This. All our mids are forward and can't chase back. Gameplan has not been updated.I think it’s the way we’ve been told to set up.. when we have the ball, all of our players push up to set up the high press to get repeat entries, but because the opposition just flood their backline and get us on the counter, all of our backs are out of position when we lose the ball and have to chase back when their direct man is streaming back into their forward line.. not a effort issue, it’s a game plan issue.. and a poor one at that.. we were lucky we won the first game in the wet.. but have now been found out.. almost every side will use the kick and mark game now you can get clean entries that way, it’s a perfect tool against high press game like ours, yet Ratten doesn’t have a plan B... Sad!
He's a good footballer who is a mercenary and only cares about Brad Hill. He wouldn't give two hoots about the St Kilda football club. Happily left the hawks to suit himself and then did the same to Freo.
Best part is, there is now nothing we can do. Don't play him, he wins, play him, he will play bruise free and not care all the while collecting his 800 grand.
That’s not the issue.. Brad Hill could hit a target in his previous 2 sides, in our team suddenly he is nervous wreck and can’t hit a target to save his life.. why?1st requirement for building a football side - foot skills.
1st requirement for building a side at St Kilda currently - 'are they the prime recruit this year?'