Victorian Football Association
Career: 1880 - 1886
Left; M. J. F. Slattery from the photo of the Carlton team in Adelaide 1884
1880 Reserves; The follower of the team; always plays the game, good at little marks.
(The Footballer 1880. p24)
Finished third in the Second Twenty drop kick competition with a kick of 57 yards 7 inches held at Princes Park on Saturday 9 Sept. 1880.
1881 Reserves; Best follower in the team.
(The Footballer 1881. p24)
1883 A leading Carlton player.
(Centenary Souvenir of Carlton Football Club. p16)
Slattery was named as one of Carlton's better players in it's "scratch team" win over Essendon in 1883.
(The Carlton Story, H.Buggy and H.Bell, p55)
1885 May 25
Slattery was named in the Carlton Second Twenty team squad of 23 that played Daylesford at Daylesford on the Queen's Birthday Holiday.
1886 June 05
Slattery was named in the 24 man Carlton Second Twenty squad to play Fitzroy Second Twenty on Princes Oval.
1886 June 26
Slattery was named among Carlton Second Twenty or Reserves better players in the thrashing by North Park, 6.22 to nil at Princes Oval.