Ernie Merrick - A Great Scotsman Turned Aussie
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In this episode, Archie and Zappa sit down with one of the A-League Men's stalwart coaches, Ernie Merrick. Ernie has coached over 300 A-League Men's matches, was awarded A-League Men's coach of the year in 2006/07 and 2009/10, is a 2x Premiership and Championship winner, and was awarded an Order of Australia medal in 2014. 

4:14 - Matilda's news.
8:37 - Ernie Merrick joins Football From A to Z.
13:11 - What brought Ernie out to Australia.
14:59 - How Ernie acquired a house.
18:00 - His relationship with Socceroos Jackson Irvine.
23:01 - Ernie's time at Melbourne Victory.
25:47 - Managing people, in particular Carlos Hernandez.
30:55 - Changing cultures in a football club.
33:55 - The difficult life of being a professional coach.
37:06 - What is next for Ernie Merrick?
41:14 - Doing things right on and off the field.
44:08 - Dealing with the media and abuse.
47:15 - From A to Z with Ernie.
52:22 - FPL recap with the Guru Matt Day from FPL Addicts.

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