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11 hours ago, Redleg said:

I think David would know a lot about culture. Played with Travis Johnson and Daniel Ward and all three went broke as self confessed gambling addicts.

Plenty of others were seen regularly at racetracks and TAB’s.

Thankfully all three sought help and have turned their lives around.

Yes we have had a poor pre season in the media, but aside from Smith, nothing to do with culture and clearly agenda driven, unless you think a boy’s personal mental health issues are a club culture problem.

I am disgusted at the media treatment of Clarry and several media people should be ashamed of themselves. Michael Warner you are at the head of that queue.

How much have we heard about Carlton’s new recruit Elijah Hollands and his Court drug appearance? How much did we hear about Bailey Smith after an initial mention? Same for Ginnivan. There are plenty of other examples of bad behaviour in the AFL that gets little mention after the first airing if at all.

Certain clubs are treated differently by the media, why.

Yes we have our share of problems, but we are not pariahs, yet treated like one in the media.

There is an obvious agenda out there in footy media land and probably more one.

So so true .

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The other not so subtle messaging from the club through out all this turmoil is that the club and it's leaders are right behind supporting Clayton and Joel, as apparent from Goody's presser this morning.

https://www.melbournefc.com.au/video/1499693/opening-round-media-conference-simon-goodwin?videoId=1499693&modal=true&type=video&publishFrom=1709508015001

Also the usual 'boring' Goody talk of putting in place processes and Oliver needing to demonstrate himself, etc. 

But all in all I think the united front that our leaders have shown in being behind and supporting Clayton and Joel has been admirable, even if at times challenging and providing some slightly clumsy robotic responses to media questioning.

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