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Stepping down immediately.

He has made a lot of mistakes when it comes his biases on a whole range of issues.

Nonetheless, it is a shame that someone who has spent 25 years in a volunteer capacity to make his club a success and made such a difference to football is going out on such a low note.

Sure he has feathered his own nest along the way but still he has contributed a lot on so many fronts.

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12 minutes ago, Lucifer's Hero said:

Stepping down immediately.

He has made a lot of mistakes when it comes his biases on a whole range of issues.

Nonetheless, it is a shame that someone who has spent 25 years in a volunteer capacity to make his club a success and made such a difference to football is going out on such a low note.

Sure he has feathered his own nest along the way but still he has contributed a lot on so many fronts.

I agree with the sentiment. Unfortunately for Eddie he was a very poor listener.

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Say what you will about him.

When we were on our knees, he gave us the gate takings for Queens Bday for more than 5 years in a row..

 

But lets never forget his crowning moment!!

 

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Absolute witch hunt claims another victim. Don't dare make a mistake or be imperfect.

 

Sad day.

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Well, at least C'wood now has some chance of developing a culture befitting the 21st century. 

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23 minutes ago, Josh said:

Absolute witch hunt claims another victim. Don't dare make a mistake or be imperfect.

 

Sad day.

Just one little slip-up and everyone piled on.

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Edit:  please turn on your sarcasm filter, everyone.  I thought the boggly-eyed-tongue-out face would be the giveaway!

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1 minute ago, Little Goffy said:

Just one little slip-up and everyone piled on.

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Nope, not even close. Made a massive misstep with Goodes, oversaw a club that was proven to be racist after that, and then called it ‘a proud day’. 

He has lost his ability to read the room. They had no choice but to push him out. 
 

 

 

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Its understandable that people will come for Eddie, he is a big boy, he is answerable for his mistakes. I Wonder when the people that he has helped, done a lot for, raised money for, made their life better will step up and go into bat for him. 

Hope they do, because there will be lots of them.

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11 minutes ago, Demon3 said:

Its understandable that people will come for Eddie, he is a big boy, he is answerable for his mistakes. I Wonder when the people that he has helped, done a lot for, raised money for, made their life better will step up and go into bat for him. 

Hope they do, because there will be lots of them.

They've been going into bat for him over and over and over already.  There's only so far you can go on the plaudits for being the person sitting in the chair that decides who gets the goodies.

Have Collingwood really been that much more generous than any other club, or have they just done a lot more publicity about it?

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18 minutes ago, Hell Bent said:

Surprised it took this long. There would have been a queue of sponsors lining up at The Holden Centre demanding his resignation.

That's what's got him in the end and Nike would have been at the front of the queue.

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Too many mistakes over too many years any one of which would have caused anyone other then Eddie to be sacked.

Has cheapened footy with his numerous conflicts of interest as a caller and commentator and his uncontrolled mouth.

No loss.

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15 minutes ago, Win4theAges said:

That's what's got him in the end and Nike would have been at the front of the queue.

That funny Nike's biggest name of all time don't mind redneck buying his air Jordans

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