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Demons rethink coach's succession

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Caroline Wilson Melbourne boss Peter Jackson admits the club could move away from its coaching succession plan come Paul Roos' departure at the end of 2016.

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Demons shouldn't rush into succession plan

Paul Roos.

Jon Pierik Paul Roos needed the lure of a succession plan for him to accept the Melbourne coaching role late last season.

Melbourne Demons urged to chase Geelong star Steven Motlop

Target: Melbourne should chase Steven Motlop, according to Garry Lyon.

Jon Pierik Melbourne has been urged to submit a bold bid for Geelong star Steven Motlop, as out-of-favour Western Bulldog Shaun Higgins continues to emerge as a key off-season target of rival clubs.

Demons discover five more premiership flags are missing after 1948 flag sale prompts search

Alana Schetzer The surprise re-emergence of Melbourne Demon’s 1948 premiership flag on an internet auction site caught many people off guard, but no more than the Demons themselves.

Demons missing five other premiership flags

Essendon v Melbourne in 1941.

Alana Schetzer The surprise re-emergence of the Demons' 1948 premiership flag on an internet auction site has alerted the Melbourne Football Club that it is also missing five other premiership flags.

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James Frawley only worth a three-year contract, say former Demons

Melbourne's James Frawley

Jon Pierik Melbourne has been urged to offer impending free agent James Frawley only a three-year deal, as the Demons' utility reveals his frustration at being the focus of contract speculation.

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Melbourne coach Paul Roos says will speed up coaching decision if Demons want

Undecided: Paul Roos with his players.

Daniel Cherny Melbourne coach Paul Roos says he is unsure about whether he will continue in the job beyond the end of 2015, but that any extension would be capped at one season.

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Demons intrigue: Will Paul Roos stay?

Undecided: Paul Roos with his players.

Jon Pierik The intrigue over Melbourne's immediate coaching future continues, with Paul Roos yet to decide whether to remain for a third year, while questioning whether a two-year apprenticeship would be long...

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Roos treating final rounds as dress rehearsal for Demons' pre-season

Paul Roos

In recent years, when AFL sides ruthlessly dominated Melbourne it often resembled a training drill and a chance to regain form.

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Demons fall into familiar pattern of 'here we go again', says Roos

Demon Jack Grimes arrives a fraction too late to tackle Geelong's Steven Motlop.

Rohan Connolly Geelong has made short work of Melbourne at the MCG but missed a golden opportunity to close the big percentage gap on its rivals for a top-four berth.

Melbourne forward Chris Dawes wants Scott Burns to be the next coach of the Demons

Alana Schetzer Melbourne forward Chris Dawes has anointed Collingwood assistant coach Scott Burns as the person he would like to take over as coach when Paul Roos’ contract expires next season.

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North's five goals in 10 minutes destroy Demons

Let me through: Todd Goldstein evades an attempted tackle by Demon Lynden Dunn.

Michael Gleeson In a game that spanned two hours it was just 10 minutes of play that was the critical difference. The difference in the contest, in the score and in the class.

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Melbourne Demons veteran Daniel Cross sidelined at least four weeks after breaking leg

Cross finished the game against the Roos with a fracture in his leg.

Melbourne veteran Daniel Cross will miss at least a month following revelations he finished Sunday's AFL clash with a broken leg.

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Kangaroos coach wants more from team after defeating Demons

North Melbourne's Robin Nahas heads to the rooms with a suspected dislocated shoulder.

Alana Schetzer A workman-like win against a dogged Melbourne, which consolidated North Melbourne's position in the top eight, was not enough to convince Kangaroos coach Brad Scott on Sunday that his club could...

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Melbourne Demons' resurgence due to more than just Paul Roos

Colin Garland (left) has nothing but admiration for Paul Roos.

Melbourne coach Paul Roos may not be the messiah, but it's clear there is something divine about the AFL club's brain trust.

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Experience a must for next Demons coach

Jake Niall dinkus

Jake Niall There is a former Melbourne player who deserves consideration as a serious candidate to receive the coaching baton from Paul Roos.

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Melbourne Demons 'feel' for Essendon players facing ASADA show-cause notices

Nathan Jones.

Alana Schetzer Melbourne skipper Nathan Jones has spoken out in sympathy for his rivals at Essendon caught up in the doping scandal but has denied talk they’re meeting the team at the ‘right time’.

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Late Christian Salem goal leads Demons to stirring comeback victory over Essendon

Christian Salem celebrates with Demons supporters after the game.

Daniel Cherny Melbourne teenager Christian Salem showed poise beyond his years, goaling in the last 19 seconds of Melbourne's game against Essendon, giving his club a fourth vicotry for the season.

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Paul Roos 'the messiah' insists the Demons' win was no miracle

Paul Roos

Alana Schetzer Paul Roos, the messiah? After the Dees blistering one-point win over the Bombers on the weekend, it’s a name that’s been flung around Melbourne headquarters to describe the ‘miracle...

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Jack Viney suspended for two games; Demons consider appeal

Jesse Hogan Melbourne is pondering an appeal after midfielder Jack Viney was given a two-match suspension by the AFL tribunal for his part in a collision that broke the jaw of an Adelaide opponent.