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Didn't help Patton.

We all love Nev but have to accept that’s he’s getting near the end. 

No chance.


I’m surprised about Jetta and a little disappointed. But overall it was always going to be hard to replace our best forward and our best defender. 

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3 minutes ago, Jaded said:

I’m surprised about Jetta and a little disappointed. But overall it was always going to be hard to replace our best forward and our best defender. 

Me too but I’m happy to see both petty and hibberd in.  

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Thought Jetta had been pretty good, not fantastic but still really solid. Don’t particularly  like 3 changes to a team who has been so settled. I suppose 2 are forced though.

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Just now, Clint Bizkit said:

No chance.

He's cooked, he can't move. They're not dropping him after going 4-0 if they're confident on his return to form.

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4 minutes ago, adonski said:

He's cooked, he can't move. They're not dropping him after going 4-0 if they're confident on his return to form.

'Dropped' due to injury. Didn't train today, clearly named as emergency in case he's right in time and is needed.

 

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3 minutes ago, At the break of Gawn said:

Thought Jetta had been pretty good, not fantastic but still really solid. Don’t particularly  like 3 changes to a team who has been so settled. I suppose 2 are forced though.

We must continously fit players into the team, not let them wilt on the vine because we hesitate with team selection out of little more that conservatism. We are to go places, instead; real depth, not perceive depth, is critical to that aim. Give the talent games, and thus keep game-day performances at a level of competitive excellence. Pay for footballers should not be a series of sinecures.

 

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17 minutes ago, Pickett2Jackson said:

Who will the sub be?   Please not Sparrow hes better off with a full game at Casey

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We all love Nev but have to accept that’s he’s getting near the end. 

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23 minutes ago, Billy said:

Good ins, it shows our depth is impressive 

Happy with the 'ins' as well. Also happy to see Daw as an emergency - he could be really useful and unsettling for the Hawks.

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Good selections, Hibbs has experience and needs to cement his place, reads the ball very well and will back up Lever for getting to the ball drop.

Petty for his contested marking ability. Has been in the system for a while, and could work well under General Lever. 

Mitch Brown to give us a leading target, hoping for 2 to 4 goals.

Majak must have been close as he is the emergency.  

Our balance still looks good. The depth we have is fine.

Go Dees.

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19 minutes ago, adonski said:

He's cooked, he can't move. They're not dropping him after going 4-0 if they're confident on his return to form.

Getting to the stage where you'd have to think that players like Lockhart and even Joel Smith are ahead of him - with players like Bowey waiting in the wings.

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I still don't like our forward line. Fritsch, Weed and BBB out is a massive blow. We have got by with 2 out but 3 might be pushing it. 

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29 minutes ago, bing181 said:

Getting to the stage where you'd have to think that players like Lockhart and even Joel Smith are ahead of him - with players like Bowey waiting in the wings.

Lockhart, Hibberd and Bowey maybe - Joel Smith will probably never play seniors again

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I believe Jetta may not be 100%. His family has been sick so he may be a little unwell. 
Either way, I hope to see him back in the side soon. 

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