Former Collingwood premiership player Ken Bennett passes away. Vale Ken Bennett.

By | September 11, 2023



Death – Obituary News : Former Collingwood premiership player Ken Bennett has passed away, leaving the club and fans saddened. Rest in peace, Ken Bennett.

Collingwood Football Club and its fans are mourning the loss of former premiership player Ken Bennett, who passed away recently. The news of Bennett’s death has left the football community in shock and sadness.


Born and raised in Collingwood, Bennett had a deep-rooted connection with the club. He joined the Magpies as a young talent and quickly rose through the ranks, making his senior debut in 1965. Known for his exceptional skills and versatility, Bennett soon became a key player for Collingwood.

Bennett’s crowning glory came in 1970 when he played an instrumental role in Collingwood’s premiership victory. His outstanding performance in the Grand Final against Carlton earned him accolades and cemented his place in Collingwood’s history. His contributions to the club will never be forgotten.

Off the field, Bennett was known for his humility and commitment to the community. He often visited local schools and grassroots football clubs, inspiring young athletes to pursue their dreams. His dedication to the sport and his love for Collingwood were evident in his every action.

After retiring from professional football, Bennett remained involved with the club, serving in various coaching and mentoring roles. He continued to share his knowledge and passion for the game, leaving a lasting impact on countless players and fans.

The news of Ken Bennett’s passing has left a void in the hearts of Collingwood supporters. His legacy as a skilled player and a cherished member of the Collingwood family will continue to inspire generations to come. The club extends its deepest condolences to Bennett’s family and loved ones during this difficult time. May he rest in peace..