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I hope we keep the talk brief after this.

Just say sorry. And that you’ll work hard to contend with the inevitable CHOKERS tag next year because it’s coming. If we even get a double chance next year with all the up and coming teams right now.

TMAC retire. New forward coach. No more games for passengers, Chandler etc who are declining hard. 

Get a team psychiatrist!!!!! 

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4 minutes ago, I think OF Demons said:

We were robbed, and we robbed ourselves with poor kicking.  

Its called choking, there is no hiding from it.

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1 minute ago, leave it to deever said:

Poor kicking isn't bad luck.

Letting blues waltz out every centre bounce was a disgrace.

Poor coaching with no subbing doesn't help.

 

We said the same last year, bad luck... bad luck with I juries...

I am.afraid this can scar psychologically the group.

Lots of mental work to do in the offseason.

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I don’t know what you’re so upset about; we won expected score again

This time 85-66.

See all you at the Expected Prelim and our entry into Expected Grand Final.

We need to bring in some forwards. We have too many pretending to be good forwards in their prime.

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The Dees are the Greg Norman of football , chokers .  We need to get rid of some players BB ,T.Mac, Harmes , Jordon ,Schache , Grundy the most expensive back up ruckman in afl history and Goody , the reserves coach ,Richardson,Pert that's for starters .I would include the fitness coach . This club makes me sick.

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Just now, Graeme Yeats' Mullet said:

Yep, I have to agree

Wtf were they thinking?

It’s been going on all year.

It started with not playing Brown when he came back from injury, not playing JVR for a while there, constantly dropping Tomlinson and not playing a third tall defender, not playing Smith forward and now not playing Grundy and leaving a sub unused.

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14 minutes ago, Stiff Arm said:

Why select Schache as sub if Goody won't put him on, despite Tmac being a witches hat?

Agree. Chuck in Hibberd or Grundy, schace or anyone in place of tmac in the last 25 mins and they would've offered something which is more than nothing we go from tmac

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We are an out and out joke. Just a club that has no idea how to find a way.

I have no faith in these guys whatsoever. What's the point of us scraping into top 4 again next year? Seems like we all know what's going to happen when the pressure really comes on.

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Just now, Travy14 said:

Pathetic!! 

Big big big please explain from a coaching panel that put a player in the sub to not be used!

Heads need to roll! Once again dominated a game and got done! Fwd line coach has got to go, we haven't been the same since Darren Burgess left, he went to the Crows and look at how much they have improved while we have gone backwards. Broom the dead wood and get some hard bastards in, I hate seeing potential go to waste! What a waste of a season! Should have been a golden era! 

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Geez losing Gus like we did. Maynard getting off 

Kicking the way we have and losing four finals in a row makes it hard to support this mob.

I think I need a break too.

Tx guys for the laughs insights and venting.

Go gws 

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They will play these two games for years to come. It will be called how to gift teams a prelim.

 

It sums the year up quite beautifully. Gotta be the smallest average  losing margin for a team ever. 
 

tonight felt very familiar. Chip away for no return only to have one skill error result in a turn over goal for the game. Teams are left speechless after playing us. They thought they’d be reviewing a loss, but they are reviewing a win. 
 

petty and melksham may have been the difference this year. We looked a different team briefly when they were up and about. Injuries play a big part again. 
 

don’t know what to think. Plenty still working. We might be the worst skilled really good team ever. 

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I've said it once and I'll say it again. 

When Burgess walked out, it wasn't just our fitness but a whole lot of professionalism that left too.

Goodwin is too close to this group. Too much warm fuzzy culture and complete neglect to the forward half.

He has completely coached the attacking nouse, system and instinct out of this team with his stupid squeeze em up strategy. We squeeze ourselves up. We can't transition to save ourselves.

 

 

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there has to be big changes

Goody isnt going anywhere due to us keeping him contracted until 2100

Yze out

Stafford out

richardson out

head of conditioning out

recruiters need to change tact or get out too.

Viney the turnover king can get out

tomlinson, tmac, JJ, sparrow, neal bullen, oliver, can get out too. 

Max's kicking can get out

Im [censored] angry.

Lets do the same thing over and over and expect a different result. a game style made for finals my hole, a game style made to wilt in finals.

I just love how this club finds new and interesting ways to let us down, FMD

 

 

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That’s broken me.

Just wanted to see a finals win at the MCG and we couldn’t ice it. 

People will say the Grundy trade didn’t work because of Gawn’s ruck dominance but Gawn didn’t hold up his end of the bargain in the forward line all season. It was shown again when he missed two easy shots.

I’m off AFL Media until the Grand final. Can’t stand the Voss love in when Carlton was cooked we had them and we couldn’t shut the door. 

The roar at the end was deafening. Saw a few young supporters crying.

Umpiring was a disgrace too.

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2 minutes ago, rjay said:

Seriously here are some challenged people on this site...

The team was undermanned and gave it everything...if you can't see that you know nothing.

Signing off for AFL season 2023.

Garbage, we had the game won, our poor field kicking lost it, you cant kick you can't win big games

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3 minutes ago, Smokey said:

We’ll finish next year top 4 again and with any luck injury wise we’ll be a real chance again. Having no consistent forward structure is always going to be a big ask in September. We win everywhere else.  
 

I love following the Dee’s while we finish top 4 year after year, I’ll take this over the neeld era any day. Catch ya next year DL 

Completly agreed Smokey. Forward line issues are what we need to solve. If we can have an injury free run we are the best all round team playing. 

Would have loved to see Grundy in the forward line tonight. Dont know why Goodie didnt play him but what a waste. He can mark and he can have a shot.

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