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Members of the media wait outside Windy Hill, the Essendon Football... News PhotoAustralia,Australian Football League,Australian Rules Football,Essendon Bombers,Horizontal,Melbourne - Australia,People,Receiving,Sanctions,Sport,The Media,Victoria - Australia,Waiting,Windy HillPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMembers of the media wait outside Windy Hill, the Essendon Football Club's home ground in Melbourne, after the club accepted sanctions from the Australian Football League (AFL) on August 28, 2013. Banned Essendon coach James Hird on August 28 accepted some responsibility for a record fine slapped on the team and said it was now time to move on for the good of the game. The top AFL side was on August 27 hit with the biggest fine in the sport's history -- two million Australian dollars (1.8 million USD) -- and Hird was suspended for 12 months for bringing the game into disrepute. AFP PHOTO / Mal Fairclough (Photo credit should read MAL FAIRCLOUGH/AFP/Getty Images)