Adelaide Crows

Goodes reveals toll of crowd taunts

David Sygall 12:15 AM   Adam Goodes has revealed he had no intention of returning to football after relinquishing his place in the Swans team amid the booing saga that rocked the AFL this season.

Pyke appointed Adelaide head coach

Don Pyke

Ashley Porter 6:44 PM   As widely predicted, Adelaide introduced Don Pyke as their 10th coach in 26 seasons on Friday and with him came the promise of striving harder to be better, a vision created by the late Phil Walsh.

Crows and Cats closing in on Dangerfield deal

Patrick Dangerfield: Bound for Geelong in a likely trade.

Jake Niall 6:32 PM   Geelong and Adelaide are advanced in talks that would see Patrick Dangerfield join the Cats via a trade in which they give up first and second round picks. 

Who wants Modra back in the AFL? irwin pic:
afl practice match at optus oval. nth.melb. v fremantle.

James Mooney   Fremantle Dockers and Adelaide Crows fans of years gone by should have a memory bank full of Tony Modra. Well, now you can add another to the list.

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Dangerfield will be a Cat: Connors

Patrick Dangerfield will get to Geelong, says Paul Connors

​Adelaide should take the AFL's compensation pick and allow Patrick Dangerfield to walk unhindered to Geelong, according to the star player's manager.

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Milburn quits as Adelaide assistant coach

AFL Sherrin

Adelaide assistant coach Darren Milburn has quit the AFL club, which has announced a host of changes to its football department - but not yet their next senior coach.

Cats, Crows in negotiations over Dangerfield

Headed for Geelong: Patrick Dangerfield.

Matt Murnane   Geelong coach Chris Scott has confirmed the Cats are in negotiations with Adelaide about a deal that would bring superstar midfielder Patrick Dangerfield back to where he grew up, and has described those talks with Crows so far as "amicable".

Scott wants to avoid Dangerfield at Brownlow

Remaining coy: Geelong coach Chris Scott plans to keep his distance from Patrick Dangerfield at the Brownlow.

Daniel Cherny   Geelong coach Chris Scott says he won't confront the elephant in the room on Monday night, and will instead seek to avoid talking to Patrick Dangerfield at the Brownlow Medal count.

It's time for AFL to stop charade over player movements

Man on the move: Patrick Dangerfield proved to have a good poker face.

Matthew Lloyd   I'm not a movie buff but I'll never forget the line Jack Nicholson delivered in the movie, A Few Good Men.

The farce of AFL's secret men's business

Patrick Dangerfield.

Greg Baum   Paddy Dangerfield seems to be as urbane as any man who has played AFL football.

Crows sounded out Pyke as possible head coach

Don Pyke

Caroline Wilson   The Crows' search for a new coach began in earnest in August when football boss David Noble and fellow selector Alan Stewart flew to Perth for an informal chat with Don Pyke.

Talia abandoned by Bulldogs: manager

Should his strong season continue, industry sources believe Michael Talia could command between $400,000 and $450,000 a season.

Larissa Nicholson   Michael Talia has been "left hanging" by the Western Bulldogs with coach Luke Beveridge refusing to take his calls, the player's manager has claimed.

Podsiadly calls time on his career

James Podsiadly a goal in the dying stages of the game.

Larissa Nicholson   Adelaide's James Podsiadly announced his retirement on Friday, putting an end to one of the AFL's most unusual careers.

Restrictive AFL trade system must change: Adelaide boss

Patrick Dangerfield

Ashley Porter   While Adelaide appears to have accepted why Patrick Dangerfield is leaving, they are yet to reveal their hand in the compensation process with Geelong, and chief executive Andrew Fagan has left no doubt about the club's dissatisfaction with the system.

Camporeale does not want top Adelaide job

Interim Crows coach Scott Camporeale.

Larissa Nicholson   Scott Camporeale will not apply for the senior coaching job at Adelaide, the club has confirmed.

Crows to play hardball on Danger's deal with Cats

Patrick Dangerfield.

Jake Niall   Adelaide, from top down, is vowing to force a trade with Geelong for free agent Paddy Dangerfield

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'I'm keen' - John Worsfold confirms he wants to coach Essendon

Eager: John Worsfold.

Jesse Hogan   A day of badly kept footy secrets finished in kind, with premiership coach John Worsfold declaring his wish to succeed James Hird as coach of Essendon.

Talia brothers deny sharing information

Should his strong season continue, industry sources believe Michael Talia could command between $400,000 and $450,000 a season.

AFL Players Association chief Paul Marsh said the Talia brothers had categorically denied sharing any sensitive club information.

Dangerfield close to announcement

Patrick Dangerfield

Patrick Dangerfield could tell Adelaide players within hours that he wants to leave the club for Geelong, Crows vice-captain Rory Sloane says.

Dogs bring in AFL to investigate 'leak' to Crows

Western Bulldogs

Jake Niall, Emma Quayle   The Western Bulldogs have asked the AFL to investigate the alleged leaking of sensitive game-day information to Adelaide in the elimination final.

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