peter daicos
Daicos also landed awkwardly in the game early and injured his ankle, which dampened his influence – a shame, as he played well against the Blues. The Daicos family had immigrated to Australia in the early 1950's from the patriotic Macedonian village of Banica in the Lerinsko region of Aegean Macedonia. Matthews was uncompromising. Nowadays, players drill the ball in low when running into a goal, or they dribble it and bounce it through from snaps and banana kicks. Daicos lost his prime to injury, and his goal-kicking exploits have overshadowed that he was also a champion on-baller. The thing is modern players will try to be fancy for the sake of being fancy, or generating a highlight. Collingwood went on to the preliminary final to face eventual-premiers Essendon, and lost by a record margin of 133 points, a game in which Daicos was injured. Teammate Gavin Brown said “… it gave me a massive lift, you know, to think, yeah, that’s right, we’ve got this bloke on our side, and we’re a chance here, because he can do that.” Watch Terry Daniher’s look of sheer disbelief as he walks from the goal square following the goal. Enter Daicos, who roved a punch from a pack deep into the pocket, got hemmed into the boundary, and yet kicked truly. Keenan challenged him to do it again on his next lap and, sure enough, when Daicos came back around, he kicked the exact same goal. When Daicos got to the point post, he kicked the ball and dribbled it through for a goal. Weight: 84 View the profiles of people named Peter Daicos. The goals he kicked were miraculous: snaps, bananas, torpedoes (regularly), and dribbling and bouncing the ball through from all angles. Coach Tommy Hafey was sacked mid-year and Collingwood plummeted dispiritedly, winning only four games and finishing 10th (of 12 teams). career. I spoke to him a few years later, and suggested that I thought he might spend a few years in the pocket, expected to kick a couple of goals every other game, and he said that’s what he thought would happen also. It’s because Daicos’s 1990 was so scintillating that it not only became the epoch of his career, but – for many – seems to eclipse everything that came before it. Meanwhile, the ball had gone up the other end twice for Paul Salmon to mark and convert truly. Every In the lead-up to 1981, Collingwood traded for two South Australians – Michael Taylor from Norwood, and Mark Williams from Port Adelaide. Career Goals: 549 Peter Daicos, Previous Special award for services to the club 1985 Following the latest premiership failure, Collingwood struggled throughout 1982 due to low morale and player unrest. Born 20 September 1961 to Macedonian parents, Peter Daicos grew up a South Melbourne supporter with a passion for football. His highlights were seven against Carlton at Carlton’s then-home, Princes Park, on Carlton legend Bruce Doull (in Collingwood’s 57-point win), and nine against Richmond at Victoria Park (in Collingwood’s 55-point win). Daics mightn’t have been able to kick the same quantity of goals as Huddo [Peter Hudson], but his ability to manufacture goals from half chances, on either his left or right foot, was often breathtaking. Media speculated that he was past it. And Daicos suffered a knee injury that wiped out almost all of 1985. Reserves best and fairest 1979, - You know what I’ve seen regularly in the last week and expect to see more of in the next week (and beyond)? or twice, or if they are very lucky, a handful of times in their In 1984, Collingwood won 13 games to finish fourth.


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