on August 19, 2014
Established in 2004.
on August 18, 2014
A season-by-season review.
on August 16, 2014
The Magpies selected the best team in their history, comprising of 21 players.
A total of 16 VFA/VFL flags.
on August 14, 2014
IT'S fair to say that no Collingwood footballer has ever made as rapid an impact on the field as teenage prodigy Des Fothergill.
Collingwood ruckman Len Thompson ended the club's longest Brownlow Medal drought - 32 years - at the 1972 count and was forced to wait until the last possible moment to secure it.
Many wondered if the 31-year-old's last chance might have come with the 2003 season, when he went into the count as one of the favourites and with a 48-hour betting plunge on him to win the medal.
Collingwood ruckman Peter Moore credited the departure of the club's previous Brownlow Medal winner Len Thompson for his breakthrough win in the 1979 award.
Marcus Whelan had an outstanding 1939 season which culminated in winning the Copeland Trophy and the Brownlow Medal.
Harry Collier was 81 when he put his Brownlow Medal around his neck.
on August 13, 2014
Syd Coventry won the Brownlow Medal in 1927, Collingwood's first Brownlow Medallist.
Collingwood had to accept that by the end of the 1990s, the days of playing at Victoria Park were over.
on August 11, 2014
Dick Condon started well in 1905, but his team fell in the finals and then imploded in spectacular fashion in 1906 amidst claims of internal bickering and strife.
Of all the men to have coached Collingwood, few have seemed as counter-intuitive a choice as Dick Condon.
Ted Rowell faced a tough job when he took over as Collingwood coach for the 1907 season.
on August 10, 2014
Bill Strickland was an established and highly experienced star of the game when he crossed from Carlton early in Collingwood's second season.
on August 7, 2014
Syd Coventry, Collingwood's first Brownlow Medal winner, described Albert Collier's 1929 season as being "in championship class" and the men in white did not disagree.
The new R. T. Rush stand was officially opened at half-time of a game in April 1966.
The club was officially opened on 23 April 1941 and proved an instant source of revenue.
But by the late 1920s, it was again becoming clear that Collingwood was almost too popular for its home ground.
With an improving financial position and a Premiership under its belt, the Collingwood Football Club not only survived – it prospered.
Over 16,000 supporters turned out for Collingwood's first match at Victoria Park played against Carlton on May 7, 1892.
The Council called a public meeting at St Phillips Hall in Hoddle St to ‘consider the proposal to hand over the caretaking of the Victoria Park to a senior or leading Collingwood cricket club’.
Victoria Park was first purchased by John Dight in 1838 for 13 pounds and 12 shillings an acre.
on August 5, 2014
Dane Swan's 2011 Brownlow Medal win - Collingwood's ninth victory in the award - stands out for a number of reasons.
on August 4, 2014
The Magpies' relationship with Sydney, the city, dates back to long before South Melbourne packed up its players and headed to the Harbour City in 1982.
In the fourth last match at the ground, 24-year-old Saverio Rocca turned in the most complete performance of his AFL career, bagging 11.1 from 16 kicks to help down Fremantle in Round 10, 1998.
More than 44,000 parochial fans crammed in to see the famous black and white take on the AFL's newest side for the first time on South Australian soil.
At the last moment, it diverted towards the nearest goalpost, and slammed into the woodwork.
In late July and early August 1935 Collingwood and South Melbourne went "on tour" together due to a break in the fixture to foster the game in foreign markets.
It was August 31, 1997 and what started out as a casual Sunday in which the Magpies were about to farewell a season that had been solid - but not good enough - ended up being a date no one would ever forget.
A 17-year-old student from the northern suburbs played his first match for Collingwood in 1979 and as far as debut games go, they don't come much more memorable or any more lop-sided.
It is not an exaggeration to suggest that the colossus that is Collingwood might not be here today if it had not been for Copeland’s indefatigable and resourceful management.
It's not every game that players are caught pushing and shoving even before the captains had tossed the coin to see which way the teams were kicking.
on August 3, 2014
Collingwood has won its fair share of one-sided contests against Fremantle since the Dockers joined the AFL in 1995.
