The Collingwood Football Club has released the following statement on behalf of the board:
The board of the Collingwood Football Club met today.
The board accepted Eddie McGuire’s unreserved apology for inappropriate on-air comments he made last week. It also expressed its complete and ongoing support for his position as president.
The board and the club take the matters raised by these comments seriously.
The Collingwood Football Club respects its values and its position in the football and broader communities.