Andrew Gigacz recently unpacked a box of old Footy Records and the memories came flooding back. Here, he reminisces while looking through his old editions from 1977.
1921 was the year the phrase 'Up there Cazaly' was coined. In an extract from his new book, Cazaly, Robert Allen takes us through ex-Saint Roy Cazaly's first year at South Melbourne.
| 16 Sep 2017
Retired footballers making a one-off comeback for a good cause is nothing new, as this article from The Age 100 years ago demonstrates.
| 5 Sep 2017
In 1952, Hugh Buggy wound the clock back 44 years to reminisce about the first Australasian Football Carnival, held in 1908 to commemorate the silver jubilee of the game.
| 5 Sep 2017
Adelaide and Geelong, who meet in tonight's preliminary final, have each played just one match on September 22 in the last 60 years, and it ended in heartbreak for both. On this day in 1962, the Cats fell five points short of Carlton, while the Crows lost to Hawthorn by the same margin five years ago today. - Andrew Gigacz
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Gigs reports that, regardless of this weekend's Preliminary Final results, we're about to see a Grand Final phenomenon not seen in more than two decades.
Andrew Gigacz | 21 Sep 2017
The challenge confronting the Bulldogs this weekend bears a remarkable resemblance to the one faced by the Doggies in 1955, writes Andrew Gigacz.
Andrew Gigacz | 25 Aug 2017
The latest in the Footy Almanac series, The Women’s Footy Almanac 2017, will be launched at the North Fitzroy Arms hotel this Thursday.
Andrew Gigacz | 19 Jul 2017
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