Episode 9 - Carlton: Sticks, Harry and Missed Opportunities

Seven premierships in the 20 years from 1968-1987 meant that Carlton had a deserved arrogance. But going into 1993 Carlton were in unchartered territory. They’d gone four straight years since making the finals, and it had been 90 years since they’d gone 5 years without a finals appearance.   With this mini-rut in motion Club President John Elliott had gone back to the future in 1991 and hired the man he sacked in 1985, David Parkin. Going into 1993 the pressure was on. They were desperately unlucky in 1992 to miss out on the Finals, but with players like Kernahan, Bradley and Silvagni at the peak of their powers and the addition of Williams it was seen as now or never for the Blues.       1993 proved to be a rollercoaster of a year for Carlton fans, but Parkin had a plan The Greatest Season That Was: 93 documents our contention that in 1993, footy was never better. Hosted by Adam Collins, Dan Brettig and Shannon Gill, this series is an in-depth exploration of one amazing season.  The Greatest Season That Was: 93 is produced by Jay Mueller and edited by Thom Lion. Check out Bad Producer Productions for more podcasts. Thanks for listening. Please take a moment to leave a review at Apple Podcasts and be sure to subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts.  What do you think? Let us know on our Facebook page here. The Greatest Season That Was: 1993 uses YouTube audio from the following sources: Various 1993 Channel 7 Football Broadcasts Channel 7 That Was The Season That Was Channel 7 Sportsworld Channel 7 News Channel 9 Sunday Footy Show Channel 9 Sports Sunday Channel 9 News   Channel 10 News ABC 7:30 Report. Support the show: https://www.patreon.com/TGSTW See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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