John Worsfold

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John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

theage Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

smh Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

theage Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "We know he [Daniher] is going to start to work back to his best footy next year," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We measure the players on performance. I thought their second half, if telling that joke got them up and played the footy they played in the second half, we had more scoring shots and inside 50s than Geelong, then we should have been cracking those gags before the game," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We measure the players on performance. I thought their second half, if telling that joke got them up and played the footy they played in the second half, we had more scoring shots and inside 50s than Geelong, then we should have been cracking those gags before the game," External link

theage Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The biggest part of the decision to manage him this week was the fact that it's a real unknown how he'll go with three games in really short succession," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The biggest part of the decision to manage him this week was the fact that it's a real unknown how he'll go with three games in really short succession," External link

theage Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "Joe has pulled up really well which is great from his first couple of hit outs but we will assess him post training," External link

theage Friday, September 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has done really well to get himself back up and ready to play again but he hasn't hit his straps yet. That's not far away, I don't think," External link

theage Friday, September 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's pulled up really well," External link

watoday Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There was certainly some stuff that we structurally changed a little bit, with the way we set the team up, but the way we want to move the ball is what the boys have been training and been coached on all summer, all season so far," "It's been very interrupted, and the volume we've been able to practice it has probably delayed us seeing it take place more consistently in games" External link

watoday Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

watoday Friday, August 28, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 28, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

smh Friday, August 28, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "The good news is we are expecting him to play," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Our first focus is to just go through the normal protocols of getting these guys back playing," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “The good news is we are expecting him to play,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Our first focus is to just go through the normal protocols of getting these guys back playing,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He’s worked incredibly hard and built up his loads over the past month to the point where he’s now ready to go," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I have read some comments from people that are pretty well respected people in the footy industry and they sound like six-year-old kids,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I do understand that some people just want immediate results,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Hopefully you'll see him kick a goal or two and hopefully he puts a bit of pressure on the opposition," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "This is a pun, but he brings a real buzz around the place," "He's worked really hard. Since he's been up here, some of his games in our match sim have been electrifying. He deserves his opportunity" External link

theage Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We've picked a team that we think can match up pretty well," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We've picked a team that we think can match up pretty well," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We are pretty clear on rules about going for the ball, hopefully, and we did talk to the umpiring department last week and not much has changed in terms of the rules and interpretations since then. We are comfortable we know where we sit in that regard," "There was a bit of frustration from us and our supporters around what seemed to be some free kicks going against us that people felt we were hard done by. Really just clarifying how they are interpreting their decision-making, which hasn't changed from what I saw earlier in the year and last year as well. Their flow charts are exactly the same" External link

watoday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Yes he is ruled out for Wednesday but he pulled up really well," "If the game was on the weekend then there would be every chance he'd be available but not for Wednesday" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, August 10, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We are pretty clear on rules about going for the ball, hopefully, and we did talk to the umpiring department last week and not much has changed in terms of the rules and interpretations since then. We are comfortable we know where we sit in that regard," "There was a bit of frustration from us and our supporters around what seemed to be some free kicks going against us that people felt we were hard done by. Really just clarifying how they are interpreting their decision-making, which hasn't changed from what I saw earlier in the year and last year as well. Their flow charts are exactly the same" External link

smh Monday, August 10, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They're a very good team," "They had their patch where they started to get on top and challenged us and over the course of the full game, we couldn't maintain that pressure on them on the scoreboard. We didn't do that, they kept pressing and we couldn't hold them for the whole time" External link

watoday Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They're a very good team," "They had their patch where they started to get on top and challenged us and over the course of the full game, we couldn't maintain that pressure on them on the scoreboard. We didn't do that, they kept pressing and we couldn't hold them for the whole time" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "As we know Conor's been having some areas of motivation that have challenged him with homesickness and things like that so last week we felt, in consultation with Conor, that he wasn't at his best to play in the senior side," External link

watoday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s nice [for him] to think that I might fit in down there. I was down there way before him, having grown up there,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had a very broad mind in my whole time working in the AFL,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s nice [for him] to think that I might fit in down there. I was down there way before him, having grown up there,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had a very broad mind in my whole time working in the AFL,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Really overall we didn't get the ball forward enough last week and we got a lot of shallow entries," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We haven't got to the point of comparing the mix. If we decide on an extra tall to either assist or give us another big fella down forward, we'll weigh up what we think we need," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Really overall we didn't get the ball forward enough last week and we got a lot of shallow entries," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We haven't got to the point of comparing the mix. If we decide on an extra tall to either assist or give us another big fella down forward, we'll weigh up what we think we need," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's a lot of things [that contribute to that record]," External link

smh Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “The good news is he’s had the all-clear to play providing he feels like he’s able to play at the level he’d like to perform at,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “The good news is he’s had the all-clear to play providing he feels like he’s able to play at the level he’d like to perform at,” External link

theage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about James Stewart ) : "I would consider James Stewart unavailable," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “He’s going to be unavailable for a number of weeks,” External link

aap-au Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “As a club we’ll work through what’s going to be best for the team and best for the whole squad in terms of their preparation for the next period of time,” External link

aap-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Our job is to support Conor in what he’s here for which is … he loves playing AFL footy, he wants to be out there and showing what he can do – so we’re helping him get back to do that,” “He’s had a couple of false starts this year, hopefully we can get him going as soon as possible and he can have a great, fun year” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Our job is to support Conor in what he's here for which is … he loves playing AFL footy, he wants to be out there and showing what he can do — so we're helping him get back to do that," "He's had a couple of false starts this year, hopefully we can get him going as soon as possible and he can have a great, fun year" External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's had a positive test with some negatives around that," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's some doubt in my mind. I don't know if there's doubt in other people's minds but again, we're waiting to find out exactly what it means," "There's some pretty smart people out there that will assess what Conor's testing results are saying, but he's had some positive tests, with some negatives around that. From my own personal point of view, if you said 'has he definitely got it?' I couldn't answer that" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's some doubt in my mind," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He is going to be very close," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He felt like he was ready to play, and he looks ready to play, but taking [his quarantine] into account, putting him into an AFL game would've been pretty high risk," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He is going to be very close," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He felt like he was ready to play, and he looks ready to play, but taking [his quarantine] into account, putting him into an AFL game would've been pretty high risk," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "When I look at what Joe is doing at the moment, it is not enough to say he'll be ready for round two," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I can't answer that question. All I can say is that is our aim, to help him get back ready to play. " External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "We're not in those discussions at this stage. When we feel like the time is right we can recommence those discussions, but we've got a really strong focus on seeing Joe play footy as soon as we can" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Dyson Heppell ) : "Really it's going to depend on how much he [Heppell] can do in the next three weeks and what we as a coaching group is best preparing him," "It's going to be tough for him [McKenna] to say he is ready for round two" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "So what we're trying to do is make everyone - not only the players, but everyone that's inside this hub - be aware of the risk factors," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "So what we're trying to do is make everyone - not only the players, but everyone that's inside this hub - be aware of the risk factors," External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “So what we’re trying to do is make everyone – not only the players, but everyone that’s inside this hub – be aware of the risk factors,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Joe Daniher ) : “I can’t answer that question (whether Daniher will play in 2020),” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "When I look at what Joe is doing at the moment, it is not enough to say he’ll be ready for round two," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We need Conor. We feel he is more likely to be needed as a defender for us at the moment but that could change," External link

watoday Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We need Conor. We feel he is more likely to be needed as a defender for us at the moment but that could change," External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "There's going to be a lot of restructuring around how things are going to look and what roles are there," External link

watoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “There’s going to be a lot of restructuring around how things are going to look and what roles are there,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously what it means is that Joe might not have been available until round whatever it is – five, six, seven or eight – [but now] potentially he's going to be available for round two, which I'd be pretty excited about if I was Joe," "He misses less footy than he potentially would have, and I'm sure that's what he's focusing on. As are players like Cale Hooker and Dyson Heppell who had resigned themselves to missing some rounds of footy this year and potentially may not miss too much" External link

watoday Thursday, April 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously what it means is that Joe might not have been available until round whatever it is – five, six, seven or eight – [but now] potentially he's going to be available for round two, which I'd be pretty excited about if I was Joe," "He misses less footy than he potentially would have, and I'm sure that's what he's focusing on. As are players like Cale Hooker and Dyson Heppell who had resigned themselves to missing some rounds of footy this year and potentially may not miss too much" External link

smh Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I did my absolute best to hold him accountable to the values that we wanted to live at West Coast," "In the end we couldn't align on those and there had to be a break" External link

theage Monday, March 30, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we saw some really good understanding of what we are trying to do but it's not perfect, we understand that as well," External link

watoday Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He thinks he can impact the game as a forward but he also understands that he finished high up in our best and fairest as a backman and he has become a damaging backman," External link

watoday Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we saw some really good understanding of what we are trying to do but it's not perfect, we understand that as well," External link

theage Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He thinks he can impact the game as a forward but he also understands that he finished high up in our best and fairest as a backman and he has become a damaging backman," External link

theage Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We have been communicated to really clearly," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're gearing up to play but we also know that possibly things could change but there is no use worrying about that. If that happens it will happen," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

watoday Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

watoday Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

theage Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

theage Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "All my experience says nothing changes with a player’s attitude," "They’re driven young athletes that want to achieve and perform at the highest (level) they can, regardless of what may have transpired in terms of possibility. They commit and when they get through a season, they sit down and reflect on that again" External link

smh Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "All my experience says nothing changes with a player’s attitude," "They’re driven young athletes that want to achieve and perform at the highest (level) they can, regardless of what may have transpired in terms of possibility. They commit and when they get through a season, they sit down and reflect on that again" External link

