Cheryl Critchley

Cheryl Critchley

Cheryl Critchley is a Melbourne journalist of 30 years and lifelong Richmond supporter who loves football but is concerned about how its corporatisation affects grassroots fans, particularly when it comes to having a voice and securing Grand Final tickets when their team competes. With her husband, Brian Roy, and her children Jess, Bec and Ben, Cheryl is a Richmond Football Club and Cheer Squad member, attends most games and writes about footy in publications such as The Footy Almanac.

She also wrote a book about the corporatisation of AFL football,Our Footy, Real Fans Vs Big Bucks.