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Jones should relinquish captaincy now - Tex did.

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2 hours ago, olisik said:

Agree, however doubt he will. He wouldn’t even sign for 260K. Then comes out to the media to talk about how he considered leaving the Dees...

Where did he say that oli?

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

 

Only at Melbourne do we absolutely tear strips of a club champion and heart and soul player 🤦‍♂️

It all depends on who you consider to be a Club Champion. 

Ron Barassi, Frank “Bluey” Adams and Robert Flower i consider to be Club Champions 

Jones is nowhere near that level, loyal and well paid, yes

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Crazy idea but let's wait to see who is captain/co captain next year?

I doubt Jones will be one, but I think it's a bit rank to put him in the same subject line as Tex.

Tex is one of the biggest sooks going around, look what he said about Lever, made sure he wasn't invited to the B&F, slagged him off for not wanting "success". Yuck.

Now he cracks the sads and is a shining light? More yuck.

Tex is a [censored].

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5 minutes ago, olisik said:

https://m.afl.com.au/news/2019-09-02/i-weighed-up-a-lot-veteran-demons-leader-agrees-to-new-deal

indirectly saying it but saying his ‘weighing it up’ basically implies he was considering walking.

Ha!  That’s a stretch.

"Personally, I weighed up a lot, and eventually found some perspective," Jones told the Melbourne website.

 

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14 minutes ago, TeamPlayedFine39 said:

Ha!  That’s a stretch.

"Personally, I weighed up a lot, and eventually found some perspective," Jones told the Melbourne website.

 

If he wasn’t weighing up staying then wtf was he weighing up? This report is in reference e to him signing.

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I see no reason to rush things, for crying out loud the season only finished a week ago for us. Let the players settle on their breaks, I'm sure the conversation has been had and if it hasn't than it should be had at the next opportunity but there is no reason to force it now. It would only pile on more unwanted attention onto the club.

I'd prefer they do it once the boys are back from their break, I also agree with dazzle that Viney should also relinquish the captaincy and move into a VC role behind Gawn. 

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YEAH!   Good on ya...................   Nathan Jones a loyal and champion person.

A stalwart of our great club, push him over the edge with the knives in his back. Disappointing!                                                                        For the supporters who want him to step down, he doesn't need you to tell him when his time is up.

He is a champion  and loyal person and he will make his decision when the time comes.

 

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2 minutes ago, nosoupforme said:

YEAH!   Good on ya...................   Nathan Jones a loyal and champion person.

A stalwart of our great club, push him over the edge with the knives in his back. Disappointing!                                                                        For the supporters who want him to step down, he doesn't need you to tell him when his time is up.

He is a champion  and loyal person and he will make his decision when the time comes.

 

Wow,  supporters can say what they wish to happen, as long as it is respectful. There is no disrespect in saying Jones should step down.  We live in a democracy 

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Talk about yesterday’s hero. Sheesh. He kicks what we thought was the sealer early in the last qtr in the final against the cats last year and was one of our most loved. 

Jones was never a real A grader but we depended on him heavily in the worst years I’ve ever had as a supporter and one of the truly dark eras of this club. He was no flower but he was a real heart and soul player and one of the very few that was widely respected in and out of the club. 

Yes he needs to step down or be stepped down from the captaincy.(as I think viney does as well) but he deserves our full respect.

 

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12 hours ago, Wells 11 said:

Yes he needs to step down or be stepped down from the captaincy.(as I think viney does as well) but he deserves our full respect.

 

And he gets it from the 90% of the fan base that are sane, normal people.  He can ignore the other 10%.

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14 hours ago, Sir Why You Little said:

It all depends on who you consider to be a Club Champion. 

Ron Barassi, Frank “Bluey” Adams and Robert Flower i consider to be Club Champions 

Jones is nowhere near that level, loyal and well paid, yes

Lyon is past champion, loyal and has great care for the club regardless of past involvements, he gets [censored] on at every chance by most supporters.. 

