AFL chief calls for end to cat calls for Adam Goodes

GILLON McLachlan has joined the chorus of those calling for the booing of Sydney Swans star Adam Goodes to stop.

McLachlan joined Nisbett in condemning the booing, saying: "It's been going on at an unprecedented level for many months - it's ugly and it's having an impact."

Meanwhile, scans have confirmed Gold Coast captain Gary Ablett will miss the rest of the season after tearing the medial ligament in his left knee against the Crows in Adelaide.

The match was just the sixth for the dual Brownlow medallist this season. He re-injured his shoulder in round two and was on the sidelines until round 14.

Why is Adam Goodes unpopular with AFL fans?

This poll ended on 31 July 2015.

Current Results

He's only unpopular with racist fans.

20%

It's not racism - he's a controversial player who would be just as unpopular if he was white.

74%

He's not that unpopular - all fans like to try to shake opposing teams' stars.

5%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.


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