on September 28, 2017
Rare glimpse of Magpie goalkicking maestro
on August 23, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Collingwood endured a difficult 1987 season, but the exciting core of young players coach Leigh Matthews had placed…
The main focus of our One Hit Wonder series has been on those players whose star shone brightly but briefly – and for whom one…
on August 10, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Jim McAllester was considered a football journeyman when he had his “moment in the sun” for Collingwood midway…
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun If it hadn’t been for two knee reconstructions and two shoulder surgeries, Brad Dick’s time at Collingwood might…
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Jim Bradford cut an interesting figure as he ran out for his first game for Collingwood in the…
on July 20, 2017
It’s a bit rough on a player who played more than 100 games for the club that he is best remembered not even for a…
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun AS far as league debuts go, it’s difficult to think of a better father-son first-up double-act than that…
by Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun David Twomey carried one of the most famous surnames in the history of the Collingwood Football Club through…
on June 30, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Collingwood’s David King had a much shorter league career than his North Melbourne namesake, yet his brief strut…
on June 21, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Andrew Tranquilli was sent to where all out-of-form forwards go – the back line – just a few…
The Collingwood Football Club was still a pretty conservative place in 1972. So it was quite a shock to the system when Ian McOrist turned…
on June 15, 2017
Help needed for our collection
on June 6, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun IT might seem a little unusual to list as a one-hit wonder a player who kicked 80 goals…
on May 23, 2017
If you’re going to make a huge impact in your third – and last – game of VFL football, then you might as well make…
on May 21, 2017
A rare honour for our legendary teams of the late 1920s
on May 18, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun Ian McMullin has been such a mainstay of the Collingwood board for almost 20 years that it is…
on May 17, 2017
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun IN Collingwood’s long and celebrated history, there have only been two documented cases of Magpie players kicking goals…
By Glenn McFarlane, of the Herald Sun FEW Collingwood players have been so intrinsically linked to one individual game as Mark McGough will forever be…
on April 20, 2017
The story behind Doc Seddon's horseshoe
on April 17, 2017
by Glenn McFarlane Three goals from his first three kicks. Three Brownlow Medal votes in his fifth game. Suspended for three weeks following his sixth game.…
on April 14, 2017
Collingwood's first practice match overshadowed by internal dispute
on April 8, 2017
Our history website just got even better
on April 7, 2017
A sensational debut gave unfulfilled promise of what was to come
A Magpie strongman finds the perfect way to end a career
on April 2, 2017
The story of how the Collingwood Football Club came into being
on March 31, 2017
A landmark milestone for footy's biggest club
Precious relics from our golden era
The first officials were chosen with universal support
on March 29, 2017
This Queensland goalkicker initially looked the goods.
Players remembered best for one stand-out performance
on March 24, 2017
The team stats and records that matter
on March 23, 2017
Games record-holders and more
The players the fans loved to love
on March 21, 2017
A quick snapshot of the club's major goal-based records
The sharpshooters from our seconds sides.
The sometimes complicated history of our seconds side.
on March 19, 2017
The men who have guided our teams
The sharpshooters from our thirds team
The history of our thirds team
An important relic returns to Collingwood
on March 17, 2017
The team that looks after our memorabilia collection
on October 7, 2016
A forgotten Copeland winner.
on October 4, 2016
The Wes Fellowes story
on September 27, 2016
Reflections on an under 19s flag.
on September 7, 2016
Good luck topping this
on August 17, 2016
Thirty years on
Tough caper, tougher men
on August 11, 2016
Our famous theme song was actually written in Tasmania.
on August 10, 2016
A narrow win over the 'Scrays made famous by the post-match words uttered by the opposition coach.
The ultimate finals performer
on August 3, 2016
A fond memory for those out at Waverley Park in 1987.
Big Bob, or 'Stretch' or 'Lurch' as he was known, was the second tallest footballer in VFL history when he made his Magpie debut.
on July 27, 2016
Of all the indignities arising out of 1982, one night out at VFL Park in a meaningless game against an unfamiliar rival and in an unrecognisable jumper summed up Collingwood's plight.
Precisely what Collingwood needed after a disastrous 1976 season – a tough uncompromising defender and a loyal teammate who knew no other way than playing hard on and off the field.
on July 20, 2016
The day Collingwood conquered one of the AFL's greats.
A man who took thirteen and a half seconds to become a Collingwood cult figure.
on July 13, 2016
Collingwood had a plan at the start of the 2001 season - as a team, they had to learn to win on the road or run the risk of being also-rans for the foreseeable future.
Lou Richards loved him; Jack Dyer wasn't as enamoured for pronunciation reasons, but there was no doubting Athas Hrysoulakis' popularity with Collingwood fans.
on July 6, 2016
Our first look at Treloar
The man many were quick to brand the most exciting and talented footballer to wear the Black and White jumper in 20 years
on June 29, 2016
Our greatest quarters
on June 22, 2016
Footballers who own the clutch moments - those who almost crave it - are so often the ones that resonate the most with the fans. Alan Didak was a perfect case in point.
How does Collingwood fare after the bye? In the lead-up to Friday night's clash with Fremantle at the MCG, we take a look at how the Magpies have dealt with the “dreaded bye” since its return in 2011.
on June 15, 2016
Collingwood has known no bigger – in all senses of the word – or more loved character than the man known as 'the Bear', Ray Gabelich.
The tradition continues
on June 8, 2016
When Chris Tarrant launched himself into a pack of players in front of him, which included teammate Mark Richardson, as well as Shane Woewodin and Paul Wheatley, he put a down payment on the Mark of the Year.
No one is safer than Micky Gayfer.
on June 1, 2016
Alan Didak had never experienced a moment like it; even if the thought had crossed his mind since he was a kid.
Collingwood fans have always loved their hard-as-nails defenders. And in Stan Magro they had one of the best to take to their hearts.