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Analysis Football cliches and what they really mean

Discussion in 'Essendon' started by DERO, Sep 27, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. DERO

    DERO RESPECT THE STICK

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    Football cliches with translations
     
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  2. DERO

    DERO RESPECT THE STICK

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    Old fashioned footballer: slow
     
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  3. DERO

    DERO RESPECT THE STICK

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    Country boy: gets wasted on the weekend.
     
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  4. DERO

    DERO RESPECT THE STICK

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    Neat kick: can't kick very far
     
  5. Old Campaigner

    Old Campaigner Norm Smith Medallist

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    One paced: slow
     
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  6. Old Campaigner

    Old Campaigner Norm Smith Medallist

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    Good bloke: actually a deadset campaigner of a bloke
     
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  7. BrewSmackerVeiny

    BrewSmackerVeiny Club Legend

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  8. DERO

    DERO RESPECT THE STICK

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    Athletic mid: ran well at draft camp but actually isn't any good
     
  9. Old Campaigner

    Old Campaigner Norm Smith Medallist

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    Close checking: borderline psychopath
     
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  10. TheGrizz

    TheGrizz Club Legend

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    Clever forward: Cherry picker
     
  11. Squeaky

    Squeaky All Australian

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    Marks the ball at its highest point: = Tall.
     
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  12. eth-dog

    eth-dog Premium Platinum

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    Cracks in hard: Strong
     
  13. D_P_S

    D_P_S Laurel

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    Lots of development left: Has done **** all
     
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  14. Doss

    Doss Super Moderator

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    Much maligned: was booed or jeered once
     
  15. TheGrizz

    TheGrizz Club Legend

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    Lock down defender: Do NOT give him the ball when attacking
     
  16. Howard Moon

    Howard Moon Brownlow Medallist

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    journeyman - been cut by 4 clubs but is a ruck so continues to have break glass value
     
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  17. D_P_S

    D_P_S Laurel

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    [​IMG]
     
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  18. Howard Moon

    Howard Moon Brownlow Medallist

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    accumulator - opposition wants the ball in your hands
     
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  19. Howard Moon

    Howard Moon Brownlow Medallist

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    mercurial - aboriginal forward, or Steve Johnson.
     
  20. ghostdog

    ghostdog Premiership Player

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    full credit to [insert team name here]: we won
     
  21. ghostdog

    ghostdog Premiership Player

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    [player] has some x factor: My vocabulary isn't extensive enough to find the words to describe this player
     
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  22. Howard Moon

    Howard Moon Brownlow Medallist

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    he crosses his i's and dots his t's - dyslexic clicheman
     
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  23. jmoo wan

    jmoo wan Premium Gold

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    Special - sexually attractive.

    also

    delicious - sexually attractive
     
  24. Runk

    Runk Brownlow Medallist

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    AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAAAAAAAAAAA! Gold!
     
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  25. TheBrightSide

    TheBrightSide Club Legend

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    Cult figure: has a shit haircut
     
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