Fred Goldsmith in Retrospect

Fred Goldsmith is the only specialist full-back to ever win the Brownlow Medal. Richard Davis offers this retrospective profile.

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: Citrus Bob’s All-Time Top 20 Players

Not wanting to miss out on the act, Citrus Bob Utber has come up with his top 20 players of all time. He should know what he is talking about.

Everyday Obituaries: A tribute to a great Braybrook Doggie

George Cranwell, one of Braybrook’s finest, has passed away at the age of 93. His grandson Matt Curwood spoke at his funeral. [This is a wonderful tribute – JTH]

Grand Final 2016 – Sydney v Western Bulldogs: Son of the ‘scray

“Until last Saturday I had no idea what it meant, what it really meant, to be a son or daughter of the ‘scray.  But I was soon to find out.” Lovely story from Tess Pryor [featuring 93 y-o George, and grandson Matt – whose Doggy dash from San Francisco even brought him to the Almanac GF Eve lunch – Ed].

How the Bulldogs went from a club of individuals to a team of Champions.

Dr Cruel puts his spin on how the Bulldogs became a Premiership club.

Era, era on the wall: 1949-1959

The VFL in the 1950s are synonymous with the dominance of the Demons under Norm Smith and their epic rivalry with Collingwood. But the 50s are remembered fondly out at Barkly Street and are notable also for the emergence of a kid from the Mornington Peninsula, who would dominate the goal square at Windy Hill…

Was John Coleman the greatest forward ever to ever play for Heatherton FC?

Trevor Easey’s research into the Heatherton Football Club’s origins revealed some surprising past players, including legendary Essendon forward John Coleman.

The Patriarch of Footscray

I love Friday’s at the moment. I know, everyone loves Friday, but for me they’ve just become Daddy and Richie days, with mum starting a new job. Last week we went to have a look at Williamstown’s refurbished Point Gellibrand Oval, the day before it was reintroduced to football. I love the Willy footy ground. [Read more]

Vale Charlie Sutton (1924-2012)…Bulldog through and through

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