Jon Anderson: In defence of Ali Fahour
3AW Breakfast sport correspondent and Herald Sun journalist Jon Anderson says the AFL’s disgraced diversity chief shouldn’t lose his job.
Pressure has mounted on the AFL to sack Ali Fahour after he was caught on camera hitting an opponent in the head in an on-field brawl at the weekend.
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But Ando has called for calm, suggesting most could be achieved with
“His actions appear completely unprovoked, and that would be a worry in that he must suffer from some form of white-line fever,” he said.
“As such, I would’ve thought undergoing an anger management course would be appropriate.
“But people I know who know him off the field say he is a far-removed person from what we see in the footage.
“We’ve all played with the odd bloke whose eyes suddenly start spinning … when they get onto the field.”
A straw-poll among the 3AW Breakfast production team as to whether Fahour should lose his job produced 4-4 result
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