Preston Football Club – Part 2

Team Photo - 1938 So, with my research on 1939 taken as far as I thought I was capable, the first part of my Preston Football Club challenge of putting names to faces, was almost ready to be put ‘out there’. It was now time to begin the second part. Back a year to 1938, … Continue reading Preston Football Club – Part 2

Preston Football Club Players 1937 – 1940

Researched players 1939 Possibilities– Frank Dowling – Born ~1911? Predominately played wing. Preston 1931-35, 1938-41. Captain / Coach 1941.  http://www.thevfaproject.org/pages/Players/Dowling,_Frank.php Front row, third from right. Alby Morrison – 29-1-1909 – 24-9-1997 183cms. Preston 1939-40. Captain/Coach both years. Footscray 1928-38, 1941-42, 1946. 224 games, 369 goals.  http://www.thevfaproject.org/pages/Players/Morrison,_Alby.php Middle row, third from right. Arthur Sleith – 22-12-1917 – 17-12-2008. 183cms. Preston … Continue reading Preston Football Club Players 1937 – 1940

Preston Football Club – Part 1

Team Photo - 1939 It’s funny how stuff happens. How things happen that, ultimately, set other things in motion. Even though you had no idea at the time, where it was all potentially heading. Don’t worry, it’s not going to be too deep. I’ll go right back. To last century, even. Although, while I don’t … Continue reading Preston Football Club – Part 1

2020 – A Year Like No Other

The year that is, but I’m now really looking forward to it becoming the year that was. However, it has been a year of learning.  Educational is perhaps not the right word, but I have learnt a lot. So, what exactly have I learnt? I learnt that Australians like to step up and help out … Continue reading 2020 – A Year Like No Other