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Reid back to face Port

Ben Reid will be in the Collingwood line-up against Port Adelaide on Saturday.

Collingwood is set to welcome back star defender Ben Reid for Saturday's crucial clash with Port Adelaide at the MCG, with two more key players likely to return to senior action during the next fortnight.  

Kicking goals in a crisis-free season

All of a sudden, in this ridiculously even AFL season, Nathan Buckley's coaching future at Collingwood doesn't look so ...

There’s a lot for which to be thankful this AFL season. A tight competition, close finishes, plenty of unpredictability. And, thankfully, an absence of a perpetual air of crisis.

Heath Shaw: A colourful life in football's rock pool

Heath Shaw

Heath Shaw, known to friends as "Heater", is a natural born rogue. By Shaw's own account he's matured, but he managed to invite fresh controversy this year after he was overheard on television calling his opponent a "retard".

Collingwood's latest celebrity pal: WWE star John Cena

John Cena (top) wrestles Triple H at Wrestlemania 22.

Rob Lowe, Mr Bean (aka Rowan Atkinson), The Rock (aka Dwayne Johnson), the Dalai Lama and Usain Bolt all have something in common - they've been guests of the Collingwood Football Club (or at least photographed with the Magpies' famous black and white stripes).

Fire and ice, but the Demons survive

Cameron Pedersen, Jack Watts and Clayton Oliver of the Demons sing the song in the rooms after a wonderful win.

From the moment Andrew Gaze was first down the slide into the giant ice bath, a theme was estabished: there would be no comfort zones at the MCG this Queen's Birthday.

Brown to debut, Langdon returns for Magpies

Collingwood father-son draftee Callum Brown and his dad, Magpie legend Gavin Brown.

Callum Brown, the son of a former club champion, will attract plenty of headlines when he debuts for Collingwood on Monday but a forgotten defender will also be a talking point.

Emerging Pie's contract held up by CBA

Magpie Tom Phillips is tackled by returning Giant Lachie Whitfield earlier this season.

Emerging Collingwood midfielder Tom Phillips has emerged as yet another player whose contract talks have been held up by the lack of a new collective bargaining agreement.