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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Peter Hudson induced Stockholm Syndrome

Injury to players has a debilitating effect on all concerned. They can also cruel the imagination of the humble supporter. One such injury – and it’s amazing yellow brick road aftermath – to my Hawthorn hero Peter Hudson in 1972 … Continue reading

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What becomes of the broken hearted?

The mid career departure of a club superstar can leave a deep psychological imprint on the child supporter. During the finals series last year I gazed at the thousands of Hawk children with the #23 on the back and pondered … Continue reading

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Future Shock – 1989

Both my children were born in hawthorn premiership years. My son born at the beginning of 1989 and my daughter midway through 1991. It took another 17 years for Hawthorn to appear again after dominating the 70’s and 80’s. Many … Continue reading

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