The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 2 Finals – West Coast v Collingwood: Unbearable phone updates all night

Other commitments didn’t stop Andrew Stafford, who managed to keep up to date with Collingwood’s 2007 extra time Semi Final against the Eagles thanks to a passionate mate.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 2 Finals – West Coast v Collingwood: Stressing from afar

In what became a famous night for Collingwood, Matt O’Connor rode every bump of the 2007 Semi Final against the Eagles from his Thornbury home.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Port Adelaide v West Coast: The rules of arm-wrestles

After a year of high-scoring footy, John Kingsmill learnt the golden rules of low-scoring arm wrestles. In a classic 2007 final between the Power and Eagles, twists and turns would continue to the very end.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Week 1 Finals – Port Adelaide v West Coast: Excitement, frustration, pain

Nathan Hollier sat watching the Eagles play in one of the 2007 Qualifying Finals from a Perth bar. The ensuing match induced a roller-coaster of emotions, raising the venue’s noise to a crescendo as the final minutes ticked down.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 22 – West Coast v Essendon: A final memory

It was a watershed day out west in 2007 when Nathan Hollier watched the Eagles finish their home and away campaign. The story wasn’t on them, as the great Kevin Sheedy and James Hird both farewelled adoring fans.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 21 – St Kilda v West Coast: No Judd, no worries

It’s crunch time for the Saints in their 2007 season. Richard Arrowsmith watched on as they scrappily tried to push past the ominous Eagles.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 20 – West Coast v Richmond: An honourable loss for the depleted Tigers

It was a hard night in 2007 for Tim Adam, who had to explain to his son why the Tigers were underperforming. Despite this, a late surge meant Richmond didn’t do too badly against the reigning premiers.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 19 – North Melbourne v West Coast: Cox, goal, doubt

Glenn Bartlett made the trek to Docklands in the late stages of 2007 to see a Kangaroos side punching above their weight. In a tight clash against the reigning premiers, Glenn left uncertain about where the Roos stood in flag calculations.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 18 – West Coast v Fremantle: A purple parade

Nathan Hollier was caught in the midst of a 2007 Western derby. When the Dockers stormed home to create a fierce contest, the entire state came alive.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 17 – Western Bulldogs v West Coast: The underperforming Bulldogs of old

John Weldon was used to the Bulldogs performing poorly and getting away with it. But in 2007, with his Dogs pushing for finals, an unacceptable loss undid all of their good work.

Cam Hooke’s Collingwood Life: Round 7 review, Round 8 preview

A strong Thursday night win for the Pies leaves Cam Hooke chuffed. Looking forward to a date with the Eagles, Cam is right on his Magpies to keep winning.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 16 – West Coast v Sydney: A suspicious Cousins

In another famous Grand Final rematch, Rod Gillett only had the returning Ben Cousins on his mind as the Brownlow Medallist led the Eagles to a close victory over the Swans in 2007.

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 – West Coast v Sydney: There’s been a long time between drinks!

Cathi Johnston was nervous about her Eagles’ poor start to 2020. A massively improved performance on Saturday against Sydney gave her reason to hope that a return to Optus Stadium could kickstart West Coast’s season.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 14 – West Coast v Brisbane: The Lions triumph at the House of Pain

Tony Roberts predicted a miracle in 2007, as the Lions managed to beat the reigning premiers to overcome their Subiaco hoodoo.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 13 – Adelaide v West Coast: Attack against precision

Neil Craig’s 2007 Adelaide side had only just started to play a more attacking game. But John Kingsmill watched Dean Cox and the Eagles put on a smart and clinical display at AAMI Stadium.

Round 3 – Brisbane v West Coast: No Zorko, no worries

Sam Evans was pleasantly surprised by the Lions as they managed to overcome the Eagles even without their vibrant and talismanic captain.

Round 3 – Brisbane v West Coast: Winning when we “should”, the ultimate challenge – just ask Ivan Drago…

Shane Reid has intimidating memories of the Eagles always trumping his Lions. In a round three match-up the home side were expected to win, he rode Brisbane home in a tight encounter.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 12 – West Coast v St Kilda: Pulling one out of the hat for Robert

Watching from an idyllic local pub in Broome, John Harms witnessed a tight clash in 2007 between the Eagles and the Saints. When the game was on the line, St Kilda managed to get the job done for milestone man Robert Harvey.

The Footy Almanac 2007 Round 11 – Essendon v West Coast: Hird wills the Bombers over the line

Off the back of James Hird, Essendon launched a Friday night attack on the reigning Premiers. Watching on from a pub, John Harms describes the thrilling finish.