May 2015


It’s time Blatter’s cronies developed a conscience

There was significant irony watching members of FIFA’S inner sanctum hiding behind white sheets as they were whisked into police cars in Zurich yesterday. Each has been accused of living ghost-like lives amid the upper echelons of the sport – working in the shadows, accepting bribes, and according to The New York Times, involving themselves […]

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Is Mick Malthouse reaping what he has sown?

Mick Malthouse is set to equal a 66-year-old record and he is not happy. The Carlton supremo will be coaching his 714th VFL/AFL game, drawing level with Collingwood legend Jock McHale who coached the Magpies for an astounding 38 years during which time he contested 16 grand finals for seven premierships. Malthouse is in his […]

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Is it finally Fremantle’s year?

Ross Lyon was recruited by Fremantle one purpose – to deliver the club its first flag. While some coaches are employed to rebuild a list that was the not the case when Lyon was snatched from St Kilda to head up the Dockers ahead of the 2012 season. For Fremantle and Lyon it was a […]

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England in shambles: Strauss in, Pietersen out and Gillespie hovering

In the countdown to this year’s Ashes series England is in a state of flux. There is a new chairman of the ECB; the coach has been sacked with a full-time replacement yet to be appointed; former captain Andrew Strauss has been appointed the new Director of Cricket for the England team; and Kevin Pietersen […]

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Who should replace Mick Malthouse?

Mick Malthouse reached an epic milestone last weekend but it appears little prospect that he will be at the helm of Carlton again next year. Indeed, it is reasonable to think that those at the pointy end of the Blues’ administration are already addressing their minds as to just who the club needs to take […]

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