THERE have been plenty of changes in football this year, and Collingwood chief executive Mark Anderson believes at least two of the big ones should stay in 2021.
Listen to the Footy Feed podcast (below) and find out which ones as AFL.com.au's Callum Twomey continues his series of chats with club bosses who are detailing the challenges they're facing in this unprecedented season.
The Magpies CEO takes us behind the scenes in dealing with the initial impact of COVID-19 and the ongoing financial fallout, and gives his thoughts on Collingwood's protocol breach involving Nathan Buckley and Brenton Sanderson.
Plus we get an update on contract talks with star Magpies pair Darcy Moore and Jordan De Goey, and whether the Pies will try to extend Buckley's deal this year.
Callum Twomey is joined by Collingwood boss Mark Anderson for an update on the Collingwood's season.
In this episode ...
0:30 – How Anderson has been watching the Magpies' games while in quarantine in Queensland.
3:25 – We go behind the scenes in Collingwood's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
5:00 – The two changes to this season Anderson sees as likely to remain in 2021.
7:25 – What will the financial implications be for Collingwood? And how much of the Pies' revenue is based on crowds? Anderson gives his insight.
9:15 – How did the Collingwood CEO react to the news of the Magpies' COVID-19 protocol breaches?
10:35 – Anderson details how he's stayed connected with players and staff during this year.
11:50 – What do hockey, swimming and AFL have in common?
14:55 – Will the Pies extend Nathan Buckley's contract this year?
16:00 – How are negotiations placed with star out-of-contract Magpies pair Darcy Moore and Jordan De Goey?