If the start of Melbourne’s training session on Friday is anything to go by, the Demons are bracing for a hostile Magpies reception on King’s Birthday.
Up to 90,000 fans on Monday are expected to attend the MCG for the traditional public holiday clash between premiership contenders Melbourne and Collingwood.
And even though it’s a Melbourne home game, it appears the Demons are anticipating Magpies fans to be in full voice.
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Multiple reports suggested Melbourne players were greeted with the famous “Collingwood, Collingwood” chant reverberating around Casey Fields on speakers at the start of Friday morning’s training session.
The Dees usually have music pumping during sessions, but the famous Magpies fans chant was a unique choice to have…