theage Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Xavier Campbell ) : “When Xavier first approached me about considering if I’d be interested in coaching Essendon, it struck a chord. I thought I could help,” External link

theage Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "First of all, I'd just like to touch briefly on my family, they're the ones who have been the most selfless over the last few years," "They've given up a lot" External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Football has given me so much in my life ... delivered more than I could ask for in a profession ... I really felt for those young men," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Before I was appointed to the role in 2016, I was watching on from afar as to what was happening with the Essendon players. The game has personally given me so much enjoyment throughout my career, and I wanted to pay that back to these players who deserved it," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Nic Naitanui ) : "Nic Nat is just Nic Nat," "He is going to do what he does, we know what he is going to bring" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has got a sore shoulder. I think it going to come down to the wire whether he plays or not. Knowing 'Hurls', he is going to have a real good crack at it," "He has had the scans. There is damage. Obviously, the shoulder did come out and there is damage there, but no different to a normal issue - a two-to-three week turnaround. We are hopeful that we can do that" External link

watoday Monday, August 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about David Zaharakis ) : "There is a chance he can get back and that's what we'll focus on," "That's why we need to do the right thing by him and keep the season going as long as possible, and David, I know, will do the right thing by pushing his limits to train" External link

theage Tuesday, August 20, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Most of them were around stoppage work. They did have the dominance in that, and a lot of it came from chaining out of those stoppages," External link

theage Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "People can target me on that but that's pretty shallow," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "People can target me on that but that's pretty shallow," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

theage Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

tenplay Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we were well off the level we have been playing off," "We got beaten around the ball clearances, contested possessions, ground balls and we didn't take our opportunities early in the game when we could have put some heat on them, which gave them a couple of goal lead at half time" External link

smh Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Not too worried about that, but it's obviously disappointing to have a bigger loss," "But we are not worrying what the percentage says other than it being disappointing. Let's concentrate on getting back and working hard to playing better footy" External link

smh Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We do take it seriously in terms of the players as people as well as being a football commodity," External link

theage Friday, August 2, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're trying to make it sustainable," External link

smh Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Credit to him to fight through it, because up until yesterday morning I was checking on him to make sure he was feeling good enough to play today, and he really performed well,” External link

watoday Monday, July 29, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Credit to him to fight through it, because up until yesterday morning I was checking on him to make sure he was feeling good enough to play today, and he really performed well,” External link

theage Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : “We’ll monitor them throughout the whole week,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 22, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'll monitor them throughout the whole week," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Clarke's issue, from my understanding, is pretty much fully resolved - it was by the weekend, so I fully expect that he'll be right," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Honestly, I don't look at the ladder regularly," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We don't know how he will pull up until probably Monday," "He may be right for the rest of the year, he may need another spell somewhere. Don't know, it's not one you can predict" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We need to grab some opportunities to freshen him up and see if we can get that a little bit better," External link

smh Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We need to grab some opportunities to freshen him up and see if we can get that a little bit better," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Anthony McDonald Tipungwuti ) : "He took Marley Williams all night, which potentially meant we could get McDonald-Tipungwuti into the position that we wanted him," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Anthony McDonald Tipungwuti ) : “He took Marley Williams all night, which potentially meant we could get McDonald-Tipungwuti into the position that we wanted him,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 16, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I won't go into it too much because I don't really understand it. I can't even think of the terminology. But he had it in his other foot and had it fixed years ago. And this one may or may not need some [surgical] intervention at some point, it may just be right," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "So I talk to Myersy regularly about what the team needs and where he's at and we weigh all of that up and we make a call on whether he's likely to come in or not," "Basically 'Myersy' is available for selection as the team requires. So that's been pretty much the same for the last month" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was a week of constant focus for us," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 28, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It doesn't define our season, but it's a great win," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 28, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The brand of footy we will be playing at our best will be a finals brand of footy," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The brand of footy we will be playing at our best will be a finals brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “If there was a rib injury, sometimes it can puncture your lung,” External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s an injury that we’re rapt he’s not out for the long term, but when he’s able to train flat out … he’s a bit of an unknown,” “It could be this week, but he may not get up for the game” External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We really weren't sure of what the injury was and it could have been a number of things that were all fairly average," External link

watoday Monday, June 17, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We really weren't sure of what the injury was and it could have been a number of things that were all fairly average," External link

theage Monday, June 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “They haven’t been able to give us even a specific idea of what it is at the moment. It’s broad, so he’ll need a scan on it, it’s pretty sore,” “He tried to get back out there and couldn’t” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Zach Merrett ) : “I haven’t got a good grasp of that. If you asked me who set it up in the third quarter, I wouldn’t have said Zach, I would’ve said overall the way our forwards put pressure on when the ball went into our forward 50 really put heat on the Hawthorn kicks coming out of the back half and the way the boys were set up meant the ball was played in our half,” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “We’re working hard on the way we want to play the game,” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : “I thought Orazio contributed pretty well so I thought he played his role and was always threatening and put some good pressure on,” External link

watoday Saturday, June 15, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : “I thought Orazio contributed pretty well so I thought he played his role and was always threatening and put some good pressure on,” External link

smh Friday, June 14, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'd heard he was a pretty hard taskmaster," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was hard on us and expected a lot from us but he treated us like his sons at times — that was a big part of building that trust, there's no doubt," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s something that we’ve had a look at him doing in the VFL, and he’s generally done it pretty well. He’s been tagged himself in the VFL, so he understands it in that regard. I think in his own right he’ll be able to become a midfielder who just plays and wins his own footy,” External link

theage Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Bolton ) : “I feel for Brendon Bolton as well. I understand the age demographic of their list,” External link

smh Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I don't think we've quite got to the level of being raging premiership favourite," External link

watoday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Generally any knee surgery of that type is six to eight weeks before he was available to play,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Generally any knee surgery of that type is six to eight weeks before he was available to play,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was sore but he could still put weight on it, get out there and play," "You never really know how they pull up from it but we're confident he'll be OK" External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was a long way out and it was pretty blustery out there, so it was going to be a miracle kick," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was a long way out and it was pretty blustery out there, so it was going to be a miracle kick," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's feeling good, I think he said he had his first really good sleep on Saturday night for a week and that's got him feeling really good now," External link

theage Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing for Sam because his development has been outstanding and we were really pleased with how he's been going," External link

theage Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “They’re coming along well and we’re hopeful that they’ll both be available,” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He may be fit today and we’re all comfortable," External link

theage Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Why wouldn't he have [played]? He was absolutely 100 per cent fit and felt the best he had this week more than any other week," External link

smh Friday, April 26, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "All of that happened professionally by smarter people than me and hard work by Joe," "He performed his role today really well" External link

smh Friday, April 26, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I'm not one into booing," "I don't know what prompted it, I don't know what it was about so it's hard to comment on it" External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I'm not one into booing," "I don't know what prompted it, I don't know what it was about so it's hard to comment on it" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I have had three years in charge of this team. The first two years were quite unique so we are slowly putting everything together for where the club wants to get to," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 22, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I have had three years in charge of this team. The first two years were quite unique so we are slowly putting everything together for where the club wants to get to," External link

theage Monday, April 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had three years in charge of this team – the first two years were quite unique,” External link

dailytelegraph Monday, April 22, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Weighing up what we were looking at, yeah, that’s why we made the call,” External link

dailytelegraph Monday, April 22, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about David Zaharakis ) : "Zaharakis should be okay ... possibly if this game was [on Saturday] he might have been right, certainly a day after that," "Dev is good. Today was part of his overall plan around the workload he has had and he trained this morning [Friday] and moved well" External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's been a team effort in terms of being poor early, and pulling together to understand why that was, and what we wanted to do to improve," External link

theage Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's not far off ... he's pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads," External link

theage Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's ticked all his boxes and is available for selection," External link

smh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's not far off ... he's pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads," External link

smh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “He’s ticked all his boxes and is available for selection,” External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “He’s not far off … he’s pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads,” External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

theage Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If you get backed into a corner, you have got an option, concede or fight your way out," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The players went out and played a better brand of footy but it wasn't good enough to win the game tonight," "It is how you deal with these really tough times which is going to be the mark of us as a club more than anything else" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a really big challenge for us," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If you get backed into a corner, you have got an option, concede or fight your way out," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The players went out and played a better brand of footy but it wasn't good enough to win the game tonight," "It is how you deal with these really tough times which is going to be the mark of us as a club more than anything else" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a really big challenge for us," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s possibly a very small part of it,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s possibly a very small part of it,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "You don't expect to step out like that in round one and be so far off the mark, so we were very disappointed by that," "Our players just looked a bit shell-shocked and we couldn't address anything (the Giants did) throughout the game" External link

watoday Monday, March 25, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "You don't expect to step out like that in round one and be so far off the mark, so we were very disappointed by that," "Our players just looked a bit shell-shocked and we couldn't address anything (the Giants did) throughout the game" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 25, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “You don’t expect to step out in round one and be so far off the mark against the opposition, so we were very disappointed by that,” External link

aap-au Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "There's not much of a readjustment needed. We obviously roll into this season as we finish or played the majority of last year without Joe so [we have] absolute confidence in Shaun McKernan coming into the line-up," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I believe the players ... were more focused on trying to fulfil the new style of play that we have been implementing and weren't just playing. That's an easy fix," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Definitely we're aiming to well and truly improve on last year's ladder finish and play some really good consistent footy," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "There's not much of a readjustment needed. We obviously roll into this season as we finish or played the majority of last year without Joe so [we have] absolute confidence in Shaun McKernan coming into the line-up," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I believe the players ... were more focused on trying to fulfil the new style of play that we have been implementing and weren't just playing. That's an easy fix," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Definitely we're aiming to well and truly improve on last year's ladder finish and play some really good consistent footy," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "My aim here is to be part of Essendon's next premiership, so hopefully that means we only need a one-year deal but if it takes longer we'll put the work in and do that," External link

