David ‘Swan’ McKay is Carlton royalty. He won four premierships for the Blues in a 263-game career that began in 1969 at Princes Park. Footy writer John Harms sat down with ‘Swan’ at the Great Northern Hotel, deep in the Carlton heartland, to discuss his career in navy blue and life after footy.
It’s been 20 years since the Blues have won a premiership. We asked ‘Swan’ where the Blues went wrong.
It’s clear ‘Swan’ had a great relationship with Barassi… But what about David Parkin?
Click here to watch the first episode in our Legends Series, in which four-time premiership coach David Parkin reflects on the good old days of footy, and the current state of the game.
Click here to watch the second episode in our Legends Series, in which the last captain of Fitzroy Brad Boyd talks about his career at the Lions and the merger with Brisbane.
Click here to watch the third episode in our Legends Series, in which Sydney Swans premiership player Luke Ablett gives a great insight into the difficulties of being a modern footballer, and what he thought at ‘that moment’ in the 2005 grand final.