There is a display relating to suburban footy grounds , and supporters , in “The Melbourne Story ” , exhibition at Melbourne Museum.
Relive old memories , reminisce with fellow fans , and show the kids where you went to watch footy .
These , Aussie Rules Footy Games , were played at the your local suburban grounds , to smaller crowds,Â with uncomplicated expectations , apart from the hope that their team would win .
Fans walked , drove , rode a bike or caught the bus , to their local ground , which provided a central community hub , for the locals , and their team .
The local footy ground , provided a site of identity , and belonging, for supporters.
The ” Saturday Arvo Fever “, section of the exhibition , might display a bygone era , but fans were still keen to watch their beloved football team , whilst wearing theirÂ football jumper , jersey , guernsey.
TakeÂ a look , at the Museum of Melbourne , Nicholson St , Carlton.