smh Friday, December 8, 2017 3:27:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're pleased Andrew has committed to the club for the next two seasons, and will be a part of the elite culture we are building," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Ben is an unbelievably strong character in terms of his leadership and team values," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Craig has been a pleasure to work with during his career at Essendon," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Ben is an unbelievably strong character in terms of his leadership and team values," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Craig has been a pleasure to work with during his career at Essendon," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Adam is a strong defender of his opponent with excellent speed and ball-handling skills, which allow him to take the game on from the backline," External link

smh Monday, October 16, 2017 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He's an exciting midfielder who hunts the footy, uses it well and gives us really strong run," External link

smh Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "His efforts week in, week out, has made him a fundamental part of the squad," "Conor is still learning our game and with continued hard work he will improve rapidly and become an outstanding rebounding defender" External link

smh Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He (Hooker) may be (able to prove himself) later in the week, the other two because they're more soft tissue injuries they need to tick off (on Wednesday) whereas Hooker is more a stress thing," External link

smh Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Certainly I know those boys, 'Hurls' and Orazio, are very appreciative," External link

smh Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's more than an outside chance - not good, but not outside ... it's really hard to predict," "Everything he's doing at the moment is being ready for the first week of the finals" External link

smh Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was getting to that point where James needed to know if he wanted to pursue a coaching career or opportunities he could start to look for now, rather than waiting until post season," "We felt for where we were at, we've got some good young talent looking for opportunities to come in and be part of playing senior footy. That's the decision that we made on that" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was a free kick from what I saw," "I was just glad it wasn't a 50-metre penalty as well when 'Walla' (McDonald-Tipungwuti) kicked the goal" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 13, 2017 4:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a fairly new thing in the AFL in terms of resting players throughout the year but, in these circumstances, it definitely has an impact," "Both of those players [have a] heightened risk of injury if they play through the whole season when they start to fatigue so we think there is benefit with removing that to as much of a degree as we can" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 11, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has been in and out because he has been the held over emergency a couple of times," "He has been available for us and we've been knowing that, if he comes in, he's been ready to go" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 11, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Through the good times and the tough times he stuck to what he believes in," External link

smh Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We have to work hard to play our best footy for longer periods, that's our challenge at the moment. If that means our season extends out into finals, that will be great because, hopefully, we are improving right up until then. We will look forward to what that opens up for us," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Luke Hodge ) : "I am expecting the MRP will look at that and grade it ... I don't know how they will grade it but some of those gradings are a fine. If they are really high gradings, they may roll into a suspension. But Zach has a good record. It's not like the (Luke) Hodge incident where he got a fine but it rolled into a suspension," "You just wonder why it happens. What are they thinking? It's easy for us fresh and enjoying the contest, generally enjoying it (but) players are under under enormous pressure .... I am sure Zach is disappointed with his action, especially because, again, we sit here wondering if it is going to affect the team. We want to be better than that" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I am not sure of that ... if you are saying it looked like his impact on the game diminished, it's a great opportunity for him as a young player. We will certainly talk through it and ask him, one, why it happened and then what happened after that - resilience and experience is something he can learn from," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Jobe, he struggled a bit today but he wasn't the only one that was a bit off. I think four players, their output was below what we expect of them," "Jobe's a super footballer, super competitive and he won't have too many games like that" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I must admit generally with set shots for goal I try to not take too much interest in them. That's just another reason for your blood pressure to go up and it was high enough anyway," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Luke Hodge ) : "I am expecting the MRP will look at that and grade it ... I don't know how they will grade it but some of those gradings are a fine. If they are really high gradings, they may roll into a suspension. But Zach has a good record. It's not like the (Luke) Hodge incident where he got a fine but it rolled into a suspension," "You just wonder why it happens. What are they thinking? It's easy for us fresh and enjoying the contest, generally enjoying it (but) players are under under enormous pressure .... I am sure Zach is disappointed with his action, especially because, again, we sit here wondering if it is going to affect the team. We want to be better than that" External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Jobe, he struggled a bit today but he wasn't the only one that was a bit off. I think four players, their output was below what we expect of them," "Jobe's a super footballer, super competitive and he won't have too many games like that" External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I must admit generally with set shots for goal I try to not take too much interest in them. That's just another reason for your blood pressure to go up and it was high enough anyway," External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We've been pretty happy with his form throughout the year. He hasn't been best on ground every week, but he hasn't been poor," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We would be silly if we didn't learn from last time we played them," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I haven't had any feedback on that [but] it didn't look too bad so I'm pretty confident he'll be up and going soon," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:37:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will monitor his preparation a bit differently than a normal hamstring. We will take extra caution," External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "I haven't been interested in asking Jobe that question at all and I don't think he's been that interested in talking about it," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jonny Wilkinson ) : "When Wilkinson was at his best, he coached his technique and kicking," "The principles around technique are the same [as Australian football], and some of it is about performance psychology, visualisation and how you deal with noise and nerves and getting your mind right" External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'd love to play finals," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 22, 2016 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The playing group is continuing to mature and driving each other to improve and maintain elite standards through hard work," External link

smh Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've spoken with both those guys (Green and Richards)," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 8, 2016 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a bit of an unknown going into this year, we saw a few moves within the top eight in the last 12 months," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 8, 2016 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "In all honesty I haven't spoken to Jobe about it or anyone at the club about it," External link

smh Monday, November 7, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "That basically finalises everything. We hope for a good outcome for Jobe in terms of the medal, but that's an unknown," "Whatever the outcome is, we'll be really moving forward strongly" External link

smh Monday, November 7, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "In all honesty I haven't spoken to Jobe about it or anyone at the club about it," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 7, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "That basically finalises everything. We hope for a good outcome for Jobe in terms of the medal, but that's an unknown," "Whatever the outcome is, we'll be really moving forward strongly" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 7, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Certainly within a fortnight we'd have to know for sure," External link

smh Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:40:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 9, 2016 8:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 9, 2016 5:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

smh Friday, September 9, 2016 2:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will certainly find out where he is at," External link

smh Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will certainly find out where he is at," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Barrass ) : "There are a couple of key defenders at West Coast who look like they have had their positions taken by a young player called [Tom] Barrass. They are players, who know where they sit," External link

smh Monday, August 29, 2016 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Matty Dea's in a prime age bracket," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We can't talk highly enough of what be brought to our footy club this year, and the fact that today was his 200th game, we're rapt we were able to help him get to that milestone," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Matty Dea's in a prime age bracket," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We can't talk highly enough of what be brought to our footy club this year, and the fact that today was his 200th game, we're rapt we were able to help him get to that milestone," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

smh Friday, August 19, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

smh Friday, August 19, 2016 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 19, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Michael Hurley ) : "We've got a really clear ambition for where we want to get to as a football club, and I'm really pleased Michael wants to be a part of that shared vision," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates, and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That's one of many options, it doesn't make any more sense than Jobe coming back and resuming the captaincy if that is what the playing group would like to see," "That has to be whether Jobe would still want the captaincy again and whether the playing group still thinks he's currently the person they would like to be leading" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Adam Cooney ) : "Adam's experience, leadership and team care has been really vital," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Because I'm confident I won't even have to worry about that," "Michael, I'm very confident, will be playing for Essendon" External link

smh Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Goddard ) : "You can't underestimate how tough it was to win that game - not only for the stage of year we're at, but we had our captain (Brendon Goddard) and our vice-captain (Mark Baguley) out injured, James Gwilt out injured who's another senior player for us," External link

smh Monday, August 15, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a massive pat on the back for our conditioning staff, for the players and the way they've continued to prepare themselves physically and mentally to play out the season," "That absolutely has been a focus. It was a high risk for us, we've had a lot of players that we've had to manage throughout the year, so I think the way the team has worked in terms of getting the players still being able to run out games strongly this time of year is very good" External link

smh Monday, August 15, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Goddard ) : "You can't underestimate how tough it was to win that game - not only for the stage of year we're at, but we had our captain (Brendon Goddard) and our vice-captain (Mark Baguley) out injured, James Gwilt out injured who's another senior player for us," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a massive pat on the back for our conditioning staff, for the players and the way they've continued to prepare themselves physically and mentally to play out the season," "That absolutely has been a focus. It was a high risk for us, we've had a lot of players that we've had to manage throughout the year, so I think the way the team has worked in terms of getting the players still being able to run out games strongly this time of year is very good" External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I think this is the first time he's kicked four goals or more two weeks in a row, so that's a big feather in his cap," External link

smh Monday, August 1, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He could have had another 10 goals on the board this year, maybe 12, as he fixes his goalkicking and gets everything going well," External link

smh Monday, August 1, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They feel flat; they feel disappointed," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold added : "I think we have achieved more than what the ladder may suggest. " External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Orazio is one of our exciting younger players who is thriving on the challenge and demands of performing at senior level," External link

smh Monday, July 18, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There will be a timeline. We haven't set that yet, but obviously there will be a final date that we'll need to know in terms of our decision making, but that's a way off," "Ultimately we do need to know what the squad will look like. When those decisions have to be made around our current list, we'll need to know what the intent is from the other guys. That's still a fair way off" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 1:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing to be in the game for so long and not grab a couple of opportunities late," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 5:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing to be in the game for so long and not grab a couple of opportunities late," External link

smh Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:33:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold : "I asked the players if they felt better after those incidents and giving a free kick away against their teammates and you can image the response I got" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about On Thursday ) : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

