Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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NAT119 - (SPORTS-FBO-OBIT-Don-Matthews) EDMONTON. x-13s. One of the C-F-L's most prolific coaches has died. Don Matthews was a larger-than-life character known for his abrasive style. He died today in Oregon at the age of 77. He spent 22 seasons as a C-F-L head coach with B-C, Saskatchewan, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal. After the Alouettes beat the Eskimos 25-16 to win the 90th Grey Cup in 2002, Montreal quarterback Anthony Calvillo (cal-VEE'-oh) credited Matthews as being the key to the victory. ("..and perform.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press Archives) (November 24 2002)

TAG: The Hall of Famer had 231 wins and 10 Grey Cups on his resume.

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NAT118 - (SPORTS-FBO-OBIT-Don-Matthews) CALGARY. x-11s. One of the C-F-L's most prolific coaches has died. …

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