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KEY FACTS

Official name
Dandenong Football Club

Known as
Dandenong

Disbanded
1994

Colours
Navy blue and red (1992-1994 white, red and blue)

Emblem
Redlegs (formerly Dandies)

Associated clubs
Dandenong

Affiliations (Historical)
Dandenong and District Football Association (DDFA) 1935–1950; Federal Football League (FFL) 1930, 1934, 1948, 1951–1957; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1958–1994

Home Ground
Dandenong Showgrounds (1958-1961) Shepley Oval (1962-1994)

VFA Premierships
First Division: 1967, 1971, 1991 (3 total) Second Division: 1962 (1 total)

Most Games
210 by Lew Wright (1976-1988)

Dandenong



"Controversy again attended Dandenong on their next appearance in the grand final in 1971 when they defeated Preston. The controversy focused on a goal kicked by Dandenong full forward Jim ‘Frosty’ Miller from a free kick awarded before umpire McMaster had even bounced the ball to start the game."

John Devaney looks at the key moments in Dandenong's history.

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1985 Season (VFA Division 2) Fixture

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Dandenong's 1985 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Dandenong 9.412.914.1015.11 101 LOST Moorabbin West 4.318.524.1431.22 208 -107 BRR Apr 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 H Dandenong 6.216.220.424.8 152 LOST Oakleigh 4.19.318.626.7 163 -11 SHE Apr 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Dandenong 3.26.411.918.10 118 LOST Sunshine 8.714.1216.1918.24 132 -14 SKI Apr 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Dandenong 3.110.813.1220.13 133 WON Waverley 10.810.1017.1419.17 131 2 SHE May 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Dandenong 6.27.88.1112.11 83 LOST Caulfield 2.05.39.513.10 88 -5 PPC May 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
6 H Dandenong 2.56.1112.1417.18 120 LOST Berwick 4.69.813.1419.18 132 -12 SHE May 26 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Dandenong 7.412.1114.1520.19 139 WON Northcote 3.44.67.97.11 53 86 NOR Jun 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 H Dandenong 4.39.1012.1515.19 109 LOST Brunswick 5.712.920.1125.16 166 -57 SHE Jun 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Dandenong 4.312.1016.1022.15 147 WON Mordialloc 7.59.615.918.12 120 27 BKR Jun 23 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Dandenong 2.18.49.814.13 97 WON Moorabbin West 5.25.310.412.5 77 20 SHE Jun 30 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
11 A Dandenong 5.28.311.617.8 110 LOST Oakleigh 5.411.1015.1220.14 134 -24 WAR Jul 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Dandenong 2.14.96.1111.17 83 LOST Sunshine 5.108.1314.1716.18 114 -31 SHE Jul 14 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 A Dandenong 1.23.76.98.14 62 WON Waverley 3.65.107.147.15 57 5 CR2 Jul 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 H Dandenong 1.38.108.1213.16 94 LOST Caulfield 7.27.210.715.9 99 -5 SHE Jul 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 A Dandenong 5.45.48.58.7 55 LOST Berwick 2.08.710.814.15 99 -44 EFR Aug 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Dandenong 7.613.1121.1827.22 184 WON Northcote 5.410.811.1117.14 116 68 SHE Aug 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Dandenong 2.48.118.149.16 70 LOST Brunswick 4.56.69.911.14 80 -10 AGO Aug 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Dandenong 6.319.722.1231.18 204 WON Mordialloc 3.63.64.74.9 33 171 SHE Aug 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
 

Footnotes

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