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Bendigo Football Association 1901 to 1906

Author: Michael Riley - Published At: 2019-03-10 15:15 - (807 Reads)
Turmoil, argument, teams folding and teams appearing,even new competing competitions. The final years of the gold mining boom in Bendigo were interesting times for football in the town.

Dan Minogue Tells Why He - Gave Up Mining for Football

Author: Dan Minogue with P. J. Millard - Published At: 2019-03-10 14:22 - (336 Reads)
Dan Minogue begins today his own story of his distinguished career. And a human, gripping story this great football personality has to tell! It is brimming with all the incident, thrills, humor and pathos which he has encountered during a quarter of a century as crack player and successful captain and coach. Turning back Time, Dan takes readers behind the scenes with him; into club rooms and on to playing fields as he lives again his hours of triumph —and disappointment.

A Favourite Not Forgotten – the football biography of Geelong’s John Haygarth

Author: Ken Mansell - Published At: 2019-02-23 11:16 - (5661 Reads)
John Haygarth was an exciting Geelong footballer in the fifties. This article is the story of his football life, including his controversial departure from Geelong in 1959. The article includes an interview with John and photographs from his personal collection.

Former Umpire writes His Reminiscences

Author: Johnny Quinn - Published At: 2018-12-15 09:58 - (588 Reads)
Famous South Australian Umpire Johnny Quinn's reminiscences appeared in the News (Adelaide) in 1940. Quinn was famous for his smile and his gestures. He also took part in redrafting the rules of the game.

Ambrose Dyson - The Herald 1909-1911

Author: Michael Riley - Published At: 2018-11-17 14:22 - (704 Reads)
Ambrose Dyson was one of the earliest regular football cartoonists in Melbourne. He worked a brief few years before the First World War before tragety struck.

Old Football Days. Teams and Men.

Author: Observer (Donald McDonald) - Published At: 2018-11-16 08:33 - (689 Reads)
Originally appeared in The Argus 2-May-1908. Observer (Donald McDonald) the great Australian Journalist looks back at the best players in his 30 years writing on football.

Tom O'Halloran - The Tiger From Timaru

Author: Roger Spaull - Published At: 2018-11-11 14:49 - (1533 Reads)
Tom O'Halloran’s dedication and love for his club should be acknowledged and it is hoped that this story may stimulate new interest in the dynamic high flyer from Punt Road. Roger's article lets you see why Tom O’Halloran was introduced into the Richmond FC Hall of Fame in 2013.

Fred Phillips - The Tragic Tale Of A True Champion

Author: Roger Spaull - Published At: 2018-10-23 17:15 - (1035 Reads)
Fred Phillips, one of St Kilda’s best-ever footballers, died in the most tragic circumstances at the age of 27 years.

“…A great footballer, a true sportsman-and a man. That was Fred Phillips. Need more be said?”

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