2

    HOW FAR SOUTH? by George on the Outer

    It was appropriate that Melbourne was playing its last game of season 2019 in Hobart.  After all, how much further south could the team go? And much as it has done in many of the previous 22 games, the side managed to extract a loss from a winning position by simply giving the ball back to the opposition time and time again. In fact, they gave it back to the opposition to the tune of 53 points from turnovers while, by way of contrast North Melbourne contributed  only 17 points to their oppo

    Demonland
    Demonland |
    Match Reports

×
×
  • Create New...