AFL legend Leigh Matthews has opened up on his advice to Ross Lyon that has the latter considering a return to the senior coaching ranks.
Lyon revealed this week he shared a conversation with the playing and coaching great that had further opened his mind up to the possibility of becoming the senior coach at a third AFL club, after stints at both St Kilda and Fremantle.
Speaking on 3AW’s Sportsday program, Matthews provided more clarity on the conversation.
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“I did say to Ross when you’ve been involved in the coaches box, even more so as a senior coach, when you go to the footy to cover it for the media it’s stimulating and enjoyable but your mental state is going to be the same at the end…