smh Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about On Thursday ) : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want our fans to stick with us if they can, our players are making a commitment," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Every game is really important to us. We didn't focus or harp on the previous fortnight... we are not dreading the second half of the year. We are challenging ourselves to keep learning and show even more than we did tonight," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was our best effort for inside-50s and scoring opportunities," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That is not my role personally but I would expect that he (Hibberd) is a contracted player and we would love him to be here at Essendon. And at this stage we expect him to be here at Essendon," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "What we were trying to do in the first part of the year has dropped off - there is no doubt. I spoke to our leadership group and they acknowledged that has happened over the last two or three weeks. It's a focus for us now, to try and ramp back up," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Parts of what we are trying to do, we are not doing just for this year. That will be ongoing but we have been limited in a big way in terms of how much we want to bring into play this year," "I have said several times, we are facing a lot of challenges that are unique ... in terms of preparing the squad for week to week, with guys coming off different preparations, younger guys carrying a much bigger workload than normal, and then managing which parts of the game, the way we want to play the game ... there are a lot of challenges but none that we are not up to, or not really enjoying taking on" External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That is not my role personally but I would expect that he (Hibberd) is a contracted player and we would love him to be here at Essendon. And at this stage we expect him to be here at Essendon," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "What we were trying to do in the first part of the year has dropped off - there is no doubt. I spoke to our leadership group and they acknowledged that has happened over the last two or three weeks. It's a focus for us now, to try and ramp back up," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Parts of what we are trying to do, we are not doing just for this year. That will be ongoing but we have been limited in a big way in terms of how much we want to bring into play this year," "I have said several times, we are facing a lot of challenges that are unique ... in terms of preparing the squad for week to week, with guys coming off different preparations, younger guys carrying a much bigger workload than normal, and then managing which parts of the game, the way we want to play the game ... there are a lot of challenges but none that we are not up to, or not really enjoying taking on" External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's always challenging whenever you have big losses, but we've had a few of them this year and I'm sure we've got a couple ahead," External link

smh Saturday, June 11, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I believed that the squad we had going into this year, if you just went on talent and make-up of the list, they were definitely able to play finals this year," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I think it can turn around fairly quickly, but it does take a lot of planning," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want to really embrace the opportunity and represent our club proudly," External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If they're ready to debut, I'll pick them, it wouldn't be around whether it's a big game or not," "They have to earn the spot and be the best person to fill the role for us on that day" External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want to really embrace the opportunity and represent our club proudly," External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If they're ready to debut, I'll pick them, it wouldn't be around whether it's a big game or not," "They have to earn the spot and be the best person to fill the role for us on that day" External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Does he also think maybe they needed him as chairman at the start?" "Because he could have made all those calls. Because he's got great hindsight. Good on him, he's doing well" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Does he also think maybe they needed him as chairman at the start? Because he could have made all those calls," External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "His form has been a little bit inconsistent through the pre-season," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "These guys in different areas of the ground haven't played much footy together," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously going into the trade period, we need to have some idea of what numbers we've got on our list," "I'm pretty confident that we'll have a great idea of where they all sit by then" External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT



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captain1.66%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
under coach0.83%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
former coach1.66%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
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Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

theage Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

smh Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Xavier Campbell said ( about John Worsfold ) : "When John [Worsfold] took over in 2016 it was obviously a unique period. Perhaps in 2017 we played in finals prematurely and then finals last year we were starting to build," "We have to build continuity and we have to increase the games experience on our list" External link

watoday Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Xavier Campbell said ( about John Worsfold ) : "When John [Worsfold] took over in 2016 it was obviously a unique period. Perhaps in 2017 we played in finals prematurely and then finals last year we were starting to build," "We have to build continuity and we have to increase the games experience on our list" External link

theage Monday, September 7, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Lindsay Tanner said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Guided by John, we believe this will best position our club," "This succession plan plays to the strength of both individuals, as we believe Ben is the right person to lead the club beyond 2020" External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Lindsay Tanner said ( about John Worsfold ) : "It's a credit to John that he's been able to stay the course with his trademark calm ... always been able to stay the course," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew McGrath said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He does like to give us space on the bench and reset ourselves and bring ourselves back to our A-game," "He is normally calm whether we're winning or whether we're losing so it's just how John approaches it, but he did help us a lot on the bench when we needed guidance and advice on the bench" External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Zaharakis said ( about John Worsfold ) : "That is the strength about Woosha [John Worsfold]. His demeanour doesn't change. He flat lines every week," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

David Zaharakis said ( about John Worsfold ) : "That is the strength about Woosha [John Worsfold]. His demeanour doesn't change. He flat lines every week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Matthew Lloyd said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He [Worsfold] is under enormous pressure ... the way they are losing is so predictable," External link

smh Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Lloyd said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He [Worsfold] is under enormous pressure ... the way they are losing is so predictable," External link

theage Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Sheedy said ( about John Worsfold ) : "We probably don't have our best side out there yet, but I reckon in general we are positioned to be the best Essendon team out there I've seen in at least the last five years," "John Worsfold is a very steadying coach and he's preparing a side to get better and stronger" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 29, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Jake Stringer said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Woosha [Worsfold] was always saying 'It has got to turn, it has got to turn' and then in the second half of the year it did start to turn'," "It still wasn't at the standard I would like it to be" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 22, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

Jobe Watson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "I'd lived in this football world since I was 17 years old and I sort of came back and wanted to see how I was feeling when I was back in Melbourne, and how being back home felt for me, and that was probably the last thing along with being able to speak with John one-on-one, and I believe where he's going and where he's taking the club, and I'm excited to be coached by him and be a part of the group," "The last part of it was being how I feel being back in Melbourne and being back in the football industry" External link

smh Friday, September 23, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tim Watson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Somebody like Worsfold has been around a long, long time," External link

smh Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:32:00 AM EAT

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John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

theage Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If we can have our best team available more often, that is an immediate improvement on how we are going to perform," External link

smh Saturday, September 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

smh Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Bellchambers ) : "His contribution as a ruckman for our team can't be underestimated and for Tom to have played 13 seasons of AFL football is a credit to the way he's applied himself to the game," External link

theage Tuesday, September 15, 2020 3:17:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "We know he [Daniher] is going to start to work back to his best footy next year," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 12, 2020 4:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We measure the players on performance. I thought their second half, if telling that joke got them up and played the footy they played in the second half, we had more scoring shots and inside 50s than Geelong, then we should have been cracking those gags before the game," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, September 10, 2020 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We measure the players on performance. I thought their second half, if telling that joke got them up and played the footy they played in the second half, we had more scoring shots and inside 50s than Geelong, then we should have been cracking those gags before the game," External link

theage Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The biggest part of the decision to manage him this week was the fact that it's a real unknown how he'll go with three games in really short succession," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The biggest part of the decision to manage him this week was the fact that it's a real unknown how he'll go with three games in really short succession," External link

theage Saturday, September 5, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "Joe has pulled up really well which is great from his first couple of hit outs but we will assess him post training," External link

theage Friday, September 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has done really well to get himself back up and ready to play again but he hasn't hit his straps yet. That's not far away, I don't think," External link

theage Friday, September 4, 2020 3:41:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's pulled up really well," External link

watoday Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There was certainly some stuff that we structurally changed a little bit, with the way we set the team up, but the way we want to move the ball is what the boys have been training and been coached on all summer, all season so far," "It's been very interrupted, and the volume we've been able to practice it has probably delayed us seeing it take place more consistently in games" External link

watoday Sunday, August 30, 2020 5:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

watoday Friday, August 28, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 28, 2020 2:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With [Jonathon] Patton going down [injured] for them, it gave us the opportunity to use Hooker in a different role, which had the double effect of making McEvoy a lot more accountable," External link

smh Friday, August 28, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "The good news is we are expecting him to play," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Our first focus is to just go through the normal protocols of getting these guys back playing," External link

abc-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “The good news is we are expecting him to play,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Our first focus is to just go through the normal protocols of getting these guys back playing,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He’s worked incredibly hard and built up his loads over the past month to the point where he’s now ready to go," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 26, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:50:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

watoday Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

theage Sunday, August 23, 2020 4:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I have read some comments from people that are pretty well respected people in the footy industry and they sound like six-year-old kids,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I do understand that some people just want immediate results,” External link

aap-au Saturday, August 22, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It obviously was something pretty drastic to overturn a kick like that. Unfortunately that is the way the umpires called it and we have to cop that, but it was a pretty critical part of the game," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I assume if there was late contact that is always a 50-metre penalty so you have to judge if there was late contact," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I still think we missed a lot of unpressured opportunities to go through them," External link

theage Saturday, August 22, 2020 5:43:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Hopefully you'll see him kick a goal or two and hopefully he puts a bit of pressure on the opposition," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 21, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "This is a pun, but he brings a real buzz around the place," "He's worked really hard. Since he's been up here, some of his games in our match sim have been electrifying. He deserves his opportunity" External link

theage Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We've picked a team that we think can match up pretty well," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:16:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We've picked a team that we think can match up pretty well," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:46:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We are pretty clear on rules about going for the ball, hopefully, and we did talk to the umpiring department last week and not much has changed in terms of the rules and interpretations since then. We are comfortable we know where we sit in that regard," "There was a bit of frustration from us and our supporters around what seemed to be some free kicks going against us that people felt we were hard done by. Really just clarifying how they are interpreting their decision-making, which hasn't changed from what I saw earlier in the year and last year as well. Their flow charts are exactly the same" External link

