After 1,277 VFL/AFL games since the very first season in 1897, Princes Park was eventually rationalised (to use league jargon), like every other suburban ground before it, primarily because of the bigger bucks elsewhere. There were other reasons too, which included how tough it was to get to. A positive legacy of the Docklands, though, is that the rhythms of attending games have changed now anyway – nobody drives anymore. And, conveniently, the Melbourne Metro railway station at Parkville is scheduled to open its doors in 2026. … [Read more...] about A return to suburban grounds would offer a chance to reawaken the AFL’s soul
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If Pogba was to leave for Real, there have been claims that United will look to sign Atletio Madrid ace Saul Niguez as his replacement. … [Read more...] about Paul Pogba’s ‘priority’ is to quit Man Utd for Real Madrid transfer this summer and link-up with French pal Zidane
But his ex-team-mate said: “Playing as a No9 is the hardest position on the pitch. It’s hard to get a top, top striker who can score week in, week out and when you can get one it’s expensive. … [Read more...] about Roofe begs English footie chiefs NOT to follow Belgium and KO season… with ex-club Leeds on brink of promotion
How to combat corona cabin fever Pretend you're in the audience with live-streams One club in Shanghai streamed DJ sets on TikTok so that viewers could participate in "cloud raves" from home. If you're disappointed about cancelled concerts or heated live debates and want to feel like you're not missing out, keep an eye out for live-streamed events on social media. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Can we still live sustainably?