Almanac Footy: It was 50 years ago today…..the blackest day in my Collingwood life – John Greening

For Collingwood fans, it fifty years ago today, the Round 14 match played on 8 July 1972 between Collingwood and St Kilda that is forever remembered as the day a champion footballer, John Greening was cut down in the prime of his footy career.

Collingwood v Essendon Queen’s Birthday 12 June 1972

MagpieGreg remembers the first time Des Tuddenham returned to Victoria Park after leaving the Magpies to coach the Bombers. It was a massacre for Tuddy!

Almanac Footy History – Round 9, 1972 – Collingwood v Geelong: One of John Greening’s greatest games

In Magpie Greg’s Almanac debut he writes of a classic John Greening performance in Collingwood’s win over Geelong at Victoria Park in the autumn of 1972.