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Culture – A club’s heartbeat

By The Football Tragic Little things done well is probably the greatest secret to success. If you do enough small things right, big things can happen.” – John Wooden Allow me to preface the following ‘editorial’ with the following – … Continue reading

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Mid Year All Australian Team

By The Football Tragic adobe photoshop cs5 buy online mac 10.8.5 Essentially we are now halfway through the 2012 Premiership Season and yet it seems like the last three weeks, taking into account the bye structure has resembled a pre … Continue reading

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That moment in time…..

By The Football Tragic It’s not easy being a tragic of the game we all love! It’s time consuming, an emotional rollercoaster and for some ridiculous reason, you find yourself taking the wins and the losses personally, as if your … Continue reading

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The Only Place Where Success Comes Before Work Is The Dictionary

By The Football Tragic It’s always difficult to pen a piece about a Club that isn’t the one you support and to write it in a fashion that isn’t hyper critical of the events that have transpired. In the eyes … Continue reading

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“If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, why do we keep score?”

By The Football Tragic I’m quoting the great Vince Lombardi in the headline here, a genius of football in the United States and extremely quotable. This stemmed from my sister in law who indicated that it didn’t matter that Essendon … Continue reading

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The Theories of the Tragic

By The Football Tragic Over a few quiet beverages mid week, sharing a meal with some of my few football following friends, I took great delight in presenting nickmaxell.com.au’s very own The Holy Boot with a piece of football memorabilia … Continue reading

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Consistency requires you to be as ignorant today as you were a year ago

By The Football Tragic As a football follower, we are all exposed to the writings, conversations, opinions and murmurings of those employed by the extending sources of covering media as to what is important to the game. Most commonly, they … Continue reading

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The Most wasted of all days is one without laughter

By The Football Tragic I’ve been constantly reminded by the sporting media over the course of the last fortnight that Collingwood hadn’t travelled interstate to play a match for near on 12 months, and that the Pies mid-season trip to … Continue reading

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Time to make a stand

By The Football Tragic Throughout my early years, numerous Dad clichés were always bandied around, be it whilst we were out and about, had company over or when we were commuting to the football on our weekly weekend sabbatical. The … Continue reading

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“And it’s a holiday in Cambodia, where you’ll do what you’re told.”

By The Football Tragic Cambodia is a country containing breathtaking temples, fertile plains dotted with rice fields, and a history unlike any other and I’ve been fortunate enough to spend the last three weeks exploring its beautiful landscape.  Its breathtaking … Continue reading

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