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Between the Flags - a great new book on the MFC



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16 hours ago, Freddy Fuschia said:

Absolutely loved the book. So much to remember.

Chapter 12 re The Demon Alternative resonated, particularly given the current initiative to change our Constitution, which has now been postponed until October 2022. 'The Melbourne Football Club has been handed a peace plan but is too pig-headed and proud to see it'. And in Chapter 13 'No one who understood footy would ever call for an extraordinary general meeting in the middle of the year'. Indeed.

 

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Although a lot of the diehards on here will have already read it, I hope I am one of many who have got their hands on it this Christmas.

Fantastic read so far. I am now counting myself lucky to have only witnessed the horror of 2000s and not been around before that. 

Wishing everyone a very merry Christmas, the only mark on today will be the significant drop in premiership memorabillia to unwrap. 

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I think a lot of demon fans can handle not winning flags, it's the melancholy and irrelevance our club was mired in for years and years that was the killer... hopefully we can profit well from our current form and follow the formula of other clubs that never bottom out... Go Dees in 2023!

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4 hours ago, Hawk the Demon said:

A fantastic read! Particularly for Demonlanders who have followed most, or chunks of, those 57 years.

👍Just finished it. I'm an all of the 57 years - and the several before them that the book covers for their effect on 'the 57'. So I'm not a 'particularly', I'm a 'definitely'.

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