Buckley steps down as coach
By Jevan Collins
Nathan Buckley has decided to step down as Collingwood coach effective imminently after his sides class with Melbourne on Monday at the SCG.
Buckley has been at Collingwood since 1994 as a player, assistant coach and head coach, Buckley is the third high profile staff member to leave the club this year after President Eddie McGuire stepped down after 23 years of service and list manager Ned Guy who stepped away from the club after a disastrous trade period last season where it saw 5 high profiles leave the club.
Buckley stated in his exit press conference that he was looking “for a fresh start and new challenges” after 27 years at the club Buckley has been a part of one premiership side in 2010 and four losing grand finals as well as winning a Brownlow medal in 2003.
It has been announced that Robert Harvey is going to coach the Pies for the rest of season 2021.
But one thing that will never change is that Nathan Buckley is a legend of the Collingwood Football Club after 478 games as a player and coach.