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Should Melbourne be having a chat to Alister Clarkson with him open to the idea of Hawthorn making a big decision on his future. Could there be an option for us to get him at the end of the year.  

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Knowing Mahoney, he would be talking to Rodney Eade before he does Clarko

Maybe Clarkson has run out of ideas but Goodwin definitely has. In fact i'm not sure he's had any good ideas in 4 years. What we do know is with a quality list Clarkson can deliver.  What I

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Not sure about Alister, but his brother Alastair Clarkson could be worth giving a call.

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We need to ask the question... Goody surely has KPI's in his contract he is getting no where near, giving us reason for early termination. 

He has had his time, we need to make a move now before it's too late. 

 

 

 

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Neil Balme, Malcolm Blight, Coco the Clown, anybody but the loser there atm

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17 minutes ago, Bmac1242 said:

Should Melbourne be having a chat to Alister Clarkson with him open to the idea of Hawthorn making a big decision on his future. Could there be an option for us to get him at the end of the year.  

YES!

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3 minutes ago, GCDee said:

We need to ask the question... Goody surely has KPI's in his contract he is getting no where near, giving us reason for early termination. 

He has had his time, we need to make a move now before it's too late. 

 

 

 

It’s already to late...

this season is done and Finished

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4 minutes ago, Happy Jack said:

Neil Balme, Malcolm Blight, Coco the Clown, anybody but the loser there atm

Anyone know what Mark Neeld is up to?

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10 minutes ago, olisik said:

Knowing Mahoney, he would be talking to Rodney Eade before he does Clarko

Mahoney and most of the FD need to go.  Whatever they've tried to put out on the field is now toast and they've been dishing this rubbish up to us for all but a handful of games in the 2nd half of 2018 plus two finals .

This all started from the woeful capitulation to the Pies in the final round of 2017 when they had nothing to win for and we had everything but the game played out, in terms of effort/spirit, the complete reverse.

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15 minutes ago, Little Goffy said:

Denis Pagan,  Michael Malthouse are both available, too.

I'm sure you see my argument, and I accept it is not total, but that would be my concern.

...and many others will be suggested - this week and so on - I say we stick wit h Goody.

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17 minutes ago, olisik said:

Knowing Mahoney, he would be talking to Rodney Eade before he does Clarko

That's ok, coz Mahoney will be gone at season's end as well. Hopefully Perty has already been in the ear of Clarko.

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Of ccourse he is as is any available coach because our coach isn't up to it.

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7 minutes ago, Demon Disciple said:

That's ok, coz Mahoney will be gone at season's end as well. Hopefully Perty has already been in the ear of Clarko.

Knowing the Dees, we will promote him again. 
Probably promote Tmac to Captain and Chaplin to head of coaching while they are at it

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10 minutes ago, olisik said:

Knowing the Dees, we will promote him again. 
Probably promote Tmac to Captain and Chaplin to head of coaching while they are at it

Agree oli. Everything at the Dees is all roses apparently, not sure what we are all complaining about.

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Clarkeson has coached for the last what .... 13-14yrs with an unlimited football dept budget.
No way would he come here on our shoe stringer. 

And as I stated back when we appoonted Goodwin.
He was obviously a poor decison maker.
Got sprung gambling on games, then got tangled up in the Essndon drug saga, and then accepted the position of head coach of Melbourne.

Whoever takes this job on would have to be up for abit of career suicide.
The issues with this club are far deeper than the coach.

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52 minutes ago, Bmac1242 said:

Should Melbourne be having a chat to Alister Clarkson with him open to the idea of Hawthorn making a big decision on his future. Could there be an option for us to get him at the end of the year.  

Complete no brainer. 

I'd put him on the list, while we're at it... He can't be worse than a few others.

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Ross of the Lyon variety for me. Firstly Roos instilled 3 years of his mantra into our playing list and most of them are still on our list. Roos taught everything he knew to Lyon so we would be able to quickly assimilate to his playing structures. Clarkson likes tall and lean kids with great skills, or small and fast forwards... most of which we don't have. Clarkson may rate our side but it is completely different to what he is used to managing. 

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18 minutes ago, Caligula's cohort said:

Ross of the Lyon variety for me. Firstly Roos instilled 3 years of his mantra into our playing list and most of them are still on our list. Roos taught everything he knew to Lyon so we would be able to quickly assimilate to his playing structures. Clarkson likes tall and lean kids with great skills, or small and fast forwards... most of which we don't have. Clarkson may rate our side but it is completely different to what he is used to managing. 

I reckon Clarkson could get our midfield playing like his '08 midfield. They're similar in many respects. I'm not convinced Alastair has any new tricks left, but his current list is ordinary. I don't think comparing his current list with our list is that apt and that if he had a better list, he'd get more out of them. See Hawthorn's ordinary list in 2018.

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