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and Carey. SOS could play deep or up the ground and beat any of them in the air or on the ground. Best easily. Some don't understand how good he was
That always stood out to me as the difference between Silvagni and Scarlett. SOS would take their best forward be they a FF or a CHF and put the clamps on them. If you wanted to see Carey play well you had to watch him against a side that wasnt Carlton.

In the 2009 Granny, Scarlett played on Koshitzke rather than Riewoldt. Not sure if he played on Franklin either. Not being able to pick the oppositions best forward because they didnt play a traditional full forward brings Scarlett down a couple of pegs imho.
 

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and Carey. SOS could play deep or up the ground and beat any of them in the air or on the ground. Best easily. Some don't understand how good he was
Because they're either too young or believe in this scragging nonsense. It's hilarious how Geelong supporters keep bringing that up, only to suddenly become quiet when I show them this:



Scarlett vs Fev arguably did worse than SOS ever did under "modern rules" or however the hell they want to interpret it conveniently. Interestingly enough, the 2nd image was at Princes Park where Fev kicked 6 on him and Scarlett had to be moved off him.
 
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:blueheart: SOS :blueheart:




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and Carey. SOS could play deep or up the ground and beat any of them in the air or on the ground. Best easily. Some don't understand how good he was
And Hird, who also named SOS as his best opponent. I remember a game against the Bombers in 1996, the year Hird was on fire and won the Brownlow, where SOS was winning the battle so Hird went into the midfield; SOS followed him in and smashed him from there too, picking up 3 Brownlow votes along the way.
 

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:blueheart: SOS :blueheart:




https://www.blueseum.org/Stephen+Silvagni


Games : 312
Goals : 202
Last Game : Semi Final, 2001 vs Richmond, aged 34 years, 107 days
Guernsey No. 1
Height : 194 cm (6 ft. 4 in.)
Weight : 99 kg (15 stone, 8 lbs.)
DOB : 31 May, 1967
Premiership Player : 1987, 1995
Best and Fairest : 1990, 1996
All Australian : 1988, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999
VFL AFL Team of the Century: Full Back
Team of the Century: Full Back
Carlton Hall of Fame: 1996
VFL AFL Hall of Fame: 2005
Victorian State Player: 1988, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999
Mark of the Year: 1988
Carlton Legend


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And Hird, who also named SOS as his best opponent. I remember a game against the Bombers in 1996, the year Hird was on fire and won the Brownlow, where SOS was winning the battle so Hird went into the midfield; SOS followed him in and smashed him from there too, picking up 3 Brownlow votes along the way.
So much for miner's lights, hey Ablett?
 

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For those of you who were wondering about the Ablett quote:
People say to me that Steve had my measure, a lot of people have. But Stephen never played on me until I was 32 and over. If he had played on me when I was in my prime on a forward flank they would have had to put a miner's light on him because he would have still been out there looking for me at 10 o'clock that night.
 
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When I was a kid growing up in the 90s I never understood the Carey is the Goat talk. Maybe I was stupid but once he retired I realised that the reason I never rated him was because I watched mostly Carlton games. When he played against Carlton SOS always smashed him.
Carey would get frustrated and start giving away free kicks.
 

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When I was a kid growing up in the 90s I never understood the Carey is the Goat talk. Maybe I was stupid but once he retired I realised that the reason I never rated him was because I watched mostly Carlton games. When he played against Carlton SOS always smashed him.

Absolutely correct.

And as for SOS, his final series in 1995 where he gave up only 1 goal against his direct opponents, Daryl White, Wayne Carey, Gary Ablett Senior, and that goal was Daryl White, surely cemented his name as the Full back of the Century.
 

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Think i'll steer clear of the main board, didn't realise how many idiots post on there.
A new thread started there a little while ago suggesting who is the weakest runners up in the big dance in the last 20 years!!
It was a no brainer for me ,only had to go back as far as 2017 .
 
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