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1 hour ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Who the heck is going to relieve Max?  An underdone, skinny Lever? Frost? 

Or are we going to run Maxy into the ground as well.

Laughable team composition!!

Disgrace not to give match some chopout for the effort he has put in this year.

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12 minutes ago, Earl Hood said:

Hey Kev I got to training at 9.30 and it was all but over at 9.47! Do you know what time it started? This is twice I have shown up for the captains run at the advertised time to see them walk off after 15 or 20 minutes! I am not expecting a 2 hour slog for the captains run but 15 or 20 minutes of low intensity drills and some goal kicking seems hardly worth setting up for, let alone advertising to fans! 

I was there about the same time (9.30). They must have been out from 9 o'clock. 

Just as dissatisfied, the captains runs and the cancelling of the two Wednesday trainings.

They must have there reasons.

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1 hour ago, Stretch Johnson said:

Absolutely staggering selection.

Wtf is going on?

THE MOST GARBAGE SELECTION EVER!!

SPARGO????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

WTF

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1 hour ago, Sir Why You Little said:

The Membership form is on the Fridge Door...

Will i or won’t i pay it??

I  WONT BE!

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36 minutes ago, monoccular said:

Two talls out, Preuss did well at Casey.  Who will relieve Max in the ruck?   Spargo?

Three talls out actually, May, OMac, Petty and none in, oh well not to worry.

Maybe Hore goes forward ( he did a lot of goal kicking at training today) but who helps out Max? Given up trying to read the logic in the selections this year. 

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19 minutes ago, kev martin said:

I was there about the same time (9.30). They must have been out from 9 o'clock. 

Just as dissatisfied, the captains runs and the cancelling of the two Wednesday trainings.

They must have there reasons.

We're just so darn good we don't need to train?

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I've picked the dees to win but thinking of changing the tip as I hate when there are so many changes.

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39 minutes ago, picket fence said:

THE MOST GARBAGE SELECTION EVER!!

SPARGO????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????

WTF

Cmon cmon 

theres so.many other garbage selections to choose from......

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2 hours ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Who the heck is going to relieve Max?  An underdone, skinny Lever? Frost? 

Or are we going to run Maxy into the ground as well.

Laughable team composition!!

Not needed this week.

Sydney used McLean last week as their starting ruck.  Grand total of 9 hitouts for the game.  Aliir used as 2nd option...10 hitouts.  Ben Reid took a few forward ruck contests, only 9 as well. 

 

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Hysteria. ..over what.

This is a nothing game

Its about a nothing  club run buy a nothing mob that seems to know nothing about football  ...despite inventing it !!

No one's  hysterical.  Pretty much no one gives a [censored]. I dont. This season was over halfway through  game 1.

The only thing  remotely  akin to hysterical is the idea there's much reason or rhyme  about anything  we  (mfc) do as being organised.

At the moment some still talk interestingly of demon football minutae as though we actually  can impact.

Im sure some would post a thrwad about the changing list of lifeboat  captains for the Titanic.

Im sure the usual suspects  will feign outrage.

This game. ..the next are irrelevant.  It's  marking time. Ask a professional  theyd agree if reluctantly. 

This takes something away from Chandlers debut i dont mean to dismiss that. Good luck lad.

We're  17th. Thats a remarkable achievement. ....maybe not.

Why this FD hasn't  been summarily  dismissed  is anyones  guess. 

Those that feel offended..oh well

This week reinvents the Kruezer cup...havent we come a long way.

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8 minutes ago, george_on_the_outer said:

Not needed this week.

Sydney used McLean last week as their starting ruck.  Grand total of 9 hitouts for the game.  Aliir used as 2nd option...10 hitouts.  Ben Reid took a few forward ruck contests, only 9 as well. 

 

Flash back to AFL X with Trac in the ruck?

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At least the cricket is on.

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Ffs. Spargo couldn’t get a kick at a donkey farm.  Really.  Chandler averages 6 kicks and 0.5 goals a game at VFL Level.  I had both as DELISTED at year end.  Worst side since 2014.  

Sydney May be bad but we have put up the WHITE FLAG. DISGRACEFUL.  

I will watch on TV but NOT GOING TO THE GAME. 

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28 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

You know we’re not playing finals when all our favourites such as ANB, JFK, Stretch, Spargo and a Wagner brother are all playing in round 22.

By my calculations, we have 17 injured/unavailable so ... 

Though if you really want to see how bad things are, look at the Casey team for this week.

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32 minutes ago, Bring-Back-Powell said:

You know we’re not playing finals when all our favourites such as ANB, JFK, Stretch, Spargo and a Wagner brother are all playing in round 22.