watoday Tuesday, August 11, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Yes he is ruled out for Wednesday but he pulled up really well," "If the game was on the weekend then there would be every chance he'd be available but not for Wednesday" External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, August 10, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We are pretty clear on rules about going for the ball, hopefully, and we did talk to the umpiring department last week and not much has changed in terms of the rules and interpretations since then. We are comfortable we know where we sit in that regard," "There was a bit of frustration from us and our supporters around what seemed to be some free kicks going against us that people felt we were hard done by. Really just clarifying how they are interpreting their decision-making, which hasn't changed from what I saw earlier in the year and last year as well. Their flow charts are exactly the same" External link

smh Monday, August 10, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They're a very good team," "They had their patch where they started to get on top and challenged us and over the course of the full game, we couldn't maintain that pressure on them on the scoreboard. We didn't do that, they kept pressing and we couldn't hold them for the whole time" External link

watoday Saturday, August 8, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They're a very good team," "They had their patch where they started to get on top and challenged us and over the course of the full game, we couldn't maintain that pressure on them on the scoreboard. We didn't do that, they kept pressing and we couldn't hold them for the whole time" External link

theage Friday, August 7, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "As we know Conor's been having some areas of motivation that have challenged him with homesickness and things like that so last week we felt, in consultation with Conor, that he wasn't at his best to play in the senior side," External link

watoday Wednesday, August 5, 2020 4:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s nice [for him] to think that I might fit in down there. I was down there way before him, having grown up there,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had a very broad mind in my whole time working in the AFL,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 12:47:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s nice [for him] to think that I might fit in down there. I was down there way before him, having grown up there,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had a very broad mind in my whole time working in the AFL,” External link

watoday Wednesday, July 29, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Really overall we didn't get the ball forward enough last week and we got a lot of shallow entries," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We haven't got to the point of comparing the mix. If we decide on an extra tall to either assist or give us another big fella down forward, we'll weigh up what we think we need," External link

watoday Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Really overall we didn't get the ball forward enough last week and we got a lot of shallow entries," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We haven't got to the point of comparing the mix. If we decide on an extra tall to either assist or give us another big fella down forward, we'll weigh up what we think we need," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 22, 2020 10:49:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's a lot of things [that contribute to that record]," External link

smh Saturday, July 18, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “The good news is he’s had the all-clear to play providing he feels like he’s able to play at the level he’d like to perform at,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 15, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “The good news is he’s had the all-clear to play providing he feels like he’s able to play at the level he’d like to perform at,” External link

theage Wednesday, July 15, 2020 4:14:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about James Stewart ) : "I would consider James Stewart unavailable," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 4:25:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “He’s going to be unavailable for a number of weeks,” External link

aap-au Saturday, July 4, 2020 6:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “As a club we’ll work through what’s going to be best for the team and best for the whole squad in terms of their preparation for the next period of time,” External link

aap-au Friday, July 3, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Our job is to support Conor in what he’s here for which is … he loves playing AFL footy, he wants to be out there and showing what he can do – so we’re helping him get back to do that,” “He’s had a couple of false starts this year, hopefully we can get him going as soon as possible and he can have a great, fun year” External link

aap-au Wednesday, July 1, 2020 12:14:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Our job is to support Conor in what he's here for which is … he loves playing AFL footy, he wants to be out there and showing what he can do — so we're helping him get back to do that," "He's had a couple of false starts this year, hopefully we can get him going as soon as possible and he can have a great, fun year" External link

abc-au Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's had a positive test with some negatives around that," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's some doubt in my mind. I don't know if there's doubt in other people's minds but again, we're waiting to find out exactly what it means," "There's some pretty smart people out there that will assess what Conor's testing results are saying, but he's had some positive tests, with some negatives around that. From my own personal point of view, if you said 'has he definitely got it?' I couldn't answer that" External link

watoday Thursday, June 25, 2020 1:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's some doubt in my mind," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 24, 2020 7:47:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He is going to be very close," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He felt like he was ready to play, and he looks ready to play, but taking [his quarantine] into account, putting him into an AFL game would've been pretty high risk," External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He is going to be very close," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He felt like he was ready to play, and he looks ready to play, but taking [his quarantine] into account, putting him into an AFL game would've been pretty high risk," External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "When I look at what Joe is doing at the moment, it is not enough to say he'll be ready for round two," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I can't answer that question. All I can say is that is our aim, to help him get back ready to play. " External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "We're not in those discussions at this stage. When we feel like the time is right we can recommence those discussions, but we've got a really strong focus on seeing Joe play footy as soon as we can" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Dyson Heppell ) : "Really it's going to depend on how much he [Heppell] can do in the next three weeks and what we as a coaching group is best preparing him," "It's going to be tough for him [McKenna] to say he is ready for round two" External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 9:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "So what we're trying to do is make everyone - not only the players, but everyone that's inside this hub - be aware of the risk factors," External link

smh Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:27:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "So what we're trying to do is make everyone - not only the players, but everyone that's inside this hub - be aware of the risk factors," External link

theage Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “So what we’re trying to do is make everyone – not only the players, but everyone that’s inside this hub – be aware of the risk factors,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Joe Daniher ) : “I can’t answer that question (whether Daniher will play in 2020),” External link

aap-au Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "When I look at what Joe is doing at the moment, it is not enough to say he’ll be ready for round two," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We need Conor. We feel he is more likely to be needed as a defender for us at the moment but that could change," External link

watoday Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We need Conor. We feel he is more likely to be needed as a defender for us at the moment but that could change," External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "There's going to be a lot of restructuring around how things are going to look and what roles are there," External link

watoday Sunday, April 26, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “There’s going to be a lot of restructuring around how things are going to look and what roles are there,” External link

aap-au Sunday, April 26, 2020 6:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously what it means is that Joe might not have been available until round whatever it is – five, six, seven or eight – [but now] potentially he's going to be available for round two, which I'd be pretty excited about if I was Joe," "He misses less footy than he potentially would have, and I'm sure that's what he's focusing on. As are players like Cale Hooker and Dyson Heppell who had resigned themselves to missing some rounds of footy this year and potentially may not miss too much" External link

watoday Thursday, April 9, 2020 1:59:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously what it means is that Joe might not have been available until round whatever it is – five, six, seven or eight – [but now] potentially he's going to be available for round two, which I'd be pretty excited about if I was Joe," "He misses less footy than he potentially would have, and I'm sure that's what he's focusing on. As are players like Cale Hooker and Dyson Heppell who had resigned themselves to missing some rounds of footy this year and potentially may not miss too much" External link

smh Wednesday, April 8, 2020 11:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I did my absolute best to hold him accountable to the values that we wanted to live at West Coast," "In the end we couldn't align on those and there had to be a break" External link

theage Monday, March 30, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 26, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

smh Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I managed to get back to Perth yesterday, but I'm in self isolation now for 14 days. I couldn't get back prior to the WA borders closing so that's the reality of it," External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The AFL has always stretched itself to the absolute limit to be elite and find the best way to do things," External link

theage Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we saw some really good understanding of what we are trying to do but it's not perfect, we understand that as well," External link

watoday Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He thinks he can impact the game as a forward but he also understands that he finished high up in our best and fairest as a backman and he has become a damaging backman," External link

watoday Sunday, March 22, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we saw some really good understanding of what we are trying to do but it's not perfect, we understand that as well," External link

theage Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He thinks he can impact the game as a forward but he also understands that he finished high up in our best and fairest as a backman and he has become a damaging backman," External link

theage Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

smh Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 8:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:47:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 3:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "With the screenings and the doctors' checks on all the players that are taking part you would like to think it as safe as anywhere else you could possibly be," External link

theage Tuesday, March 17, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We have been communicated to really clearly," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're gearing up to play but we also know that possibly things could change but there is no use worrying about that. If that happens it will happen," External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 7:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

watoday Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

watoday Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 7:02:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There's no use putting time and energy into something that will take care of itself down the track," External link

theage Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : "You look at it as a business. We don't just look at it and say, 'We hope Joey's still here and we hope Orazio's still at the club'," External link

theage Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "All my experience says nothing changes with a player’s attitude," "They’re driven young athletes that want to achieve and perform at the highest (level) they can, regardless of what may have transpired in terms of possibility. They commit and when they get through a season, they sit down and reflect on that again" External link

smh Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "All my experience says nothing changes with a player’s attitude," "They’re driven young athletes that want to achieve and perform at the highest (level) they can, regardless of what may have transpired in terms of possibility. They commit and when they get through a season, they sit down and reflect on that again" External link

theage Wednesday, November 20, 2019 10:09:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Xavier Campbell ) : “When Xavier first approached me about considering if I’d be interested in coaching Essendon, it struck a chord. I thought I could help,” External link

theage Tuesday, September 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "First of all, I'd just like to touch briefly on my family, they're the ones who have been the most selfless over the last few years," "They've given up a lot" External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Football has given me so much in my life ... delivered more than I could ask for in a profession ... I really felt for those young men," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Before I was appointed to the role in 2016, I was watching on from afar as to what was happening with the Essendon players. The game has personally given me so much enjoyment throughout my career, and I wanted to pay that back to these players who deserved it," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Nic Naitanui ) : "Nic Nat is just Nic Nat," "He is going to do what he does, we know what he is going to bring" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 4, 2019 12:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has got a sore shoulder. I think it going to come down to the wire whether he plays or not. Knowing 'Hurls', he is going to have a real good crack at it," "He has had the scans. There is damage. Obviously, the shoulder did come out and there is damage there, but no different to a normal issue - a two-to-three week turnaround. We are hopeful that we can do that" External link

watoday Monday, August 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about David Zaharakis ) : "There is a chance he can get back and that's what we'll focus on," "That's why we need to do the right thing by him and keep the season going as long as possible, and David, I know, will do the right thing by pushing his limits to train" External link

