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KEY FACTS

Official name
Essendon Football Club

Known as
Essendon

Nickname
Bombers

Formed
1873

Colours
Black and red

Associated clubs
Essendon Reserves; Essendon WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1878–1896

AFL Premierships
1993, 2000 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1897, 1901, 1911-12, 1923-4, 1942, 1946, 1949-50, 1962, 1965, 1984-5 (14 total)

VFA Premierships
1891-2-3-4 (4 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia: 1893 (1 total); VFL/AFL Night Series: 1981, 1984, 1990, 1993-4, 2000 (6 total); McClelland Trophy: 1951, 1953, 1957, 1968, 1989, 1993, 1999, 2000-1 (9 total)

Most Games
400 - Dustin Fletcher (1993-2015)

Most Goals
926 - Matthew Lloyd (1995-2009)

League Top Goalkickers
A.Thurgood (25) 1900; F.Hiskins (34) 1901; G.Stockdale (68) 1923; W.Brittingham (66) 1946; J.Coleman (100) 1949, (120) 1950, (103) 1951 & (97) 1952; R.Evans (78) 1959 & (67) 1960; E.Fordham (76) 1966; M.Lloyd (109) 2000, (105) 2001 & (93) 2003 (8 winners/14 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Dick Reynolds 1934, 1937 & 1938; Bill Hutchison 1952 & 1953; Graham Moss 1976; Gavin Wanganeen 1993; James Hird 1996 (5 medallists/8 medals)

Headquarters
275 Melrose Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC 3045

Postal Address
PO Box 17, Essendon, VIC, 3040

Phone: (03) 8340 2000 

Email
generalenquiries@essendonfc.com.au

Website
essendonfc.com.au

Essendon



"Essendon's performances in season 2000 were among the most noteworthy in football history. After waltzing unbeaten to the Ansett Cup, the Bombers won all bar one of 25 home-and-away and finals matches culminating in an apparently effortless 10-goal grand final demolition of Melbourne. Such bare statistics cannot convey the full extent of Essendon's supremacy, however. At times the Bombers seemed to be performing on a different plane than every other team ... "

In looking at their grand history, John Devaney sees the Bombers fly up, up to a record-equalling 16 V/AFL premierships

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1910 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1910 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 0.21.123.143.18 36 LOST Fitzroy 5.45.58.89.10 64 -28 EME Apr 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 A Essendon 2.37.610.1015.17 107 WON University 2.64.76.98.10 58 49 EME May 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Essendon 1.14.37.611.7 73 WON South Melbourne 0.44.67.710.7 67 6 LAK May 21 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 H Essendon 2.43.45.76.7 43 WON Collingwood 1.13.63.94.17 41 2 EME May 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Essendon 0.24.75.108.15 63 WON St. Kilda 3.33.45.87.9 51 12 EME Jun 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Essendon 2.57.912.1216.21 117 WON Melbourne 4.26.38.610.7 67 50 MCG Jun 6 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
7 A Essendon 1.34.66.67.10 52 WON Carlton 3.44.65.116.15 51 1 PRI Jun 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H Essendon 2.32.44.95.12 42 WON Geelong 0.32.62.72.9 21 21 EME Jun 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A Essendon 1.16.47.89.14 68 WON Richmond 2.62.83.86.10 46 22 PUN Jun 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 A Essendon 3.46.48.812.17 89 WON Fitzroy 4.27.39.511.5 71 18 BWS Jul 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H Essendon 0.23.45.78.9 57 LOST University 3.46.68.611.9 75 -18 EME Jul 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Essendon 2.53.64.96.9 45 WON South Melbourne 2.14.15.15.4 34 11 EME Jul 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A Essendon 1.01.42.82.9 21 LOST Collingwood 0.61.91.95.13 43 -22 VIC Jul 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Essendon 2.15.57.711.11 77 WON St. Kilda 1.42.55.75.8 38 39 JUN Jul 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Essendon 2.02.83.124.18 42 LOST Melbourne 5.56.97.107.12 54 -12 EME Aug 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.72.76.118.12 60 WON Carlton 0.03.33.37.10 52 8 EME Aug 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 A Essendon 3.14.68.810.11 71 LOST Geelong 2.62.137.1610.19 79 -8 COR Aug 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 H Essendon 4.44.66.106.14 50 LOST Richmond 1.54.96.97.9 51 -1 EME Sep 3 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
1SF A Essendon 1.11.32.65.7 37 LOST Collingwood 3.45.79.914.11 95 -58 MCG Sep 10 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1910 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Anderson, Ramsay 17                             0 0.0    
Armstrong, Lou 15                             18 1.2    
Armstrong, Bert 16                             30 1.9    
Bant, Horrie 12                             0 0.0    
Baring, Fred 12                             6 0.5    
Bayford, Dick 5                             2 0.4    
Beckley, Charlie 5                             0 0.0    
Belcher, Alan 19                             2 0.1    
Bowe, Len 18                             0 0.0    
Bryant, Hedley 3                             2 0.7    
Busbridge, Bill 10                             3 0.3    
Cameron, Ernie 14                             3 0.2    
Crawley, Val 1                             0 0.0    
Daykin, Bert 8                             5 0.6    
Griffith, Billy 13                             2 0.2    
Harrison, Billy 11                             6 0.5    
Landmann, Otto 1                             0 0.0    
Martin, Jim 17                             11 0.6    
McLeod, George 15                             2 0.1    
Monteith, Dick 7                             0 0.0    
O'Connor, Leo 5                             3 0.6    
O'Shea, Fred 17                             1 0.1    
Ogden, Percy 19                             9 0.5    
Parkinson, Fred 5                             2 0.4    
Prout, Harry 15                             8 0.5    
Sewart, Bill 13                             0 0.0    
Shea, Paddy 18                             20 1.1    
Slater, Arthur 1                             0 0.0    
Smith, Dave 19                             16 0.8    
Teather, Charlie 1                             0 0.0    
Whelpton, Fred 1                             0 0.0    
White, Les 7                             1 0.1    
Wood, Jack 2                             0 0.0    
Totals 342                             152 0.4    
 

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.