The Dickensian festive season footy fan (Part 3): The ghost of footy future

This is the final chapter of Jarrod Landells’ tale of the three clubs that shaped his relationship with the AFL

The Dickensian festive season footy fan (Part 2): The ghost of footy present

Jarrod Landells, who is also a contributor to The Tigers’ Almanac, tells of his connection to the Richmond Football Club.

The Dickensian festive season footy fan (Part 1): The ghost of footy past

Jarrod Landells has emerged as a supporter of a number of teams as he explains in this thoroughly engaging piece of memory and contemplation which draws on a little Dickens too.

The Day I Earned My Place in the Dream Team

Alex Darling remembers the day for Hampton Rovers U10s when he finally felt that he belonged.

1980 A Personal Footy Almanac – Round 20, Saturday 16 August, v Melbourne, MCG

It’s three-quarter time and the seats around us are emptying rapidly. No, the game isn’t all over. Indeed, lowly Melbourne is only 4 goals down in a high-scoring affair and with Steven Smith causing our defence all sorts of problems, it doesn’t look like they’re going to lie down easily in the final stanza. No, this [Read more]