The AFL have announced that they will pour money into the football departments of struggling clubs as the gap between the haves and the have nots in the league widens.
Following a number of blowout results in the AFL over the last few weeks, Collingwood coach Mick Malthouse has warned that such thrashings may be detrimental to the game.
Former Demons legend Gary Lyon has agreed to return to the embattled Melbourne club as football director, however he has ruled out any possibility that he coach the club.
Dean Bailey has been sacked as coach of the Melbourne Demons in the wake of the clubs 186 point to loss to Geelong on the weekend.
Melbourne Demons Chief Executive Cameron Schwab has confirmed that the club has the financial clout to match the $1 million a year deal currently on the table for Tom Scully from the Greater Western Sydney franchise.
Despite the fact he is yet to be re-signed as Hawthorn coach, Alistair Clarkson has declared that he remains loyal to the Hawthorn Football Club, despite constant speculation that he could end up elsewhere next season.
AFL Chief Executive Andrew Demetriou has made the surprising admission that Brendan Fevola ‘deserves a second chance’ in the AFL system.
A third party deal between Tom Scully and Melbourne businessmen could be that catalyst in keeping the young Demon at the club.
The Tom Scully saga has kicked into anther gear after it was confirmed that the Greater Western Sydney AFL franchise has tabled a deal worth $5 million.
Speculation over whether Mick Malthouse will remain at Collingwood next year continues to grow, after talks between the coach and the club failed to define what Malthouse will be doing at the club next year in his role as Director of Football.
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