Autopsy David Koch & The Vanillarisation of Port Adelaide

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Lets celebrate our first Subday Game. Yeah!!

Look understand the club from a long way out would have seen this as a potential shocker from a crowd point of view.

But now we have the perfect storm. **** timeslot, coming off an insipid Showdown loss, heavy rain forecast, huge fan disenchantment, the real prospect of losing to the ******* Suns..... it all spells complete disaster to them. Reckon the trepidation around Alberton will be palpable this week and watch, we'll come out and play like scared little bitches. This is odds on to be the worst crowd at AO since the development.
 

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Lets celebrate our first Subday Game. Yeah!!

Look understand the club from a long way out would have seen this as a potential shocker from a crowd point of view.

But now we have the perfect storm. **** timeslot, coming off an insipid Showdown loss, heavy rain forecast, huge fan disenchantment, the real prospect of losing to the ******* Suns..... it all spells complete disaster to them. Reckon the trepidation around Alberton will be palpable this week and watch, we'll come out and play like scared little bitches. This is odds on to be the worst crowd at AO since the development.
I was going to go and stand on the hill but the weather forecast looks horrible.
 

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Lets celebrate our first Subday Game. Yeah!!

Look understand the club from a long way out would have seen this as a potential shocker from a crowd point of view.

But now we have the perfect storm. **** timeslot, coming off an insipid Showdown loss, heavy rain forecast, huge fan disenchantment, the real prospect of losing to the ******* Suns..... it all spells complete disaster to them. Reckon the trepidation around Alberton will be palpable this week and watch, we'll come out and play like scared little bitches. This is odds on to be the worst crowd at AO since the development.
Sub 30k I reckon. Easily.
 

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Christ, just go with 'We know almost everyone hates the Sunday games, so the boys will be extra appreciative of your support this weekend'. Instead of trying to sell a kick in the balls as foreplay.
 

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WE ARE THE ADELAIDE STRIKERS

Zero ******* faith in all levels of the club.

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How does anybody have a problem with this? AFAIK our core demographic are still young males and females - typically those with young families. Yeah it's a **** game, **** timeslot blah blah, but why have a problem with the events team trying to do all they can to increase fan engagement.

Shitting on this type of initiative is the same as shitting on the China strategy because it detracts from us winning games.
 

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Potential is there to bother going now Frampton likely in extended squad. Final decision rests on him and Marshall both playing. I've passed the tipping point of going out of loyalty, to endure the visual equivalent of listening to a shitty song on repeat.
 

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Might be sub 20k
Port sub 30k crowds at AO

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Bulldogs game last year was a freezing cold Thursday night during school term
GWS game a gale was supposed to blow in and we weren't great. Weather was poor but not as bad as forecast.
Melbourne game was in 2011 end of season before the redevelopment, and was a full house.

Unless it is absolutely pouring down all morning before the game I don't think it will be sub 20k, but good chance to be sub 30k.

Crows 2 x sub 40k crowds and their lowest 40k crowd was against the GC on Sunday twilight
Bulldogs game was bad weather gale blew and maybe some SMA finessing. Can't remember the North game

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I was at that North Melbourne game with the lowest AFC crowd.

About as cold as I've ever been at the footy along (West Lakes included) with being a ******* ugly game and a Thursday night in the middle of the year to boot.

Deeply unpleasant experience.
 

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Port sub 30k crowds at AO

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Bulldogs game last year was a freezing cold Thursday night during school term
GWS game a gale was supposed to blow in and we weren't great. Weather was poor but not as bad as forecast.
Melbourne game was in 2011 end of season before the redevelopment, and was a full house.

Unless it is absolutely pouring down all morning before the game I don't think it will be sub 20k, but good chance to be sub 30k.

Crows 2 x sub 40k crowds and their lowest 40k crowd was against the GC on Sunday twilight
Bulldogs game was bad weather gale blew and maybe some SMA finessing. Can't remember the North game

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Grêmio's average in 2019 is 21,848 from 14 home games (capacity is >50k):
2 state league derbies
2 national league
3 Libertadores
7 non-derby state league

Port's attendence looks good for me.
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source: http://app.globoesporte.globo.com/futebol/publico-no-brasil/index.html
 
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Kochie on Sunrise this morning speaking to Josh Frydenberg took a stab at Carlton (Josh’s team)

Josh asked how Port Adelaide was going

Kochie: well you know, we’re just a small working class club
 

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Kochie on Sunrise this morning speaking to Josh Frydenberg took a stab at Carlton (Josh’s team)

Josh asked how Port Adelaide was going

Kochie: well you know, we’re just a small working class club
 

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Kochie on Sunrise this morning speaking to Josh Frydenberg took a stab at Carlton (Josh’s team)

Josh asked how Port Adelaide was going

Kochie: well you know, we’re just a small working class club
This might have been acceptable if Koch had followed up with a request for some money.
 

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Frydenberg is the Federal Treasurer. He can hand out money but I don't think he can do much about drafting or scheduling.
I was adding things to the list.

Kochie: "well you know, we’re just a small working class club. We don't get much help: no priority picks; not many Friday Night games. Could you give us some money? It would even the playing field a bit..."
 

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I was adding things to the list.

Kochie: "well you know, we’re just a small working class club. We don't get much help: no priority picks; not many Friday Night games. Could you give us some money? It would even the playing field a bit..."
describing your club as working class is the worst thing you can do if you want a handout from a conservative government. Wealth is an indicator of virtue and should be rewarded with more wealth. Lack of wealth is an indicator that you are bad and deserve nothing
 
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