Tag Archive: suburban footy

Preston City Oval, Victoria

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When will this scoreboard see action again? The Northern Blues Football Club (originally The Preston Football Club) is a victim of cost-cutting at The Carlton Football Cub, due to the corona virus. The… Continue reading

Altona, Victoria, 2020

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After going to church on Sunday morning (The Miller’s Junction home of the local Bunnings, Officeworks, JB Hi Fi, Aldi, Woolworths, Pet Care, Car Care, No Where…) I took the long way home… Continue reading

Virgin scoreboard, Newport, Victoria

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A Sunday morning kick to kick mate mate had told me about the lovely new turf at the Bryan Martyn Oval in Newport. Another mate, a recently retired groundsman and curator, had told… Continue reading

Lilydale, Victoria

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My wife is travelling. Frankfurt. Prague. Budapest. The Danube. Seeing the sights with her sister. Salzburg. Amsterdam. Paris. The Eiffel Tower. The Champs Elysses. Switzerland. By SwissRail. Mountains. Alps. Summer. I catch a… 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