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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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1921 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1921 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 5.66.89.1011.12 78 DRAW Melbourne 1.25.611.612.6 78 0 EME May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Essendon 4.66.89.1310.16 76 LOST Geelong 4.25.107.1311.19 85 -9 COR May 14 (Sat, 3:15) Scores
3 A Essendon 3.56.89.1111.15 81 WON South Melbourne 0.42.74.104.14 38 43 LAK May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 H Essendon 1.34.55.77.12 54 LOST Collingwood 4.47.79.129.17 71 -17 EME May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 Essendon       Bye        
6 H Essendon 1.74.84.147.18 60 LOST Carlton 2.010.312.818.9 117 -57 EME Jun 11 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 3.26.57.610.11 71 LOST Richmond 2.53.89.1212.14 86 -15 PUN Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Essendon 1.02.45.76.10 46 LOST Fitzroy 6.47.911.912.13 85 -39 BWS Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Essendon 2.22.43.85.12 42 LOST St. Kilda 1.65.99.1211.17 83 -41 EME Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Essendon 4.46.99.1211.14 80 WON Melbourne 3.25.35.77.12 54 26 MCG Jul 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Essendon 0.50.91.132.15 27 LOST Geelong 2.45.127.179.18 72 -45 EME Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 H Essendon 3.46.97.108.13 61 WON South Melbourne 2.52.63.135.13 43 18 EME Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 A Essendon 1.61.62.92.11 23 LOST Collingwood 3.18.69.710.11 71 -48 VIC Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 Essendon       Bye        
15 A Essendon 3.74.96.97.11 53 LOST Carlton 0.01.54.107.19 61 -8 PRI Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Essendon 0.22.53.65.15 45 LOST Richmond 4.37.79.1111.14 80 -35 EME Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 H Essendon 1.16.47.810.14 74 DRAW Fitzroy 2.55.611.711.8 74 0 EME Sep 10 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 A Essendon 4.77.1011.1613.16 94 LOST St. Kilda 3.09.510.614.12 96 -2 JUN Sep 17 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1921 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
5 Baring, Fred 13                             4 0.3    
1 Barker, Syd 7                             3 0.4    
3 Beckton, Norm 14                             12 0.9    
23 Bell, Tommy 9                             0 0.0    
22 Collins, Jim 7                             2 0.3    
21 Day, Bert 8                             0 0.0    
2 Donaldson, Clyde 16                             7 0.4    
25 Donnelly, Andy 2                             0 0.0    
19 Dussell, Harry 2                             0 0.0    
11 Farrell, Charlie 12                             3 0.3    
26 Faulkner, George 3                             3 1.0    
13 Fawcett, Bill 2                             0 0.0    
7 Fehring, Charlie 4                             8 2.0    
13 Fraser, Wally 1                             0 0.0    
28 Garden, Jack 16                             3 0.2    
10 Gardiner, Ralph 5                             3 0.6    
10 Gardiner, Teddy 7                             0 0.0    
33 Hardy, Charlie 8                             5 0.6    
31 Harris, George 1                             0 0.0    
1 Hunter, Harry 5                             3 0.6    
25 Irwin, Vince 6                             2 0.3    
21 Jenkins, Tommy 12                             15 1.3    
12 Laidlaw, Col 7                             0 0.0    
15 Laing, Roy 15                             0 0.0    
24 Maher, Frank 12                             14 1.2    
9 Martyn, Percy 6                             0 0.0    
6 Maynard, Dick 7                             0 0.0    
20 McDonald, Frank 10                             17 1.7    
16 Ogden, Percy 13                             5 0.4    
30 Ross, Ray 8                             7 0.9    
34 Stockdale, Greg 1                             0 0.0    
8 Sullivan, Jimmy 9                             1 0.1    
4 Wardley, Tom 14                             0 0.0    
26 Wollacott, Bertie 1                             0 0.0    
29 Woodfield, Clarrie 1                             0 0.0    
17 Woodfield, Les 11                             8 0.7    
14 Zinnick, Charlie 13                             0 0.0    
Totals 288                             125 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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