Mitch Robinson 'hated playing' for Malthouse, says Brett Ratten sacking 'ruined' the club

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Former Carlton midfielder Mitch Robinson has told the Herald Sun the decision to sack Brett Ratten in 2012 "ruined the Carlton footy club at the time" and "when (Mick) Malthouse came in I just hated playing."
Ratten, a former captain and premiership player for the Blues, coached the side from the middle of 2007 until the end of 2012 for 60 wins, 59 losses and a draw before being sacked and replaced by Malthouse.

After Ratten flourished at Hawthorn in an assistant coaching role and became St Kilda's senior coach in the backend of 2019, many Blues fans have lamented the decision to cut ties with the 49-year-old, a sentiment Robinson shared in the lead up to his 200th game this week.

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"I wish I could go back in time and understand how good 'Ratts' was,'' Robinson told the Herald Sun.

"Him being cut by the club ruined the Carlton footy club at the time and you can write…
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