David Teague appointed Carlton educate

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August 14, 2019 — 6.16pm

Carlton have appointed David Teague as their new permanent head train on a three-year deal.

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Teague, the caretaker considering the fact that Brendon Bolton was sacked after spherical 11, quick developed popular enhance amongst Carlton fans and former players for his freer and extra attacking game.

The Blues have gained 5 suits and misplaced four games due to the fact Teague took over. but the manner of play and the freedom to their recreation had fans urging the membership to “get on the Teague educate”.

David Teague appointed Carlton instruct

Carlton will grasp a media conference on Thursday where the appointment will likely be formally introduced.

David Teague.

David Teague.credit score:AAP


Port Adelaide assistant teach Michael Voss, the previous senior educate of the Brisbane Lions, was once the only other individual interviewed for the job. Voss had two interviews – one was an off-the-cuff chat over coffee with Carlton’s football boss Brad Lloyd and president Mark LoGiudice.

the other used to be a full interview with the five-man choice panel, comprised of Chris Judd, Brad Lloyd, Cain Liddle, LoGiudice and board member and recruitment specialist David Campbell.

Carlton had made a powerful bid for Hawthorn train Alastair Clarkson and likewise sounded out different shriveled AFL coaches.



The appointment has echoes of Sydney’s appointment of Paul Roos at Sydney after he impressed as caretaker show in 2002 and generated a groundswell of public beef up for him to get the top job.

right through his time as caretaker Teague has presided over a transformation in sport type, placement of avid gamers and administration of the instruction group of workers who were given more leeway than they had been granted beneath Bolton.

Teague is the 2nd caretaker educate to get a senior role this 12 months after Rhyce Shaw was once appointed the senior show at North Melbourne.

Judd brought about consternation when he said on Channel nine’s Footy labeled this yr that the following Carlton tutor don’t have coaching wheels on.

That remark was considered as a touch upon Teague’s probabilities as an assistant coach with out a senior AFL preparation expertise from taking the job.

Judd later clarified the feedback pronouncing he had not intended it as a selected touch upon Teague and he was once talking about general guidance experience no longer senior training experience.

“I didn’t specify senior practise experience for that to be the case …. the subsequent show wants so as to get their ft underneath the desk from day one and take us to the subsequent level,” Judd stated later.

in the meantime veteran Dale Thomas is just not expected to take delivery of a new contract to play on subsequent season. Thomas has had one among this best possible seasons this yr in view that becoming a member of the Blues.

Teague was once a brave defender who performed eighty three games across six seasons with North Melbourne and Carlton.

In 2004 he received the John Nicholls Medal for Carlton’s best possible and fairest, a yr through which he additionally claimed the league’s Robert Rose Award for many courageous participant, becoming a member of the likes of six-time winner Glenn Archer and 5-time winner Paul Kelly.

After retiring from AFL football in 2006, Teague served as taking part in-tutor of the Northern Bullants in 2007 earlier than placing up his boots after the 2009 season.


He endured to coach the VFL membership, taking them to 2 losing grand finals.

Teague headed west in 2011 as an assistant at West Coast before additionally working in coaching roles at St Kilda and Adelaide sooner than returning to Carlton on the end of the 2017 season.

Jake Niall

Jake Niall is a Walkley award-profitable sports activities journalist and chief AFL author for The Age.

Michael Gleeson

Michael Gleeson is an award-successful senior sports activities author specialising in AFL and athletics.