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Len Thompson

Len Thompson

1965-1978
28
Other Guernsey Nos.
1, 2, 3

268CFC Games Played

217CFC Goals

Date of Birth
27 August 1947
Date of Death
18 September 2007
Recruited From
North Reservoir
Collingwood Debut
1965
Height:
200cm
Weight:
96kg

Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1965-1978 268 217 22 62%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1965 1 11 5 16 28

1965 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Preliminary Final Essendon L 11 5 16 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1966 19 9 8 181 54 235 28

1966 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn W 1 13 13 28 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy W 1 10 1 11 28 View match >
Round 3 Essendon L 1 7 2 9 28 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 9 5 14 28 View match >
Round 5 North Melbourne W 13 4 17 28 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 1 28 View match >
Round 7 Western Bulldogs W 1 16 5 21 28 View match >
Round 8 Geelong W 1 9 4 13 28 View match >
Round 9 Sydney W 1 1 13 7 20 28 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda W 28 View match >
Round 11 Carlton L 3 2 5 28 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 1 10 1 11 28 View match >
Round 14 Essendon L 15 2 17 28 View match >
Round 15 Richmond W 1 13 5 18 28 View match >
Round 16 North Melbourne W 1 1 13 4 17 28 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 2 9 2 11 28 View match >
Round 18 Western Bulldogs W 1 12 7 19 28 View match >
Semi Final St Kilda W 1 9 9 28 View match >
Grand Final St Kilda L 0 1 7 3 10 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1967 17 17 16 224 43 267 28

1967 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong L 1 12 5 17 28 View match >
Round 2 North Melbourne W 1 14 4 18 28 View match >
Round 3 Essendon W 1 10 2 12 28 View match >
Round 4 Western Bulldogs W 2 14 1 15 28 View match >
Round 5 Sydney W 2 1 10 3 13 28 View match >
Round 6 Carlton L 12 3 15 28 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 1 14 3 17 28 View match >
Round 8 Richmond W 1 19 1 20 28 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy W 5 7 15 2 17 28 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn W 5 2 16 4 20 28 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 1 19 1 20 28 View match >
Round 14 Essendon L 1 11 5 16 28 View match >
Round 15 Western Bulldogs L 1 13 1 14 28 View match >
Round 16 Sydney W 8 3 11 28 View match >
Round 17 Carlton W 6 3 9 28 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda L 18 18 28 View match >
Semi Final Geelong L 1 13 2 15 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1968 19 10 7 210 74 284 28

1968 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond L 9 3 12 28 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy L 7 1 8 28 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda L 28 View match >
Round 4 Geelong L 1 1 11 3 14 28 View match >
Round 5 Hawthorn W 9 3 12 28 View match >
Round 6 Essendon W 2 9 4 13 28 View match >
Round 7 Carlton L 1 2 14 1 15 28 View match >
Round 8 Melbourne L 3 1 11 6 17 28 View match >
Round 9 Sydney L 2 1 17 6 23 28 View match >
Round 10 Western Bulldogs W 1 12 5 17 28 View match >
Round 11 North Melbourne W 11 3 14 28 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 12 4 16 28 View match >
Round 14 St Kilda W 2 14 1 15 28 View match >
Round 15 Geelong L 14 7 21 28 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn L 11 5 16 28 View match >
Round 17 Essendon L 19 4 23 28 View match >
Round 18 Carlton L 13 5 18 28 View match >
Round 19 Melbourne W 12 2 14 28 View match >
Round 20 Sydney W 5 11 16 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1969 22 16 11 316 108 424 28

1969 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn L 2 6 1 7 28 View match >
Round 2 Richmond L 15 3 18 28 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne W 1 20 10 30 28 View match >
Round 4 Carlton W 11 4 15 28 View match >
Round 5 St Kilda L 1 7 2 9 28 View match >
Round 6 Western Bulldogs W 12 5 17 28 View match >
Round 7 Fitzroy W 1 1 9 1 10 28 View match >
Round 8 Sydney W 1 14 2 16 28 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne W 1 10 8 18 28 View match >
Round 10 Geelong W 1 20 4 24 28 View match >
Round 11 Essendon W 2 1 25 7 32 28 View match >
Round 12 Hawthorn W 15 8 23 28 View match >
Round 13 Richmond L 11 6 17 28 View match >
Round 14 Melbourne W 1 3 18 10 28 28 View match >
Round 15 Carlton L 18 9 27 28 View match >
Round 16 St Kilda W 1 1 15 5 20 28 View match >
Round 17 Western Bulldogs W 3 18 4 22 28 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 2 1 16 1 17 28 View match >
Round 19 Sydney W 13 4 17 28 View match >
Round 20 North Melbourne W 2 16 4 20 28 View match >
Semi Final Carlton L 1 16 1 17 28 View match >
Preliminary Final Richmond L 11 9 20 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1970 20 29 27 245 112 357 28

