Its Summer in the Southern Hemisphere , and the Christmas/ New Year festive season is approaching .
One of the headline stories on theÂ front page , of the Saturday Age newspaper ,screamedÂ ” My Year of Pain ,” exclusive interview with Ross Lyon . He is the St Kilda Football Team Coach . The Saints lost to theÂ Collingwood Magpies in the historic replay of the 2010 Grand Final . Readers were exhorted to read further.
It would appear ,Â AFL Â football is never out of theÂ news, no matter what else is going on,Â or what time of year it is , in football madÂ Melbourne .
The AFL would be delighted with such high level media exposure in the non – playing season . Footy starved fans will be relishing every headline grabbing statement .
In keeping with this spirit , many afl football jumpers , jerseys , guernseys will be wished for this festive season .Young and old fans , alike would love one in their Christmas stocking .