1970-79 vs 2010-19

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1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by Windy_Hill » Fri May 24, 2019 10:41 pm

So how bad is the current era vs the dreaded 70s debacle...I think Benny Dolan my have done some analysis on this before so apologies if this is going over old ground. Thought it may be timely given the likely failure of the team to make finals in this the last year of the 10 year span.


It’s line ball and with 14 games left in the season, we may even finish this decade bettering (?) the misery of the flared jeans and suede jacket decade.

1970 to 1979

Games 220
Won 93
Lost 124
Draw. 3
For and Against %. 92.66
Winning Percentage. 42.95
Win Percentage Ranking for Decade. 8th out of 12
Finals Played 3
Finals Won 0

2010 - 2019

Games 207 (to date)
Won 92
Lost 113
Draw 2
For and Against %. 92.51
Winning Percentage 44.93
Win Percentage Ranking for Decade 12th out of 18. (In terms of teams which have played the same number of games excluding finals we are ranked 12th out of 16)
Finals Played 3
Finals Won 0

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by grassy1 » Sat May 25, 2019 5:18 am

Thanks for the Stats there Windy.

If I did similar stats with my lot in the Red and Black,it would be similarly disastrous between 2010 - 2019.

But vastly different in the 70’s,with 2 Flags and 3 Runners Up Seasons.Our Reserves Won 4 Flags and were Runners Upand our Colts went 1 and 1,before heading downhill from ‘79 onwards.

In fact,going through WAFL Footyfacts,some of our minor grade scores(and losses)in ‘79,beggared belief.But that’s where things started going downhill for us. :roll: :oops: :evil: :-& #-o

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by grassy1 » Sat May 25, 2019 5:29 am

Our ‘75 Season Senior wise,was a strange one.We finished 6th on a 9 - 12 record,but had a percentage off the top of my head of about 106.99 .

We lost too many close ones and inexplicably on some occasions.

But when on song,we were simply brilliant.

However,our Ressies went 20 - 3 and Bolted to the Flag,except for one thing.We Won it on Protest,after Swans Stupidly played an ineligible player.We lost the Grand Final going through the motions,but Won in the committee room.We deserved the Flag overall,but it wasn’t a great way to Win it for terminally ill Coach,Cam Blakemore.

Still,that was Swans’ fault,not our’s!

Would have loved to have seen that season unfold,but it was the year before,I took up footy.And I may well have taken a different approach to who I barracked for,as opposed to Perth.Reckon I might have taken up West Perth.Strange how it works,as in 1976,I was destined to follow one of 3 South of the River(Swan) Clubs. :lol:
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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by BenDoolan » Sat May 25, 2019 9:44 am

We went through 4 coaches in the 70’s;

John Birt
Des Tuddenham
Bill Stephen
Barry Davis

We have gone through 4 coaches in the 2010’s

Matthew Knights
James Hird
Mark Thompson
John Worsfold

Hits and misses during these periods. The 70’s;

- Geoff Blethyn 107 goals in 1972 👍🏼
- Graham Moss Brownlow in 1976 👍🏼
- The trade of Neville Fields for Terry & Neale Daniher 👍🏼
- Players strike of 1970 👎🏼
- Des Tuddenham making players perform the Aussie Crawl at training 😂
- Big Windy Hill brawls 👍🏼

Hits and misses during theses periods . The 2010’s

- Jobe Watson Brownlow 2012 👍🏼
- Drug Saga 2013 - 2017 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼
- Million dollar fines, kicked out of finals, draft penalties 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼
- Coach banned 2014 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼
- Players banned 2016 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼
- Jobe Watson Brownlow removed 👎🏼👎🏼👎🏼
Unfortunately, you can't drown a witch!

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by grassy1 » Sat May 25, 2019 10:16 am

Perth 1970’s
Coaches
Mal Atwell
Ken Armstrong

Alan Joyce came along in 1980

2010’s
Andrew Jarman
Damien McMahon
Trevor Williams
Earl Spalding

Highlights
1970’s
7 Premierships + 5 Grand Finals across 3 Grades
A Grand Final appearance of any sort from 1970 - 78,meaning the season ended on Grand Final Day 9 years running.
7 Medallist’s across 3 Grades
3 Successive League Grand Finals for League and Reserves Teams,for 5 Flags.

Record 2nd Semi and Grand Final Scores in 1977 which still stand today,
WA Smashing Victoria by 94 points in 1st State Of Origin Match.
Then Perth Champion Cable plays a stellar Role to make it possible.

Lowlights
3 Senior Grand Final Defeats,2 Of which should never have happened.

The 1978 Grand Final in the Great Flood by 2 points in September 23,1978 still burns a deep scar in the psyche of Perth Supporters,many of whom are Bomber Supporters.

The Umpires’ Comtinual Poor Sandover Polling Of near undisputed Top WANFL Player,Rob Wiley.

