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KEY FACTS

Official name
Coburg Football Club

Known as
Coburg

Nickname
Lions (Tigers 2001-2013)

Formed
1891

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Coburg Reserves; Coburg WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Victorian Football League (VFL) 1996–2024

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1925–1995

Home Ground
Coburg City Oval

VFA Premierships
First Division - 1926, 1927, 1928, 1979, 1988, 1989 (6 in total); Second Division - 1970, 1974 (2 total)

Most Games
219 - David Starbuck (1945-56)

Championships and Trophies
Recorder Cup - E.'Snowy' Martin 1927; H.G.Reville 1936 (2 total); Liston Trophy - J.Sullivan 1967; G.Sheldon 1988; E.Poyas 2001 (3 total); Field Trophy - J.Sullivan 1969 (1 total)

Headquarters
Cnr Harding & Russell Streets, Coburg, VIC 3058

Postal Address
PO Box 154, Coburg 3058, VIC, 3058

Phone: (03) 9354 8228 

Email
info@coburgfc.com.au

Website
coburgfc.com.au

Coburg



"Coburg continued to make regular division one finals appearances throughout the 1980s, finishing as runner up to Port Melbourne in 1980, third in 1982 and 1985, and second again (to Williamstown) in 1986. The Lions then brought the decade to a satisfactory conclusion with back to back premierships. 

John Devaney looks at the history of one of the VFA's stalwart clubs.

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1973 Season (VFA Division 1) Fixture

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Coburg's 1973 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Coburg 5.210.514.918.13 121 LOST Port Melbourne 8.411.719.1321.17 143 -22 NPO Apr 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 A Coburg 4.511.1014.1519.17 131 DRAW Prahran 4.59.613.1419.17 131 0 TOO Apr 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Coburg 4.75.128.1411.15 81 LOST Sunshine 4.07.37.613.6 84 -3 SKI May 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Coburg 3.29.614.1319.16 130 LOST Williamstown 9.811.1014.1219.18 132 -2 COB May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 H Coburg 5.36.77.913.13 91 LOST Oakleigh 5.310.419.1425.17 167 -76 COB May 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 A Coburg 4.68.1211.1315.22 112 WON Sandringham 2.25.49.814.11 95 17 BRO May 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Coburg 4.56.97.1111.19 85 DRAW Dandenong 4.34.89.1112.13 85 0 SHE Jun 3 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Coburg 2.55.78.108.14 62 LOST Geelong West 3.15.56.89.11 65 -3 COB Jun 10 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Coburg 3.710.1316.2018.24 132 WON Preston 4.39.711.814.14 98 34 PRE Jun 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Coburg 9.612.815.1518.16 124 LOST Port Melbourne 3.311.914.1518.21 129 -5 COB Jul 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Coburg 3.35.68.911.11 77 LOST Prahran 2.107.1312.1520.19 139 -62 TOO Jul 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Coburg 1.37.1311.1415.20 110 LOST Sunshine 6.89.1016.1419.15 129 -19 COB Jul 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Coburg 1.34.55.1110.14 74 LOST Williamstown 6.88.1210.2012.23 95 -21 WCG Jul 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Coburg 0.56.99.1313.17 95 WON Oakleigh 3.24.87.1210.14 74 21 WAR Jul 29 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Coburg 5.210.611.1621.19 145 WON Sandringham 6.17.311.513.7 85 60 COB Aug 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Coburg 4.510.716.1518.20 128 WON Dandenong 3.38.510.1014.14 98 30 COB Aug 12 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Coburg 6.38.610.1013.12 90 LOST Geelong West 2.47.810.815.16 106 -16 WES Aug 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Coburg 3.311.920.1422.22 154 LOST Preston 8.314.620.727.9 171 -17 COB Aug 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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