• KB's Take: Sepp's reign is over

    Kevin Bartlett believes now that Sepp Blatter has resigned as FIFA President, Australia should bid again for the World Cup if the opportunity arises.

  • Schwarz hits back at Ablett critics

    Melbourne champion David Schwarz says suggestions Gold Coast Suns captain Gary Ablett should play through pain are ridiculous.

  • Derm says Dons are exhausted, talks Fyfe-Danger

    Essendon as a collective group are simply tired and it is going to be very difficult for the club to regenerate during a year where the competition is relatively even, says Dermott Brereton.

  • Richo on Hawks game, Armitage & comebacks

    St Kilda coach Alan Richardson has warned his team that another slow start this week against Hawthorn could lead to a similar beating they received from the Hawks last year.

  • Mooney talks Dons v Cats, Kennedy & Griff boos

    Geelong were flattered last season with their third-place finish on the ladder and must defeat Essendon this weekend to keep them on track for finals football this year, says Cameron Mooney.

  • Tim Watson: Players expected to play hurt

    There is a strong expectation throughout the AFL that a player has the responsibility, and ought to have the desire, to play injured, says Tim Watson.

  • Brereton: Kangaroos missing true leadership

    North Melbourne is facing challenges both on and off the field with coach Brad Scott to be replaced for the next four weeks by assistant Darren Crocker as he undergoes back surgery.

  • Schwarz slams Dees and Howe

    Melbourne champion David Schwarz has slammed the Demons for their insipid performance against Port Adelaide on Saturday.

  • Robbo on North: No plan B or resolve, drop a star

    North Melbourne do not have a game plan other than all-out attack and severely lack enough mental toughness to reaffirm control of a game when the opposition has all the momentum, says Mark Robinson.

  • Gunners title contenders next season: Peacock

    Arsenal has the squad to be legitimate contenders for the Premier League title next season after defeating Aston Villa in the FA Cup final at Wembley, says Adam Peacock.

  • Terry Wallace talks up Pies, doubts old Dons

    Collingwood has proven they are more than capable of making the finals this season and will only improve when their untried talent comes through, says Terry Wallace.