The Nuns of Naples 1984-91

With his usual rapier wit, Damian Balassone cuts to the chase in addressing the death of Diego Maradona.

Round 9 – West Coast v Geelong: Reasons to be Cheerful

Peter Baulderstone thinks the world has become a sad and dangerous place and footy a wasteful folly. Until his Eagles win a close one over the Cats in the game of the season.

Round 9 – Fixture details: Where and when is your team playing?

Want to know who, when, and where your team is playing this week? All Round 9 2020 details can be found in the footy fixture.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Carlton v Richmond

Paul Daffey went along to see Richmond take on Carlton, hoping to see some of the passion of their 60s and 70s clashes. What he got was ‘hoppo-bumpo’, a poor cousin to the ‘belting the billy goats’ of that earlier era. Still, there were some highlights.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Western Bulldogs v Geelong

‘A delicious prospect’ – that’s how John Harms saw the 2007 opening round clash between the Western Bulldogs and his beloved Cats. Forever hopeful at the start, he left the ground with a sour taste in his mouth.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Adelaide v Essendon

John Origlasso took in the Bombers’ away game at the Social Club in Windy Hill. A bit of a big kid, he signed in as Geoff Blethyn! And, just as Geoff used to do, John saw his Bombers fly up.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Sydney v West Coast Eagles

From The Footy Almanac 2007, it was another close game between keen rivals Sydney and West Coast in their Grand Final rematch as reported by Cameron Noakes.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Brisbane v Hawthorn

Another report from The Footy Almanac 2007, Round 1, Brisbane v Hawthorn. Not quite the match Andrew Stafford was expecting!

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Fremantle v Port Adelaide

From the Footy Almanac 2007, WA correspondent Les Everett, reported on the match between Fremantle and Port Adelaide. A 10 goal third quarter by the Power set up their victory.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – North Melbourne v Collingwood

Opening into the wind for the 2007 season, Chris Riordan reported on North v Collingwood.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 1 – Melbourne v St Kilda

This is the very first match report from the very first edition of The Footy Almanac, on the internet for the very first time. John Harms opening the bowling, reporting on Melbourne v St Kilda.