Daniel Cherny Carlton veteran Chris Judd has accused former teammates of selfish motives.
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.
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.
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.
Caroline Wilson In this record-breaking week, the healing has been as momentous as the feat.
Jake Niall Eddie McGuire wants Mick Malthouse to 'eventually' come back to Collingwood
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.
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.
Brad Elborough The decision to appoint Mick Malthouse as West Coast coach after the 1989 season was a bold one.
Chris Judd The events of recent weeks makes me feel that the target on my back just got that little bit bigger.
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.
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.