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'I can’t believe what Mike did'

Posted by: 3AW FOOTBALL | 30 May, 2012 - 7:21 PM
Don McLardy and Mike Sheahan

Melbourne Football Club President Don McLardy has hit back at Mike Sheahan following last week’s scathing article in which Sheahan labelled the Demons “pathetic and disgusting”.

LISTEN HERE: Mike Sheahan, Caroline Wilson and Gerard Healy speak with a fired up Don McLardy.

On Tuesday night the Melbourne Football Club held a conference with club leaders and support groups which McLardy insists was not a 'crisis meeting'.

“We’ve started a range of meetings with all our key supporters, foundation heroes, coterie groups, to bring them in over the next 6 to 8 weeks” McLardy told 3AW Sports Today.

 “To be honest we’ve done this because we are a little bit tired of all the incorrect information that is put out about our football club” he insisted.

“It is very hard for us to get to our members and tell them the right thing; and I don’t want to harp on about the pathetic and disgusting, but that’s what’s on the back page of the paper about our footy club, and obviously our supporters read that, and we highly object to it” McLardy said.

McLardy also spoke out in strong support of Melbourne CEO Cameron Schwab after Sheahan questioned if he was the right man for the position.

"I can't believe Mike came out with what he did. I think he completely underestimates the role of CEO" McLardy said.

"I mean this is a $42-million business, with 50 staff, and Mike is there saying 'go to the AFL and get an ambitious kid and chuck him in the role'. I just think that is the most naive thing I’ve heard Mike say in all his time in football.”

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 LISTEN: Mike Sheahan, Caroline Wilson and Gerard Healy speak with a fired up Don McLardy.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Watched this great game and actually shed a tear when Melbourne got up to win and I am a Pies supporter. So happy for Mark Neeld. What have you got to say now Mr Sheahan?

    Gloria Sunday 3 June, 2012 - 10:09 AM
  • Good job Don! Glad your giving it back to that swine called Mike Sheahan, he not only insulted the clubs players and coaching staff, but deeply offended its supporters... Just retire already Mr Sheahan! You will not be missed...

    Red and blue demon Thursday 31 May, 2012 - 1:36 PM
  • For a bloke who's semi-retired, Sheahan's still all over the place. Yawn.

    Robert Drossaert Thursday 31 May, 2012 - 10:22 AM
  • Mr McLardy, Sheahan has always been a nasty, headline grabbing grub who knows zlich about football.

    Gloria Wednesday 30 May, 2012 - 11:16 PM

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