1981 Revisited – Round 22: ‘Back in Black’, The Death of South Melbourne

South Melbourne play their last home game at the Lakeside Oval, and finals places are confirmed on largely sodden ovals. Sam Steele revisits the final home and away round of the 1981 VFL season.

Great players…Great nicknames

Peter Clark remembers some of the great nicknames of footballers past but wonders why nicknames for current footballers are not as forthcoming. Who can you add to the list?

Era, era on the wall; 1977-1986

Jeff Dowsing continues with his fantastic look at bygone football eras. Many think the 70s and 80s where the greatest in footy. Actually they nearly killed but ultimately saved football. A must read for students of the game.