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2 hours ago, Dr.D said:

 

Is this the interview that you speak of?

It's really not that bad. We came 13th, 17th, 17th, 16th, 13th in the 5 years prior. He doesn't owe us anything. He made himself an A grade quality player because he left Melbourne. Best decision he's ever made. He got into career best form at the pies so he clearly needed a change of scenery. 

Certainly sounds like a bloke who was pushed (not very hard at all)

he couldn’t wait to get out of the joint, that would be the only reason he was pushed....

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28 minutes ago, COOLX said:

We wouldn't be able to fit him into our side. 

 

 

 

He is not good enough for our side 

 

he can pizz off    He left for greener fields he can stay there !   Bliooody turncoat,    Others who left did so because we were not playing them. He left cos he thought we [censored]  and he did not want to put in to help us get out of gif poo

nakes me angry 

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5 hours ago, Colin B. Flaubert said:

Just can't see a role for him alas. Lever is our intercept mark in the back line, and Fritsch is our medium sized marking forward. 
While I don't hold grudges, some of his [censored] comments about his time with us have been remembered too. 

Besides we are the future and looking for younger players....so howes about he just stay at cfc.

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2 hours ago, Sir Why You Little said:

Certainly sounds like a bloke who was pushed (not very hard at all)

he couldn’t wait to get out of the joint, that would be the only reason he was pushed....

wasn't he a mad filth fan anyway?

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On 4/29/2021 at 7:40 PM, cantstandyasam said:

He's been Collingwooded. The only good players we ever got from them were Peter Moore, Henry Coles and RIP Flash Gordon.

Oi John Dellamarta was handy

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5 hours ago, 640MD said:

He is not good enough for our side 

 

he can pizz off    He left for greener fields he can stay there !   Bliooody turncoat,    Others who left did so because we were not playing them. He left cos he thought we [censored]  and he did not want to put in to help us get out of gif poo

nakes me angry 

at the same time we take players like May and Langdon and just pretend they aren't only here for more money and arguably more success. Get your blinkers off and see the afl environment for what it is. 

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40 minutes ago, Dr.D said:

at the same time we take players like May and Langdon and just pretend they aren't only here for more money and arguably more success. Get your blinkers off and see the afl environment for what it is. 

You’ve said this a thousand times. We get it, you love yourself. Go to bed mate.

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9 hours ago, Dr.D said:

at the same time we take players like May and Langdon and just pretend they aren't only here for more money and arguably more success. Get your blinkers off and see the afl environment for what it is. 

Yes anyone who wants to come here are heroes.

If you leave for money or to play at a famous club, it’s all personal gain. 


couple of years ago we were a basket case, with these players the sum is greater than the individual.
But if I barracked for freo or gcsuns why wouldn’t  I have right to regard some as less than heroes 

players leave and change for many reasons, I like players and dislike others. 
I did not mind Alves going to North or others leaving after a Iong time with us.

just my opinion  

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Great player, loved him at the Dees, reads the play very well, and kicks really well on both feet. Loved his speccies - wish there was more of them.

But no, wouldn't take him back. Lever is a better intercept mark, May and Salem are better kicks, and we have a heap of basically untried talent playing at Casey, and he is now very injury prone.

I met him once on the golf course, he was playing with Jared rivers - didn't come across as a DH to me, just a really good bloke.

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On 4/29/2021 at 9:46 AM, Baghdad Bob said:

We wouldn't trade for him because we don't need him now but it's a myth he left for money.  He wanted to stay at MFC with his mates but we didn't want him.  That may or may not have been justified but the decision was ours, he didn't walk out.

Secondly anyone who thinks he's not a really good player is building a rhetoric to lessen the disappointment of him leaving.  He is a fantastic player and had he not suffered injury would probably have been AA.  He's one of my favourite players to watch outside MFC.  Skill, poise and plays the game in the way it should be played.

A very good assessment about the club’s football department’s underestimation of Howe’s ability and his value to the club as a draw card. I think we had issues about our salary cap because I recall something about Collingwood paying him more than the $400k we offered. Whatever, the case he’s definitely repaid them with his service but now, going on 31 years of age and with injuries behind him, he’s going to slow down. 

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2 hours ago, Freddy Fuschia said:

A very good assessment about the club’s football department’s underestimation of Howe’s ability and his value to the club as a draw card. I think we had issues about our salary cap because I recall something about Collingwood paying him more than the $400k we offered. Whatever, the case he’s definitely repaid them with his service but now, going on 31 years of age and with injuries behind him, he’s going to slow down. 

Does anyone know how much Howe’s on?

At least those who are angry at him for his sour grapes comments might get some satisfaction from thinking that his wage is contributing to Collingwood’s current list management woes.

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Not sure if the prospect of playing finals was a reason for him moving to Collingwood, but the way things are looking he won’t be far ahead, if at all, during his time at Collingwood on that front either. Melbourne having played finals in 2018 and likely this year as well, compared to Collingwood in 2018 and 2019, and he missed their brief final appearance last year. 

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