1970 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Western Bulldogs W 7 4 11 28 View match >
Round 2 Richmond W 1 10 6 16 28 View match >
Round 3 Hawthorn W 1 5 16 4 20 28 View match >
Round 4 Geelong W 1 14 3 17 28 View match >
Round 5 Melbourne W 3 1 16 3 19 28 View match >
Round 6 North Melbourne W 2 19 6 25 28 View match >
Round 7 Fitzroy W 2 3 12 11 23 28 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 3 11 5 16 28 View match >
Round 9 Essendon L 2 2 13 8 21 28 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda W 6 3 9 28 View match >
Round 11 Sydney L 1 2 11 8 19 28 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne W 1 7 6 13 28 View match >
Round 17 North Melbourne W 2 13 3 16 28 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 1 1 11 9 20 28 View match >
Round 19 Carlton W 2 4 14 7 21 28 View match >
Round 20 Essendon W 2 2 19 3 22 28 View match >
Round 21 St Kilda W 1 1 14 4 18 28 View match >
Round 22 Sydney W 1 1 11 12 23 28 View match >
Semi Final Carlton W 4 1 9 3 12 28 View match >
Grand Final Carlton L 2 1 12 4 16 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1971 18 20 10 193 63 256 28

1971 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Western Bulldogs W 4 1 14 3 17 28 View match >
Round 2 Richmond W 1 7 1 8 28 View match >
Round 3 Essendon D 1 1 7 3 10 28 View match >
Round 4 Fitzroy W 1 8 4 12 28 View match >
Round 5 North Melbourne W 3 1 9 2 11 28 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 4 4 17 7 24 28 View match >
Round 7 Geelong W 1 1 10 6 16 28 View match >
Round 8 St Kilda L 8 3 11 28 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn L 5 2 7 28 View match >
Round 11 Carlton W 4 21 2 23 28 View match >
Round 12 Western Bulldogs L 11 6 17 28 View match >
Round 13 Richmond W 1 14 4 18 28 View match >
Round 18 Geelong L 13 4 17 28 View match >
Round 19 St Kilda L 17 4 21 28 View match >
Round 20 Sydney W 1 7 4 11 28 View match >
Round 21 Hawthorn L 7 1 8 28 View match >
Round 22 Carlton L 10 4 14 28 View match >
Semi Final Richmond L 1 8 3 11 28 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1972 23 21 10 348 107 455 3

1972 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond L 14 3 17 3 View match >
Round 2 Carlton D 1 10 2 12 3 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne W 2 1 9 5 14 3 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda L 15 2 17 3 View match >
Round 5 North Melbourne W 2 1 17 6 23 3 View match >
Round 6 Hawthorn L 2 8 5 13 3 View match >
Round 7 Fitzroy W 2 15 3 18 3 View match >
Round 8 Western Bulldogs L 2 2 14 4 18 3 View match >
Round 9 Geelong W 12 11 23 3 View match >
Round 10 Sydney W 2 14 4 18 3 View match >
Round 11 Essendon W 19 2 21 3 View match >
Round 13 Carlton L 9 1 10 3 View match >
Round 14 St Kilda W 1 1 21 4 25 3 View match >
Round 15 Melbourne W 1 16 4 20 3 View match >
Round 16 North Melbourne W 2 13 5 18 3 View match >
Round 17 Hawthorn W 22 8 30 3 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 1 18 9 27 3 View match >
Round 19 Western Bulldogs W 19 7 26 3 View match >
Round 20 Geelong L 1 1 20 9 29 3 View match >
Round 21 Sydney W 2 21 7 28 3 View match >
Round 22 Essendon L 15 2 17 3 View match >
Qualifying Final Richmond L 4 12 12 3 View match >
Semi Final St Kilda L 15 4 19 3 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1973 23 22 23 318 102 420 2