In the months leading up to the 1976 season, Collingwood players embarked on a trip to Thailand that was meant to be a team-bonding exercise. But for some, it turned into an experience normally reserved for end-of-season trips.
The other Collingwood-St Kilda draw is almost forgotten now.
IT'S half-time of Collingwood's Round 10 match against St Kilda in 1970 and the normally composed coach Bob Rose is pacing around the Victoria Park dressing rooms like a person ready to unleash hell.
It is hard to think of a bigger transformation than the one Dermott Brereton underwent in his association with Collingwood and its army of fans.
The Magpie Army took things too far when Collingwood lost to Sydney at Victoria Park in 1986.
Collingwood knocked off Sydney across 10 success matches from 2006 to 2011.
Collingwood's win over Hawthorn that September afternoon was a remarkable one - the first of Tom Hafey's 18 finals as Collingwood coach after he had led the team that finished bottom of the ladder under Murray Weideman in 1976 to the minor premiership the following year.
Tom Hafey, four-time Richmond premiership coach, had transferred to Collingwood during the off-season and had been charged with trying to get the Magpies off the bottom of the ladder for the first time in the club's history.
Then Victorian premier Steve Bracks, a Geelong supporter, called on all Victorians to cheer for the black and white in late September 2003. Some did; others found that task too tough.
Herald Sun journalist Glenn McFarlane recalls some of his favourite memories watching the Magpies in the 1980s.
The first time Collingwood met Adelaide was in round 15, 1991, at Victoria Park, and Adelaide was in its inaugural season, having won its first match in Melbourne only the previous week against Richmond.
Collingwood's experience with Queenslanders hadn't experienced much luck to that stage, and then a kid called Gavin Crosisca changed all that.
Arguably Peter Daicos' greatest game was when he kicked 13 goals against the Brisbane Bears on a dewy night on the Gold Coast in Round 20, 1981.
No other non-South Australian team has won as many matches at AAMI Stadium (nee Football Park) as the Magpies, who hold the ledger with 15 wins.
Of all the moments and matches of a frustrating 1998 season, one stands out in the memory of Magpie fans - the 86-point win over Hawthorn at Waverley Park in Round 16.
Mick McGuane's football career could never be defined by 19 seconds of football.
It's rare that a SANFL grand final has interested Collingwood supporters, but that's precisely what happened in October 1992.
It was 1984, and Australian football's two biggest rivals, Collingwood and Carlton, were squaring off in yet another finals match - this time a semi-final at the ground formerly known as VFL Park, Waverley.
The history of guernsey numbers in the 40s makes for a fascinating read.
on August 1, 2014
The complete timeline.
Collingwood was playing Footscray at what was then known as the Western Oval in a game that transformed from an ordinary mid-season home-and-away match into a dramatic conclusion few would forget.
Des Healey deserved much more than to be just being remembered for his last few seconds as a Collingwood footballer.
Andrew Tranquilli played the football match of his life to help steer Collingwood to a remarkable win over the eventual premiers West Coast.
It was the bump that has long helped to define Australian football's fiercest rivalry.
Collingwood has played on 11 other occasions on that date - one before it became a part of the Australian psyche and another 10 times after an act of parliament in 1960 permitted sporting events on ANZAC Day.
Tony Shaw became the second Collingwood footballer to play 300 games, when he ran out onto the MCG against North Melbourne on May 20, 1994.
For during a period through the early to mid-1980s, Collingwood and Richmond waged one of the most bitter and personal recruiting wars ever seen in football.
Gordon Coventry became the first man to kick 1000 goals in VFL/AFL history in Collingwood's draw with Geelong.
Collingwood’s first win against the Swans in Sydney was a memorable match played out in controversial circumstances.
On March 26, 1994 Buckley played his first match in Black and White after a much-publicised move to Collingwood following a brilliant debut season with the Brisbane Bears in 1993.
on July 22, 2014
Every captain from 1892.
Every President from 1892.
on June 22, 2014
Awards past and present.
on August 29, 2013
In 1984, forty Collingwood players had participated in a mental training program with the club's psychologist.
on August 24, 2013
Strauchanie was drafted by the Collingwood Football Club in 2004 and rose to immediate prominence by immediately declaring himself "a legend of the game".