‘Boyhood memories linger for old champ…’ by KB Hill

Mark Browning is the only player to play 100+ games for both South Melbourne and the Sydney Swans. KB Hill caught up with him recently.

Almanac Footy History – Jim Dorgan: The Dashing Defender of the Lake Oval

Roger Spaull presents an in-depth and fascinating profile of former South Melbourne FC great, Jim Dorgan.

Almanac Soccer: The Big Dance Looms and the Les Shorrock Award

Almanac editor and keen lensman Luke Radziminski brings us up to date with all things soccer in Melbourne and gives us the background to his success in receiving the Les Shorrock award for sports photography this week.

Cheer, Cheer Jan Courtin

Jan Courtin’s memorial was held in South Melbourne last Tuesday. Keiran Croker spoke on behalf of The Footy Almanac’

Almanac Soccer – National Premier League: The Big One

Luke Radziminski provides an insight into the machinations of the National Premier League as the season enters its final stages.

‘Redleg Reggie reflects…” by KB Hill

Standing 6′ 6″, Reg Edwards was always going to stand out on the footy field. KB Hill recounts ‘Redleg Reggie’s’ career with Rutherglen.

Almanac Soccer: NPL Round 13 Recap – Pandemonium on Friday the 13th

Luke Radziminski had some early bad vibes due to superstitions around the date, but to his great joy and slight surprise, South Melbourne pulled off one of the most stunning comebacks in recent football history over Avondale. [Contains minor strong language – Ed.]

Almanac Soccer: Recap – South Hold on For Top Spot, Just Barely

Luke reports on South Melbourne’s latest journey as they continue to battle for top spot on the ladder. Find out how South Melbourne managed to clinch a last gasp winner on ANZAC day away to Altona Magic!

Almanac Footy History: Len Thomas, South Melbourne: ‘A chip off the old block’

Roger Spaull documents in depth the story of father and son South Melbourne greats Len and Bill Thomas and their connection to service in the armed forces for this ANZAC Day.

Almanac Soccer: Weekly Recap – South in Seventh Heaven After Cupset Fiasco

Luke recaps of the events that unfolded in the Victorian NPL, as South were now knocked out of the Australia Cup by their rival league contenders, but maintained their league form last Saturday holding onto top spot on the ladder

Almanac Soccer – NPL Round 3: Derby’s Downpour Delight as South Melbourne brush aside Knights

The juggernauts from Lakeside keep rolling on – the latest win a comfortable result over old NSL sparring partners Melbourne Knights. Luke Radziminski has all the details.

Almanac Soccer: South Raring To Go In Their Curtain Raiser Derby

Luke Radziminski returns to photographing soccer matches with some pics and a match report from the Dandenong Thunder and South friendly match.

‘The coach who lived close to the edge…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill caught up with his old coach, the larger than life Ken Boyd, to remember an incident-packed life both on and off the field.

‘Whorouly boy maintains lifetime bond with the Swans…’ by KB Hill

KB Hill traces the career of Whorouly product Clem Goonan who played for South Melbourne and still retains his links with the club.

Almanac Footy (heartbreak): She was teasing me all along

Earlier this week, Chris Bracher poured his heart out over his beloved South Melbourne. Now he’s lost her again to the uncertainties of the far north. Oh, the pain!

Almanac Soccer: South Melbourne Riding The Season On A High

Round 5 of the FFA Cup produced an absolute thriller between the original derby sides, South Melbourne and the Melbourne Knights. Luke Radziminski reports.

Almanac Footy History: South’s shining star – the story of Bruce Sloss

Bruce Sloss is a name not many VFL/AFL supporters would know, but a century ago he was a star of the game. In this brilliantly researched piece, Roger Spaull tells the glorious and tragic tale of footballer-soldier Lieutenant Sloss.

Almanac Soccer: Vale Jimmy Williams

Luke Radzminski followed South Melbourne to play the underdogs in the Eastern Lions. Having just lost the late Jimmy Williams, the Lions held on in a nail biting finish.

Almanac Soccer: South Melbourne plays an old foe on a neutral battleground

South Melbourne, after a strong pre-season, came up against arch rivals Heidelberg United to open their 2021 season. Luke Radzminski was there, camera in hand, to capture the big moments and profile Heidelberg.

Almanac Soccer: South Melbourne’s perfect pre-season fails at the last hurdle

South Melbourne were flying in their pre-season, raring to take on rivals Heidelberg in round one of the Victorian National Premier League. But Luke Radziminski was there, camera in hand, to watch the powerhouse take on the intriguing St Albans Saints in their final practice match.