Tag Archive: suburban footy

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

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