Round 8 – Port Adelaide v St Kilda: Membrey’s acrobatic goal of the century highlights a pulsating win

St Kilda’s win on Saturday night was already impressive enough, but Braham Dabscheck was left astounded by the soccer-like genius of Tim Membrey late in the last quarter.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Port Adelaide v Melbourne: A heartbreaking 89-point win

John Kingsmill travelled to AAMI Stadium in 2007 expecting Port Adelaide to cruise to a triple-figure win over the Demons. Putting his money where his mouth was, he left the ground devastated after coming so close.

Round 7 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: So near and yet so good

Matt Harvey admits to mixed feelings about Port Power. He’s also emotionally torn about a high standard game that saw the Blues pipped after the siren.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – Richmond v Port Adelaide: Six times tables don’t cover 24 goals

When the struggling Tigers met the Grand Final bound Power in 2007, it wasn’t pretty. But Vin Maskell reflects on how it provided some kids a chance to develop their mathematical skills.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 15 – Port Adelaide v West Coast: A burst up the ladder for the Power

An up-and-down 2007 for Port Adelaide came to a head in Round 15. John Kingsmill witnessed the Power shoot up into flag contention after steamrolling the reigning premiers.

Round 5 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: Top of the Table – a Story of Two Defences

After Brisbane’s resounding victory over Port Adelaide (typified by Brisbane’s superior defence), Royboy Phil Hill is extremely confident in their chances for season 2020.

Round 5 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: Where does that leave us now?

With the crowds back and some free-flowing footy being played, Sam Evans is loving the Lions’ approach to the 2020 season. Their win against the ladder-leading Port Adelaide gave him hope.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide: Young Dogs win Heritage Round

Port Adelaide and the Bulldogs played out a high-scoring 2007 encounter at the old Telstra Dome. Christopher Riordan watched on, as a plethora of young Bulldogs impressed him.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Brisbane v Port Adelaide: Brilliance over grit

Port Adelaide, struggling to break the eight, needed a win in their 2007 match with Brisbane. Andrew Stafford describes the magic of Daniel Motlop, and how the Power had a chance to win with just minutes left.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – Port Adelaide v Essendon: Aggression beats Hird’s final Football Park hurrah

Port Adelaide rectified their form in season 2007 with a nervy win over Essendon. John Kingsmill watched the game from the stands, and objected to the way the Power faithful treated James Hird.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Carlton v Port Adelaide: The return of the regal Blues

Instead of revelling in the traditional arrogance of Carlton Football Club, Mark Branagan watched the team’s 2007 clash with Port Adelaide from the nosebleeds. The home side’s eye-catching performance left him noticing that old habits were beginning to resurface.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 10 – Port Adelaide v Hawthorn: Hawks disrupt Port’s emotional week

Mark Williams had a difficult week in 2007, grappling with the loss of his mother and the poor form of his side. John Kingsmill has the report on Port Adelaide’s disappointing performance against Hawthorn.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 9 – Port Adelaide v Geelong: The Power fall to the classy Cats

John Kingsmill braved the wintery conditions to collect his bets. Seeing Port Adelaide replaced in the top four by Geelong, he left blown away by the aggressive passages of play exhibited by the Cats.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 7 – Port v Richmond: Port go to the top

Richmond rebounded from their historic thrashing against Geelong to……lose comfortably against Port.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 5 – Port Adelaide v St Kilda: Wet weather footy and an apparent case of disinterent

John Kingsmill sat huddled under the teeming rain at AAMI Stadium, struggling to see Port Adelaide trounce the Saints. In difficult conditions, the spectacle (or lack thereof) gave him a chance to reflect on the structures of modern football.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 3 – Port Adelaide v Adelaide

Rivalry Round in in 2007 meant it was Showdown time in Adelaide. The game left John Kingsmill weighing the value of anger against confidence.

Plastic boots and footballs … a dog’s breakfast

Fifty years ago, two young blokes met in Adelaide and found they had lots of common – except for their choice of footy teams. Could their friendship survive? Here’s the story.

1968 SANFL Grand Final – Sturt v Port Adelaide: Triple Threats

Swish has a rummage through the 1968 Grand Final Budget, which included team photos from all ten clubs, a bonus Barrie and lots of late 60s advertising.

SANFL 1966 Grand Final – Sturt v Port Adelaide: First of Five

Norwood’s Ron Kneebone featured on the cover of the 1966 SANFL Grand Final Budget. The second successive Oatey-Williams Grand Final proved to be the beginning of a Double Blue era of dominance.

This exquisite, unrepeatable moment

Mickey Randall took the boys to the footy and came home having experienced one of life’s beautiful moments.