Only a quarter or so of his team’s current list had even been born when Kevin Sheedy began coaching Essendon. The Prahran plumber’s reign is finally over after 27 years. Wikipedia:

He is also fond of talking about how Martians cost his side the game in post-match press conferences, an oblique reference to the umpires, as AFL rules forbid coaches from criticising umpiring decisions.

Personally, I’ve always blamed Presbyterians.

Posted by Tim B. on 07/25/2007 at 08:46 AM