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Alex (Alec) Gray
Alex (Alec) Gray was one of Northcote’s most notable citizens during his lifetime. He was adept in many...
Alphington Football Club
Bertrand John Deacon
Bert Deacon was born in Northcote in 1922 before moving to Preston in 1927. With his father a notable...
Chandler Family of Reservoir Football Club
In the history of the Reservoir Football Club, one family name resonates like no other, that of the Chandler...
Charlie Stewart was a stalwart of Preston Football Club, as a player, coach and supporter. He played 94 games...
Croxton Park Hotel
The Croxton Park Hotel began life on 27 April 1844 when Robert Duff was granted a license for a hotel on...
Croxton Youth Club
Croxton Youth Club was formed in the late 1950s by six young people who lived in the area. The club...
Darebin Women’s Sports Club
The Darebin Women’s Sports Club has Australian football, soccer, cricket, eight ball and Gaelic...
Fairfield Football Club
A photograph of The Fairfield Football Club, Premiers of Victoria sub-District League taken in 1947.
First Preston Scouts Football Club
The First Preston Scouts Football Team were premiers in their league in 1930 & 1931. Back row 4th from...
Football in Darebin
Australian Rules Football was first played in Melbourne in 1858 and its popularity quickly spread throughout...
Frank Leslie Lugton
Frank Leslie Lugton (1893-1916) was a promising young cricketer with the Northcote Cricket Club, a member of...
While Frank Seymour (1907-1987) never made his mark in the VFL, that competition’s loss was Northcote...
Ivanhoe Imperial Football Club
A photograph of Ivanhoe Imperial Football Club, Runners-Up 1954. Back Row (l to r): A.Mahon (trainer),...
J. Woods was a footballer for the Northcote Football Club during the 1930s. He was described as having a...
Nortcote Park Football Club
The Northcote Park Football Club was formed in 1952. The Club had been previously known as the Prince of...
Northcote Football Club
In the second half of the nineteenth century, Australian Football became the number one pastime in Melbourne,...
Northcote born and bred, Percy Ogden was one of the area’s first football stars. He joined Northcote...
Preston Districts Football Club
This club was formed in 1905 and was originally known as the Preston Presbyterian Football Club. The club...
Preston Football Club
The Preston Football Club, now known as the Northern Bullants, started life in 1882. In its long history it...
Preston Juniors Football Club
Reservoir Football CLub
Reservoir Football Club first participated in local Melbourne football in 1923. The Club played in the...
Richard (Dick) Telford
Dick Telford (b.1945) was educated at Northcote High School while establishing a reputation as an outstanding...
Rose of Northcote Football Club
In the late 1880s the first incarnation of a club called the ‘Rose of Northcote’ started playing...
Roy Cazaly was a highly successful football player, with a career stretching from 1911 to 1941.In 1909 he...
Walter Lee was one of the great early footballers in Melbourne. Walter played 17 consecutive years of VFL...
Walter S. Stott
The mid to late 1880’s were a boom time for land speculators in Northcote, with large blocks being sold off...
West Preston Lakeside Football Club
The West Preston Lakeside Roosters, also known as the Lakies, is the result of a merger between two of...
William “Bluey” Summers
William “Bluey” Summers was only 160 cm tall and weighed just 65 kg, but was described by former...
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