Jim Young, author of Any Old Eleven, and long-time friend of the Almanac has a suggestion for the First Test in Brisbane.
In thinking about the tragic death of Phil Hughes, Brutas Mudcake reminds us of the significance of sport, team and memory.
The Melbourne launch of The Footy Almanac 2014 lived up to expectations. A lively crowd loved hearing Enzo Spangher’s stories as he gave the book his blessing.
Well, what do you expect, asks Lou? It seems so obvious.
The Almanac announces it sensational annual membership packages:
The Jack Dyer Good Ordinary Membership
The K.D. Walters Gadabouts’ Membership
The John Wren Business Membership
The W.K. Trewick Scholarship (and the like)
Lou’s limped often enough to know a bad back when he sees one, and has some advice [surprise, surprise] for the Australian selectors on the captaincy.
The AFL Fans Association is keen to have a voice at the (match day) summit which starts tomorrow. Your thoughts? Should they have an invited representative? What’s your view of the AFLFA?
Would this bloke Sharma made those runs in such time off DK Lillee or Jeffery Robert Thomson, Gus Gilmour or even Tangles?
Angela Pippos took the anchor leg for the Basil Sellers Art Prize great debate and smashed them like guitars.
Lou has a crack at high performance coaches and sends a fruiterer’s warning to Sachin.
Great night to be had at the East Coburg Cricket Club on 2nd December with Test legend Dean Jones as guest speaker. Contact George Georgiou and let him know you’ll be coming along.
Come and see sport and art fight it out at The Ian Potter Museum of Art. Wednesday Nov 12. Details in this post.
Michael Gallus takes us behind prison walls to share the great work Footys4all is doing to bring sport and hope to prisoners. Is ‘over the fence and out’ strictly enforced behind razor wire?
Sean Gorman is embarking on a significant research project and seeks our assistance.
Lou says that the Australian performance reeks of poor coaching.
David Fordyce takes us to an Ainslie Football Club function, August 2014, Canberra. The speaker: John Harms. The subject: connections between life and football. Take it away David…
Second Test, Pakistan v Australia (Abu Dhabi) – Day 2: Recent commentary from Lou (and the emails keep coming)
Lou is not happy with the Australian skipper.
The Airport Economist, Tim Harcourt, is thinking like a punting analyst. Here he presents the field of Asian trade markets and their form. [Playful – Ed]
We’re moving upstairs at the Waterside for Monday’s lunch, which means there is now plenty of room for those yet to commit. We’d love you to come along. Click through for more info and to RSVP.