Almanac Teams – A team of great 8s

Phil Dimitriadis picks a team of the best players to have worn #8. Can you improve this team?

AFLW Round 4 – Melbourne v Collingwood: A Glimmer of Hope

Phil Dimitriadis watched Saturday’s Melbourne v Collingwood match with the memory of his young daughter asking him back in 2008 if she could play for the Pies one day and having to tell her ‘no’. Now the answer is a resounding ‘yes’.

Almanac Teams: The Magnificent 7s

Phil Dimitriadis has picked a team of players who wore #7. Make your suggestion. And check out the entertainment in this one too.

Almanac Teams – Super 6s: Standing on the Shoulders of a Giant

The number 6 has special significance to Phil Dimitriadis, thanks to his beloved brother Tim.

Almanac Teams: Greatest Number 5s

Phil Dimitriadis brings up his fifth numeric side, another ripper. He welcomes any further suggestions.

Almanac Teams: Great Number 4s

A cracking, attacking team of #4s from Phil Dimitriadis.

Almanac Teams: The Greatest Number 3s

Phil Dimitriadis returns to proper footy teams. What do you think of his team of 3s?

Almanac Teams: Hollywood FC

Phil Dimitriadis’ latest team comes from the leading men of Tinseltown. Give us your picks and memorable quotes.

Almanac Teams: A Cavalcade of Kevins

Phil Dimitriadis continues his rich vein of teamic form with a team of Kevins.

Almanac Teams: A team of great No. 2s

This is becoming quite a tradition at the Almanac. Phil Dimitriadis, spiritual leader of the Teamsters’ Union, has picked another side: a team of those who wore jumper No. 2.

Almanac Footy Teams: Those who wore Number 1

Phil Dimitriadis picks a team of the finest players to have worn the number one guernsey. (Includes a musical interlude – from 1980)

Bobs v Barrys

The latest quirky contest from Phil Dimitriadis sees a team of Bobs take on a team of Barrys.

Almanac Footy History: A team of Peters v a team of Jacks

Phil Dimitriadis wonders, in this era of Jacks, ‘Where have all the Peters gone?’ And pits the Peters against the Jacks. Who wins? Add your Peters and Jacks.

A Team of Champions without a Premiership

Phil Dimitriadis has come up with another clever composite team, this time it’s his team of premiership-less players. Who can you add to this?

The Daryl Freame Medal team

Here’s a novel concept from Lord Bogan: a team of ‘Premiership Purloiners’? Some great noms. Add yours.

September Specialists

Phil Dimitriadis has selected his team of finals champions. Over to you for your thoughts.

Zager and Evans Cup

Phil Dimitriadis has his doubts about the re-signing of Nathan Buckley and the direction of the Collingwood Football Club.

Round 9 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Mind of a Pie

Phil Dimitriadis invites us inside his Collingwood mind as he experiences an outrageous Saturday night [Classic – Ed]

The Back To The Future Footy Panel

Lou Richards’ funeral yesterday was a beautiful tribute to a footy and media legend. We look back at a classic piece of humour from Phil Dimitriadis. Originally published five years ago.

Wrestling with Reality – Part One

Mario Milano passed away on the weekend. Our sympathies go to the Milano family. No doubt many will remember him and his wrasslin’ opponents. It reminded us of Phil Dimitriadis’s piece from a few years ago. There are many memories in the piece and in the comments which follow.