Almanac Teams: Arrivals and Departures (Melbourne)

As their song says ‘every heart beats true for the red and the blue’, but some players’ hearts skip a beat or even elect for a bypass…Melbourne has gained and lost plenty of players over the years and Rodney Boyd has selected his best sides in the last 40ish years based on those men.

Almanac Footy: A Team for all seasons

Citrus Bob Utber presents his footy team for all seasons made up of players he has watched play over the past seventy years.

Almanac Teams: The (not-so) Magnificent Seven (1980- )

From myopic sharpshooters to cross-code game winners, there’s plenty in Rodney Boyd’s team of more obscure Number 7s since 1980 this week.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Fremantle v Carlton: Welcome back Wiz

Needing a win, the Freo Dockers welcomed back a fan favourite for their crucial 2007 clash with Carlton. John Harms has the story.

Almanac Footy Teams: A team of Jeffs/Geoffs

Hallelujah! Some decent Jeffs/Geoffs have donned an AFL/VFL guernsey over the years. Anyone “jeffed” and left out of the team? Phil Dimitriadis has come up with a cracker!

Facts about St Kilda and Melbourne

After a visit to the Sports Museum at the MCG Yoshi presents some historical facts and figures of matches played between St Kilda and Melbourne.

The Crumbers

Inspired by Eddie Betts starring in his 250th game last weekend, Damian Balassone reflects on footy’s great crumbers.

AFL Round 9 – Fremantle v Melbourne: Consigned to history

Former Fitzroy captain and inaugural West Coast coach, Ron Alexander, gives Les Everett an insight into the game plan of Fremantle coach Ross Lyon. It’s not new, says Alexander, but it’s certainly effective.