The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Collingwood v Hawthorn: Dirty Didak and mercurial Mitchell

Two resurging Victorian teams met in the last game of Round 13, 2007. Matt O’Connor reports on a nailbiting finish full of young and international talent.

Almanac Life: Education In Isolation

Parent of young kids, Luke Reynolds has come up with a cracker curriculum in these times of home schooling! [A deadset Almanac classic – Ed]

Almanac Flashback – 2009 AFL Round 15: Collingwood v Western Bulldogs

We delve into the vaults and take a trip down memory lane to revisit this decade-old, amusing take on what could almost have been the story from last weekend. Jaci sounds like a younger version of Lou Cesa from this week’s KB Hill story.

Almanac Teams: Great Number 4s

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

September Specialists

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

The Pies’ most memorable wins over Brisbane (and Fitzroy) in the past 50 years

Steve Fahey looks at his most memorable Collingwood wins against Brisbane/Fitzroy. Will this weekend’s game be another classic?

Era, era on the wall; 2000-2010

Ahh the noughties. The game as we knew changed significantly as footy got as roof over its’ head and the era where totally professional football created some unwanted distractions for those easily led astray. Dynasties were created while other clubs went far and wide looking for salvation. Clubs or Regimes? Corporates or Fans? Jeff Dowsing gives us his review of footy in a new millennium in what has been a fantastic series.

Yin and Yang

Sarah Black mourns the departure of Jake King and Dan Jackson from the Tigers’ playing group. Players can be replaced, individuals – and what they bring to a team – is a different matter.