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pantskyle

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Let's be fair, the Mariners are a much improved team though, and the season is Still very young. Really frustrated by the lack of on field discipline from some of our players, which does fall back on Paddy though.

Give him another 8 weeks or so, if we are still underperforming, he should get the pink slip (not sure if the current admin would have the balls to do it though, unless ordered to by the CFG)

Totally Agree with Vdubs about lack of squad depth.
Fortunate against the Roar, crap against Adelaide, lucky against Western United, crap against Perth and CCM, we were grand finalists last season with a good enough squad this season that we should be doing better. Even with a lack of depth we have a good enough first 11 and bench to be doing better. A good mix of youth talent and A-League quality players, some of better quality.

Not too sure what the game plan is but it's not working, seems to be Noone on the wing, kick to Maclaren.

The last twenty minutes against WU was our best period this season, a quality, fast and young attack, we haven't seen it since.
 

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Fortunate against the Roar, crap against Adelaide, lucky against Western United, crap against Perth and CCM, we were grand finalists last season with a good enough squad this season that we should be doing better. Even with a lack of depth we have a good enough first 11 and bench to be doing better. A good mix of youth talent and A-League quality players, some of better quality.

Not too sure what the game plan is but it's not working, seems to be Noone on the wing, kick to Maclaren.

The last twenty minutes against WU was our best period this season, a quality, fast and young attack, we haven't seen it since.
Nabbout has been a big loss, as has O'Neil
 

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pantskyle

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And the Youth Mens Team iirc.
No coach is any good once the list is depleted, eg Clarko's hawks.
You're going on too much about a depleted squad, it's the A League mate, not the Premier League. Our available squad should be as good as anyones, if not better.

Nabbout has been a big loss, as has O'Neil
This is a fairly normal Nabbout season isn't it, as soon as we got him I was told by a victory supporting mate to enjoy the injuries.
 

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From last season, a stars in Brillante and Susaeta, key defenders like Delbridge, Windbichler, and loaning out Najjar, Najjarine has affected what we had, so those who are bemoaning how we are not as good as last year, that is why, PLUS injuries to Griffiths, Berenguer(back now), O'Neill, and Nabbout.
 

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From last season, a stars in Brillante and Susaeta, key defenders like Delbridge, Windbichler, and loaning out Najjar, Najjarine has affected what we had, so those who are bemoaning how we are not as good as last year, that is why, PLUS injuries to Griffiths, Berenguer(back now), O'Neill, and Nabbout.
Every team is in the same boat. We also just had January to re-enforce further if required.
 

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Sakc him already

The embarrassing goal conceded is not even my biggest gripe at all either, it's our lethargic and arguably gutless movement going forwards too.

I am melting/pissed off cause we are so much better than the crap we are producing

Loved Paddy as a player (especially at Leeds) but he is not cut out to be a first team manager (least at A League level
 

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You can say what you want about Warren Joyce, but the team never played liked Lay down Betties under his watch
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Getting worrying Aloisi gives under Paddy K I have to say. Having said that, Luna really ****ed up a golden/unforgivable chance for us to equalize.
 

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