Interesting that Lockhart wasn't preferred over one of those - would perhaps suggest that he has hit a wall fitness-wise, understandable given his late entry into the AFL and lack of a pre-season.

Either that or it's last-chance-saloon time for some of the above.

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57 minutes ago, spirit of norm smith said:

Ffs. Spargo couldn’t get a kick at a donkey farm.  Really.  Chandler averages 6 kicks and 0.5 goals a game at VFL Level.  I had both as DELISTED at year end.  Worst side since 2014.  

Sydney May be bad but we have put up the WHITE FLAG. DISGRACEFUL.  

I will watch on TV but NOT GOING TO THE GAME. 

Just a guess here, but you had Petty as a delist after his first game? And now?

You simply can't have a guy down for delisting after his first season, before he's played a game. Give the kid a chance.

Spargo will likewise be on the list next year. Let the kids have a genuine crack at it, they're not the ones to blame.

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3 hours ago, kev martin said:

I don't subscribe to the idea that these elite sports people are tanking.

They have a mind set of wanting to win otherwise they wouldn't be in the top tiers of AFL.

The club would have plans much more complicated than my interpretations. 

Giving players a go at this time of the year and given our predicament on the ladder, I can see the benefits of the shuffles. Especially on a Friday night. It is good for them and I hope they play well.

They want to feel good with a win and I think they hurt more than us spectators when they lose. (Basic psychology).

 

Ps. I enjoy the humour.

  

Agree Kev, most pkayers at this level have gotten this far because of their competitive nature.

I'm not sure about the selections myself but hey going tall with big lumbering big men hasn't worked since Tmac and Weid went down and now Petty out.

I think we can ruck solo against the Swans and use a 190cm + chop out. Smaller forward line is something different not that I think it will work but hey why not try it. I don't rate Pruess as anything other than Max's understudy and Hunt has been ordinary for most of the year and I've said on other threads he's trade bait for mine.

I'm hoping with this line up we look at running hard and spreading across the ground, which has been missing for most of the year 

Not sure how we'll go but I shall tune in from the Amalfi Coast in Italy (over for a wedding) whilst hydrating myself with a few reds and Birra Moretti La Bianca's ( which I've become accustomed to), hoping for a win

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How Hunt gets dropped and Spargo gets a game has got me stuffed. Hunt should be looking elsewhere next year if I was him. DISGRACE

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2 hours ago, beelzebub said:

Hysteria. ..over what.

This is a nothing game

Its about a nothing  club run buy a nothing mob that seems to know nothing about football  ...despite inventing it !!

No one's  hysterical.  Pretty much no one gives a [censored]. I dont. This season was over halfway through  game 1.

The only thing  remotely  akin to hysterical is the idea there's much reason or rhyme  about anything  we  (mfc) do as being organised.

At the moment some still talk interestingly of demon football minutae as though we actually  can impact.

Im sure some would post a thrwad about the changing list of lifeboat  captains for the Titanic.

Im sure the usual suspects  will feign outrage.

This game. ..the next are irrelevant.  It's  marking time. Ask a professional  theyd agree if reluctantly. 

This takes something away from Chandlers debut i dont mean to dismiss that. Good luck lad.

We're  17th. Thats a remarkable achievement. ....maybe not.

Why this FD hasn't  been summarily  dismissed  is anyones  guess. 

Those that feel offended..oh well

This week reinvents the Kruezer cup...havent we come a long way.

Let's talk football  your ins this week based on our injuries and who is likely to be cut at seasons end would be?

If you say Pruess you're taking the pi55

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13 minutes ago, Pennant St Dee said:

Let's talk football  your ins this week based on our injuries and who is likely to be cut at seasons end would be?

If you say Pruess you're taking the pi55

Bedford, Bradtke & Jordon the only ones left at Casey yet to get the call up...

The cupboard really is bare 'Pennant'.

A lot complaining about selection & for the life of me the in's don't make a lot of sense.

That is until you look at who's available.

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8 minutes ago, rjay said:

Bedford, Bradtke & Jordon the only ones left at Casey yet to get the call up...

The cupboard really is bare 'Pennant'.

A lot complaining about selection & for the life of me the in's don't make a lot of sense.

That is until you look at who's available.

agreed your last line says it all, but let's not bring logic to Demonland

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1 hour ago, WERRIDEE said:

How Hunt gets dropped and Spargo gets a game has got me stuffed. Hunt should be looking elsewhere next year if I was him. DISGRACE

Yep tend to agree!

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