theage Tuesday, August 20, 2019 4:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Most of them were around stoppage work. They did have the dominance in that, and a lot of it came from chaining out of those stoppages," External link

theage Sunday, August 18, 2019 6:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "People can target me on that but that's pretty shallow," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 1:28:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "People can target me on that but that's pretty shallow," External link

theage Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

theage Sunday, August 11, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The message to the players is that we deserve all the criticism that we get for what we dished up tonight, but that's not who we are," External link

tenplay Sunday, August 11, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Overall we were well off the level we have been playing off," "We got beaten around the ball clearances, contested possessions, ground balls and we didn't take our opportunities early in the game when we could have put some heat on them, which gave them a couple of goal lead at half time" External link

smh Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Not too worried about that, but it's obviously disappointing to have a bigger loss," "But we are not worrying what the percentage says other than it being disappointing. Let's concentrate on getting back and working hard to playing better footy" External link

smh Saturday, August 3, 2019 11:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We do take it seriously in terms of the players as people as well as being a football commodity," External link

theage Friday, August 2, 2019 5:20:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're trying to make it sustainable," External link

smh Wednesday, July 31, 2019 4:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Credit to him to fight through it, because up until yesterday morning I was checking on him to make sure he was feeling good enough to play today, and he really performed well,” External link

watoday Monday, July 29, 2019 1:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Credit to him to fight through it, because up until yesterday morning I was checking on him to make sure he was feeling good enough to play today, and he really performed well,” External link

theage Sunday, July 28, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : “We’ll monitor them throughout the whole week,” External link

aap-au Monday, July 22, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'll monitor them throughout the whole week," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Clarke's issue, from my understanding, is pretty much fully resolved - it was by the weekend, so I fully expect that he'll be right," External link

theage Monday, July 22, 2019 5:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Honestly, I don't look at the ladder regularly," External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We don't know how he will pull up until probably Monday," "He may be right for the rest of the year, he may need another spell somewhere. Don't know, it's not one you can predict" External link

yahoo-au Saturday, July 20, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We need to grab some opportunities to freshen him up and see if we can get that a little bit better," External link

smh Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We need to grab some opportunities to freshen him up and see if we can get that a little bit better," External link

theage Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:51:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Anthony McDonald Tipungwuti ) : "He took Marley Williams all night, which potentially meant we could get McDonald-Tipungwuti into the position that we wanted him," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, July 16, 2019 7:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about Anthony McDonald Tipungwuti ) : “He took Marley Williams all night, which potentially meant we could get McDonald-Tipungwuti into the position that we wanted him,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, July 16, 2019 5:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I won't go into it too much because I don't really understand it. I can't even think of the terminology. But he had it in his other foot and had it fixed years ago. And this one may or may not need some [surgical] intervention at some point, it may just be right," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "So I talk to Myersy regularly about what the team needs and where he's at and we weigh all of that up and we make a call on whether he's likely to come in or not," "Basically 'Myersy' is available for selection as the team requires. So that's been pretty much the same for the last month" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 10, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was a week of constant focus for us," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 28, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It doesn't define our season, but it's a great win," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 28, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The brand of footy we will be playing at our best will be a finals brand of footy," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The brand of footy we will be playing at our best will be a finals brand of footy," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “If there was a rib injury, sometimes it can puncture your lung,” External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s an injury that we’re rapt he’s not out for the long term, but when he’s able to train flat out … he’s a bit of an unknown,” “It could be this week, but he may not get up for the game” External link

smh Friday, June 21, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We really weren't sure of what the injury was and it could have been a number of things that were all fairly average," External link

watoday Monday, June 17, 2019 1:54:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told : "We really weren't sure of what the injury was and it could have been a number of things that were all fairly average," External link

theage Monday, June 17, 2019 11:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “They haven’t been able to give us even a specific idea of what it is at the moment. It’s broad, so he’ll need a scan on it, it’s pretty sore,” “He tried to get back out there and couldn’t” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Zach Merrett ) : “I haven’t got a good grasp of that. If you asked me who set it up in the third quarter, I wouldn’t have said Zach, I would’ve said overall the way our forwards put pressure on when the ball went into our forward 50 really put heat on the Hawthorn kicks coming out of the back half and the way the boys were set up meant the ball was played in our half,” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “We’re working hard on the way we want to play the game,” External link

theage Saturday, June 15, 2019 11:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : “I thought Orazio contributed pretty well so I thought he played his role and was always threatening and put some good pressure on,” External link

watoday Saturday, June 15, 2019 6:42:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Orazio Fantasia ) : “I thought Orazio contributed pretty well so I thought he played his role and was always threatening and put some good pressure on,” External link

smh Friday, June 14, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'd heard he was a pretty hard taskmaster," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was hard on us and expected a lot from us but he treated us like his sons at times — that was a big part of building that trust, there's no doubt," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s something that we’ve had a look at him doing in the VFL, and he’s generally done it pretty well. He’s been tagged himself in the VFL, so he understands it in that regard. I think in his own right he’ll be able to become a midfielder who just plays and wins his own footy,” External link

theage Tuesday, June 4, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Bolton ) : “I feel for Brendon Bolton as well. I understand the age demographic of their list,” External link

smh Sunday, June 2, 2019 1:12:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I don't think we've quite got to the level of being raging premiership favourite," External link

watoday Wednesday, May 29, 2019 2:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Generally any knee surgery of that type is six to eight weeks before he was available to play,” External link

theage Wednesday, May 15, 2019 4:21:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Generally any knee surgery of that type is six to eight weeks before he was available to play,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, May 15, 2019 3:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was sore but he could still put weight on it, get out there and play," "You never really know how they pull up from it but we're confident he'll be OK" External link

smh Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was a long way out and it was pretty blustery out there, so it was going to be a miracle kick," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He was a long way out and it was pretty blustery out there, so it was going to be a miracle kick," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 11, 2019 2:50:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's feeling good, I think he said he had his first really good sleep on Saturday night for a week and that's got him feeling really good now," External link

theage Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing for Sam because his development has been outstanding and we were really pleased with how he's been going," External link

theage Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : “They’re coming along well and we’re hopeful that they’ll both be available,” External link

aap-au Thursday, May 2, 2019 9:17:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He may be fit today and we’re all comfortable," External link

theage Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Why wouldn't he have [played]? He was absolutely 100 per cent fit and felt the best he had this week more than any other week," External link

smh Friday, April 26, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "All of that happened professionally by smarter people than me and hard work by Joe," "He performed his role today really well" External link

smh Friday, April 26, 2019 1:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I'm not one into booing," "I don't know what prompted it, I don't know what it was about so it's hard to comment on it" External link

radioaustralianews-fr Thursday, April 25, 2019 2:06:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I'm not one into booing," "I don't know what prompted it, I don't know what it was about so it's hard to comment on it" External link

abc-au Thursday, April 25, 2019 1:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I have had three years in charge of this team. The first two years were quite unique so we are slowly putting everything together for where the club wants to get to," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 22, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I have had three years in charge of this team. The first two years were quite unique so we are slowly putting everything together for where the club wants to get to," External link

theage Monday, April 22, 2019 6:23:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “I’ve had three years in charge of this team – the first two years were quite unique,” External link

dailytelegraph Monday, April 22, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “Weighing up what we were looking at, yeah, that’s why we made the call,” External link

dailytelegraph Monday, April 22, 2019 4:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about David Zaharakis ) : "Zaharakis should be okay ... possibly if this game was [on Saturday] he might have been right, certainly a day after that," "Dev is good. Today was part of his overall plan around the workload he has had and he trained this morning [Friday] and moved well" External link

theage Friday, April 19, 2019 2:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's been a team effort in terms of being poor early, and pulling together to understand why that was, and what we wanted to do to improve," External link

theage Saturday, April 13, 2019 11:40:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's not far off ... he's pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads," External link

theage Wednesday, April 10, 2019 11:59:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's ticked all his boxes and is available for selection," External link

smh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's not far off ... he's pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads," External link

smh Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “He’s ticked all his boxes and is available for selection,” External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “He’s not far off … he’s pretty much back in full training, doing full workloads,” External link

dailytelegraph Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

theage Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If you get backed into a corner, you have got an option, concede or fight your way out," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The players went out and played a better brand of footy but it wasn't good enough to win the game tonight," "It is how you deal with these really tough times which is going to be the mark of us as a club more than anything else" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a really big challenge for us," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:17:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If you get backed into a corner, you have got an option, concede or fight your way out," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The players went out and played a better brand of footy but it wasn't good enough to win the game tonight," "It is how you deal with these really tough times which is going to be the mark of us as a club more than anything else" External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a really big challenge for us," External link

smh Saturday, March 30, 2019 1:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're disappointed and we understand our supporters are disappointed," "We hope our supporters understand that our players are disappointed" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, March 30, 2019 12:57:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s possibly a very small part of it,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:37:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “It’s possibly a very small part of it,” External link

smh Tuesday, March 26, 2019 3:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "You don't expect to step out like that in round one and be so far off the mark, so we were very disappointed by that," "Our players just looked a bit shell-shocked and we couldn't address anything (the Giants did) throughout the game" External link

watoday Monday, March 25, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "You don't expect to step out like that in round one and be so far off the mark, so we were very disappointed by that," "Our players just looked a bit shell-shocked and we couldn't address anything (the Giants did) throughout the game" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, March 25, 2019 3:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : “You don’t expect to step out in round one and be so far off the mark against the opposition, so we were very disappointed by that,” External link

