Liam Pickering

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Liam Pickering
Personal information
Full name Liam Michael Pickering
Date of birth (1968-09-09) 9 September 1968 (age 46)
Original team Stawell
Height/Weight 184 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1989–1992
1993–1999
Total
North Melbourne
Geelong
022 (15)
102 (47)
124 (62)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1999 season.

Liam Michael Pickering (born 9 September 1968) is a former Australian rules footballer in the VFL/AFL.

His father, Michael Pickering, played for North Melbourne.[1]

Football career[edit]

He played for the Geelong Football Club and North Melbourne Football Club. He played 102 games with Geelong from 1993–1999, before his retirement from AFL football.[2] He was also a talented cricketer who played 171 matches for North Melbourne Cricket Club in the Victorian Premier Cricket competition.[3][4]

Media and managing careers[edit]

At the end of his career, he became sports marketing manager for Fila.[2]

He is now a player manager for Strategic, looking after such Australian Football League (AFL) stars as Gary Ablett, Jr. and Jack Riewoldt.

He currently co-hosts a Saturday-morning radio show with Craig Hutchison and John "Dr.Turf" Rothfield called "Off The Bench" on Melbourne station SEN 1116.[5] He also appears regularly as a panelist on the Fox Sports programme "AFL Teams".[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ a b Liam Pickering - Saxton Speaker Bureau - Speaker Details
  3. ^ The Liam Pickering Fact File
  4. ^ "Register of V.C.A. 1st XI Pennant, District & Premier Cricketers: 1889-90 to 2011-12" (PDF). Cricket Victoria. Retrieved 12 September 2012. 
  5. ^ [1]
  6. ^ [2]
Awards
Preceded by
Garry Hocking
Carji Greeves Medal
1997
Succeeded by
Peter Riccardi