Not trying to be a dick but do you consider shitting the bed in two consecutive prelims his fault? Was it game plan, lack of on field leadership, what does a Port fan consider it to have been?
The side is mentally weak and can't handle pressure and expectation. The coach has to cop some responsibility for that, especially when they've been there a decade and basically built an entire new list.
Were Clarkson's players all magically mentally tough or did he impart some of that into them?