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I don't really understand these types of ideas. What exactly is he coming back to that was there when he was a player? He wants to return to the same but older cheer squad to chat with every saturday pre game? The same 85 year old boot studder in the locker room? Time to move on and get the best person for the job.

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14 minutes ago, John Demonic said:

I don't really understand these types of ideas. What exactly is he coming back to that was there when he was a player? He wants to return to the same but older cheer squad to chat with every saturday pre game? The same 85 year old boot studder in the locker room? Time to move on and get the best person for the job.

I believe a number of supporters  would like Adem Yze back at the club in an assistant coaching roll. Is he the best person for the job? You ask! Well, his time at Hawthorn during a pretty successful decade or so would indicate he has some ability. Maybe what he brought to Hawthorn by way of coaching could be transferred to Melbourne.

This is no mere nostalgia trip but a desire to get the best possible personnel at the club and Yze may well fit the bill. However It’s not up to us is it! The football department may not want him, and he may not want us!

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1 hour ago, John Demonic said:

I don't really understand these types of ideas. What exactly is he coming back to that was there when he was a player? He wants to return to the same but older cheer squad to chat with every saturday pre game? The same 85 year old boot studder in the locker room? Time to move on and get the best person for the job.

If the guy wasn’t recognised as one of the best assistant coaches in the league I wouldn’t raise the issue at all. As for whether a return to the club would excite or depress him, I’m not sure that’s for you or any of us to comment on with any real authority. He’d have his reasons either way. 

But the things you name as deterrents didn’t faze Ron Barrassi nor a helluva lot of other people, and the game and it’s sense of tradition and lore are all the better for it. 

Perhaps it’s as simple as “finish what you started”.

As for the no “old boys” stuff, I get it. But when I think of Adem Yze - a guy of Albanian descent, raised in a Muslim family in the west of Melbourne - I don’t get that particular MFC “old boy” vibe that I assume people take issue with  .

 

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My basic view is that AFL football is a ruthless industry with little room for sentiment, we need to get the best possible team of coaches around the players for the 2020 season, i have a feeling there would be forwards coaches ahead of Yze that would be on the radar. 

it pains me to say that because Adam was one of my favourite players of all time.

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5 hours ago, Mel Bourne said:

raised in a Muslim family in the west of Melbourne

Raised in Shepparton, actually

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13 hours ago, John Demonic said:

Time to move on and get the best person for the job.

You don't reckon the person responsible for strategy for one of the best strategical teams in the comp run by one of the best strategical coaches of all time isn't a good fit for our current vacancy in strategy?

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17 hours ago, BVI Demon said:

Raised in Shepparton, actually

Ah, I thought he played for Shep but grew up in Weribee. Either way, a great distance from Mt. Buller/Sth Yarra. 

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18 hours ago, BVI Demon said:

Raised in Shepparton, actually

Went to Werribee Tech as well.

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