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1 minute ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Thank you SWYL.  I've had a few (too many) Heathcote Shiraz.  My sarcasm meter is a bit numb!

This club will send anyone to drink!

You write it as if it's a negative. I'd slip it into the club marketing strategy as well as a list of best 'coping' wines, scotches and beers..

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5 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Thank you SWYL.  I've had a few (too many) Heathcote Shiraz.  My sarcasm meter is a bit numb!

This club will send anyone to drink!

You may not be able to pick footy teams Luci but your taste in booze is excellent!

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4 minutes ago, Spud said:

We had the handball to petracca's feet which he fumbled, cost certain goal, harmed dropping a mark 40m he should have taken, tmac's pie drop 10m out. They missed easy goals we were too [censored] to even use the opportunity to score! The Hannan switch to no one...

horrible horrible effort.

Yep there were so many the main one that stood out was the Hannan one. 

Doesnt matter what the game plan is or what the coach does on game day if we can’t hit a [censored] target on the field. 

Skills is under 8’s stuff. 

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Some of these players need to learn 'footy smarts'. So many times they make wrong decisions. Example; take a strong mark and then play on without weighing up the options, handpassing to a team mate who is already covered and under pressure, etc. Result, turn over, turn over.  And for goodness sake why not have a shot at goal if you are within striking distance instead of lobbing it over to no one or the opposition. Take a chance! Take the game on!

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2 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

You may not be able to pick footy teams Luci but your taste in booze is excellent!

I really needed a really good laugh.  Thank you!

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3 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

You may not be able to pick footy teams Luci but your taste in booze is excellent!

Thought the same thing BBO. It's a thread in itself. Best drink to turn to when Melbourne utterly crushes your spirit.

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Think back to the final against Geelong last year.

Have a look at the ladder now

Goody.   Please tell us what the [censored] has happened!

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14 minutes ago, DeeSpencer said:

Our list isn't dreadful it's just lacking a little quality around the edges. Just 1 good small forward and a hard runner on the wing would make a huge difference.

Goodwin was the same coached who improved us 3 years in a row but nice story about him being another Neeld.

Agree with your ins, also add one small defender willing to stay down and crumb, rather than trying to go up for a mark or punch!

 

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17 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Sorry, 36 tackles is an appalling effort! 

No team is competitive let alone win with that sort of non-pressure and let the op have easy ball. 

He/she was taking the pizz Luci.........

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4 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

You may not be able to pick footy teams Luci but your taste in booze is excellent!

 

1 minute ago, Return to Glory said:

Thought the same thing BBO.

Can highly recommend 2016 Sanguine Estate Projeny Shiraz.

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2 minutes ago, Return to Glory said:

Thought the same thing BBO.

You better slurp a bottle or so tonight as well RTG!

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Forward line tackles

Weiderman: 0

Petracca: 0

Tmac: 1

Hunt: 1

Hannan: 1

Smith: 1

Total of 4 tackles (average 1 per Quarter) in our forwardline today. Absolutely pathetic forward pressure. No wonder every team just prances out of our attacking 50.

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The main reason is we only have about 10-14 contributors every week.

This week our best 3 of that lot were overwhelmed by Zorko and Neale. The rest lost confidence after Tmacs dropped mark.

If we elevated the best at Casey each week and dropped consistent non-performers, Wied, Hannan Petty for example it would make shouldering the load easier.

The coaching sucks because they insist on constant blooding dropkicks and ignoring JKH, Lewis and Pruess.

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I will have to start drinking because no one else sounds as depressed as I am. A few bottles of the good stuff must have been consumed this afternoon.

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This team is truly schizophrenic.

Even with so few winners on the day and a disfunctional forward line, they were there abouts for two and a half quarters.

They desperately need some outside ball users. Brayshaw, Hunt, Baker and Hibberd, et al are not cutting it.

 

 

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16 minutes ago, Spud said:

We had the handball to petracca's feet which he fumbled, cost certain goal, harmed dropping a mark 40m he should have taken, tmac's pie drop 10m out. They missed easy goals we were too [censored] to even use the opportunity to score! The Hannan switch to no one...

horrible horrible effort.

We need a Royal Commission into MFC    LOL    except its not funny

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Season over after Round 14....

If i hear fluffy Rubbish from Coaches and Presidents, in the weeks to come, there is no way i will be parting with another yearly $1,000 

 Today’s performance onfield and in the box [censored] me right off. We could have so easily won that game. 

Dumb lazy decisions killed the season (again)

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38 minutes ago, Diamond_Jim said:

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

Was hoping otherwise with some strengths returning but you are absolutely correct. So readable ...so inefficient - even when on a roll. 

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2 minutes ago, D4Life said:

Agree with your ins, also add one small defender willing to stay down and crumb, rather than trying to go up for a mark or punch!

 

Jetta will be that player. Might take him a while to be trained to stay down and trust his team mates but when you have Steven May next to you it's a lot easier to learn that. 

The whole backline is a mess right now because they are changing roles and uncertain of each other. 

If we can get at least 4 of Jetta, Lever, May, Frost and Hibberd settled for more than a few weeks things will improve.

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3 minutes ago, dee-tox said:

This team is truly schizophrenic.

Even with so few winners on the day and a disfunctional forward line, they were there abouts for two and a half quarters.

They desperately need some outside ball users. Brayshaw, Hunt, Baker and Hibberd, et al are not cutting it.

 

 

I agree dee-tox instead of handballing into the ground at the feet of our team mates we need someone that is prepared to run with the ball and hit up targets, it was so bad I was wondering how are they going to mess this up when we were totally in the clear and yet we still stuffed it up.......................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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18 minutes ago, Bitter but optimistic said:

You may not be able to pick footy teams Luci but your taste in booze is excellent!

Give me a Barolo any day...

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Good to see May call out that headless chook Frost. For every good thing he does in a match, there are three or four critical errors that cost us dearly 

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You just know how this will all end. 

Pert, Bartlett, Goody will be gone in the medium term having achieved no success.  In the meantime we get fed a fantasy by the Club.

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God, just read the Doomsday prophets from Hell pontificating from the depths of their armchairs...

Sometimes this site makes me laugh out loud. It's full of wise after the event holier than thou know-alls who just dwell on a the half empty site.

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10 minutes ago, Dame Gaga said:

I will have to start drinking because no one else sounds as depressed as I am. A few bottles of the good stuff must have been consumed this afternoon.

As a dee supporter what choice do we have Dame G:  Laugh, cry or drink!! 

Today has been cry, drink, laugh in that order...

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