I’m sorry that you feel the need to get personal. I’m a big believer in making points… not insults.
You are not the first, nor will be you be the last, to bring the whole “let’s trust those who played to get it right” argument.
Lloyd wasn’t that impressed and I recall him playing a few games. David King was impressed, but he regularly touts a team on the basis of one piece of footage in his ‘war room’ and it takes weeks for him to be corrected.
I think everyone is entitled to an opinion, however different, without being called names.
But you are right, I have a huge chip on my shoulder about what the media and public have done over the past 3-5 years. I won’t ever forget or forgive but that is my prerogative.
Not to pump your tyres but even you would know more about our team than most of the so called ‘experts’. Just because they were good at kicking a football, doesn’t actually mean they understand the tactics of the modern game, nor does it mean they follow OUR team intensely each week. I know a couple of people who work in media… many of them really don’t know much other than the names of players… most of the ‘stats/insights’ you hear them sprout are the result of researchers or producers feeding them info.
Kind of like how we knew Zac Merrett was a gun two years ago but this year the ‘experts’ (who have played at that level) suddenly noticed and thought it was a new found form line.