Analysis on St Kilda Records: Victoria versus Interstate

Sapporo’s St Kilda tragic Yoshi Imagawa has been hard at work, studying the Saints’ recent form, both in Victoria and Interstate. Can a St Kilda flag by 2020 be a reasonable expectation based on Yoshi’s analysis?

Fremantle’s Records in Melbourne

Yoshi Imagawa continues his analysis of Fremantle and St Kilda under Ross Lyon: Today, he looks at Freo’s record in Melbourne – particularly at the Docklands

How Writing Has Been Improving Me

The best writing is when it comes from the heart. Yoshi Imagawa’s latest post tells how immersing himself in footy culture is doing wonders for his confidence and research skills.

Developing Story on Sports and Tourism

Yoshi Imagawa-san takes us on a tour through the Sapporo Youth Science Museum. His verdict? Read on…

Saints High Performance Camp in Queenstown, New Zealand

Yoshi Imagawa’s itch for all things St Kilda received some scratching on the weekend. Channel 7’s Tom Browne filed a series of reports on the Sainters’ pre-season work in Queenstown, New Zealand.

A Poem to ‘Baby Roo’

Yoshi Imagawa welcomes the latest St Kilda Father-Son prospect (only 18 years to go until he’s eligible, Saints fans…) into the world with some quality prose .

A Poem to Ahmed Saad

Yoshi Imagawa: Footy lover, cycling enthusiast and now, with this ode to St Kilda’s Ahmed Saad, we add ‘Renaissance Man’ to the list.

Yoshi Keeps Writing about Footy: Ross Lyon’s Play List

Some more Yoshi Imagawa brilliance from our ‘Nacker in the Land of the Rising Sun. Yoshi’s run the numbers on Ross Lyon’s Dockers and confirms a (potentially) concerning trend re-emerging.

Welcome Message to New Saints

Yoshi Imagawa has been reading the (green?) tea leaves and predicts bright futures for his Saints new draft picks.

The Support Needed by Footballers and the Expectations on Coaches

Yoshi offers some thoughts on player development and support…and that of coaches also.

Captaining AFL Clubs

Yoshi (from Japan) looks at the recent movements of players and the decisions clubs have made in naming their captains.

Sports and Tourism

Yoshi Imagawa mixes sport and tourism to reveal the delights of Sapporo, Melbourne and New Zealand. Sapporo’s beer museum should attract many Australian visitors.

Yoshi’s Perception of Sport and Art

The Footy Almanac’s Northern Japan correspondant, Yoshi Imagawa, compares sport and art. A thought provoking piece from the Sapporo scribe.

Why Footy is Attractive for a Japanese Bloke

Yoshi Imagawa strives to explain what he finds attractive and unique about Australian Rules footy.

AFL Coaches and Technology

Yoshi Imagawa is interested in the different technologies that coaches deploy to communicate or capture match stats. Phone or headset? Paper or tablet? Boomer or Gen X?

Potential NZ Blockbuster between Saints and Blues

Yoshi Imagawa thinks that taking on the Blues in New Zealand will be good for his Saints, and good for football.

Great Loyalty, Motivation and Striving for a Flag

Inspired by his Saints’ positive outlook, Yoshi is confident that things are looking up for him also.

Cycling in Sapporo, Japan

Yoshi Imagawa reveals a man of many talents and interests, with his experiences of cycling around Sapporo in Japan (summer months only).

My Excitements of St Kilda’s Anzac Day Clash in 2015

Yoshi has had his wish granted with his Saints playing Carlton next Anzac Day in Wellington. He wants to get back to New Zealand for the game.

About St Kilda’s Trades and My Hope to the Future for the Saints

Yoshi Imagawa takes issue with his Saints’ trade decisions and wonders about the influence of Chris Pelchen on the club’s recent direction.