Since 2009 leading AFL journalist Mike Sheahan has interviewed some of Australian football’s biggest names on his Fox Sports program Open Mike. With his compassionate and discerning interview style, Sheahan manages to open up even the most reticent of guests, offering fascinating insights into the inner workings of some of AFL’s most famous names.
Here, his most indepth and illuminating discussions have been transcribed for ardent footy fans to peruse at their leisure. Featuring some of Australia’s most talented and influential football personalities, including Kevin Sheedy, Matthew Richardson, Jim Stynes and Jason Dunstall, Malcolm Blight, Jason Akermanis and many more. Relive your favourite interviews and read revealing accounts of what fuels football’s greatest in their never-ending search for glory.