12 Total Quotes

Andrew Demetriou Quotes

The All Australian team isn't always conducive to being good and adept at this game, and Kevin and his support group have put together a team which no doubt will be absolutely attuned to this sort of game.
Andrew Demetriou
#Support

Clubs will now be able to apply for funding support to improve their facilities, on the proviso they can demonstrate the roles they are playing within their local community and use for the public in any new development.
Andrew Demetriou
#Support

The new broadcasting rights agreement will deliver the best financial and national programming package in the history of the game and provide an important contribution to the ongoing growth of our game.
Andrew Demetriou
#Agreement

We are delighted with the financial result - this income will greatly assist the game to grow nationally at all levels. There was more to the agreement than just the dollar value, however, with market reach and exposure given equal weighting in the decision-making process.
Andrew Demetriou
#Income

I have no doubt the coverage will be enhanced on a national basis, particularly in NSW and Queensland, which will be great for our supporters.
Andrew Demetriou
#Doubt

This year the umpires have been instructed to actively police tagging, blocking and any contact in marking contests not directly aimed at winning the ball.
Andrew Demetriou
#Police

I don't know why he ran from the car, I know we can all speculate . . . but he was a fool, he's quit the captaincy, he's paid a price . . . . He's a fool because it's not a good image for a captain of a football club. But he's been dealt with by the club under the code of conduct.
Andrew Demetriou
#Fools And Foolishness

We oppose illicit, illegal drugs and are harder on drugs than any other sporting code in the country.
Andrew Demetriou
#Country

Football showed again that it is much more than a game, it is an unbreakable thread that weaves its way through our whole social fabric.
Andrew Demetriou
#Football

We had to do it because of Commonwealth Games and spread the games out over a couple of days - we have a couple more throughout the year so we will see how they go.
Andrew Demetriou
#Games

We always hear talk of clubs trying to sign new members but one of the biggest battles they have is to retain all of their members from the previous year.
Andrew Demetriou
#Trying

The stadium looks absolutely magnificent, we saw it at its full glory at the Commonwealth Games, but we haven't seen it in its full glory as a football field - it will look amazing.
Andrew Demetriou
#Games