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On 10/24/2019 at 12:59 PM, dazzledavey36 said:

Legit never heard of this bloke..

But welcome Pete!

Dazz, I met him once with a Demon Luminary, and he was from that meeting a genuine bloke that had the Best interests of the players at heart. A winner for mine!!

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On 10/24/2019 at 3:54 PM, DeeSpencer said:

It's wrong to rewrite history without even any of the internal knowledge and Misson is a particular victim of that. We forget he did some very good work over the years. But pushing out a doctor with 20 years experience and full qualifications for a guy who wasn't even qualified in the field was almost certainly a mistake. If it was done to achieve a certain power structure - which may or may not be true - then that's a particularly poor mistake.

Daff left because he wasn't happy with the arrangement when Misson was brought in from memory. It was more to do with Misson sitting above Daff in the structure I think giving the "sports scientist" final say over the doctor.

In light of what happened at Essendon you can't blame him.

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On 10/24/2019 at 5:12 PM, jako13 said:

this bloke along with Karim Khan literally wrote the book on sports Medicine! it's called 'sports medicine' and is tge bible for anyone in the industry. he also started the Olympic Park Sports medicine centre. is a God in the sports med world!!!

Considering Australia is seen as the pioneers and world leaders in sports medicine/sports science it says a lot

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2 hours ago, dazzledavey36 said:

Anyone know if Dr Zee? I think his name is? Still working at the club?

A post earlier in the thread says he will stay on, he seems popular with the players and has far more experience now, so with the appropriate guidance should do a good job. Brukner is surely too busy to do the day to day stuff and every training session, if he can oversee the program, get involved with creating management plans for tricky injuries and possibly do some games that will be a good result.

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12 hours ago, Dr. Gonzo said:

Daff left because he wasn't happy with the arrangement when Misson was brought in from memory. It was more to do with Misson sitting above Daff in the structure I think giving the "sports scientist" final say over the doctor.

In light of what happened at Essendon you can't blame him.

I won’t say how I know but Daff’s departure had way more to do with the arrival at the end of 2011 of a certain Assistant Collingwood coach with a twitchy eye problem and the MFC’s board who blindly backed him. 

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