aap-au Sunday, March 24, 2019 1:53:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "There's not much of a readjustment needed. We obviously roll into this season as we finish or played the majority of last year without Joe so [we have] absolute confidence in Shaun McKernan coming into the line-up," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I believe the players ... were more focused on trying to fulfil the new style of play that we have been implementing and weren't just playing. That's an easy fix," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Definitely we're aiming to well and truly improve on last year's ladder finish and play some really good consistent footy," External link

theage Friday, March 22, 2019 5:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Joe Daniher ) : "There's not much of a readjustment needed. We obviously roll into this season as we finish or played the majority of last year without Joe so [we have] absolute confidence in Shaun McKernan coming into the line-up," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I believe the players ... were more focused on trying to fulfil the new style of play that we have been implementing and weren't just playing. That's an easy fix," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Definitely we're aiming to well and truly improve on last year's ladder finish and play some really good consistent footy," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 22, 2019 4:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "My aim here is to be part of Essendon's next premiership, so hopefully that means we only need a one-year deal but if it takes longer we'll put the work in and do that," External link

smh Friday, December 8, 2017 3:27:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We're pleased Andrew has committed to the club for the next two seasons, and will be a part of the elite culture we are building," External link

smh Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Ben is an unbelievably strong character in terms of his leadership and team values," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Craig has been a pleasure to work with during his career at Essendon," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 11:54:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Ben is an unbelievably strong character in terms of his leadership and team values," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Craig has been a pleasure to work with during his career at Essendon," External link

smh Tuesday, October 24, 2017 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Adam is a strong defender of his opponent with excellent speed and ball-handling skills, which allow him to take the game on from the backline," External link

smh Monday, October 16, 2017 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "He's an exciting midfielder who hunts the footy, uses it well and gives us really strong run," External link

smh Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:30:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "His efforts week in, week out, has made him a fundamental part of the squad," "Conor is still learning our game and with continued hard work he will improve rapidly and become an outstanding rebounding defender" External link

smh Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He (Hooker) may be (able to prove himself) later in the week, the other two because they're more soft tissue injuries they need to tick off (on Wednesday) whereas Hooker is more a stress thing," External link

smh Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:07:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Certainly I know those boys, 'Hurls' and Orazio, are very appreciative," External link

smh Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He's more than an outside chance - not good, but not outside ... it's really hard to predict," "Everything he's doing at the moment is being ready for the first week of the finals" External link

smh Wednesday, August 23, 2017 8:19:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was getting to that point where James needed to know if he wanted to pursue a coaching career or opportunities he could start to look for now, rather than waiting until post season," "We felt for where we were at, we've got some good young talent looking for opportunities to come in and be part of playing senior footy. That's the decision that we made on that" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 16, 2017 7:51:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was a free kick from what I saw," "I was just glad it wasn't a 50-metre penalty as well when 'Walla' (McDonald-Tipungwuti) kicked the goal" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 13, 2017 4:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a fairly new thing in the AFL in terms of resting players throughout the year but, in these circumstances, it definitely has an impact," "Both of those players [have a] heightened risk of injury if they play through the whole season when they start to fatigue so we think there is benefit with removing that to as much of a degree as we can" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 11, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He has been in and out because he has been the held over emergency a couple of times," "He has been available for us and we've been knowing that, if he comes in, he's been ready to go" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 11, 2017 8:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Through the good times and the tough times he stuck to what he believes in," External link

smh Wednesday, August 9, 2017 8:56:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We have to work hard to play our best footy for longer periods, that's our challenge at the moment. If that means our season extends out into finals, that will be great because, hopefully, we are improving right up until then. We will look forward to what that opens up for us," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 2:19:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Luke Hodge ) : "I am expecting the MRP will look at that and grade it ... I don't know how they will grade it but some of those gradings are a fine. If they are really high gradings, they may roll into a suspension. But Zach has a good record. It's not like the (Luke) Hodge incident where he got a fine but it rolled into a suspension," "You just wonder why it happens. What are they thinking? It's easy for us fresh and enjoying the contest, generally enjoying it (but) players are under under enormous pressure .... I am sure Zach is disappointed with his action, especially because, again, we sit here wondering if it is going to affect the team. We want to be better than that" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I am not sure of that ... if you are saying it looked like his impact on the game diminished, it's a great opportunity for him as a young player. We will certainly talk through it and ask him, one, why it happened and then what happened after that - resilience and experience is something he can learn from," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Jobe, he struggled a bit today but he wasn't the only one that was a bit off. I think four players, their output was below what we expect of them," "Jobe's a super footballer, super competitive and he won't have too many games like that" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I must admit generally with set shots for goal I try to not take too much interest in them. That's just another reason for your blood pressure to go up and it was high enough anyway," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, August 6, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Luke Hodge ) : "I am expecting the MRP will look at that and grade it ... I don't know how they will grade it but some of those gradings are a fine. If they are really high gradings, they may roll into a suspension. But Zach has a good record. It's not like the (Luke) Hodge incident where he got a fine but it rolled into a suspension," "You just wonder why it happens. What are they thinking? It's easy for us fresh and enjoying the contest, generally enjoying it (but) players are under under enormous pressure .... I am sure Zach is disappointed with his action, especially because, again, we sit here wondering if it is going to affect the team. We want to be better than that" External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Jobe, he struggled a bit today but he wasn't the only one that was a bit off. I think four players, their output was below what we expect of them," "Jobe's a super footballer, super competitive and he won't have too many games like that" External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I must admit generally with set shots for goal I try to not take too much interest in them. That's just another reason for your blood pressure to go up and it was high enough anyway," External link

smh Saturday, August 5, 2017 12:36:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We've been pretty happy with his form throughout the year. He hasn't been best on ground every week, but he hasn't been poor," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We would be silly if we didn't learn from last time we played them," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, August 2, 2017 9:13:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I haven't had any feedback on that [but] it didn't look too bad so I'm pretty confident he'll be up and going soon," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:37:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will monitor his preparation a bit differently than a normal hamstring. We will take extra caution," External link

smh Wednesday, February 8, 2017 6:34:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "I haven't been interested in asking Jobe that question at all and I don't think he's been that interested in talking about it," External link

smh Monday, January 30, 2017 4:39:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jonny Wilkinson ) : "When Wilkinson was at his best, he coached his technique and kicking," "The principles around technique are the same [as Australian football], and some of it is about performance psychology, visualisation and how you deal with noise and nerves and getting your mind right" External link

smh Wednesday, November 23, 2016 10:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We'd love to play finals," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 22, 2016 11:29:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "The playing group is continuing to mature and driving each other to improve and maintain elite standards through hard work," External link

smh Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:32:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've spoken with both those guys (Green and Richards)," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 8, 2016 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a bit of an unknown going into this year, we saw a few moves within the top eight in the last 12 months," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, November 8, 2016 3:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "In all honesty I haven't spoken to Jobe about it or anyone at the club about it," External link

smh Monday, November 7, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "That basically finalises everything. We hope for a good outcome for Jobe in terms of the medal, but that's an unknown," "Whatever the outcome is, we'll be really moving forward strongly" External link

smh Monday, November 7, 2016 12:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "In all honesty I haven't spoken to Jobe about it or anyone at the club about it," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 7, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Jobe Watson ) : "That basically finalises everything. We hope for a good outcome for Jobe in terms of the medal, but that's an unknown," "Whatever the outcome is, we'll be really moving forward strongly" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, November 7, 2016 11:44:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Certainly within a fortnight we'd have to know for sure," External link

smh Tuesday, September 20, 2016 3:40:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 9, 2016 8:55:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 9, 2016 5:12:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I've said before I'd love to see him play on. We know he has a passion for the game but that has been challenged," External link

smh Friday, September 9, 2016 2:48:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will certainly find out where he is at," External link

smh Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We will certainly find out where he is at," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, August 30, 2016 9:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Tom Barrass ) : "There are a couple of key defenders at West Coast who look like they have had their positions taken by a young player called [Tom] Barrass. They are players, who know where they sit," External link

smh Monday, August 29, 2016 6:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Matty Dea's in a prime age bracket," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We can't talk highly enough of what be brought to our footy club this year, and the fact that today was his 200th game, we're rapt we were able to help him get to that milestone," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 4:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Matty Dea's in a prime age bracket," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We can't talk highly enough of what be brought to our footy club this year, and the fact that today was his 200th game, we're rapt we were able to help him get to that milestone," External link

smh Sunday, August 21, 2016 3:08:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

smh Friday, August 19, 2016 10:38:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

smh Friday, August 19, 2016 10:06:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Walla is one of our most exciting young players with a bright future ahead of him," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 19, 2016 9:28:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

smh Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:59:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:09:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Michael Hurley ) : "We've got a really clear ambition for where we want to get to as a football club, and I'm really pleased Michael wants to be a part of that shared vision," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 18, 2016 10:24:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We all know the exceptional football talent Michael possesses. He's a ruthless competitor, strong around the contest and will provide us with great versatility at both ends of the ground," "Michael leads by example, shows genuine care for his teammates, and will play a pivotal role in upholding the elite standards that will help us achieve our goal of becoming a top side in the competition" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That's one of many options, it doesn't make any more sense than Jobe coming back and resuming the captaincy if that is what the playing group would like to see," "That has to be whether Jobe would still want the captaincy again and whether the playing group still thinks he's currently the person they would like to be leading" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:04:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Adam Cooney ) : "Adam's experience, leadership and team care has been really vital," External link

abc-au Tuesday, August 16, 2016 3:07:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Because I'm confident I won't even have to worry about that," "Michael, I'm very confident, will be playing for Essendon" External link

smh Tuesday, August 16, 2016 2:15:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Goddard ) : "You can't underestimate how tough it was to win that game - not only for the stage of year we're at, but we had our captain (Brendon Goddard) and our vice-captain (Mark Baguley) out injured, James Gwilt out injured who's another senior player for us," External link

