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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) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –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

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"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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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 0.00.11.52.8 20 LOST West Coast 3.23.410.614.15 99 -79 SUB Mar 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 6.515.1021.1727.18 180 WON Fitzroy 1.43.74.116.13 49 131 PRI Mar 30 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Melbourne 7.69.1016.1521.19 145 LOST St. Kilda 6.215.621.824.10 154 -9 MCG Apr 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 1.29.712.1023.17 155 WON Carlton 6.610.615.617.8 110 45 WAV Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Melbourne 9.115.720.1228.14 182 WON North Melbourne 9.112.613.717.10 112 70 MCG Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Melbourne 1.28.313.617.11 113 WON Collingwood 2.77.118.1510.17 77 36 WAV Apr 25 (Thu, 2:10) Scores
7 H Melbourne 2.78.812.1318.18 126 WON Brisbane 2.410.714.917.11 113 13 MCG May 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 H Melbourne 5.57.712.1417.19 121 WON Footscray 2.36.68.912.10 82 39 MCG May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 Melbourne       Bye        
10 A Melbourne 1.25.87.910.12 72 LOST Adelaide 3.67.711.1215.16 106 -34 FBP May 24 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Melbourne 2.26.48.612.8 80 LOST Essendon 2.13.69.1112.14 86 -6 WIN Jun 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
12 H Melbourne 3.35.69.613.12 90 LOST Richmond 3.26.910.1114.12 96 -6 MCG Jun 10 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
13 H Melbourne 3.16.39.516.8 104 LOST Geelong 3.57.815.1120.14 134 -30 MCG Jun 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Melbourne 1.15.48.611.11 77 LOST Hawthorn 6.612.614.1019.13 127 -50 WAV Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Melbourne 4.67.1116.1826.21 177 WON Sydney 1.54.67.814.10 94 83 SCG Jun 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Melbourne 3.27.411.811.10 76 LOST West Coast 3.76.910.1014.16 100 -24 MCG Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 3.15.86.1312.20 92 WON Fitzroy 1.73.96.107.13 55 37 MCG Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Melbourne 6.29.416.817.9 111 WON St. Kilda 5.49.912.1016.14 110 1 MOO Jul 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 3.56.79.1011.14 80 WON Carlton 1.24.76.810.8 68 12 PRI Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Melbourne 4.66.1216.1520.20 140 WON North Melbourne 4.38.411.713.10 88 52 MCG Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Melbourne 3.06.37.58.7 55 LOST Collingwood 3.46.811.1019.13 127 -72 MCG Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Melbourne 2.47.69.915.13 103 WON Brisbane 2.25.88.1013.13 91 12 GAB Aug 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
23 A Melbourne 2.45.55.68.8 56 WON Footscray 0.11.43.86.9 45 11 WES Aug 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
24 Melbourne       Bye        
1EF H Melbourne 1.24.510.717.11 113 WON Essendon 5.67.79.911.9 75 38 WAV Sep 7 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF H Melbourne 4.25.48.412.7 79 LOST West Coast 2.47.612.1317.15 117 -38 WAV Sep 15 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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1991 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Bennett, Darren 22 177 8.0 46 2.1 223 10.1 132 6.0 41 1.9 2 0.1 13 25 55 2.5 37 367
