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Zorba Gone

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Mybludog, Sep 5, 2011.

  1. Mybludog

    Mybludog Active Member

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    Surprised it's not already up here.

    He'll finish at the end of the season.

    He got a bit teary eyed yesterday talking of his love of the boy's and the club.

    I know a few on here bag him but he'll be a big loss to the Players
     
  2. Ceagle

    Ceagle Well-Known Member

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    Good to see him go
     
  3. brookiegreg

    brookiegreg Active Member

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    Wow interesting haven't heard it yet mybludog

    We'll all have mixed feelings about this because of Zorba's long history with the club, but life and time does move on for everybody

    Hopefully Zorba will still be very involved with Manly in some other way
     
  4. Spuds Bodyguard

    Spuds Bodyguard Active Member

    I too am glad to see the club going in a different direction.

    But don't understimate the service he has provided the club for a number of years.

    Hopefully we will see him in a non-professional role at Brooky for many years to come.
     
  5. eggson

    eggson Well-Known Member

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    Perry is mentioned to want a more contemporary direction for the club. Interesting the comment from Penn saying that Perry was given a mandate to change from the board.
    I love what Zorba has done for us, and what he brings to the organisation but also think it's right to head in a new direction - bring us out of the 70's as it were.
     
  6. The Eagle

    The Eagle Well-Known Member

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    Its horrible to see him go,he must get another job in the club,even if its just a token job[hr]
    But he has needed a role change for years,no offense Zorbs
     
  7. patorick2010

    patorick2010 Active Member

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    Any word on who the replacement may be?
     
  8. anthonyb1965

    anthonyb1965 GO Manly Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Club Legend!! Good Luck Zorba!!
     
  9. Spuds Bodyguard

    Spuds Bodyguard Active Member

    Unlikely to have a penis I would imagine!
     
  10. mickqld

    mickqld Sack Greenslime 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Renee Gartner pleeeeeeeeeeeease
     
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    • Shoe1

      Shoe1 Well-Known Member

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      They should have let zorba "retire". He could become our next ground announcer, what do you think? Ps why do this now right before the finals? Stability for next 4 weeks is important.
       
    • 2830 Eagle

      2830 Eagle Aim low, reach your goals, avoid disappointment

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      Larissa might know someone becuase she's doing a top job
       
    • tookey

      tookey Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Totally agree. The timing is atrocious and decisions like this should be made after the grand final not now.

      The players do not need anything to take their mind off what they are doing.

      I bet Arko would have left an announcement like this until the end of the year. [hr]
      Rules out Lady ga ga then.
       
    • Kiwi Eagle

      Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      You telling me Cambo is in the running ?!?!
       
    • HappilyManly

      HappilyManly MWTS Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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      Should take Fatty and Arko too. The Club needs to be marketed to Gen Y. Fatty is not known by them. Foran et al are supremely marketable. Arko publicly criticising Manly is not on.
       
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      • tulley

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        I would love to see Zorba around the place in another capacity in the future. He's liked by many of us.
         
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        • Mybludog

          Mybludog Active Member

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          I disagree.

          I think this will make the Team a whole lot stronger. The desire to send Zorba out a Winner will lift them to another level.

          I don't think most people would realise just how much the players think of him and how close they are.
           
        • bones

          bones Bones Knows Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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          Zorb is a legend. He deserves to go out a winner.
           
        • Jerry1

          Jerry1 Well-Known Member

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          Not what the players need at this time of the season. Typical manly management.

          Shocking way to go.
           
        • WAMF

          WAMF Well-Known Member

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          Surely his recent comments to the reporter cannot be deemed a sack-able offence. The comments were dumb and maybe even inappropriate but I am disgusted in the Sea Eagles if this is the sole reason he has been told to find another job.
           

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