Round 18 – Collingwood v Carlton: Thrashed (Floreat Pica Society)

Frank Taylor valiantly reports for the Floreat Pica Society on Collingwood’s disappointing loss to Carlton on an emotional occasion for all footy fans.

I was a teenage coach

Earl O’Neill responds to the sacking of Brendon Bolton in his usual salient and erudite manner.

Round 5 – The Neverending Weekend

Does Stephen Silvagni bleed orange? And has Ross Lyon been foxing for 13 years? Earl O’Neill answers these, and many other questions that may not have occurred to you, as he looks back at a weekend that seemingly had no end.

Almanac Football: 1993 Revisited

Stainless takes a fascinating trip down memory lane as he recalls the 1993 AFL season. [With a nod to the Brettig-Collins-Gill podcast – Ed]

In the skyline with the full backs

Continuing Carolyn Spooner’s excellent review of key position players, no team was complete without a solid full back.

The PowerPoint Revolution

Calling to mind the apocryphal comment of “it’s de ja vous all over again,” when its comes to ‘New Carlton’ and ‘Key Drivers of Success’ John Butler’s seen it all before. Actions, results and not mad skills on PowerPoint is all that matters to Bluebaggers like JB.

Italian Immigrants and Footy

The Carlton Football Club and Melbourne’s Italian community are inextricably linked. Stephen Silvagni’s departure from Seaford to return to Carlton as List Manager presented our Japanese ‘Knacker, Yoshi Imagawa with not only another research project, but a valuable lesson on the important contribution of multiculturalism to Australia’s game.