24 Beveridge, Luke 21 250 11.9 90 4.3 340 16.2 40 1.9 0 0.0 23 1.1 22 13 27 1.3 8 170
30 Bryce, Paul 13 100 7.7 50 3.8 150 11.5 43 3.3 3 0.2 7 0.5 14 8 0 0.0 0 0
4 Campbell, Tony 8 67 8.4 22 2.8 89 11.1 25 3.1 0 0.0 2 0.3 10 6 1 0.1 1 7
32 Clark, Steven 18 146 8.1 77 4.3 223 12.4 34 1.9 1 0.1 22 1.2 29 21 10 0.6 8 68
48 Cuthbertson, Darren 16 169 10.6 45 2.8 214 13.4 58 3.6 0 0.0 24 1.5 16 25 29 1.8 17 191
23 Dyson, Kevin 22 304 13.8 138 6.3 442 20.1 78 3.5 2 0.1 27 1.2 21 21 9 0.4 9 63
34 Egan, Phil 1 3 3.0 1 1.0 4 4.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
25 Eishold, Simon 15 138 9.2 75 5.0 213 14.2 34 2.3 0 0.0 24 1.6 15 21 10 0.7 1 61
21 Febey, Steven 19 220 11.6 68 3.6 288 15.2 69 3.6 1 0.1 35 1.8 23 18 3 0.2 8 26
37 Flintoff, David 4 38 9.5 27 6.8 65 16.3 10 2.5 0 0.0 5 1.3 4 2 0 0.0 0 0
43 Ford, Andrew 4 25 6.3 15 3.8 40 10.0 6 1.5 0 0.0 9 2.3 3 5 1 0.3 1 7
42 Francis, Fabian 1 7 7.0 1 1.0 8 8.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
14 Grinter, Rod 16 129 8.1 32 2.0 161 10.1 34 2.1 1 0.1 20 1.3 17 21 1 0.1 2 8
33 Healy, Greg 3 47 15.7 12 4.0 59 19.7 9 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 3 4 1.3 7 31
38 Heaver, Brent 3 22 7.3 17 5.7 39 13.0 3 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 4 2 2 0.7 1 13
28 Howat, John 4 27 6.8 17 4.3 44 11.0 8 2.0 4 1.0 2 0.5 3 3 1 0.3 0 6
45 Jackson, Ricky 10 86 8.6 43 4.3 129 12.9 17 1.7 0 0.0 5 0.5 11 9 22 2.2 7 139
13 Jakovich, Allen 14 177 12.6 10 0.7 187 13.4 92 6.6 0 0.0 3 0.2 7 28 71 5.1 57 483
31 Keogh, Rod 5 52 10.4 21 4.2 73 14.6 16 3.2 0 0.0 6 1.2 7 10 1 0.2 6 12
16 Lovell, Andy 5 42 8.4 29 5.8 71 14.2 12 2.4 0 0.0 10 2.0 3 11 6 1.2 2 38
6 Lovett, Glenn 12 183 15.3 65 5.4 248 20.7 48 4.0 1 0.1 26 2.2 22 18 7 0.6 7 49
17 Lovett, Brett 24 258 10.8 175 7.3 433 18.0 95 4.0 0 0.0 48 2.0 28 14 4 0.2 3 27
3 Lyon, Garry 18 235 13.1 125 6.9 360 20.0 79 4.4 7 0.4 39 2.2 32 23 11 0.6 11 77
1 O'Dwyer, Steven 11 59 5.4 28 2.5 87 7.9 45 4.1 95 8.6 3 0.3 15 18 11 1.0 2 68
29 Obst, Andrew 15 113 7.5 94 6.3 207 13.8 37 2.5 2 0.1 26 1.7 21 19 2 0.1 4 16
7 Owen, Rod 9 92 10.2 45 5.0 137 15.2 37 4.1 0 0.0 7 0.8 11 24 19 2.1 9 123
41 Rohde, Peter 20 164 8.2 63 3.2 227 11.4 54 2.7 0 0.0 19 1.0 26 13 2 0.1 0 12
44 Schwarz, David 6 39 6.5 16 2.7 55 9.2 16 2.7 4 0.7 1 0.2 4 15 7 1.2 3 45
5 Spalding, Earl 22 199 9.0 136 6.2 335 15.2 111 5.0 20 0.9 20 0.9 29 38 14 0.6 10 94
23 Spencer, Trevor 1 4 4.0 3 3.0 7 7.0 2 2.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
18 Stretch, Steven 19 255 13.4 65 3.4 320 16.8 64 3.4 4 0.2 26 1.4 22 21 3 0.2 7 25
11 Stynes, Jim 24 382 15.9 232 9.7 614 25.6 214 8.9 256 10.7 11 0.5 50 31 15 0.6 10 100
15 Tingay, Stephen 15 160 10.7 48 3.2 208 13.9 32 2.1 0 0.0 18 1.2 16 24 5 0.3 3 33
26 Viney, Jay 11 118 10.7 69 6.3 187 17.0 23 2.1 0 0.0 8 0.7 7 12 1 0.1 2 8
12 Viney, Todd 24 412 17.2 182 7.6 594 24.8 103 4.3 1 0.0 36 1.5 29 45 13 0.5 15 93
27 Wight, Sean 10 110 11.0 49 4.9 159 15.9 44 4.4 2 0.2 10 1.0 10 8 1 0.1 4 10
8 Yeats, Graeme 15 181 12.1 60 4.0 241 16.1 47 3.1 0 0.0 20 1.3 26 14 4 0.3 1 25
Totals 480 5190 10.8 2291 4.8 7481 15.6 1774 3.7 445 0.9 548 1.1 578 594 372 0.8 264 2496
 

Footnotes

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