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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:58 am

Was I feverish or is it true?

I think that amongst the verbiage I read yesterday, there was an article speculating that Sutherland may leave.

Yippee, I muttered, Life is on the up.

But then the last two paras caught my eye. It turns out David ffs Gallup is a keen cricket fan. He could be the right person...blah, blah....successful record as CEO in NRL ...blah, blah...and in the soccer!

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Post by Nath on Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:39 am

LOL Gallop!
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Post by skully on Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:22 am

Meh, Gallop is a pretty smart operator. The only reason he got flicked from the NRL was that he stood up to the chairman & board over the Melbourne Storm cheating debacle. He issued the sanctions for their two sets of books scandal without Board approval. This lead to his eventual untenable position with the Board.
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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:48 am

Meh right back at you!

He was lopped from NRL for multiple reasons, not least his relations with the fan base. I think he is more shrewd accountant than strategic leader.

His public presentation skills are diabolic.
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Post by skully on Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:49 am

Interesting that 2 vomits object to Gallop. Cool
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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:50 am

Huh?
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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:53 am

But eureka!!

Demetrio is by far the most successful sports admin honcho. Hope he would be interested.
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Post by Bradman on Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:35 am

Give it to someone with form with the player's association.
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Post by Fred Nerk on Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:19 pm

'Don't touch Galop with a barge-pole because he pisses off the fan base too much - go for Demetriou instead.' What is wrong with that sentence?

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Post by JGK on Sun Jan 08, 2017 12:57 pm

Fred Nerk wrote:'Don't touch Galop with a barge-pole because he pisses off the fan base too much - go for Demetriou instead.' What is wrong with that sentence?

Gallop has 2 Ls.


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Post by Fred Nerk on Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:21 pm

JGK wrote:
Fred Nerk wrote:'Don't touch Galop with a barge-pole because he pisses off the fan base too much - go for Demetriou instead.' What is wrong with that sentence?

Gallop has 2 Ls.


Thanks JG, I need to rephrase the question. to '.....What TWO things are wrong with this sentence?'

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Post by skully on Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:58 pm

What's the fat Greek doing these days?
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Post by Fred Nerk on Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:06 pm

He's in Tumba-bloody-rumba shootin' kanga-bloody-roos....no recent sightings.

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Post by skully on Sun Jan 08, 2017 2:09 pm

I wonder if McLachlan still seeks his advice.
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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:31 pm

My one criticism of Andy. Is how soft he was on infractions by clubs like the Dons, Blues and Pies.
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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 6:37 pm

But the point is Demetriou is a unifying figure compared to divisive Dave.
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Post by Fred Nerk on Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:41 pm

Dunno enough about Gallup to comment but you could rely on the Big A to 'show leadership' in the cornflakes-packet-MBA sense of 'do stuff the smoke-filled room likes but the punters hate'....he's very good at unifying the Major Stakeholders against the rest.

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Post by horace on Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:40 pm

True polly...but I think he left game in a better state than he found it. Of course he was but one of many positive influences during that period.
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Post by skully on Sun Jan 08, 2017 8:45 pm

I was very unimpressed with the fat Greek's efforts during the supplement scandal. Dare I say Gallop may have done something much more decisive?
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Post by horace on Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:43 am

Not his best moment. The Drugons were not as flexible as the Sharks and AD could not move them.
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Post by horace on Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:43 am

Not his best moment. The Drugons were not as flexible as the Sharks and AD could not move them.
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Post by JGK on Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:29 am

Apparently* Kevin Roberts is the preferred choice to take over.



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Post by Blackadder on Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:33 am

https://www.foxsports.com.au/cricket/australia/live-stream-cricket-australia-calls-snap-press-conference-to-make-announcement/news-story/7d4090c4c1b01b9fe090a8e4d24dc261

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Post by Blackadder on Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:38 am

Will be good to see a Spiv at the top, if only to piss off Horrie and Co. Laughing

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Post by Bradman on Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:05 pm

Great another Mexican to dark things up
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