Ross Lyon has confirmed he is willing to accept a call from Carlton about its senior coaching role and revealed he turned down an approach from Collingwood in an extraordinary live television exchange.
Lyon revealed on Sunday a conversation with AFL legend Leigh Matthews had seen him warm to the idea of returning to the senior coaching ranks in 2022, but has previously steered clear of categorically ruling himself in or out of the running for roles at either Collingwood or Carlton.
Grilled by journalists Caroline Wilson and Eddie McGuire on Wednesday night’s Footy Classified, Lyon made several revelations about his future – read the full transcript below.
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