Certified Legendary Thread Q: Why did Freeman Leave Collingwood? (A: To enable this thread to reach 200 pages!)

Discussion in 'Collingwood' started by TradeDraft, Nov 26, 2015.

Put it out there
  1. TradeDraft

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    So he Thought he was not Good Enough to Play for Collingwood

    With that Attitude I doubt he will even make it at the Aints

    http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/a...a/news-story/03230c88952d7a4a910ac798ae4e34e7
     
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  2. Chief Ten Beers

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    Peaheart confirmed.
     
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  3. Yezeha

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    Who the **** is Freeman?
     
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    Well, I can't blame him. He would've been behind a lot of guys at present had he stayed. Doesn't say a lot for his self belief though.
     
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    Another thread that doesn't need to be here. Who cares, Hes a sook.
     
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    That statement reeks of him not wanting to put in the hard yards imo. I hope he doesn't think Alan Richardson is going to give him a free ride. He might get a shock. Either that, or its a backhander aimed at Collingwood in a sense that he thought we might completely destroy him within 2 years. Either way, he can sod off.
     
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    Can't access the article, but its not like he's wrong.
    There were a lot of guys in front of him in the midfield depth chart, and he's still to show he can be healthy enough to have a sustained returned to the VFL, let alone AFL.
    If St Kilda offer more money, and offer a greater prospect of getting regular AFL games, then I don't condemn him for deciding to move.

    Having said that, I hope he does turn it around and have a decent career at St Kilda - just hope he never experiences a win against us.
     
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    Rename the thread title to; Why Freeman joined St Kilda ... :D
     
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    Can we have a general 'ex-player' thread for all these types of things please mods? Whether it's Freeman, Beams, Daisy etc they don't deserve their own threads anymore.

    Keep all the ex-player stuff in one thread.
     
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  10. Pricey97

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    Behind, Swan, Pendlebury, Sidebottom, Crisp, Treloar, Aish, Adams and De Goey.

    He wasnt wrong.
     
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    Brisbane have a similar thread, it's called the Brisbane board, check it out.

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    This deserves two likes, one for the comment and one for the emoji.
     
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    Sounds like he took the easy option, but that said the power of the $ and setting himself up via close to a guaranteed $1 million can't be forgotten either. That guarantee is huge if he's out of the system in 3 years.
     
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    Played less games than Danny Roach & Tom Davidson.


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    Few things come of this:
    - He's weak
    - He's soft
    - He's got no confidence
    - He doesn't believe in himself

    Relationship with our club = over.

    Great news. :)
     
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    Few things to.come out of this

    Who gives a flying tossbag
     
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    Eddie, are you trying to induce an epileptic fit?
     
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    Get back to your day job hacking ISIS sites.
     
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    it's CIA FBI MOSSAD protected, I can't get in... I might go for a swim.

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    Don't get the Freeman hate, there's only so many midfielders you can have in one side. Only 22 players can play at a time. He would have already established himself if it wasn't for his injuries but since then depth has increased and he was pushed down the pecking order. Its not his fault he's not charge of list management, and didn't injure himself on purpose.

    If you were offered more money, more opportunity and more security what would you do?
     
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    'If I stayed at Collingwood I could be out of the system in two years time'.....

    A top 10 pick who is exactly the type of player the club needs (outside speed) won't even back himself to win a place in the 22. Wow. I'm actually really glad he's gone now. Don't need players who won't fight for a place in a young emerging squad.
     
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    This is actually good news - if he doesn't want to be here for whatever reason then nick off and let someone who is prepared to push themselves have a crack.
     
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    If playing footy for him is "just" a job $ then I get your rational.

    If it was his dream to play footy and [be a star]quote then IMO he is a soft cock.

    After reading the article I am going with soft cock.......arrivederci you couldn't have picked a better club.
     
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    If you believe all those things are true our recruiting staff made a pretty horrendous decision considering all the other great talent that went after him.