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  1. 22 points
    Edinburgh

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    Anyone else see farewell signs? Security got quite miffed with one at the back of our bay. "Good riddance soulless I hope we never meet again"
  2. 19 points
    A year and a half ago the club tried to replace the RBB. They published a letter to all members advising of how the club had decided on a "new resolution" for a "new era in active support". They called for a club supported coup from members who wanted to "lead an active support change". The RBB weren't involved and didn't say "We no longer want to do active support", this was a club lead effort with a goal was to replace the RBB, ban all the leaders if they complained and to create a McWanderers Sponsor Activated Cheersquad Fan Zone like we see in the AFL. Where were all the people complaining about the RBB to step forward? This was their big chance, for the person on the sideline who wanted an atmosphere without the RBB involved to take over. To lead the "new phase of active support at WSW". And what happened? No-one put their hands up. The club slinked back to the RBB trying to pretend like it never happened. And now the club haven't bothered supporting the fans who were banned for giving a spray to the woefully under-performing players, they haven't bothered pushing the new FFA Board to implement the ban appeal process that the FFA along with every other active support group in the league agreed needed to happen. The club want to sweep the last few seasons (on and off the field) under the carpet and only care about wanting the RBB to start pushing active support memberships for next year.
  3. 18 points
    ZachMercer

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    Duke only has one mode. Beast.
  4. 17 points
    Plenty of stadiums in Homebush to go round.
  5. 16 points
    Cynth

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    I haven’t been able to scream like that for my team in months! I thought the last 20 minutes or so we played great and deserved the goal! Mitch Duke brings a positivity to the team and leadership. I hope we sign him for next year!
  6. 16 points
    The RBB is not beholden to anyone and answerable to it's various sub groups so the accusation of self interest isn't new but nonetheless misplaced. The club attempts at creating neutered performing puppets as a marketing tool are well documented. If the club is left with mediocrity on the pitch and silence in the stands then it may want to reconsider the "match day experience" it delivers at Fortress Parramatta. This is the other side of the Zero Tolerance stick. Let's see how the dark side of the moon looks. In the meantime Gosford and Newcastle away will be a treat.
  7. 15 points
    Taurus

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    The lift in energy was noticeable when Duke & Fathead came on. The 3 - 4 - 3 system together with wing-backs & a box midfield became a bit raged at times, but we stayed in the contest. After the 1st 25 minutes, we denied Perth space to employ their overlapping WB's & forced them to play through a congested midfield. Majok kept Franjic pretty quiet for the most part & was able to offer something going forward. Kamau was better in 2nd half as Perth sat deeper. Vedran could've done better for their goal. His reactions are not that of a top AL keeper. Ikon shouldn't be scoring with a glancing touch from that angle. Our goal was a tad lucky, but Tarek says it was a shot, so I will believe him. Duke deserves an assist for putting Reddy in 2 minds. Tonight was as close to season 1 Wanderers as I've seen in some time. Kudos must go to the new conditioner bloke, he's doing a good job. 2 wins & a draw ain't a bad result from last 3 games. 7 wins in a row to come.
  8. 15 points
    mack

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    Here's an irony, we've won or drawn 90% of our games at spotless.
  9. 15 points
    His first touch generally is like a clearance so it makes sense
  10. 14 points
    'Auf Wiedersehen' = see (you) again Should be "Verpiss dich" or "Niemals wieder" (look em up) As to the game itself, it was one of those quintessential sokkah matches that keep you hooked to the club and the sport. Obviously we were the lesser quality team, and with injuries, suspensions and other issues hurting our squad, well it could've been a shellacking. However, unlike far too many games this season those who were on the pitch neither lost the drive to do what they could, nor made any monumental blunders. If one looks at our season we have seen far too many self-inflicted defeats and far too many lacklustre efforts kill our hopes when the refs haven't robbed us, but thankfully last night these circumstances failed to repeat. Thought Popa's Cap Busters were threatening for only a few passages of the game, and to be honest his limitations as a coach we all saw in past seasons when he was our gaffer were on show last night. They were set up and played for a grinding win and went back in their shell with 10 men behind the ball way too often. Thankfully that gave us the space to find our feet and some go forward especially in the second half. As for our gaffer, Babbel sprung a surprise here and there (Majok WTF lol) but he did well. One of the frustrating thinsg about our team this season is at times they have played with finesse and tekkers way beyond expectations, however it's usually led to nothing in the way of goals, or even worse meaningless turnovers. Kamau was the epitome of that last night. I wished time and time again that he and the others when in the Perf defensive third did less tikki-takka stuff and did some good old fashioned bombing forward, cut out passing to work into space, as opposed to pirouetting into 2-3 oppo players. There's no doubt we were the better team in the second half, and there were pleasing signs from some of our players (Snakes with a nice save, Roly always problematic, Tass solid at CB, Majok putting in hard yards). However it's easy to see that the bulk of our roster is not good enough to do more than play gamely and jag wins here and there.A good portion of the current squad need to be let go if we are to threaten a top four finish next season. Finally, the whole Soulless debacle was more awful than anyone could've reasonably expected, and if there is one thing to celebrate aside from Tarek's wonder goal, it's that we should never ever have to turn up at the turd-sink ever again. It has been like a festering suppurating haemorrhoid on our club, and it should be left to those who deserve, the mindless flogs who get erect watching Hell Drivers circle around it during the Royal Easter Show, or those karnts at GWS/Maunka Midgets.
  11. 14 points
    Adam