I hoe this does not happen to Jonesy, i have my frustrations with him, but i love players that remain loyal through tough times. 

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16 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Jesus there have been some rippers on Nathan Jones lately, just a few point out a couple:

- Shouldn't be on a family holidays, instead at home curled up watching every minute of every finals.

- Deserves to take a pay cut because he is selfish

- Needs to be delisted

- Needs to retire

-  Shouldn't be captain of the club because he doesn't even care..

Only at Melbourne do we absolutely tear strips of a club champion and heart and soul player 🤦‍♂️

Some people on here are absolute floggs, with know idea on what this man has given our club and what he stands for.

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Somewhat bemusing to read threads like this. Strikes me the same bias always floats to the top. Not only a bias but an inability it would seem to be able to distinguish between two qualities. Two that many seem either incapable or determined not to acknowledge as independent.

Club Stalwart

Club Captain

Jones is without doubt a genuine stalwart of the club. If he is successful in the course of our club being successful then that is to be lauded.

The ability to lead need not be dependent upon nor even connected to the ability to be reviewed as a player

It's entirely reasonable to question his function as a captain whilst appreciating ( or not ) his contributions.

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20 minutes ago, Demon3 said:

Lyon is past champion, loyal and has great care for the club regardless of past involvements, he gets [censored] on at every chance by most supporters.. 

I hoe this does not happen to Jonesy, i have my frustrations with him, but i love players that remain loyal through tough times. 

Lyon is not in the class of Barassi Adams or Flower. One rung down

better player than Jones

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20 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Lyon is not in the class of Barassi Adams or Flower. One rung down

better player than Jones

Wasnt really comparing him to those players more so about the levels of criticism he gets, bit like Jonesy gets, which i find crazy, but thats just me.

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What about Norm Smith, WYL?  How do rate him in terms of champions of the club?  Have you been talking to him lately about the curse?  Did you encourage him to get himself over to Goodwin's house to force him to watch finals tapes from the last 20 years?

Please tell.  The fate of the current playing group depends on your feedback!

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14 minutes ago, Demon3 said:

Wasnt really comparing him to those players more so about the levels of criticism he gets, bit like Jonesy gets, which i find crazy, but thats just me.

To me Jones has always slipped under the radar, not always his fault. 

To me he has been an average to good player, but because the MFC was so bad for so long (we still haven’t left this phase behind) Jones is given the word Champion. 

I am very suprised he has been signed for another year, considering the year we have just had. 

Others feel differently 

 

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1 minute ago, Wiseblood said:

What about Norm Smith, WYL?  How do rate him in terms of champions of the club?  Have you been talking to him lately about the curse?  Did you encourage him to get himself over to Goodwin's house to force him to watch finals tapes from the last 20 years?

Please tell.  The fate of the current playing group depends on your feedback!

Back to the Chemist Wise

you have taken the wrong meds today...

Wiseblood

King of the Happy Clappers

When he realized earlier this year that many Demonlander contributers were in fact right, and the club was in deep trouble, Wiseblood just retreated and disappeared....

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9 minutes ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Back to the Chemist Wise

you have taken the wrong meds today...

Wiseblood

King of the Happy Clappers

When he realized earlier this year that many Demonlander contributers were in fact right, and the club was in deep trouble, Wiseblood just retreated and disappeared....

Yeah yeah old man, quality comeback.

You still didn't answer the question, though.  Did you converse with Norm and what did he say?

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1 minute ago, Ethan Tremblay said:

Has he relinquished it yet? 

Well it's been 24 hours since Tex stood down..  so Jonesy is doing himself no favours here.

 

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23 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Yeah yeah old man, quality comeback.

You still didn't answer the question, though.  Did you converse with Norm and what did he say?

What round was it when you started to panic?

Or were you as cool as a cucumber all the way through. 

As Saty reminds us, its just a game, and maybe he's right.

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