smh Monday, August 15, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a massive pat on the back for our conditioning staff, for the players and the way they've continued to prepare themselves physically and mentally to play out the season," "That absolutely has been a focus. It was a high risk for us, we've had a lot of players that we've had to manage throughout the year, so I think the way the team has worked in terms of getting the players still being able to run out games strongly this time of year is very good" External link

smh Monday, August 15, 2016 4:01:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said ( about Brendon Goddard ) : "You can't underestimate how tough it was to win that game - not only for the stage of year we're at, but we had our captain (Brendon Goddard) and our vice-captain (Mark Baguley) out injured, James Gwilt out injured who's another senior player for us," External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's a massive pat on the back for our conditioning staff, for the players and the way they've continued to prepare themselves physically and mentally to play out the season," "That absolutely has been a focus. It was a high risk for us, we've had a lot of players that we've had to manage throughout the year, so I think the way the team has worked in terms of getting the players still being able to run out games strongly this time of year is very good" External link

smh Sunday, August 14, 2016 12:13:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I think this is the first time he's kicked four goals or more two weeks in a row, so that's a big feather in his cap," External link

smh Monday, August 1, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "He could have had another 10 goals on the board this year, maybe 12, as he fixes his goalkicking and gets everything going well," External link

smh Monday, August 1, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "They feel flat; they feel disappointed," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold added : "I think we have achieved more than what the ladder may suggest. " External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, July 31, 2016 3:00:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Orazio is one of our exciting younger players who is thriving on the challenge and demands of performing at senior level," External link

smh Monday, July 18, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "There will be a timeline. We haven't set that yet, but obviously there will be a final date that we'll need to know in terms of our decision making, but that's a way off," "Ultimately we do need to know what the squad will look like. When those decisions have to be made around our current list, we'll need to know what the intent is from the other guys. That's still a fair way off" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 15, 2016 1:26:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing to be in the game for so long and not grab a couple of opportunities late," External link

smh Monday, July 11, 2016 5:03:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's disappointing to be in the game for so long and not grab a couple of opportunities late," External link

smh Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:33:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold : "I asked the players if they felt better after those incidents and giving a free kick away against their teammates and you can image the response I got" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 30, 2016 8:51:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about On Thursday ) : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

smh Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:58:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 11:46:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told ( about On Thursday ) : "I'm not focused on reunions. I'm looking forward to a great challenge on Thursday night," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 29, 2016 7:11:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want our fans to stick with us if they can, our players are making a commitment," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Every game is really important to us. We didn't focus or harp on the previous fortnight... we are not dreading the second half of the year. We are challenging ourselves to keep learning and show even more than we did tonight," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It was our best effort for inside-50s and scoring opportunities," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 19, 2016 2:35:00 PM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That is not my role personally but I would expect that he (Hibberd) is a contracted player and we would love him to be here at Essendon. And at this stage we expect him to be here at Essendon," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "What we were trying to do in the first part of the year has dropped off - there is no doubt. I spoke to our leadership group and they acknowledged that has happened over the last two or three weeks. It's a focus for us now, to try and ramp back up," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Parts of what we are trying to do, we are not doing just for this year. That will be ongoing but we have been limited in a big way in terms of how much we want to bring into play this year," "I have said several times, we are facing a lot of challenges that are unique ... in terms of preparing the squad for week to week, with guys coming off different preparations, younger guys carrying a much bigger workload than normal, and then managing which parts of the game, the way we want to play the game ... there are a lot of challenges but none that we are not up to, or not really enjoying taking on" External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 9:36:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "That is not my role personally but I would expect that he (Hibberd) is a contracted player and we would love him to be here at Essendon. And at this stage we expect him to be here at Essendon," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "What we were trying to do in the first part of the year has dropped off - there is no doubt. I spoke to our leadership group and they acknowledged that has happened over the last two or three weeks. It's a focus for us now, to try and ramp back up," External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Parts of what we are trying to do, we are not doing just for this year. That will be ongoing but we have been limited in a big way in terms of how much we want to bring into play this year," "I have said several times, we are facing a lot of challenges that are unique ... in terms of preparing the squad for week to week, with guys coming off different preparations, younger guys carrying a much bigger workload than normal, and then managing which parts of the game, the way we want to play the game ... there are a lot of challenges but none that we are not up to, or not really enjoying taking on" External link

smh Thursday, June 16, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "It's always challenging whenever you have big losses, but we've had a few of them this year and I'm sure we've got a couple ahead," External link

smh Saturday, June 11, 2016 3:33:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold told : "I believed that the squad we had going into this year, if you just went on talent and make-up of the list, they were definitely able to play finals this year," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "I think it can turn around fairly quickly, but it does take a lot of planning," External link

smh Monday, May 30, 2016 4:57:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want to really embrace the opportunity and represent our club proudly," External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If they're ready to debut, I'll pick them, it wouldn't be around whether it's a big game or not," "They have to earn the spot and be the best person to fill the role for us on that day" External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 10:35:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "We want to really embrace the opportunity and represent our club proudly," External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "If they're ready to debut, I'll pick them, it wouldn't be around whether it's a big game or not," "They have to earn the spot and be the best person to fill the role for us on that day" External link

smh Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:10:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Does he also think maybe they needed him as chairman at the start?" "Because he could have made all those calls. Because he's got great hindsight. Good on him, he's doing well" External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 1:18:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Does he also think maybe they needed him as chairman at the start? Because he could have made all those calls," External link

smh Monday, May 23, 2016 12:31:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "His form has been a little bit inconsistent through the pre-season," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "These guys in different areas of the ground haven't played much footy together," External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT

John Worsfold said : "Obviously going into the trade period, we need to have some idea of what numbers we've got on our list," "I'm pretty confident that we'll have a great idea of where they all sit by then" External link

smh Thursday, May 19, 2016 7:52:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
coach93.97%EN12/08/201708/12/2017
senior coach0.83%EN02/23/201723/02/2017
new coach0.83%EN12/18/201618/12/2016
captain1.66%EN08/09/201609/08/2016
under coach0.83%EN06/28/201628/06/2016
former coach1.66%EN06/27/201627/06/2016
head coach0.21%EN05/22/201622/05/2016
Names Lang Count
John WorsfoldEN100.00%


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Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

theage Wednesday, October 7, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Dan Richardson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "A lot of Essendon people haven't heard a great deal from Ben yet, but that's because John was senior coach," External link

smh Wednesday, October 7, 2020 11:54:00 AM EAT

Xavier Campbell said ( about John Worsfold ) : "When John [Worsfold] took over in 2016 it was obviously a unique period. Perhaps in 2017 we played in finals prematurely and then finals last year we were starting to build," "We have to build continuity and we have to increase the games experience on our list" External link

watoday Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:57:00 AM EAT

Xavier Campbell said ( about John Worsfold ) : "When John [Worsfold] took over in 2016 it was obviously a unique period. Perhaps in 2017 we played in finals prematurely and then finals last year we were starting to build," "We have to build continuity and we have to increase the games experience on our list" External link

theage Monday, September 7, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Lindsay Tanner said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Guided by John, we believe this will best position our club," "This succession plan plays to the strength of both individuals, as we believe Ben is the right person to lead the club beyond 2020" External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Lindsay Tanner said ( about John Worsfold ) : "It's a credit to John that he's been able to stay the course with his trademark calm ... always been able to stay the course," External link

smh Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM EAT

Andrew McGrath said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He does like to give us space on the bench and reset ourselves and bring ourselves back to our A-game," "He is normally calm whether we're winning or whether we're losing so it's just how John approaches it, but he did help us a lot on the bench when we needed guidance and advice on the bench" External link

watoday Sunday, August 11, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

David Zaharakis said ( about John Worsfold ) : "That is the strength about Woosha [John Worsfold]. His demeanour doesn't change. He flat lines every week," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 11:11:00 AM EAT

David Zaharakis said ( about John Worsfold ) : "That is the strength about Woosha [John Worsfold]. His demeanour doesn't change. He flat lines every week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:43:00 AM EAT

Matthew Lloyd said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He [Worsfold] is under enormous pressure ... the way they are losing is so predictable," External link

smh Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Matthew Lloyd said ( about John Worsfold ) : "He [Worsfold] is under enormous pressure ... the way they are losing is so predictable," External link

theage Tuesday, May 28, 2019 5:04:00 AM EAT

Kevin Sheedy said ( about John Worsfold ) : "We probably don't have our best side out there yet, but I reckon in general we are positioned to be the best Essendon team out there I've seen in at least the last five years," "John Worsfold is a very steadying coach and he's preparing a side to get better and stronger" External link

brisbanetimes Monday, April 29, 2019 6:27:00 AM EAT

Jake Stringer said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Woosha [Worsfold] was always saying 'It has got to turn, it has got to turn' and then in the second half of the year it did start to turn'," "It still wasn't at the standard I would like it to be" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, February 22, 2019 4:10:00 AM EAT

Jobe Watson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "I'd lived in this football world since I was 17 years old and I sort of came back and wanted to see how I was feeling when I was back in Melbourne, and how being back home felt for me, and that was probably the last thing along with being able to speak with John one-on-one, and I believe where he's going and where he's taking the club, and I'm excited to be coached by him and be a part of the group," "The last part of it was being how I feel being back in Melbourne and being back in the football industry" External link

smh Friday, September 23, 2016 5:20:00 AM EAT

Tim Watson said ( about John Worsfold ) : "Somebody like Worsfold has been around a long, long time," External link

smh Thursday, September 15, 2016 3:32:00 AM EAT