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Brisbane better team , we continue to look like headless chooks.

we led the free kick count 13-12

final count 21-13 Brisbane way

0 free kicks last quarter 

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was hoping to see some clear improvements in this six week stretch but we went backwards today due to an outdated gameplan.

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Not a bad effort- for a side without a forward line

FMD - I’m glad I stayed in Melbourne 

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As a starting point, Hunt can take a spell. Painful to watch. And he can lose the headband whilst he's at it. Perhaps look to play Toby Bedford to see if he can exert some forward pressure. No better time than now.

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not the reason we lost, but the inter-state bias when it comes to free kicks needs to be fixed, i don't know how but the way inter-state crowds can influence decisions and the lack of consistency applied to visiting teams is infuriating. 

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Watching the last half was more than enough...

Prelim final to this pure s***e.

Care factor is about zero.

 

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Came down to a few things:

Gawn getting injured

Getting smashed in the middle/Clearances

Hipwood’s 15 minutes of fame.

 

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36 Tackles is woeful

TMac drinking the bathwater from 20 minutes of good football last week (he was seriously 💩 for 3 quarters last week, and this week)

 Weids simply not up to it

Petty a sacrificial lamb for Goodwin, wtf was he trying to prove?

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Sorry, but Goodwin has hit the wall. He has no ability to change things mid game. 

It still looks like Preliminary  Final 2018 on repeat....

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Trade Bait: Hunt, Viney, Brayshaw, Petracca, TMac, Omac

 

Get rid of anyone who can’t hit a handpass. Hit the draft, stockpile top 20 picks. 

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Depth at this club is non existent, the starting 22 are disinterested and mostly bad decision makers, Viney, TMac, Gus & Oliver, all shocking today.

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1 minute ago, At the break of Gawn said:

Came down to a few things:

Gawn getting injured

Getting smashed in the middle/Clearances

Hipwood’s 15 minutes of fame.

 

32 scoring shots to 19... we were lucky to be within the proverbial bull's roar

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1 minute ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Sorry, but Goodwin has hit the wall. He has no ability to change things mid game. 

It still looks like Preliminary  Final 2018 on repeat....

I'd prefer Jade Rawlings. Very shaky match day coach imo.

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I would take either of the Scotts over the imbecile we have running the show atm

He is not even close to being an AFL-standard coach.

Probably in the change rooms right now handing out hugs and bum-pats.

Whoever decided to extend him for 3 years can go as well.

Yeah, im [censored].

 

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Also, the GABBA is a [censored] venue at 3:20 time slot. You have to deal with the sun in the first half and then it was almost a wet weather slip fest in the second half.

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only getting 3 centre clearances well into Q4 absolutely killed us,  that is an area we are usually very strong in but apparently thats gone to shīt as well (max's injury probably did not help), but even when we won the hitout we would still stuff around, over-handball and it would rebound. really scratching my head as to how we can improve? :(

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Looking at the positives it can no longer be paraded that we have been unlucky and time will sort this. Our list is dreadful and while Goodwin is coach we wont improve. There need to be serious change and the club need to accept that fact. When Roos left I had my doubts about Goodwin he is another Neeld. The whole board should also hang there head in shame. This just goes on year after year with the same crap spun to supporters. Who could have any confidence we won’t finish last next year where that bad. This is not just about one player but about a club culture that has existed for 50 years.

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The  lads showed how desperate they are to salvage something from the season. A cracking 36 tackle effort. Very proud of the team again.

It is, and always has been, a bridge too far for people playing for this club to scrap and fight for wins to drag this club up from being a genuine embarrassment. 

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Too many MFC players didn't want the ground ball today and instead played/sweated the man, often running straight past the contest.  Some of our boys didnt want it and most of the Lion mids and others did.

Soft as butter and oh so predictable from Goody & Co.

The only thing that's changed is we've changed a few coaches.

It's the same crash bash 'numbers at the contest' manic game style under Goody that will never win many matches unless you have your top 20 to 22 players in and playing at their best and in peak fitness.

Three more years of this trash?  The MFC hierarchy will no doubt keep towing the improvement/development line during the entire tenure, hoping the fans will take the bait!

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