on August 17, 2016
Thirty years on
on April 6, 2016
Most footballers have to go through serious levels of pain and discomfort if they're to carve out a decent career. But it's highly likely that no Collingwood player has ever had to endure the frustrations and hurdles that burly defender Ian Cooper had to overcome.
It's one of the greatest individual finals performances in Collingwood's history, but for too long it has been overshadowed by what happened in a match a fortnight later.