Stephen Patterson

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Stephen Patterson
Personal information
Full name Stephen Patterson
Date of birth (1971-01-04) 4 January 1971 (age 43)
Original team Norwood
Height/Weight 177 cm / 75 kg
Position(s) Rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1995-2000 Collingwood 96 (88)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2000 season.

Stephen Patterson (born 4 January 1971) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Australian Football League (AFL).

AFL career[edit]

A Norwood recruit, Patterson was used mostly as a rover at Collingwood. He also played at half forward or as a wingman on occasions and kicked 25 goals in 1996. Patterson gathered three Brownlow Medal votes from Collingwood's win over North Melbourne in the final home and away match of the 1997 season. The following year, in 'The ANZAC Day clash' against Essendon, Patterson was voted Best on Ground after 24 disposals. His performances in the 1998 season saw him finish the year third in Collingwood's Copeland Trophy voting.

He was the first player to kick a goal against Port Adelaide Power.


  • Stephen Patterson's statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.