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Yes.Are posters worried about some sort of magical jinx ...
Well, if we were Hawthorn then, yeah, that’s how it would work. We believe in a Premiership and et voila! a premiership happens. But we’re not Hawthorn.... or scared to believe?
With that kind of attitude I fear we’re doomedWe are genuine contenders this year, the team needs to own that as do supporters.
2011Us being favourites is uncharted territories .
NoAm I the only one getting nervous about this?
This is the way it works ...More people have joined the chorus of us winning the flag. Lloyd is even pumping our midfield to make it the best he has seen.
Gee 76 did you really have to throw that last sentence in that's a nightmare image lol2011
This is the way it works ...
Media pundits pump us up to almost the point of bursting. Then either one of two things happens ...
(1) Expectations are met (rare). Our success then becomes almost tolerable for the larger footballing community because we were simply meeting expectations.
(2) Expectations aren’t met (much more common). The footy world then bathes in the beautiful waters of our angst ridden salty tears. (See Richmond losing last year’s prelim)
Footy pundits like Robbo can’t lose in situations like this. We do well and he looks like Nostradamus. We do poorly and he lathers himself up in lavender oil and plays with his nipples.