1973 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney W 1 21 4 25 2 View match >
Round 2 Western Bulldogs W 2 11 10 21 2 View match >
Round 3 Geelong W 2 1 13 4 17 2 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda W 14 5 19 2 View match >
Round 5 North Melbourne W 1 4 17 2 19 2 View match >
Round 7 Carlton L 1 13 1 14 2 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 2 13 1 14 2 View match >
Round 9 Richmond W 1 1 15 4 19 2 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn W 14 3 17 2 View match >
Round 11 Essendon W 2 19 2 21 2 View match >
Round 12 Sydney W 13 3 16 2 View match >
Round 13 Western Bulldogs W 2 1 17 1 18 2 View match >
Round 14 St Kilda W 1 16 4 20 2 View match >
Round 15 Geelong W 2 11 4 15 2 View match >
Round 16 North Melbourne L 4 1 14 6 20 2 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 2 1 13 7 20 2 View match >
Round 18 Carlton W 2 10 3 13 2 View match >
Round 19 Fitzroy W 2 1 12 6 18 2 View match >
Round 20 Richmond L 1 16 7 23 2 View match >
Round 21 Hawthorn W 1 18 3 21 2 View match >
Round 22 Essendon W 8 8 16 2 View match >
Semi Final Carlton L 3 10 8 18 2 View match >
Preliminary Final Richmond L 3 10 6 16 2 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1974 21 26 23 222 112 334 2

1974 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon W 1 10 6 16 2 View match >
Round 2 Hawthorn W 2 2 11 1 12 2 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs W 2 2 10 6 16 2 View match >
Round 4 Fitzroy L 2 1 9 7 16 2 View match >
Round 5 Carlton W 2 2 17 3 20 2 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 1 2 13 4 17 2 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 2 2 15 5 20 2 View match >
Round 8 Geelong L 3 1 10 5 15 2 View match >
Round 10 North Melbourne W 11 8 19 2 View match >
Round 11 Sydney W 2 2 9 6 15 2 View match >
Round 12 Essendon W 1 1 14 8 22 2 View match >
Round 13 Hawthorn W 1 15 10 25 2 View match >
Round 14 Fitzroy W 4 1 12 8 20 2 View match >
Round 16 Carlton L 2 1 7 7 14 2 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 7 1 8 2 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda L 1 12 3 15 2 View match >
Round 19 Geelong W 2 7 3 10 2 View match >
Round 20 Richmond L 1 12 4 16 2 View match >
Round 21 North Melbourne L 7 3 10 2 View match >
Elimination Final Western Bulldogs W 6 8 14 2 View match >
Semi Final Hawthorn L 2 1 8 6 14 2 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1975 15 13 9 121 82 203 2

1975 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 4 Geelong W 2 5 5 10 2 View match >
Round 5 Western Bulldogs L 6 4 10 2 View match >
Round 6 Richmond L 6 3 9 2 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 1 9 9 18 2 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 1 11 6 17 2 View match >
Round 9 St Kilda W 10 10 20 2 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn L 1 8 11 19 2 View match >
Round 15 Fitzroy W 5 2 15 6 21 2 View match >
Round 16 Western Bulldogs W 3 1 6 3 9 2 View match >
Round 17 Richmond L 3 2 5 2 View match >
Round 18 North Melbourne L 7 2 9 2 View match >
Round 20 St Kilda W 2 15 6 21 2 View match >
Round 21 Hawthorn W 2 9 5 14 2 View match >
Round 22 Melbourne W 2 7 7 14 2 View match >
Elimination Final Richmond L 4 3 7 2 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1976 20 11 1 194 108 302 2

1976 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Carlton L 3 2 5 2 View match >
Round 2 Sydney L 3 6 1 7 2 View match >
Round 3 Hawthorn L 1 5 5 10 2 View match >
Round 6 Geelong L 1 1 8 3 11 2 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 8 3 11 2 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 3 8 4 12 2 View match >
Round 9 Western Bulldogs L 1 6 6 12 2 View match >
Round 10 Essendon L 12 2 14 2 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne W 1 16 5 21 2 View match >
Round 12 Carlton W 16 13 29 2 View match >
Round 13 Sydney L 11 6 17 2 View match >
Round 14 Richmond L 10 2 12 2 View match >
Round 15 Hawthorn L 6 5 11 2 View match >
Round 16 St Kilda L 16 6 22 2 View match >
Round 17 Geelong L 13 6 19 2 View match >
Round 18 North Melbourne L 1 16 10 26 2 View match >
Round 19 Fitzroy L 7 5 12 2 View match >
Round 20 Western Bulldogs L 12 5 17 2 View match >
Round 21 Essendon W 8 14 22 2 View match >
Round 22 Melbourne L 7 5 12 2 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1977 25 10 9 223 179 402 2

