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6 minutes ago, chookrat said:

Richmond should have sacked Hardwick in 2016 and Collingwood Buckley in 2017. Lighten up champ.

They didn't though. When Neeld was sacked the AFL did not trust our board with another rebuild because it was obviously unviable.

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Tommy Mac having shots for goal. Forward? Dec back?

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1 hour ago, Deehumanizing said:

I don't get why this slow team would be better being slower, on a wet, slow ground? I don't think you could explain it even if you could be bothered. I have no idea what you are suggesting? Perhaps that we have not been losing by enough? 

Dazzler's confidence you would work it out was misplaced.

He was making a joke about it being a pity preuss wasn't in to run through Scully.

Sheesh.

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1 minute ago, binman said:

He was making a joke about it being a pity preuss wasn't in to run through Scully.

Sheesh.

So it is more important that we even up on ancient history on players who are not a threat, rather than to win games? No wonder the team is going backward. I would rather put energy into winning games.

 

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7 minutes ago, Demonland said:

Tommy Mac having shots for goal. Forward? Dec back?

No. Forward for sure. I think you're a bit rattled dl.

Don't stress. We'll win. 23 points

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2 minutes ago, Deehumanizing said:

So it is more important that we even up on ancient history on players who are not a threat, rather than to win games? No wonder the team is going backward. I would rather put energy into winning games.

 

Huh?

HE WAS MAKING A JOKE.

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12 minutes ago, Deehumanizing said:

None of those were sacked and all are better coaches than Goodwin. I want the Demons to win and be successful but I am a realist. I just can't see it happening under Goodwin, he does not think on his feet. Goodwin will manage the team and speak well publically but success needs a coach that can coach well.

I think our differing points of view are a bridge to far... and I'll leave you with this thought

All are better coaches than Goodwin, because they now have silverware... so its a post hoc evaluation.

Early in their career as coaches, they also were not viewed as 'good' or 'able to 'build' a team...nor had won silverware.This is exactly where Goodwin sits right now.

Whilst it's a results driven business, and he media push a narrative that a win each week is the only thing that matters, what the underpinning evidence is, is that stability at a board level and at a head coach level, matters for success.

Because of this, I would hope Goodwin stays on for his contract.

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3 minutes ago, binman said:

No. Forward for sure. I think you're a bit rattled dl.

Don't stress. We'll win. 23 points

Zero confidence this year. 

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1 minute ago, Engorged Onion said:

Because of this, I would hope Goodwin stays on for his contract

He will stay for the reasons I suggested. Goodwin has done his apprenticeship and has shown he is one dimensional, is a limited gameday coach and has not been able to develop more than a very limited game plan with no plan B. I think this will be his last coaching appointment. 

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16 minutes ago, Demonland said:

When are they going to turn the heat on at the G?

DL, can you climb up on the grandstand roof and see if the pilot light is on?

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2 minutes ago, Deehumanizing said:

He will stay for the reasons I suggested. Goodwin has done his apprenticeship and has shown he is one dimensional, is a limited gameday coach and has not been able to develop more than a very limited game plan with no plan B. I think this will be his last coaching appointment. 

He won’t stay if he doesn’t perform, nor should he. 

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4 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

He won’t stay if he doesn’t perform, nor should he. 

cant say i see much difference between him and neeldy

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Free giveaway today!

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Good luck boys and especially Declan.  Carn the Mighty Demons!

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Raining. We fumble and Can't hit targets when it's dry. Now we're playing a team coached by one of the all-time greats, who absolutely schooled Goodwin in a similarity miserable day last year.

Buckle in, folks, and lower those expectations. 

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7 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

He won’t stay if he doesn’t perform, nor should he. 

He has not performed. Even with a more balanced list, he lost us many games at the selection and with inflexible gameday coaching. He will stay until 2022, unless you are offering to pay him out. 

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the only thing more miserable than the weather is the crowd.

25k tops.

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I see we have a new troll, FFS some people live boring lives.

Enjoy your day @Drunkn167 hope it's memorable for Dec, you and all the family.

Cmon Dees

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Jayden Hunt’s hair is looking particularly lovely today... and that’s about the only positive I can take into the match 

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