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Coaches and more coaches – the Blues panel
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An army of coaches

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The Australian Army, according to an odd report in The Australian, has hired “executive coaches” to teach senior officers not to appear too “authoritarian and assertive”.  No doubt the army’s worried about excessive assertiveness frightening the enemy.... More »

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The coach isn’t happy

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LAWRENCE MONEY follows the cameras into the coach’s box and finds there are more moves than on the whiteboard: WHAT SADIST came up with the idea of positioning TV cameras outside the AFL coaches’ box? Did anyone ask the coaches first or did the cameras just ap... More »

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Which whiskers are which?

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LAWRENCE MONEY returns to the golden days of Boot In Mouth when the football callers kept getting tangled up in words: The Ablett brothers are hard to tell apart – although one has a beard.” It’s a footy howler that rings down through the ages – so how appropr... More »

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Boot in Mouth

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As a Melbourne Herald columnist LAWRENCE MONEY introduced an immensely popular segment called Boot in Mouth, featuring the verbal slips of the football commentators. Lou Richards was hurt at first but then grew to love it, even if he kept miscalling its title:... More »