Almanac (Footy) History: Jack Cooper – Courageous Fitzroy footballer and Anzac soldier

At a time of remembrance for soldiers who served and gave their lives in The Great War, Roger Spaull pays tribute to Jack Cooper, champion footballer of the Fitzroy Football Club. In this moving and in-depth account of a footballer and soldier, Roger paints a picture of a man who served his club, and his country, and made the supreme sacrifice on the Menin Road, Passchendaele .

Almanac Teams: Notable Number 9s

Phil Dimitriadis is up to assembling the top number 9’s in his latest team. What do you think – would you throw anyone else in there?