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Would you want Blake Ferguson?

Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by lucablight, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. lucablight

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    The Raiders have sacked David Furner as coach and according to Talking Sport on 2SM Ferguson is now a free agent as he has a get out clause if Furner is not coach. Would you want him at the Eels? Personally I'd be all for it.
     
  2. Eelogical

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    No. As good as he is on the field we don't need more troubled players IMO.
     
  3. Chipmunk

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    Of course he would be a good signing. Perhaps he was actually the cause of Furners sacking though and now wont be going anywhere??

    Or is this a players revolt against Furner and his bias towards Ferguson?

    Im sure there will be more to come out over this.
     
  4. Avenger

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    Yes. 100%.
     
  5. natheel

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    Not sure. As good as he is and can be he is such a twat. But Dugan has been able to focus on his career after getting away from raiders. So maybe we could be the type of club cargo needs. We have a few young guys who don't get in trouble and are church goers. Not saying Blake soul d get into that but it limits the possibilities of him going out with other blokes. And Hoppa coming could help him too even if Hoppa is younger
     
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    Stagger eel Moderator Staff Member

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    I want about 95% of players from other clubs, purely because they'll be better than the blokes running around this Sunday...

    Ferguson included.
     
  7. Avenger

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    Let me tell you something Stags, Stuart has a good history with him and we will definitely be making inquiries. The guy is a gun.
     
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    He is way better than what we have, be mad not to look at him
     
  9. I bleed blue & gold

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    Great player, but i would still be worried about his mates Mundine and Nasser. His history with Stuart would be a good draw card.

    Make it happen Ricky. Back end that shit.
     
  10. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Yes, at a price that reflects the risk involved (which is significant).
     
  11. Agent Mulder

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    we don't have the space.
     
  12. emjaycee

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    Who wouldnt want a backline containing
    Hayne
    Ferguson
    Hoppa

    The NSW back 3 potentially.

    Add a fit Tonga and rampaging Radradra... nice.
     
  13. lucablight

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    Hock isn't coming anymore so that shouldn't be an issue.
     
  14. lingard

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    YES. Every other team buys naughty boys and gets a bargain - Todd Carney, Josh Dugan - why not us? Besides, I don't think Ferguson is a serial killer. I reckon Ricky Stuart might be good for him. Wow, what a backline we'd have!
     
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  16. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    Yes, but don't forget that he has a court case pending. Could be quite a shot to the salary cap for a player that may/may not be able to actually play for us. Might be clearer after Sept 3, when I believe the next stage of the case will be heard.
     
  17. Sensai Cobra

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    + 1
     
  18. The EELiminator

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    with the raiders footing most of his contract why not? put a few conditions in his contract so we dont pay him if he gets sacked for disciplinary reasons
     
  19. Sensai Cobra

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    If sandow gets the arse that'll free up enough for fergo.
     
  20. Barry O'Speedwagon

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    The Raiders won't be footing any of his contract if he chooses to exercise a release clause.......
     

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