Collingwood Legend/Copeland Trophy Winner, Billy Picken, Dies at 66

Collingwood Legend/Copeland Trophy Winner, Billy Picken, Dies at 66

Billy Picken was an Australian Rules Footballer who is best known as a dashing defender who played for the Collingwood football club and Sydney Swans with the career highlight of two times Copeland trophy winner and the part of Collingwood team of the century.

What Caused the Death of  Collingwood’s Footballer Billy Picken?

People are mourning the death of Billy Picken who died at the age of 66 on July 23, 2022, Saturday.

Collingwood president Jeff Browne said in a statement “ Billy was a spectacular player, a dashing defender who could take a big grab and a player who performed extraordinarily in finals matches”.

However, his actual cause of death has not been disclosed in public as his family and friends have maintained their silence over his death situation due to which we are currently having difficulties finding out about the cause of his death.

We will update this section as soon as our research team manages to collect the necessary information surrounding his death cause and funerals.

Billy Picken Age, Family, and Early Life

Billy Picken was born on June 7, 1956, in Australia. He was 66 years old at the time of his death. However, As little information regarding his personal life has been explored on his Wikipedia page and has surfaced over the internet, it is difficult to find any specific information about him right now.

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His personal life has not been widely documented online at this time, making it difficult to find specific information about his and his family background. We are therefore unable to provide you with any current information about his and his early life. Once we learn more about him and his family, we will update whatever is relevant to him.

Billy Picken Career, What was his profession?

He was a Victorian Football League player for the Sydney Swans and Collingwood Football Club. Picken, a forward who joined Collingwood from Macarthur in 1974 while still in school, went on to become a skilled center-half back. Picken continued to uphold his reputation as a finals performer and received credit for his efforts when he was included on the Collingwood Team of the Century.

Additionally, he represented Collingwood Cricket Club in first-class cricket, and he holds the dubious distinction of being the first player in first-class cricket to be suspended from competition by the Victorian Cricket Association for hitting an opponent during a cricket match.

Which school and college did he go to?

He studied at Monivae College in Hamilton, Australia.

Billy Picken Net Worth, How much does he earn?

He had an estimated net worth of $ 2 to 5 million as per several sources available on the internet.

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Billy Picken Wife, What about his relationship?

He was married to Julie Picken with whom he shares two sons, Liam Picken who is a former western Bulldogs player, and his other son Marcus Picken a former Brisbane Lions player.

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source: FACEBOOK

Was he available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about his social media status. We will update this section when we receive more detailed information surrounding his social media handles.

Physical Appearance of Billy Picken’s Height, Weight

HeightFeet:  6 Feet 1 Inch  
Meter:  1.85 m  
Centimeter: 185 cm  
WeightKilogram:  N / A  
Pounds:  N / A
Hair ColourSalt and pepper
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Billy Picken’s should be known

NationalityAustralian
EthnicityWhite
Zodiac SignN / A  
Net Worth$ 2 to 5 million
Single/ In a relationship/Married/DivorcedMarried
Current SpouseJulie Picken
Children2

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