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It's fine to suggest that some guys should be dropped, but we need to bring in replacements. I haven't been to any Sandy games, but it sounds like some like-for-like replacements for guys 'under the pump' in the senior team aren't doing enough to justify a call-up.

Buckley, Garland, and Warnock have all had a run for the MFC. Grimes is on the LTI, while Meesen and Bate - who must surely come into the team if his form at Sandy was good this weekend - have also been injured.

Maric could perhaps come into the side, and Valenti may warrant a run if he's upgraded to the senior list.

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The key point is that we are in danger of not winning a game in 08 & destroying the club - we just have to WIN..

Play the best 22 & give the supporters a win or we will not have a club.

AGREE ENTIRELY - enough is enough - open your eyes people - we have been absolutely thrashed in each and every outing this year - blindly throwing kids in without any formline will achieve nothing
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Summary:

Jamar has actually been quite good in recent weeks.

Bartram, although his disposal has been disgraceful, works hard and runs the lines.

Dunn needs to be given time to develop on a wing.

Bailey needs to tell Miller that he will play him out of the square for the next six weeks, regardless of performance, to see if he can indeed play the position.

Morton needs a run in the twos.

Jamar - Was better on Sunday than earlier games but still less effective overall than PJ against Geelong.

Bartram - Showed imporvement against Brisbane. Was very poor with disposal against North Melbourne. I was suggesting dropping him after the North game, but showed enough improvement to stay in the seniors.

Dunn - Would like to see him stay across Half forward or the wing and be used as a target. Worst part of his game on Sunday was getting out marked by Hooper.

Miller - Agree 100%. Seemed to win more contests than he lost, including several contested marks. Give him some time at FF and get the ball to him.

Morton - Agree, but maybe a rest would be better than a game with Sandy. I like what I have seen, but he is young and physically under-developed.

Bell - Seems all at sea in the backline. Misses so many targets thru perceived pressure and no confidence. Did seem far more comfortable when moved up the grond on SUnday.

Warnock - Very impressed and surprised with his game on Sunday. Much cleaner disposal than many of his mates down back and made some good spoils. Definetely worth another game.

Robbo - I seriously can't understand the flack this guy cops. Who in the world would like to be a leading forward at Melbourne at the moment? I am sure the critism will continue, but I can't see much justification for it except for the fact he goes to goround too often. Workrate and application seem good.

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Jamar - Was better on Sunday than earlier games but still less effective overall than PJ against Geelong.

Bartram - Showed imporvement against Brisbane. Was very poor with disposal against North Melbourne. I was suggesting dropping him after the North game, but showed enough improvement to stay in the seniors.

Dunn - Would like to see him stay across Half forward or the wing and be used as a target. Worst part of his game on Sunday was getting out marked by Hooper.

Miller - Agree 100%. Seemed to win more contests than he lost, including several contested marks. Give him some time at FF and get the ball to him.

Morton - Agree, but maybe a rest would be better than a game with Sandy. I like what I have seen, but he is young and physically under-developed.

Bell - Seems all at sea in the backline. Misses so many targets thru perceived pressure and no confidence. Did seem far more comfortable when moved up the grond on SUnday.

Warnock - Very impressed and surprised with his game on Sunday. Much cleaner disposal than many of his mates down back and made some good spoils. Definetely worth another game.

Robbo - I seriously can't understand the flack this guy cops. Who in the world would like to be a leading forward at Melbourne at the moment? I am sure the critism will continue, but I can't see much justification for it except for the fact he goes to goround too often. Workrate and application seem good.

Amazing ! Some logic at last
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Johnstone played as a virtual forward pocket. How many possessions did you think he was going to get ? I understand that you're trying to provide some balance amidst the current supporter frenzy, but Dunn is just another very average footballer who wears red and blue.

Seemingly Bailey was as enamoured with Dunn's game as you, Bob !

:lol:

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Height and weight doesn't necessarily make you a "small" player.

He'd be more talking about his lack of physical strength compared to everyone else.

Cale Morton is also a "small" player in that regards as well and MFC should be careful about not burning him out

The boy Maric is genetically mesomorphic.

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I was glad to see Bailey drop Yze & make other players perform at Sandy to justify their place which is something Daniher rarely did but Bailey is now in danger of replacing ND's love children with his own version.

Bartram has been terrible in the last few games, Dunn has been lazy and unnacountable & Jamar is so bad that we may as well play with only 1 ruckman.

Davey has played 1 good game this year & Mclean & Robbo have been poor.

Its time to bring in players who have shown good form at Sandringham.

If Bailey is fair dinkum Holland, Yze & Bate should come in this week.

Please keep in mind that the coaching staff see alot more of what goes on, on the field then us we just have to instill trust into them they will make the right decisions.

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