Legends claim Blues stars 'gave up on' Teague

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AFL greats Matthew Lloyd and Kane Cornes judge the penning is connected the partition for Carlton manager David Teague, with Cornes declaring the Blues players "gave up connected the coach" successful the nonaccomplishment to North Melbourne.

After a stirring triumph against arch-rivals Collingwood past week, the Blues came into the clash against the AFL's bottom-placed broadside with slim finals hopes that were emphatically extinguished successful a woeful 3rd 4th which saw the Roos ram connected 7 unanswered goals.

Despite the nine publically continuing to backmost Teague, who is contracted for 2022, Cornes said the show successful the 39-point nonaccomplishment to North Melbourne was telling.

"The players look to maine similar they've fixed up connected the coach," helium told Nine's AFL Sunday Footy Show.

David Teague's days astatine Carlton look numbered aft yet different embarrassing nonaccomplishment (Getty)

"We tin amusement a cardinal examples of that. During that 3rd 4th they gave up connected the coach.

"The demise is coming for David Teague. I deliberation we've each been astir footy agelong capable to cognize which mode this is going.

"Now whether that's this week, successful a period [or] successful 12 months' time, he's not going to beryllium the semipermanent enactment arsenic Carlton's manager due to the fact that helium hasn't brought into the antiaircraft aspects of the game.

"A antiaircraft manager could travel successful and instantly done the people of a pre-season marque Carlton a four-goal amended side."

Cornes' constituent was echoed by Lloyd, who besides touched connected the antiaircraft shortcomings that person been connected afloat show each play for the 13th-placed Blues.

Matthew Lloyd has enactment the vigor connected Carlton skipper Patrick Cripps to acceptable an illustration with his defence (Getty)

"After half-time, [it was] 13 goals to six," helium told 3AW's Sportsday. "There was a deficiency of attraction to defend, which would beryllium truly concerning if I'm a committee subordinate of Carlton."

"I'd beryllium saying to myself, 'Can a Don Pyke for illustration marque Petrevski-Seton, Paddy Dow and Liam Stocker a amended player?', adjacent Patrick Cripps tin beryllium a amended player, helium doesn't support well.

"[Cripps doesn't tally hard enough], helium doesn't instrumentality tackles and helium doesn't person the urgency to defend.

"Like Trent Cotchin turned things around, idiosyncratic needs to beryllium that demanding of the skipper to say, 'If you're not doing it, good what anticipation bash we person of the remainder underneath doing it?', and I deliberation that's an contented for Carlton with their person successful that manner.

"I felt for Jones and [Jacob] Weitering connected the weekend. I cognize [Nick] Larkey kicked seven, but I wouldn't person wanted to beryllium a fullback successful that side."

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