1977 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Western Bulldogs W 1 8 5 13 2 View match >
Round 2 North Melbourne L 1 1 14 13 27 2 View match >
Round 3 Essendon W 2 9 10 19 2 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 3 12 15 2 View match >
Round 5 Geelong W 1 8 4 12 2 View match >
Round 6 Carlton W 3 7 8 15 2 View match >
Round 7 Fitzroy W 2 2 18 4 22 2 View match >
Round 8 St Kilda W 1 1 14 18 32 2 View match >
Round 9 Hawthorn W 14 10 24 2 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 8 6 14 2 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne W 8 12 20 2 View match >
Round 12 Western Bulldogs W 2 4 3 7 2 View match >
Round 13 North Melbourne W 11 6 17 2 View match >
Round 14 Richmond W 12 5 17 2 View match >
Round 15 Essendon W 5 8 13 2 View match >
Round 16 Geelong L 6 5 11 2 View match >
Round 17 Carlton W 9 4 13 2 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 1 7 6 13 2 View match >
Round 19 St Kilda W 7 9 16 2 View match >
Round 20 Hawthorn L 3 2 5 2 View match >
Round 21 Sydney W 9 6 15 2 View match >
Round 22 Melbourne W 7 4 11 2 View match >
Semi Final Hawthorn W 1 11 5 16 2 View match >
Grand Final North Melbourne D 0 0 14 7 21 2 View match >
Grand Final North Melbourne L 0 0 7 7 14 2 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1978 25 13 5 153 167 320 1

1978 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 4 13 17 1 View match >
Round 2 Essendon W 6 6 12 1 View match >
Round 3 Sydney L 12 4 16 1 View match >
Round 4 Hawthorn L 5 10 15 1 View match >
Round 5 North Melbourne L 1 1 10 6 16 1 View match >
Round 6 Fitzroy W 4 3 7 1 View match >
Round 7 Carlton L 9 2 11 1 View match >
Round 8 Western Bulldogs W 1 5 7 12 1 View match >
Round 9 Richmond W 6 9 15 1 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda W 1 6 11 17 1 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne W 3 8 6 14 1 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 3 7 10 1 View match >
Round 13 Essendon W 9 10 19 1 View match >
Round 14 Hawthorn W 9 13 22 1 View match >
Round 15 Sydney W 7 8 15 1 View match >
Round 16 North Melbourne L 1 7 6 13 1 View match >
Round 17 Fitzroy W 7 9 16 1 View match >
Round 18 Carlton L 4 7 11 1 View match >
Round 19 Western Bulldogs W 1 2 6 7 13 1 View match >
Round 20 Richmond W 3 6 2 8 1 View match >
Round 21 St Kilda W 1 4 5 9 1 View match >
Round 22 Melbourne W 1 1 7 1 8 1 View match >
Qualifying Final Hawthorn L 2 3 5 1 View match >
Semi Final Carlton W 1 6 8 14 1 View match >
Preliminary Final North Melbourne L 1 4 5 1 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 268 217 159 2959 1316 4275
Avg/Game   0.81 0.59 11.04 4.91 15.95
Legend
  • GP Games Played
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • T Tackles
  • D Disposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

672

Total AFL Games
301
Total AFL Goals
275
CFC Debut
1965
CFC Last Game
Preliminary Final, 1978
Recruited From
North Reservoir
Full Name
Len Thompson

Awards

  • Norm Smith Medal
    1977
  • Brownlow Medallists
    1972
  • All Australian
    1972
  • Life Members
    1974
  • x5
    Most Consistent Player
    1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1977
  • x2
    Best Finals Player (Bob Rose Award)
    1972, 1977
  • CFC Hall of Fame
    2004
  • CFC Team of the Century
  • x5
    E.W. Copeland Trophy (Best and Fairest)
    1967, 1968, 1972, 1973, 1977
  • x2
    Runner up Best and Fairest (R.T. Rush Trophy)
    1969, 1976
  • Third Best and Fairest (J.J. Joyce Trophy)
    1966
  • Team Captain
    1978
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