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    I ride my bike to games and lock it up on the fence near the eastern gate, and I've been doing so every game there. Apparently, now I'm not allowed to because of 'safety' reasons. An apt farewell from a useless security guard from a useless ground/precinct.
  12. 14 points
    well said. the 'dance monkey dance' approach to active support by the ffa, the club and quite frankly a significant section of the club's own fans has depleted both numbers and enthusiasm. I am out of the loop now having moved away for work but I can say that I was fed up with all of the things that are listed in the RBB statement (plus a few more!) and fully support the attend but not active decision. the treatment of active fans in the a-league is appalling - I don't think there is any way to argue otherwise.
  13. 14 points
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  14. 13 points
    I am willing to take the risk and test out this theory where ESFC are concerned.
  15. 13 points
    Wanderboy

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    For posterity, I'm just posting this part of your post. Thank ******* god for that.
  16. 13 points
    scarcev

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    Rocked up expecting nothing against the leaders and we got something out of it and better still I thought we were good for it, not because we were superior but because we showed heart and when Duke came on we had a bit of hunger as well. Tass was great especially as we played one less in the back and 2 of the back 3 were 19 years of age, that is a massive effort to keep them to one.
  17. 13 points
    I've got a few things to say to your post - but first of all... Your posts are often very colourful and hard hitting, DU - although sometimes they are so colourful, and metaphorical, that I feel I miss the point. With this post, the language is colourful and metaphorical, but the message is crystal clear - and it's perfectly fair enough. At two soul-stiflingly awful venues, with a team that hasn't lived up to supporter's expectations, the SOP experience has been dreadful, and numbers in attendance at games have dropped away dramatically. But it hasn't only been about being at SOP. And heading off next season to a new stadium is what most of us hope will stem the rot...but it might not, if other aspects of the running of this club remain sub par. I've had issues with only one aspect of what has sometimes happened in the RBB since season 1, but I've never been in any doubt that the RBB, and it's leadership of the phenomenal stadium wide support we used to enjoy, has been the best feature of the "match day experience" for most supporters. To have watched them steadily shrink and now choose to be silent for the rest of the season speaks volumes for the general frustration and dissatisfaction within the membership ranks. Since season 1, to support the team, my family has travelled to every A League venue in the competition except for Perth. But one membership has been dropped this year, and 2 other members have refused to attend games for the rest of the season since the second last ANZ game. I won't be going back on my own. I basically have considered that our four memberships for the last 2 years , and this season our three memberships have constituted a $1000+ a year donation to the club, in the hope that something worthwhile will be waiting for us next season. I am absolutely NOT someone who is only happy when we win, but we didn't get much value for money in any of those 3 years tbh. Starting with the carelessly selected (and dreadful) seats allocated at Soulless in the first season there, to the deep frustrations over under-strength teams, to the observably unfair treatment dished up to the RBB (apparently condoned by the club), no one has had much joy for three seasons. To see some of the stalwarts from these forums (people who used to drive to Parra from Coonbarabran!!! and Canberra etc) lose faith in the club/question the values of the club is very disheartening. I admire those many of you who have stuck it out through thick and thin at SOP...I really do. But I don't think it's a bad idea for the club management to contemplate "how the dark side of the moon" looks … and to contemplate it very seriously. Because most of us probably know people who have moved on from WSW, and who won't be returning because of a new stadium. Club management need to get prepared to do better than they've done in the past at a number of levels, to build and retain more than a semblance of what we once had at Parra. PS Newcastle and Gosford have (almost) always been a treat.
  18. 13 points
    Always willing to engage with appropriate criticism of the RBB when they have pulled the wrong lever, but zero probs whatsoever with the statement. Been in and out of active, seen the good and the bad, and for all their faults they are still an asset to the club which (like the rest of us) has been let down too often.
  19. 12 points
    mack

    Squad Development 2018/19 Part 2

    How about Lederer and his fellow owners sign the marquee players Babbel wants, not ones that the FFA want.
  20. 12 points
    So, no more derbies at ANZ?? ******* ripper!!
  21. 12 points
    FCB

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    How do you like them apples, Popa? That's what I call mentality! Young makeshift line up becomes even more makeshift after JoD comes off early, but here we are. It looks like we are finally where MB wanted us to be at a minimum: hard to beat. Better late than never! And thank goodness for The King being back.
  22. 12 points
    mack

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    We looked better once Riera and Baumjohann were off the field.
  23. 12 points
    Walk a mile in their shoes and see how you feel.
  24. 12 points
    I disagree. I know the RBB don't speak for all fans, but you name me one fan who likes SOP? Most fans make up the silent majority. The RBB has a voice and chooses to make it public. On this issue, I'm happy for them to speak on my behalf.
  25. 11 points
    dcrow

    Auf Wiedersehen Spotless

    Since Tass has been playing we have not conceded more than 1 goal per game. Compare that to the prior.
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