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When do we call time?

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Avenger, Apr 8, 2018.

  1. Kornstar

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    I was critical of the club for putting us in the position we were in to have a review! You can't have your head coach doing a position coach job and an executive doing a managers job on top of their actual roles........it doesn't work in the corporate world and it certainly can't work in a cut throat business like sport.......the review then proved them (the board/Max) wrong!
     
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    f**k you're an opinionated prick
     
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  3. Eelogical

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    *critical mass
     
  4. Gary Gutful

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    Max was trying to run the club on the smell of an oily rag.
     
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  5. Gary Gutful

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    Easy for you to say, you fence sitting pissant!
     
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  6. Gary Gutful

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    Or maybe he wasn't.
     
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  7. Kornstar

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    That may be the best way to run an airline, but a football club?

    Or you may be right......
     
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    Has it ever been confirmed that this is a fact ?
     
  9. JohnStoppafarty

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    The refs got a preseason memo to reward teams that play up tempo attractive footy. That has got to help as a lot this year, the way we are playing. hopefully they (us) get the balance right soon and stop trying to overplay our hand every time we get the ball.
     
  10. JohnStoppafarty

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    Yeah but he's our opinionated prick. To me he's a bit like Fergo. If he played for/ or supported any other team.... but he's ours so you gotta love him.
     
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  11. Eelogical

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    Have you ever sat on a fence? Barbed wire fence can be quite painful.
     
  12. strider

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    A good fence is a perfectly good place to sit
     
  13. JohnStoppafarty

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    Unless it's got 240V running through it.
     
  14. Gary Gutful

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    People like @emjaycee have suggested as much when people complained about BA 'not wanting help'. He's more credible than most.
     
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    Im betting it was a bit of A and a bit of B
     
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    Who needs proof when it fits the narrative. Bernie was actually quoted as saying BA never put his hand up asking for help. The review suggested additional staff/support was required whether it was wanted or not. It appears it was.
     
  17. I'm a loser baby...

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    Never doubt the wisdom of the universe.
     
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    The universe is a bit of a dick tbh
     
  19. Kornstar

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    Then Bernie should be sacked! Wasn't he a "football guy"? Shouldn't he know? What a cop out to say that the coach didn't put his hand up so we thought it would be cool for him to pull double duty!

    You make the top four the year before with a certain structure so then you think it's ok to then downsize your operation after such success?

    Regardless of who's "fault" it was and whether someone put their hand up or not, the review identified how f**king stupid the decision was........
     
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    What staff did we lose from 17 to 18?

    1 assistant and a wrestling coach?

    We never had a football manager in 17 either
     
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