Almanac Footy Comment: An Open Letter to the Collingwood Football Club

Frank Taylor loves the Collingwood Football Club. But, at 66 years old, he will not renew his Collingwood membership until the club answers some of his questions. And he reckons plenty of The Faithful, many of whom are disillusioned with what has happened, are in the same boat.

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!

Grand Final – West Coast v Collingwood: Footy was the real winner

Daniel Saunders is still at high school. He barracks for the Swans- and the game. In this report of the Grand Final he poses the question: after that gripping match who could possibly be thinking of 6-6-6 and 18-metre goalsquares? [Nice piece Daniel and have a great trip – JTH]

Round 1 – Collingwood v Western Bulldogs: Barking for Cloke

To boo, or not to boo, that is the question!

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.

Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v Collingwood: Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life

After a well-earned mid-winter break in significantly warmer climes than the nation’s capital, Cam Hooke is back with the Magpie faithful’s guide to their Round 17 clash against the Western Bulldogs.

AFL Round 5 – Fremantle v Richmond: No happiness in my tent

Paddy Grindlay tells himself there’s always next time – even though he wants to blame every single person associated with football for Richmond’s latest loss.