No Opposition Supporters The Melt Thread - 2019 Edition (Rules Strictly Enforced - See Post 1)

Steinfreo

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Agree on Walters but hes surrounded by guys that are spuding it up at the moment, the guy is a serious light weight hes playing to his strengths in my opinion. Hes not particularly fast either or strong so what else does he do.
 

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Why oh freakin why can't we score?
Why does no-one want to score?
Why are they scared to have a freakin shot?
Why don't we spread inside 50?
Why do we always bomb it to the pocket?
Why are we playing so many talls that can't mark?

Where is our on-field leadership? We just look lost out there. Everyone looks lost. I don't see anyone standing up and leading.

It's pretty bad honestly
 
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fyfe couldn't find a captain's goal if it was duct taped to the windscreen of his helicopter.

Hogan runs like he's bow legged and wearing tight blue jeans and kicks the footy like its a dead jack russell.

Tabs thinks he's a basketball hoop.

Sonny keeps running into invisible clotheslines strewn all about the place.

Cox doesnt trust himself to take a set shot from 40 out but is confident enough to have a crack at a laser pinpoint pass to an outnumbered shorter team mate on a tighter angle.

Hilly doesnt understand that you cant open the face of goal up by running around WHEN YOURE STRAIGHT IN FRONT ALREADY.

theres so much more but im too sad. my eyes r melting.
 
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Get Cox the f*** out. Bloke had no idea tonight. Problem is there's no one to come in for him from Peel. Absolutely sick of Walters playing for frees and running into invisible arm bars. Keep your feet! Tabs looks like he's playing with a bar of soap for a football, and Hogan couldn't hit the side of a barn door, despite 'coming in to train on his day off to fine tune his craft'. Bombers weren't great tonight, we were just terrible.
 

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The hunger and willness has gone. It has suddenly evaporated. Players look tired or disappointed. There’s no passion, that was there against GWS. 3 weeks. And it’s gone. Sorry but Ross is gone. Essendon are an awful awful team. And we never looked like we wanted to win
 

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The hunger and willness has gone. It has suddenly evaporated. Players look tired or disappointed. There’s no passion, that was there against GWS. 3 weeks. And it’s gone. Sorry but Ross is gone. Essendon are an awful awful team. And we never looked like we wanted to win
Unfortunately I think you are right. I look at the body language of our entire team and they look like they want to be anywhere but out on the field.

I started this season with optimism, and that has been sucked right out of me - I think the players feel the same way.
 
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fyfe couldn't find a captain's goal if it was duct taped to the windscreen of his helicopter.

Hogan runs like he's bow legged and wearing tight blue jeans and kicks the footy like its a dead jack russell.

Tabs thinks he's a basketball hoop.

Sonny keeps running into invisible clotheslines strewn all about the place.

Cox doesnt trust himself to take a set shot from 40 out but is confident enough to have a crack at a laser pinpoint pass to an outnumbered shorter team mate on a tighter angle.

Hilly doesnt understand that you cant open the face of goal up by running around WHEN YOURE STRAIGHT IN FRONT ALREADY.

theres so much more but im too sad. my eyes r melting.
Brilliantly summed up. I was at game last night full of hope and optimism ....I just couldn't believe how bad they were. The B Hill play on at point blank was an indescribably awful moment but only one of countless dumb decisions by whole team during match. Horrible to watch.
 

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Went to the game last night. Essendon fans are pure scum. They are just like wet toast, yelling ball and booing at everything. People behind me weren't even watching the game and still booed. Umpires weren't the reason we lost, but commonsense they helped Essendon. Tippa's first goal literally ended up on the afl app with the title questioning the umpiring. Yet there fans kept bronx cheering and carrying on. Whenever a freo had the ball deep in defensive 50, they kept yelling play on to put the players off, just shut the f**k up and watch the game, you're a fully grown adult ffs!

Also why are Essendon members allocated seating right next to the opposition cheer squad? You can't even celebrate in peace.

Pretty sure I heard someone yell out poof to Luke Ryan too, which is even more sad given the club were celebrating this game as their purple game.
 

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I know this isnt a popular opinion around here but my levels of apathy for Freo are higher than ever and I cant help but feel the club is in the mitst of an identity crisis on and off the field. The dual move to Cockburn and the new stadium has been great economically but may have cost the club in some more intangible way.
 
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