Broadford, Victoria

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Last Wednesday Scoreboard Pressure went on a father-son road-trip to some of the Riddell league grounds, an hour north of Melbourne. We loaded the car with snacks, P plates, cameras, a footy, a… Continue reading

Casey Fields, Cranbourne, Victoria

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Casey Fields. Sounds like a country singer. Country and western, even. Casey Fields. Sounds like a baseball park. A ballpark. Figure. Casey Fields is in Cranbourne, 50 kilometres south-east of the MCG. There… Continue reading

Kojonup, Western Australia

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by Les Everett Kojonup is a little town on the Albany Highway that has produced two of Western Australia’s finest footballers – Stephen Michael and Peter Bell. It turns out that Bell was… Continue reading

Port Fairy and Koroit, Victoria

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Three years ago, late June 2009, the family spent a night at Port Fairy, on Victoria’s south west coast. I got up early on the Monday morning and found the Bernie Baxter Scoreboard… Continue reading

Elsternwick Park, Victoria

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The annual Community Cup charity match at Elsternwick Park between Melbourne rock musicians and community radio broadcasters is a hoot. The footy’s not the highest standard  going around but it’s the spirit of… Continue reading

Powelltown, Victoria

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Photos and text by Jeff Lawton Powelltown is my favourite ground. It is wedged between the forest at one end and the timbermill at the other. The scoreboard itself is relatively new. It… Continue reading

Bluetongue Stadium, Gosford, NSW; Melton and Rockbank, Victoria

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These two photos were taken by Victor Fisher earlier this year at the home ground of Central Coast Mariners, a strong team in the A-League, Australia’s premier football/soccer competition. The Mariners finished the… Continue reading

Toorak Park, Prahran, Victoria

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Photo by Jeff Lawton Jeff Lawton, a regular contributor to Scoreboard Pressure, took this photo back in 1994. He noted that 1994 was the last year for both Prahran (the Two Blues) and… Continue reading