Malcolm Blight: Player, Coach, Legend

By Tim Watson

18 ratings - 3.89* vote

Malcolm Blight is as famous for his mercurial nature as he is for his footy and his coaching. He’s been a fixture on the Aussie Rules scene since he began playing for the Woodville FC in the SANFL in the late 1960s. In the 1970s he joined North Melbourne FC and made his mark as a consistently brilliant player, who twice played in a premiership side. He was the first player Malcolm Blight is as famous for his mercurial nature as he is for his footy and his coaching. He’s been a fixture on

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Book details

Hardcover, 304 pages
December 6th 2011 by Hardie Grant

(first published December 1st 2011)

ISBN
1742700241 (ISBN13: 9781742700243)
Edition Language
English

Community Reviews

Tim Magor

Always an Adelaide boy to me...champion and legend of the game...my favourite bit is the story of the new red Sherrin hidden away for months oh and the Crows premierships GO CROWS

Mick Maye

Quite a good read, fairly quick to the point and succinct. Only complaint is the end of his coaching career at St Kilda which is briefly covered.

Bookmark

I learnt a bit more about how hard Malcolm was on players, and his left field thinking which worked better for Adelaide, at times than at Gselong.

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