- Apr 11, 2008
On the face of it, yeah, you make some great points.Ha, it's a difference of opinion, and that is what the forum is all about.
See, I see myself as a realist, as someone who sees a players value decided by the market. Overs and unders is determined buy the market.
If you want yop quality players you need to pay.
I will not be providing friendlier numbers because I am man enough to say I dont know the players contracts nor how they are structured. front loaded, backloaded, bonuses, allowances yada yada yada.
Look we disagree so no point us firing back and forth but I'll finish with some straightforward questions.
Were you happy when DCE backflipped and when Turbo and Jake re-signed?
Simple as that, where you happy at that time or were you like. dammit, wish DCE stuck by the Titans.
When the boys rejected more money at the dogs were you pissed that we paid as much as we did and hoped they had headed to Belmore?
Because everything is easy in hindsight but the only true relection of what you thought of the deal is your response when it happened.
I for one was delighted in both instances!!
I wonder what Melbourne do. They seem to always have a "big three" or spine yet week after week, even with them out, deliver.
It could come down to the types of players they bring in as anchors, and the way the supporting roles are viewed.
I'll always support Manly until the end of time, hence my frustration. It's not like Manly made any bad decisions. It's just not working out.