Tag Archive: suburban footy

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

Newport, Victoria

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This is the story of two scoreboards. Above is one of the first scoreboard photos I took, back in 2009. The Newport-Digman Cricket Club was a tenant of the ground but the old… Continue reading

Montmorency Park, Victoria. FIDA Grand Finals

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Montmorency Park, in the hilly north-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, hosted the  2019 Grand Finals for FIDA, the Football Integration Development Association that caters for players with intellectual disabilities. In Division 1 the Williamstown… Continue reading

Albion, Victoria

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Albion, The Cats, in the Western Region Football League in Melbourne, are not the force they were ten years ago when they won a top division flag. But they soldier on under the… Continue reading

Hoppers Crossing, Victoria

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Hoppers is Hoppers Crossing, the Warriors, a strong club in the Western Region Football League in Melbourne. Potswoo is a mythical football team apparently located quite near Spotswood, the Woodsmen, another strong club… Continue reading

Mordialloc, Victoria

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If I’d been able to get into the fortress that is the scoreboard at the Ben Kavanagh Reserve in Mordialloc, a southern bayside suburb of Melbourne, I would have found the numbers 1,… Continue reading

Glen Waverley, Victoria

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When I transferred the photo files from my little black camera to my big black computer box-thingie, the file names started with ‘img-1969’ and ended with ‘img-1982’. Makes sense, I thought. This big,… Continue reading

Spot the difference 4 – Junction Oval, St Kilda

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Some years back now (2011!) Scoreboard Pressure visited Junction Oval. The scoreboard chap there was very accommodating when I asked if he could do a little spontaneous, if fleeting, advertising for us. I… Continue reading