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The I ❤️ Collingwood thread.

zippadeee

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Its still after 3 years still hard to comprehend that an uncordinated smart asss from America took away a flag from us.
He won't play again, Sampson was better this week.
 
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TigerForce

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Reported in the HS that the field for new coach is down to Voss, Mitchell and Choco Williams.
Hope they get Choco as it would kill 2 birds with 1 stone. Disrupt Miragebourne's rise and he'd be another Micky Malthouse at Cartoon type coach for them (i.e. ageing)
 
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zippadeee

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They are going after Mitchell (Wright wants him at Collingwood)
Another doofus who will follow the steps of Teague, Shaw and Bolton.
 

Baloo

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Williams at the Pies would be worse than Malthouse at the Blues. Slightly better than Neeld though.

Has there ever been a worse coach than Two Desks ?
 

leon

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Of those three nominated here, surely Colonwood are after Mitchell. But this would destroy the Dawks succession plan. Very interesting situation there that Caro wrote an article about published in Saturday's Age. Kennett heavily involved, of course.

Interesting that another Age article reported seeing Bloos Prez, Sayers, meeting for a long evening dinner with Mark Korda at a restaurant in Kew. I doubt that it would be over non-AFL business for two FC presidents to dine together for about 3 hours of an evening. Unusual.

Could they be conspiring together to work out the strategy for how the former can wrangle Clarkson out, and the Pies lure Mitchell? Could be some fun and games to come.
 

TigerFurious

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What ever happened to running proper selection process to find a new coach?

Back in the day, we allowed anyone and everyone to apply for the coaching job. We held multiple rounds of interviews and testing before finally selecting Hardwick. The process was long and difficult but so is coaching and if the candidate couldn’t cut it through three interviews and some psych testing they certainly won’t cut it as a senior coach.

Now days, clubs either put together a short list of 3-4 candidates, one of whom is heavily favored and the whole “process” is biased towards. Or worse, they appoint the caretaker who managed to win 3 of their last 9 games but the players really like because “he’s no the other guy”.
 

eZyT

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Everyone say prayers daily,

to whoever or whatever serves as your deity,

that Brad Scott gets the collingwood job.
 
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eZyT

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Or Chuckles Bolton !!

afl.com reporting Scott, kingsley, voss and ........ Don Pyke are the short list :rotfl1

Scott would be a gift that would keep giving for years.

you reckon Don Pyke will have tigerland as the soundtrack to his powerpoint presentation?
 
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TigerForce

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Please not Kingsley. I don't want any of our coaches moving to the Scum.

I hope they get Brad Scott so that Pies v Cats games become the Salt and Pepper Cup.
 
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Columbo

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What's got up Eddie's nose this time.
Went on a crazy rant on the state of the Coll FC...and what they should be doing. I swear he’s still running the club from the desk of Footy Classified.
If it was his decision, he’d be waiting outside Clarkson’s house to pick him up tomorrow.
 
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jb03

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Went on a crazy rant on the state of the Coll FC...and what they should be doing. I swear he’s still running the club from the desk of Footy Classified.
If it was his decision, he’d be waiting outside Clarkson’s house to pick him up tomorrow.
I like how Caro disputed how Sam Mitchell was feeling despite Sam Mitchell categorically stating how he was feeling
 
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leon

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Kingsley won't get the job.
Collingwood need to sign a Name to keep the toothless brigade happy.
Nah, think you might be wrong about that. Think, so why did they sack Buckley, favourite son, with a reasonable record of wins and finals appearances? Led them into 2018 GF; lost by a kick after leading all day. Don't forget that stirring victory over WCE in Perth in '20 finals before crashing out. Sure, no flag but not exactly a record of dismal failure.

Then coached the side to 2 final wins including over the much-vaunted, flag- favourite Dees in his last game.

So why? Because they couldn't afford to re-contract and keep paying him on the big $$$ Eddie had his love=child on. See the salary cap sacrificial victims end of '20: Treloar, Stephenson, Phillips etc. The club's still very much in the red - dire trouble for 2021. Poor draft situation might force trading other players to secure Daicos no. 2.

Reckon they are looking to find a young up-and-comer, the next Beveridge type to launch a successful career starting on much lower money, but to be well-compensated after returning them to being competitive and reach the Promised Land in 2-4 years. By then, after clearing the decks, increased SC, improved results, he will have his 2-year contract $$ considerably raised.

Most unfortunately, I reckon Kingsley could be right in the frame. He has extensive, high quality experience as apprentice to premiership coaches. But unable to expect the huge contract that someone like Clarkson, or even B. Scott or Lyon, would require.
 
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The Mole

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I still think Clarkson has been in the frame for the job from at least a year ago, since Graham Wright went there.
 
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