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Michael Gleeson 7:53 PM   After the party comes the hangover. The festival of the Malthouse ended on Friday night in the most unedifying manner: a side not playing for the coach on the night of his veneration.

Judd: Some teammates had selfish motives

Chris Judd

Daniel Cherny   Carlton veteran Chris Judd has accused former teammates of selfish motives.

Malthouse capable of leading a Blues 'renaissance'

The only way is up... Blues coach Mick Malthouse speaks to his players during Friday's game.

Jon Pierik   Mick Malthouse's manager Peter Sidwell says the record-breaking coach has sparked a "football renaissance" at each of his three previous AFL clubs, and believes it will no different at Carlton - should he be awarded a contract extension.

Collingwood hammer Carlton, spoil Mick Malthouse's big night

Zach Tuohy of the Blues is tackled by Collingwood's Brodie Grundy and Travis Varcoe.

Jake Niall   On an evening when the achievements of a long-serving coach were celebrated, Carlton and Collingwood reminded all that results are almost entirely shaped by the talent of players, rather than coaches.

Malthouse: As bad a game as Blues have played under me

Disappointing: Carlton coach Mick Malthouse talks to his players during a break in the game.

Michael Gleeson   Michael Malthouse's record-breaking game was also one of his worst describing his side's belting by Collingwood was as disappointing as any in his time at Carlton.

Buckley says team still has a long way to go

Magpies coach Nathan Buckley speaks to his players during a break in the game.

Jake Niall   A victorious Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley has declared that his emerging team ''has a long way to go'' in 2015 despite the major steps they have taken early this season.

Blues offer little to honour Mick Malthouse

Little to cheer about: A grim-faced Mick Malthouse watches his 715th game as coach at the MCG on Friday night.

Michael Gleeson   This was a memorable game for Michael Malthouse, for his family for Collingwood and for football.

2015 AFL round five: Carlton v Collingwood

Mick Malthouse

Lee Crossley   Follow our live coverage on an historic night in the AFL: the match where Mick Malthouse breaks the AFL coaching record.

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Mending bridges, cementing the legend in a record-breaking week

The man: Mick Malthouse has the best credentials to rebuild Carlton.

Caroline Wilson   In this record-breaking week, the healing has been as momentous as the feat.

McGuire wants Malthouse to be 'Collingwood man' once again

McGuire said he hoped Malthouse would one day return.

Jake Niall   Eddie McGuire wants Mick Malthouse to 'eventually' come back to Collingwood

Like a rock in the desert, Mick stands firm

Rock in the desert: Carlton coach Mick Malthouse.

Martin Flanagan   On Thursday, one of the legendary coaches of AFL history, Ron Barassi, tweeted his congratulations to Mick Malthouse. Said Barassi: "It takes something special to do it [coach] for over 30 years."

Who better than Malthouse to rebuild the Blues?

Wayne Carey

Wayne Carey   As two of footy's oldest and fiercest rivals, Carlton and Collingwood have a habit of delivering when they meet, yet rarely have they clashed when their circumstances have differed so much.

Thomas hails master coach Malthouse

Dale Thomas played under Mick Malthouse at Collingwood and now at Carlton.

He won't be out on the MCG on Friday night for his coach's milestone match but Dale Thomas personifies the Mick Malthouse way.

Pies need to be ready for a case of the Blues, warns Buckley

Braced: Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley.

Jon Pierik   Collingwood is bracing for Carlton, whose intensity they expect will be "through the roof" to honour Mick Malthouse's coaching milestone in Friday night's blockbuster at the MCG.

Malthouse tight-lipped on return of key Blues

The Blues should offer their unique coach a new contract of two years.

Larissa Nicholson   Mick Malthouse is tight-lipped about the return of several important players ahead of Carlton's clash with Collingwood on Friday night, the game which will see him break the all-time record for most AFL games coached.

Trevor Nisbett: Mick Malthouse the right man for Eagles from day one

West coach stars Brett Heady and Dean Kemp celebrate with coach Mick Malthouse back in 1992.

Brad Elborough   The decision to appoint Mick Malthouse as West Coast coach after the 1989 season was a bold one.

Risk of random abuse becoming pay day for onlookers

Chris Judd

Chris Judd   The events of recent weeks makes me feel that the target on my back just got that little bit bigger.

Malthouse airs his views to AFL Commission

Blues coach Michael Malthouse.

Jake Niall   On the eve of becoming the AFL coaching games record-holder, Carlton coach Mick Malthouse has addressed the AFL Commission for the first time, giving the AFL hierarchy insights into his career and reiterating his concerns that free agency undermines an even competition.

More to Malthouse than meets the eye

Carlton coach Mick Malthouse.

Jon Pierik   When it comes to rival coaches discussing Mick Malthouse's longevity in the game, all mention his passion, strong work ethic and ability to evolve through the decades, from a competition that was once semi-professional to one that is now a billion-dollar business.

Judd 'threatened' by Essendon fan

Chris Judd.

Matt Murnane   Video footage has emerged of an Essendon fan threatening to harm Carlton star Chris Judd outside a restaurant in Lygon Street.