AFL: Brisbane legend and Port Adelaide assistant Michael Voss says he’s spoken to Carlton about coaching job
Port Adelaide assistant coach Michael Voss says he would be interested in a senior coaching role after confirming Carlton had reached out about the club’s vacant position.
Carlton has been rejected by both Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon in its quest to replace David Teague, who was sacked in late August.
Voss, who was interviewed for the Collingwood coaching role before it was awarded to Craig McRae, said he would entertain a return to the senior coaching ranks.
“I would if I’m involved, but I’ve got to be honest with you, I’ve given it little thought,” he said on Monday.
“Once the Collingwood coaching job was finalised I’ve not really given much thought to anything else because there was such a big month coming up and important set of games we had ahead of us, but I guess that’s what the next few days holds for me.
“I’ll assess where that’s all at and make some decision off that.”
Voss, the Brisbane Lions great who coached his old club in 109 games before being sacked, confirmed Carlton had approached him regarding the role.
“I’ve had a discussion with them, but it hasn’t progressed anywhere else as of yet,” he told SEN SA.
“I won’t confirm who and how other than that I’ve had that conversation.”
But Voss maintained that, at this stage, “there’s a strong chance I’m at Port Adelaide next year”.
Port was rolled in a home preliminary final for the second straight year on Saturday night when the Western Bulldogs progress to the AFL grand final with a 71-point win.
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