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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

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

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

Melbourne



"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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1914 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1914 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 0.22.44.55.7 37 LOST Fitzroy 2.56.78.1013.15 93 -56 BWS Apr 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H Melbourne 1.11.34.66.7 43 LOST Collingwood 2.15.47.99.13 67 -24 MCG May 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A Melbourne 3.25.35.49.4 58 LOST Geelong 2.55.88.1310.14 74 -16 COR May 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A Melbourne 0.12.24.48.7 55 LOST St. Kilda 4.47.1112.1217.13 115 -60 JUN May 16 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
5 H Melbourne 0.31.53.65.7 37 LOST Essendon 1.43.113.185.24 54 -17 MCG May 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 A Melbourne 1.12.35.45.9 39 LOST Carlton 3.65.107.1613.19 97 -58 PRI May 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H Melbourne 5.410.713.814.9 93 WON University 1.31.64.95.16 46 47 MCG Jun 6 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 A Melbourne 2.43.74.116.17 53 LOST Richmond 1.37.712.1014.11 95 -42 PUN Jun 8 (Mon, 3:00) Scores
9 H Melbourne 3.05.37.58.7 55 LOST South Melbourne 3.28.613.813.12 90 -35 MCG Jun 13 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H Melbourne 0.52.104.158.15 63 LOST Fitzroy 5.610.712.712.11 83 -20 MCG Jun 20 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 A Melbourne 1.55.56.87.10 52 LOST Collingwood 5.39.79.1011.16 82 -30 VIC Jun 27 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 H Melbourne 1.11.12.33.4 22 LOST Geelong 1.52.76.99.14 68 -46 MCG Jul 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 H Melbourne 1.42.43.57.6 48 LOST St. Kilda 2.56.89.1014.16 100 -52 MCG Jul 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A Melbourne 0.11.23.36.5 41 LOST Essendon 5.36.611.914.15 99 -58 EME Jul 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
15 H Melbourne 3.15.36.58.10 58 LOST Carlton 6.510.714.1316.15 111 -53 MCG Jul 25 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
16 A Melbourne 2.46.79.711.9 75 WON University 1.43.64.86.12 48 27 MCG Aug 1 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
17 H Melbourne 3.25.46.98.10 58 LOST Richmond 3.07.712.915.15 105 -47 MCG Aug 22 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
18 A Melbourne 1.11.24.55.5 35 LOST South Melbourne 3.58.108.1410.18 78 -43 LAK Aug 29 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
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1914 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Allen, Bill 14                             5 0.4    
29 Armstrong, Charlie 11                             0 0.0    
35 Baquie, Jack 8                             2 0.3    
30 Best, Arthur 12                             30 2.5    
9 Britter, Harry 5                             5 1.0    
38 Brunier, Bill 3                             4 1.3    
25 Burge, Cliff 5                             1 0.2    
4 Colee, Percy 5                             3 0.6    
24 Collins, Tim 8                             9 1.1    
34 Connole, Jack 9                             10 1.1    
10 Daly, John 8                             0 0.0    
7 Evans, Jack 16                             5 0.3    
13 Fairbairn, Stan 3                             5 1.7    
40 Fraser, Alex 3                             1 0.3    
23 Gordon, Vic 15                             4 0.3    
22 Gray, Alec 16                             0 0.0    
32 Gray, Roy 1                             0 0.0    
15 Hendrie, Bill 17                             14 0.8    
3 Huntington, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
36 Incigneri, Matt 1                             0 0.0    
28 Incigneri, Len 17                             7 0.4    
1 Kenley, Carlyle 1                             0 0.0    
11 Lilley, Charlie 16                             1 0.1    
6 Lowell, Rupe 5                             0 0.0    
17 Lugton, Frank 18                             0 0.0    
1 MacDonald, Roy 7                             2 0.3    
20 MacKenzie, Aubrey 2                             0 0.0    
14 Maguire, Mick 2                             2 1.0    
27 McKenzie, Bill 18                             1 0.1    
16 Monk, Bobby 13                             1 0.1    
20 Parsons, Eric 2                             0 0.0    
2 Quinn, Billy 11                             2 0.2    
5 Riddington, Wal 1                             0 0.0    
21 Roberts, Herbert 1                             0 0.0    
18 Smith, Les 7                             1 0.1    
8 Trahair, Bert 18                             7 0.4    
26 Walker, George 11                             0 0.0    
10 Watt, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
33 Williamson, Alf 8                             5 0.6    
31 Woolley, Jack 2                             2 1.0    
Totals 324                             129 0.4    
 

Footnotes

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