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1 minute ago, Clintosaurus said:

AFL decide that. Club has no say.

So due to the Pies wearing black shorts for a home game the jumpers now clash? Let me see that in writing. It's never been a clash when they've been in white shorts.

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At least we were reminded of who the real #1 ruck is

Disappointing just because I deluded myself in to think this would be better, but really it was just more of the same: getting heaps of the ball but just not translating it in to goals.   Heaps o

We played some pretty good footy at times today. Now … I reckon .... we only need to learn how to kick, mark and handball … and we'll win a few games.

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4 minutes ago, loges said:

Is it actually really possible to kick for goal so shythouse 5 weeks in a row, then TMac misses what would have put us within 14 points. Someone make it stop, it's absolutely doing my head in.

That miss by TMac which ended up in a Collingwood goal was the moment we lost the game. 

I love McDonald but he is an embarrassment to himself and a liability to our team right now.  

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2 minutes ago, Jaded said:

The blame falls on his shoulders. To suggest otherwise is to give him a free pass he doesn’t deserve

The buck must stop somewhere.

Certainly has made some odd selection choices.

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3 minutes ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Harsh on Fritsch. Besides the 2 miss kicks he was good throughout the day

 

1 minute ago, DeeSpencer said:

You've lost it with dropping Fritsch. One of the few in this side who can run and link up. Yeah his game has issues, disposal goes hot and cold and his defensive positioning isn't ideal , hardly a surprise for a skinny kid with very little backline experience but he's exactly the player we need more of not less. Almost any team in the comp would love to have someone like Fritsch developing in their side.

Turn over merchant

Play him on the wing...he's a nervous nelly with the hordes coming at him

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4 minutes ago, leave it to deever said:

See point 5.

You had T Mc but you didn't have Melksham nor the realities that beating up on bad sides has no relevance to how you perform against the good teams. We couldn't score against a top 8 side last year under round 22 against the Eagles. Took 22 weeks to get it together.

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1 hour ago, Petraccattack said:

We are the worst 'professional' sporting club in Australia,  if not the world.

An embarrassment to the city, and to the game.

 

Couldn’t agree more.  I would argue the worst professional sporting club over the last 50 years globally.  Doesn’t deserve the name Melbourne

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2 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

So due to the Pies wearing black shorts for a home game the jumpers now clash? Let me see that in writing. It's never been a clash when they've been in white shorts.

1. They're Collingwood and we're not

2. the AFL has lost control of all aspects of the game (except ejecting supporters for doing what they've done for 100+ years).

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3 minutes ago, Cards13 said:

I though the same when mine was similar age.. he’s almost 4 now, the other one is almost 1.... I don’t feel good for them for what I have done. My wife “was” a bombers fan but know tells people we’re a Melb family.

What have I done to them.

Put a Dees' scarf on my little one when he was born....he's now 26 and glares at me....

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Just now, leave it to deever said:

The buck must stop somewhere.

Certainly has made some odd selection choices.

Agreed. 

He won’t get sacked nor should he at the moment, but if we don’t overhaul the rest of the coaching team come year end, I would be very disappointed. 

Pert needs to flex some muscle and go hunt top assistant coaches from other clubs. Throw that extra cash we made from all those idiots who signed up as members this year!

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1 minute ago, DeeSpencer said:

You had T Mc but you didn't have Melksham nor the realities that beating up on bad sides has no relevance to how you perform against the good teams. We couldn't score against a top 8 side last year under round 22 against the Eagles. Took 22 weeks to get it together.

I take it that many big wins were against lower teams but those bad sides are beating up on us now.

I forgot about Milkshake.

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Just now, jumbo returns said:

 

Turn over merchant

Play him on the wing...he's a nervous nelly with the hordes coming at him

I'm sure they would if they could - and if he had the tank to do it regularly. He started todays game with the forwards. Moved back when Frost went down.

He barely missed a target last week. 4 clangers from 26 disposals this week. Has to improve that aspect of his game but any of a) a bit of run, spready and carry around him, b) a good CHF forward or c) a safer/slower game plan with more switching would help as well. 

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2 minutes ago, jumbo returns said:

Put a Dees' scarf on my little one when he was born....he's now 26 and glares at me....

Hahahaha....... so sad. I used to see it as a badge of honour, only the weak can’t handle sticking fat, now I question why I signed them up. 

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Wheres the [censored] that insisted tmac was a better forward than hogan when we traded him? Wouldnt shut up at the time. Tmac is a huge spud. 

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I know we now have a bye and will struggle to lose that, but for the rest of the season

Ins : J Walker, J Beam, J Daniels,  G Fiddich - at least their performance is reliable and they hit the spot. ( And Brad Greens boys who showed real promise today)

Out: That guy that runs around in the Red and blue jumper that drops chest marks, handballs 30cm to opponents in a worse position, can't kick straight for goal from 30 m out and who has a good old laugh and smile with the opposition after an embarrassing loss - can't think of his name....

 

 

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10 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

I assume he was the clown behind us wearing a clash jumper against the Pies. Weak rubbish like that won't help us.

If you think the colour of our jumper is relevant to our form in any way, you’ve got absolutely NFI. 

For the record, Collingwood wore their clash jumper on Queen’s Birthday last year. First time I can recall either side in a Melb-Coll game wearing a clash jumper. 

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Currently on the way home on the Hurstbridge line and thank Christ I’m off the Mernda line given the amount of NQR Collingwood supporters.

Can I for once go to a game of [censored] football and enjoy myself. I envy Collingwood, Geelong, Richmond and Hawthorn supporters of the past!

Our backline did their best today, lever and May played their part, none of this is their fault.

The onballers won the clearances, but got ripped apart on the outside...but what’s new.

The problem is the god damn forward [censored] line!! We had enough forward entries, shots on goal etc etc!!

No one can give a decent lead. No one can take a contested mark. No one can apply forward pressure. No one can crumb. No one can kick a set shot. No one can snap a goal. Where the [censored] do I stop??

Garlett needs to be dropped and delisted ASAP. Spargo tried hard but isn’t up to it, bring Lockhart in ASAP. Tom McDonald is embarrassing to watch, drop to casey with his brother. 

I hope to hell the club starts looking at forwards at the end of this year. We need an abundance of mid/small size forwards that work their guts out and actually impact the scoreboard.

[censored] me. My Dad can suck on a microwaved can of [censored] for making me follow this mob!

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3 minutes ago, dees-picable said:

good old laugh and smile with the opposition after an embarrassing loss - can't think of his name....

 

 

Saw at least 6 doing that..........almost looked happy with themselves.

I guess they are more happy than most of cos at least they got paid.

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1 hour ago, Mondê said:

I am utterly staggered that we're half way through the season and we're still seeing the 'play on at all costs and handball to a teammate under the pump' scenario every time we touch the ball. It simply has to be the coaching, and I'm absolutely sick of it.  

It is coaching - if it is not coaching - why is it played each week against all opposition and on weekly reflection does nothing to assist the Team of players to be positive in the transmission of the ball and the scoreboard - let alone be dealt with and eliminated by Coaching direction? Is it because the Coach says it must stay?

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28 minutes ago, davo said:

Pruess must get a game next week, [censored] to death of Wagner, Spargo getting games before him, Goodwin must stop playing favourites, and play deserving players

So you want Preuss to play the role that Spargo or Wagner plays? Just checking...

I would think that Preuss should replace Tmac.

If you don't want Spargo or Wagner to play (btw i agree and I'd add Jeffy to that list), who at Casey can we pick to do their rolls?

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