Category Archive: Victorian scoreboards

Albert Cricket Ground, Melbourne: the reality of retro

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The Albert Ground is a sporting oasis, nestled between St Kilda Road and Queens Road, only minutes from Melbourne’s CBD.  The ground is home to cricket and lacrosse teams from the Melbourne Cricket… Continue reading

Leitchville, northern Victoria

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Photo and text by Paul Daffey The photo was taken during the Leitchville-Gunbower v Lockington-Bamawm United match in Round 4 of the Heathcote and District Football League’s 2019 season. The Gunbower Football Club… Continue reading

Linton St, Moorabbin Re-visited

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  The upgrade at Linton St, Moorabbin, the spiritual home of St Kilda Football Club, will eventually see a new permanent scoreboard there. For the time being, though, there’s this nifty scoreboard. I… Continue reading

Williamstown, Victoria, 2019 – a reflection

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Here at Scoreboard Pressure we take scoreboards seriously. But also with a bit of whimsy. Our bias is pretty obvious: nostalgia, old scoreboards, remnants, reminders of an era fast fading. Clinging to the… Continue reading

Laverton, Victoria

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Scoreboard Pressure popped into the Laverton ground late this morning and caught the start of the reserves match against Wyndham Suns. The home team went on to win by more than 100 points.… Continue reading

Spotswood, Victoria 1937

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This 1937 image is from the 2012  book ‘Recollections of Early Spotswood, The Spotswood Football Club & Donald McLean Reserve’ by Roy Picone. That’s Roy on the far left, aged 9. Roy played … Continue reading

Caulfield Park, Victoria

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While the Western Australian chapter of Scoreboard Pressure continues its epic odyssey in search of desolate scoreboards in the desert (imagine Harry Dean Stanton in the film Paris, Texas), the Victorian branch this… Continue reading

Glenferrie Oval, Victoria, 1929

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These pictures are scanned images of a photocopy of a 1929 photograph. So, apologies if they are not crystal-clear. I found the photocopy inside a manila folder (remember them?) inside a filing cabinet… Continue reading