Blues turn to legend in search for next coach

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Carlton has turned to 1 of its top ever coaches, David Parkin, successful the anticipation of uncovering the club's adjacent large mentor aft sacking David Teague past month.

Parkin, a three-time premiership victor with the Blues, was named arsenic a subordinate of the club's 'coaching subcommittee' alongside Football Director Greg Williams, chap directors Tim Lincoln and Patty Kinnersley, CEO Cain Liddle and Head of Football Brad Lloyd.

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Carlton's committee met connected Tuesday nighttime arsenic the six-person sheet to find the club's adjacent elder manager was ratified.

"David Parkin guided our nine to 3 Premierships during his clip arsenic Senior Coach, and remains 1 of the astir respected figures successful the game," Carlton president Luke Sayers said of Parkin's assignment successful a statement.

Parkin was astatine the helm erstwhile Carlton its astir caller premiership backmost successful 1995 (Getty)

"Few would recognize the qualities required to win arsenic a Senior Coach much than David, who is simply a invited summation to the panel."

The telephone to see some Liddle and Lloyd successful the hunt for the adjacent manager raised eyebrows, coming conscionable days aft Sayers refused to warrant that the brace would beryllium retained successful their respective roles successful a vigor interview.

"CEO Cain Liddle and Head of Football Brad Lloyd are delivering and implementing the indispensable recommendations arsenic outlined successful the shot section review," Sayers said of Liddle and Lloyd's roles the statement.

"Their penetration into the day-to-day absorption of the shot section arsenic good arsenic its operations, volition further heighten our enactment of the campaigner champion suited to maximise the show of our playing radical to guarantee it begins to present results astatine the elite level."

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