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In Black & White : 125 Moments That Made Collingwood - Michael Roberts

In Black & White

125 Moments That Made Collingwood

Hardcover Published: 28th November 2016
ISBN: 9781863958905
Number Of Pages: 288

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This is the story of the Collingwood Football Club, as told through the key events in each of the club's 125 years, from 1892 to 2016.

As fans, we watch and support our team year after year. But even in the bleakest seasons, there's always something that – with the benefit of hindsight – turns out to be momentous for the club. The debut of a gun player; a genius trade or draft decision; a coaching or administration change of direction; a game that signalled a turning point; or even something completely out of left field.

This book tracks the evolution of Collingwood by focusing on one key event for each season, using that as the basis for a wider exploration of the club's position at the time, and where it went next. The result is an accessible and unique look at the development of the biggest, most loved and most loathed football club in Australia.

About the Author

Michael Roberts is a Melbourne-based journalist and author with a particular interest in Australian Rules football and its history. He has written several books on the game, including 1998's High Flyers: The Greatest Marks of All Time, and was the pictorial editor for 100 Years of Australian Football, the AFL's Centenary book. Michael currently edits and produces supporter magazines for five AFL clubs. He is not the former St Kilda player turned TV reporter.

ISBN: 9781863958905
ISBN-10: 1863958908
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 28th November 2016
Publisher: Black Inc.
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 22.1 x 14.5  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.42

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