Steven Icke

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Steven Icke
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-03-07) 7 March 1956 (age 67)
Original team(s) Noble Park [1] (FFL)
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1975–1981 North Melbourne 120 (33)
1982–1987 Melbourne 078 (17)
Total198 (50)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1987.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Steven Icke /ɪk/ (born 7 March 1956) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne and Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

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Originally from Federal Football League club Noble Park, Icke was a versatile player, usually seen at half forward or half back. He was a premiership player with North Melbourne in 1977 and at the end of the 1981 season moved to the Melbourne Demons. In his debut season he won the Keith 'Bluey' Truscott Medal for Melbourne's best and fairest player. His career was shortened after snapping his Achilles tendon on an exposed sprinkler box at VFL Park in 1983, followed by a knee reconstruction three years later. [2]

Icke served as the General Manager of Football Operations at the Carlton Football Club between March 2007 and September 2011. [3] [4] He was then replaced by Andrew McKay in the position. [5]

Playing statistics

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SeasonTeamNo.GamesTotalsAverages (per game)
GBKHDMTGBKHDMT
1975 North Melbourne 368612491968150.81.56.12.48.51.9
1976 North Melbourne 36206521260272710.30.310.63.013.63.6
1977 North Melbourne 362691335689445970.30.513.73.417.13.7
1978 North Melbourne 361643198101299640.30.212.46.318.74.0
1979 North Melbourne 362043208128336680.20.210.46.416.83.4
1980 North Melbourne 362235231168399760.10.210.57.618.13.5
1981 North Melbourne 368115849107200.10.17.36.113.42.5
1982 Melbourne 112124173263436730.10.28.212.520.83.5
1983 Melbourne 11211272131894021020.60.310.19.019.14.9
1984 Melbourne 111913155158313760.10.28.28.316.54.0
1985 Melbourne 111503115108223460.00.27.77.214.93.1
1986 Melbourne 112208715412.00.04.03.57.52.00.5
Career198505919761339331571210.20.310.06.816.73.6

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References

  1. Noble Park Football Club Juniors
  2. Piesse, Ken (1993). The Complete Guide to Australian Football. Melbourne: Pan MacMillan Australia Pty Limited. p. 155. ISBN   0330357123.
  3. "Steven Icke joins Carlton". Official AFL Website of the Carlton Football Club. 13 March 2007. Retrieved 26 January 2011.
  4. Sheahan, Mike (29 September 2011). "Football manager Steven Icke manager (sic) departs Blues". Herald Sun. Melbourne, VIC. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
  5. "McKay returns to Carlton". 20 October 2011. Retrieved 11 February 2022.
  6. Stephen Icke's Player Profile at AFL Tables