The number of football history-related sites is constantly growing, which is fantastic for those of us interested in promoting the full story of our great game. Listed below are a number of resources for further exploration:
AFL Tables - Paul Jeffs' site provides VFL-AFL match results, ladders and player statistics for every league season back to 1897.
Australian Football - Adam Cardosi has built on John Devaney's legacy, adding plenty of quality content to the research found at the old FullPointsFooty site.
Australian Rules Football Cards - Damien Green's site features a huge database detailing the history of footy cards going back to the 1800s.
Blueseum - an ever-growing encyclopedia of all things Carlton, features a number of player profiles and historical data including the pre-VFL era.
Boyles Football Photos - Michael Riley and Ken Mansell's site profiles the work of prolific football photographer, Charles Boyle during the 1920s-50s.
Collingwood Forever - the official archive of the Collingwood Football Club is maintained by historian Michael Roberts and contains well-researched biographies for hundreds of players among lists, photos and articles.
Demonwiki - an enormous archive of Melbourne Demons information and images including every MFC player, jumper numbers worn, etc.
Footy Flashbacks - John Devaney's new site reviews each season since 1901, putting on-field events in the wider context of Australian history.
Footy Jumpers.com - Rob Meredith's site chronicles the various jumper designs worn by the VFL-AFL clubs since they were formed.
FootyStats - The late Kevin Taylor's site contains a wealth of footy stats and history. While no longer on the live web, a mostly functional archived version can be seen here.
Glenelg FC - Snouts Louts is an online history of the SANFL's Glenelg Tigers.
NSW Australian Football History Society - a treasure trove of information and images detailing the development of the Australian game in NSW.
Red & White Online - a steadily growing online archive of South Melbourne/Sydney Swans history.
VAFA History - an online history of 'The Ammos': the Victorian Amateur FA.
VFA Footy: The Halcyon Days - Gerry Walsh's Facebook site features hundreds of images and memories from old VFA matches and programmes.
VFA Tables - Andrew Robinson's site provides VFA match results and ladders (1877-1995), including a detailed study of the pre-VFL era.
OTHER SITES OF INTEREST
These are other football sites of interest to the author, and perhaps to you as well:
Footy Almanac - a passionate and often amusing review of each AFL season, written by football fans and edited by John Harms and Paul Daffey.
Grand Old Flag - a Melbourne FC memorabilia site and portrait of the phenomenal Demons' collection owned by Joel Williams.
Shinboner Spirit - a North Melbourne FC memorabilia site and portrait of the Kangaroos' collection owned by Marcel Morton.
Talking Footy SA - a site for those interested in the SANFL and football in South Australia.
VFL Footy - a site for VFA-VFL fans to discuss the latest news and results in the Victorian State league.