Almanac Footy: It was 50 years ago today…..the blackest day in my Collingwood life – John Greening

For Collingwood fans, it fifty years ago today, the Round 14 match played on 8 July 1972 between Collingwood and St Kilda that is forever remembered as the day a champion footballer, John Greening was cut down in the prime of his footy career.

Almanac History: Moratorium

The Moratorium March, Royalty at the footy, the VFL’s first ever Sunday match, and VFL Park’s first game; 1970 was certainly a happening year for many things political- and footy-wise. This insightful piece from Glen! was posted a couple of years ago and this past weekend marked the 50th anniversary of the Moratorium March. [Well worth remembering – Ed.]

Almanac Teams – Most Disliked

Controversy corner here from Phil Dimitriadis; in a deviation from his recent numerical-based sides here is a team of disliked (to some) players.

Trying Bunal

Greetings all for another installment, Back to Melbourne and back to the reality of winter weather.  Once again no shortage of news, both worthy and unworthy.  But this week focus is on the Match Review Panel and the tribunal.  The majority of the discussion early in the week was about the injustice of the penalty [Read more]