Harvey Stevens, Australian footballer, Died at 86


Harvey Stevens was born on August 8, 1930, and died on December 14, 2016.

He was an Australian rules footballer.

Harvey played with Footscray and Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

He started his career in 1948 at Collingwood and played in their 1952 Grand Final before being released by the club during the summer.

During 1953, he joined Footscray, the club his father Arthur had played for.

Stevens won the Footscray best and fairest award that year.

He was a member of Footscray’s only premiership winning side, playing as a ruckman in the 1954 VFL Grand Final.

Stevens’ grandsons are Daniel Talia of the Adelaide Football Club and Michael Talia of the Sydney Swans.

Harvey Stevens passed away at 86 years old.