BLUESEUM - History of the Carlton Football Club (Cached)



The Eddie Betts story was another example of triumph over adversity. Born into disadvantage and a divided family, but blessed with football skills far above the norm, he came to Carlton in 2005 only because of a twist of fate. Faced with the challenge of making a success of his life through football - the one viable path open to him - or squandering the opportunity like so many others, Betts grasped his chance, and made his mark among the most skilful and dangerous small forwards in the game..

A young Eddie Betts pre- AFL days. To read Eddie's story, click HERE.

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What value is history, what price is a picture.... this article by longstanding Blueseum contributor Miles Wilks, explores recent finds and great images from the past. Journey through an amazing array of pictures and some of the mystery behind what they are showing. Enjoy the read HERE

Are YOU a keen Bluebagger?

Have you ever had the urge to be a football writer or researcher ?

Well, here’s your chance to have a crack at it! WE SURE NEED SOME HELP!

The Blueseum is looking for some additional help in 2022 and beyond – particularly with Game and Player Reviews. Open tasks are on the Task List.

Since 2006, this website has been produced by a dedicated group of volunteers who spend their free time delving into and recording the history of the Carlton Football Club. The site is based on the wiki concept (think of wikipedia) where registered users are able to create and edit content independently.

Therefore, everyone interested is cordially invited to join us. No experience is necessary, because you’ll be guided every step of the way and you will be making a real contribution to your club.

So come on, why wait ?

Contact us and register by clicking here.

Contributors to this page: molsey , Jarusa , blueycarlton , admin and system .
Page last modified on Saturday 09 of October, 2021 10:11:47 AEDT by molsey.

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