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Lyon out of Carlton’s coach hunt: report 

Lyon out of Carlton’s coach hunt: report

Ross Lyon has reportedly pulled out of the running to become Carlton’s new AFL coach.

The Age is reporting the former St Kilda and Fremantle coach has told Blues hierarchy he does not intend to take part in the club’s search for David Teague’s replacement.

Lyon had seemed a near certainty to be declared Carlton coach after Teague’s sacking last week – with Alastair Clarkson opting to take a year out of the AFL following his exit from Hawthorn.

It comes after Carlton on Wednesday announced a sub-committee to appoint their new coach, involving Blues legends David Parkin and new football director Greg Williams.

Chief executive Cain Liddle and Blues football boss Brad Lloyd are also part of the selection committee.

It is anticipated the process could take up to 45 days, with Lyon not willing to put himself through that.