The beginning of the end on September 23,1978 which ushers in the Great Depression Of 1979 - 2018.

2019?

Watch this space!Almost depends Entirely on Midseason Draft.We have 8 nominees.

2010’s
Highlights
The odd Grand Final appearance of 1 team,brings Demon Fans out in droves!

The Sublime,Superb Football Of 2009 Sandover Medallust Ross Young continues until his return home.

Lowlights
Too many to mention,but losing many faces to The Final Curtain,tops the list at any Club.

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by Windy Hille » Sat May 25, 2019 10:55 am

grassy1 wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 10:16 am
Perth 1970’s
Coaches
Mal Atwell
Ken Armstrong

Alan Joyce came along in 1980

2010’s
Andrew Jarman
Damien McMahon
Trevor Williams
Earl Spalding

Highlights
1970’s
7 Premierships + 5 Grand Finals across 3 Grades
A Grand Final appearance of any sort from 1970 - 78,meaning the season ended on Grand Final Day 9 years running.
7 Medallist’s across 3 Grades
3 Successive League Grand Finals for League and Reserves Teams,for 5 Flags.

Record 2nd Semi and Grand Final Scores in 1977 which still stand today,
WA Smashing Victoria by 94 points in 1st State Of Origin Match.
Then Perth Champion Cable plays a stellar Role to make it possible.

Lowlights
3 Senior Grand Final Defeats,2 Of which should never have happened.

The 1978 Grand Final in the Great Flood by 2 points in September 23,1978 still burns a deep scar in the psyche of Perth Supporters,many of whom are Bomber Supporters.

The Umpires’ Comtinual Poor Sandover Polling Of near undisputed Top WANFL Player,Rob Wiley.

The beginning of the end on September 23,1978 which ushers in the Great Depression Of 1979 - 2018.

2019?

Watch this space!Almost depends Entirely on Midseason Draft.We have 8 nominees.

2010’s
Highlights
The odd Grand Final appearance of 1 team,brings Demon Fans out in droves!

The Sublime,Superb Football Of 2009 Sandover Medallust Ross Young continues until his return home.

Lowlights
Too many to mention,but losing many faces to The Final Curtain,tops the list at any Club.
Wrong thread ?

:lol:

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by Windy Hille » Sat May 25, 2019 10:56 am

70’s were dull and dreary.

2010’s are dull and depressing.

:(

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by grassy1 » Sat May 25, 2019 1:20 pm

Windy Hille wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 10:55 am
grassy1 wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 10:16 am
Perth 1970’s
Coaches
Mal Atwell
Ken Armstrong

Alan Joyce came along in 1980

2010’s
Andrew Jarman
Damien McMahon
Trevor Williams
Earl Spalding

Highlights
1970’s
7 Premierships + 5 Grand Finals across 3 Grades
A Grand Final appearance of any sort from 1970 - 78,meaning the season ended on Grand Final Day 9 years running.
7 Medallist’s across 3 Grades
3 Successive League Grand Finals for League and Reserves Teams,for 5 Flags.

Record 2nd Semi and Grand Final Scores in 1977 which still stand today,
WA Smashing Victoria by 94 points in 1st State Of Origin Match.
Then Perth Champion Cable plays a stellar Role to make it possible.

Lowlights
3 Senior Grand Final Defeats,2 Of which should never have happened.

The 1978 Grand Final in the Great Flood by 2 points in September 23,1978 still burns a deep scar in the psyche of Perth Supporters,many of whom are Bomber Supporters.

The Umpires’ Comtinual Poor Sandover Polling Of near undisputed Top WANFL Player,Rob Wiley.

The beginning of the end on September 23,1978 which ushers in the Great Depression Of 1979 - 2018.

2019?

Watch this space!Almost depends Entirely on Midseason Draft.We have 8 nominees.

2010’s
Highlights
The odd Grand Final appearance of 1 team,brings Demon Fans out in droves!

The Sublime,Superb Football Of 2009 Sandover Medallust Ross Young continues until his return home.

Lowlights
Too many to mention,but losing many faces to The Final Curtain,tops the list at any Club.
Wrong thread ?

:lol:
Just giving you a comparison over the same time frames,Windy.

Besides,as I said,a lot of Perth fans are Bombers fans,less 1 this week(Rip Sandy),so they have been living by 2 sets of Results for years,albeit a little less directly with Essendon,with 3000+Kilometres separating our great Cities.

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by Windy_Hill » Sat May 25, 2019 4:50 pm

grew up in Bagot Road Subiaco...a Lions Man through and through.

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Re: 1970-79 vs 2010-19

Post by desmondo » Sat May 25, 2019 5:24 pm

Windy Hille wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 10:56 am
70’s were dull and dreary.

2010’s are dull and depressing.

:(
At least in the 70s you had the odd bit of bang n biff....

Now.....f*** all :evil: you look at some cnt sideways and you get slapped with a fkng fine or what-ever.

Boring as bat shit.

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