TOPIC: Can Someone Please Explain

Matebe Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #15

Matebe
Who's to say Connor Blakely hasn't been earmarked for a different role under the new coach? There's a lot of assumptions being made in here.
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Corporal Agarn Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #16

Corporal Agarn
Whatever the role, when you're playing a bunch of kids and a heap of your senior players are out, his experience would be valuable.
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Matebe Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #17

Matebe
There's a case that if you play an experienced player who doesn't perform his role, then that would have a negative effect on the kids.
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Dockermus Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #18

Dockermus
So the reason Blakey doesn’t get the gig is poor attitude?
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Matebe Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #19

Matebe
I don't know where you've gleaned that from. I'd suggest it's as simple as he's not producing on the training track what's required from him to perform his game day role, and the coaches have more confidence in another player to execute that role.
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ICONDOCKER Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #20

ICONDOCKER
A few weeks ago it appeared to be a play-off between Acres and Blakely, I don`t know if the role Acres played yesterday is best suited to Blakely?
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Corporal Agarn Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #21

Corporal Agarn
I'd love to know what role Colyer is supposed to be playing. Because 7 disposals, 1 mark, 0 scores, 0 tackles and 0 goal assists seems to say that it's not much.
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Freo66 Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #22

Freo66
For what its worth, I'm sure I heard someone on the ABC say its attitude.
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okeedokee Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #23

okeedokee
Well whatever the attitude, it wasn't matched with aggression.
The first quarter and half looked promising, but after that there seemed to be fumbling and fiddling around, which are softer words than what I screamed out yesterday.
The backline wasn't coping with that pressure, and I don't know why four players have to go up for the mark all at once.
There were times when they all had a go, and an eagle marks it.
What the hell is wrong with giving it a big punch. Think quick.
You're not going to take a speccy every time.
Dunno, but what would I know. Mind you, didn't watch too much of second half. You could see the flow of the game, and how it was going their friggin' way.
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jezzaargh Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #24

jezzaargh
dare I say it - we could have used Zac the Fist out there yesterday...
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Matebe Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #25

Matebe
or Hamling, or Pearce, or Logue
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stella Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #26

stella
I am not sure about the criticism leveled at Bailey B. He is not a pressure half forward he is a midfielder/tag footballer. When Million Dollar Kelly took control of clearance he would have been the ideal “run with” player. I fear he will become Bailey “Banished“ Banfield just like Mikey B, The Pig etc and he like the others deserves better than that.
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Corporal Agarn Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #27

Corporal Agarn
Completely agree. He's been pigeonholed like others before him. Who ever drafts a player as a defensive half forward? When you look at a youngster's highlight reel is it there a defensive half forward ever among them? I don't think so.
We try and find a midfielder and mould them into that whether it's suits their style of play or not. We've never had success with one and don't understand why we keep doing it.
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teasea Can Someone Please Explain 6 months 4 days ago #28

teasea
Maybe we recruited too many midfielders and now not enough spots for them all.
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