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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); Essendon WFC

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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1932 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1932 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 4.38.710.915.15 105 WON Footscray 2.23.56.107.12 54 51 WIN Apr 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
2 A Essendon 2.27.610.1116.17 113 WON North Melbourne 5.510.612.1114.12 96 17 ARD May 7 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
3 H Essendon 2.77.913.1415.20 110 LOST Collingwood 6.39.611.718.11 119 -9 WIN May 14 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
4 A Essendon 3.94.109.1412.15 87 WON St. Kilda 1.15.66.87.15 57 30 JUN May 21 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
5 A Essendon 6.26.47.59.11 65 LOST South Melbourne 3.45.812.1214.15 99 -34 LAK May 28 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
6 H Essendon 7.210.417.922.10 142 WON Fitzroy 2.54.87.913.12 90 52 WIN Jun 4 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
7 A Essendon 1.63.86.98.17 65 WON Hawthorn 1.73.85.97.9 51 14 GLE Jun 18 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
8 A Essendon 2.45.78.1111.12 78 WON Geelong 3.23.48.79.9 63 15 COR Jun 25 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
9 H Essendon 1.21.52.114.18 42 LOST Richmond 3.45.77.1211.14 80 -38 WIN Jul 2 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
10 A Essendon 3.23.65.1011.11 77 LOST Carlton 2.410.915.1421.16 142 -65 PRI Jul 9 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
11 H Essendon 0.42.104.126.14 50 LOST Melbourne 2.23.35.97.11 53 -3 WIN Jul 16 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
12 A Essendon 1.04.75.710.9 69 LOST Footscray 5.87.810.1511.16 82 -13 WES Jul 23 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
13 H Essendon 4.18.711.1014.14 98 WON North Melbourne 3.17.211.215.2 92 6 WIN Jul 30 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
14 A Essendon 2.24.67.99.13 67 LOST Collingwood 3.75.98.1314.15 99 -32 VIC Aug 6 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
15 H Essendon 4.26.48.714.13 97 WON St. Kilda 1.44.67.98.10 58 39 WIN Aug 13 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
16 H Essendon 3.67.911.1013.12 90 WON South Melbourne 2.25.710.1411.20 86 4 WIN Aug 20 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
17 A Essendon 3.35.46.57.10 52 LOST Fitzroy 5.37.89.1712.17 89 -37 BWS Aug 27 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
18 H Essendon 4.56.98.1311.15 81 WON Hawthorn 0.02.32.44.10 34 47 WIN Sep 3 (Sat, 2:45) Scores
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1932 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
16 Anderson, Bruce 16 38 19.0         12 6.0         7 3 1 0.1 0 6
17 Campbell, Garnet 16 48 16.0         11 3.7         10 9 13 0.8 0 78
29 Carland, Matt 6 20 20.0         5 5.0         8 1 0 0.0 0 0
11 Carman, Syd 17 36 12.0         4 1.3         7 4 0 0.0 0 0
23 Clarke, Tom 12 36 12.0         7 2.3         5 4 0 0.0 0 0
10 Colliss, Wally 1                             0 0.0    
31 Fay, Ted 3                             1 0.3    
1 Forbes, Keith 15 63 21.0         19 6.3         5 5 44 2.9 8 272
15 Ford, Frank 16 21 10.5         2 1.0         5 6 22 1.4 0 132
26 Freyer, Ted 18 40 13.3         14 4.7         2 2 52 2.9 6 318
35 Gomez Jnr, Frank 4                             3 0.8    
20 Hammond, Joe 6 16 16.0         3 3.0         2 1 1 0.2 0 6
4 Hearn, Clarrie 14 25 12.5         12 6.0         3 6 19 1.4 4 118
14 Johnson, Len 16 63 21.0         12 4.0         10 8 9 0.6 4 58
13 Le Brun, Norm 11 13 4.3         3 1.0         2 4 1 0.1 0 6
33 Lovett, Joe 5                             0 0.0    
7 Lowenthal, Bill 17 28 14.0         4 2.0         7 2 5 0.3 0 30
18 Madden, Russell 11 41 13.7         9 3.0         12 7 0 0.0 0 0
9 Morgan, Gavin 3                             0 0.0    
22 Nash, Frank 14 40 20.0         17 8.5         3 3 3 0.2 1 19
6 O'Brien, Jock 8                             6 0.8    
27 O'Shea, Dick 7 19 19.0         10 10.0         2 2 0 0.0 1 1
2 Okey, Howard 18 60 20.0         11 3.7         5 0 6 0.3 0 36
30 Peterson, Reg 14 32 10.7         7 2.3         12 7 4 0.3 3 27
12 Ryan, John 2                             1 0.5    
19 Simpson, Norm 1                             0 0.0    
5 Vosti, Jack 1                             0 0.0    
8 Walker, Johnny 7                             3 0.4    
28 Walsh, Paddy 13 72 24.0         23 7.7         10 8 2 0.2 0 12
21 Watson, Carl 11 33 11.0         6 2.0         10 8 1 0.1 0 6
32 Webster, Len 6 29 14.5         5 2.5         5 5 4 0.7 3 27
3 Whitfield, Les 1 11 11.0         3 3.0         1 1 1 1.0 1 7
25 Williamson, Jack 18 50 16.7         11 3.7         19 7 2 0.1 0 12
24 Wilson, Billy 14 22 11.0         9 4.5         3 3 3 0.2 0 18
Totals 342                             207 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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