Why can't Adelaide retain players?

Discussion in 'AFL - The Australian Football League' started by MaddAdam, Oct 3, 2017.

Put it out there
  1. Kickin Goals

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    Never said any different mate totally agree.
     
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  2. Willo 17

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    Port Adelaide are doing okay, they just seem to be leaving the Crows.
     
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  3. officialjc

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    having guys payed fairly equally is good for the team atmosphere. it is no surprise that a few melbourne players are a bit angry about lever's salary having proudly served the club and a new guy just comes in and earns more. afl players know roughly what each of their teammates are on and are human. there could be tension in the dees dressing room.
     
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    Those in glass houses and all
     
  5. Willo 17

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    A lot less than Adelaide will have at the end of next season. Who you got looking at free agency. Sloane.... Collingwood? Laird.....Manager already said it will be hard to keep him and there are others. No wonder Lever wanted out now, you could lose a big wack of your team and he would be overshadowed by the big guns going.
     
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    These unknown players sound pretty upset, pity they're just a figment of someone's imagination
     
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    Thanks for your concern.
     
  8. Roovolution

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    Ah so you're running with rumours....how about providing a link where Laird's manager supposedly said he'd be hard to keep......I'll keep checking this thread for it.
     
  9. Roovolution

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    Oh really???? Who are these players and you have any proof of that? I think you've got it very backwards.
     
  10. Roovolution

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    Btw - I gave the title up years ago.
     
  11. Roovolution

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    Richmond finished 1 win behind us? The line for the game was around 1 goal. 'Stormed into the GF', what did you not see Richmond smash Geelong and the Giants?????

    'Wet the bed' ?? Huh???

    'Infighting' oh you mean the BS rumours that have been contradicted by Lever's manager and credible journalists rather than shit stirrers like Kane Cornes.....

    Club in crisis??? Yeah right. Lever is moving clubs. Massive crisis. Keath slots in to his position.

    Your best and fairest winner just assaulted the police, you're losing 3 players this year, Impey smashed up some cars and ran from the cops, you have racist banana throwers and people who call Tex a pedo and Eddie a monkey on social media and in the news, you have a Presidnt who insults the players with his ego maniac and speech that pissed off the players after the they choked in their home final....God this is too easy.
     
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  12. pirate bob

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    I hope you realise its actually because they rarely have to sing it? :thumbsu:
     
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    We've had these reports from mainstream media. Until any party confirms otherwise, we could probably consider that the ballpark
     
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    None of those other things have anything to do with Jake Lever whatsoever....

    You're pretty much admitting that Adelaide are taking out years' worth of anger on a 21 year old kid.....
     
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    I stopped reading a few pages back.

    Some bizarre Crows spin going on here, which they can get away with in Adelaide where they own the media.

    But not elsewhere. The Crow officials, some players and supporters are making it difficult for non-SA players to want to join them. Culture seems an issue.
     
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    You won a couple more games than us all year.....
     
  17. TexanKnights

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    It's not the heat, it's the power outages and those Vic mummys boys like to sleep with the lights on....At Moggs I heard they all cuddle up in the same bed, Gunston was barely of the tit when he was drafted and little Jake got scared without his daddy around
    Tippett was just a campaigner
     
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    MRP broke Adelaide
     
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    HA
     
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    Only have to look at how childish they’ve been towards Lever requesting a trade to see what sort of club they are and how they must be run.

    Good news is, they’ll obviously take the moral high ground and not poach players from opposition clubs..
     
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    Are you and other that naive to even think the Crows have acted that way in negotiations with Melb,
    Crows start with 2 x1st Melb counter with 1x1st and 1x 2nd, Then they Talk.
    The deal will get done and rather quickly, unfortunately, the Media will not like that as they lose a story and a bunch of Gullible readers who believe everything that written. And if you want Proof how many different stories have been written about the $ so far he is getting anything from 750K to 900K which media outlet is correct.

    The same with CC the trade will get done and done quickly, which is what the Crows prefer.
     
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    Yellow and black, no joke.
     
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    Yes we did, I suprise it took you this long to find out,
    By the way, in case you missed it, Richmond was the better team and Dusty is one of the best players in the competition and will for a while.
     
  25. FR0GGY

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    Childish would be saying you’re going home for family reasons when it’s $ and always been about $ or telling your “mates” by phone rather than in person when you get the chance, or by using BT as a mouth piece all year or by spreading rumors that your first offer was lower that what you are currently getting or lying about having meetings mid season with other clubs or expecting a top 10 bnf result when you’ve missed 5 games.
    The lever camp have tried to make us sound like the evil ones here we are fighting back and it’s making a lot of people salty.