American Football Week 5: Boyhood memories of the Minnesota Vikings

Prof Bruce Bergland remembers Monday Night Football as a boy in Minnesota. Bruce is the editor of The Allrounder, an American Sportswriting site (mentioned by Peter Baulderstone in Crio’s Question this week). The Footy Almanac and The Allrounder will be looking out for each other. This piece was first published at our new American football writing site.

I Don’t Like Mondays

Jeff Dowsing doesn’t like Mondays. According to the sparse crowd at Docklands, who does?

AFL Round 10 – West Coast v Richmond: The Giant stomps the Eagles

Has the giant that is Richmond awoken for good? Or will he turn over for another extended nap before long? Paddy Grindlay hopes it’s the former.

Almanac Rugby League – Monday nights

Monday night was good for nothing much at all in the old days. Except rissoles and mash and getting over the trauma of returning to work. Footy training was on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I do remember one Monday night, though, in the mid-80s when my mate PJ and I decided to go to the Keperra [Read more]