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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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1958 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 1958 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Essendon 4.48.810.1213.17 95 WON Geelong 2.23.85.108.10 58 37 WIN Apr 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Essendon 3.96.1210.1411.16 82 LOST St. Kilda 3.49.1211.1517.18 120 -38 JUN Apr 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 A Essendon 2.44.46.57.6 48 LOST Hawthorn 0.66.117.1310.14 74 -26 GLE Apr 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 H Essendon 4.35.412.713.9 87 WON Collingwood 1.25.98.129.15 69 18 WIN May 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Essendon 4.89.1011.1212.15 87 LOST Melbourne 3.06.59.715.12 102 -15 MCG May 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A Essendon 0.04.75.87.13 55 LOST North Melbourne 5.75.79.109.10 64 -9 ARD May 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Essendon 1.25.78.811.16 82 WON Richmond 2.93.108.129.14 68 14 WIN May 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Essendon 3.46.610.913.14 92 LOST Footscray 5.58.814.1016.11 107 -15 WES May 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Essendon 0.71.135.175.19 49 LOST Carlton 2.25.36.67.8 50 -1 WIN Jun 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 H Essendon 4.28.513.816.11 107 WON Fitzroy 0.33.46.78.8 56 51 WIN Jun 14 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Essendon 2.110.712.1015.13 103 WON South Melbourne 2.43.53.98.13 61 42 LAK Jun 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Essendon 2.35.67.712.12 84 LOST Geelong 5.18.612.815.9 99 -15 KAR Jun 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Essendon 2.38.128.1817.30 132 WON St. Kilda 3.23.57.98.9 57 75 WIN Jul 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 H Essendon 2.45.57.1111.15 81 WON Hawthorn 2.14.56.67.7 49 32 WIN Jul 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 A Essendon 1.45.78.1112.14 86 WON Collingwood 5.68.610.711.9 75 11 VIC Aug 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Essendon 2.65.76.911.12 78 WON Melbourne 3.45.98.1310.15 75 3 WIN Aug 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H Essendon 3.35.36.88.14 62 LOST North Melbourne 2.46.89.1111.14 80 -18 WIN Aug 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Essendon 2.38.513.716.13 109 WON Richmond 7.08.310.715.11 101 8 PUN Aug 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1958 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
11 Birt, Johnny 18                             31 1.7    
2 Booth, Stan 8                             14 1.8    
20 Box, Bill 9                             4 0.4    
18 Burgess, Reg 16                             2 0.1    
1 Clarke, Jack 18                             3 0.2    
29 Clarkson, Jack 3                             0 0.0    
26 Donohoe, Brian 17                             5 0.3    
16 Driscoll, Frank 3                             1 0.3    
19 Elliott, Trevor 6                             1 0.2    
28 Epis, Alec 10                             1 0.1    
8 Evans, Ron 10                             27 2.7    
23 Fraser, Ken 17                             3 0.2    
13 Gallagher, Fred 11                             16 1.5    
22 Gamble, Jeff 18                             0 0.0    
38 Gluyas, Bob 1                             1 1.0    
37 Green, Kevin 2                             0 0.0    
4 Hebbard, Col 12                             3 0.3    
21 Knowles, Jack 6                             0 0.0    
30 Leek, Geoff 18                             13 0.7    
32 Mackie, Barry 1                             0 0.0    
7 Mann, Lance 8                             1 0.1    
31 Mitchell, Hugh 13                             19 1.5    
17 Moloney, George 9                             13 1.4    
15 Murdoch, Alby 17                             0 0.0    
24 Parks, Kevin 8                             0 0.0    
34 Pascoe, Mal 18                             18 1.0    
27 Peucker, Ken 7                             3 0.4    
9 Sewell, Greg 18                             8 0.4    
35 Shearman, Bob 15                             2 0.1    
5 Suter, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
25 Timms, Ken 18                             21 1.2    
33 Towner, John 16                             0 0.0    
12 Webster, Eric 3                             0 0.0    
36 Yeo, Alby 5                             0 0.0    
Totals 360                             210 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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