Michael Gleeson is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, athletics, cricket and tennis. He has been awarded the Grant Hattam Trophy for outstanding journalism in football, while his cricket writing has been recognised in twice winning the Cricket Victoria cricket writer of the year award.
Michael Gleeson Defender's run one of the pieces that has fallen neatly into place for Mick Malthouse
Michael Gleeson Carlton is winless, Geelong yet to lose, yet little divides them.
Michael Gleeson Robert Walls was two years from holding up a Carlton premiership cup when he was sacked as coach.
Michael Gleeson and Chloe Saltau Carlton's faltering season could revive or fall tonight in a game its rival, Hawthorn, is expecting to be fought with finals intensity.
Michael Gleeson When it was a good side, playing and not quite winning grand finals, St Kilda never looked this good. The Saints were effective but they never looked quite like this.
Michael Gleeson After a bright start, Carlton suffers a big loss at home to an energetic Adelaide Crows outfit.
Michael Gleeson Western Bulldogs veteran Daniel Cross dropped as club responds to sobering loss to Gold Coast.
Michael Gleeson Of the improbable things that can happen in football, this was among the more implausible.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda coach Scott Watters says reward for persisting and winning will be significant.
Michael Gleeson Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson may have to overhaul forward set-up.
Michael Gleeson Cats have won more games decided by a kick or less than any other team since 2009.
Michael Gleeson Spirited Pies ensure their former coach Mick Malthouse stays winless in 2013.
Jake Niall and Michael Gleeson Troy Chaplin only newcomer certain to play for Richmond against the Blues.
Michael Gleeson Sydney and Greater Western Sydney presidents apologise to Carlton for extraordinary attack on club for having criticised Kurt Tippett deal.
Michael Gleeson Kyle Reimers and his footlocker of fluorescent boots could find a new home at Carlton.
Michael Gleeson St Kilda has emerged as a possible new home for Carlton ruck Robert Warnock.
Jon Pierik, Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Two key dominoes of trade week - Josh Caddy and Kurt Tippett - could take time to fall.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Collingwood finalises deal to move Sharrod Wellingham home to Perth.
Michael Gleeson and Emma Quayle Gumbleton has not had excessive interest from other clubs and may yet stay at Windy Hill.
Jon Pierik and Michael Gleeson Football's brave new world of free agency has begun with a bang with Saint Brendon Goddard lodging the paperwork for Essendon's four-year offer with the AFL.