HomeFootballCarlton next coach, David Teague sacked, Alastair Clarkson, Ross Lyon, footy review

Carlton next coach, David Teague sacked, Alastair Clarkson, Ross Lyon, footy review

Veteran AFL reporter Caroline Wilson says Carlton “spooked” Alastair Clarkson away from a potential move there in 2022, despite him initially being “tempted” to take on the challenge of a new club.

Clarkson on Wednesday indicated via his management he will take a year off in 2022 despite advances from Carlton and Collingwood.

Speaking on Footy Classified, Wilson said Carlton’s treatment of David Teague – who was sacked on Thursday – had turned the four-time Hawthorn premiership coach off.

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“I think Carlton was the best chance of keeping Alastair Clarkson in the coaching game next year,” she explained.

“He was pretty tempted, I gather, but what has gone on at that football club … over the last week, I think, completely spooked the Clarkson camp and the Clarkson…

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