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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) 1897–2023

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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2010 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Essendon's 2010 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Essendon 2.37.911.1413.16 94 LOST Geelong 2.58.711.819.11 125 -31 MCG Mar 26 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
2 H Essendon 3.46.109.139.15 69 LOST Fremantle 3.26.611.1017.11 113 -44 DOC Apr 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Essendon 4.27.109.1213.17 95 WON Carlton 4.56.67.1210.15 75 20 MCG Apr 10 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
4 A Essendon 5.15.56.711.12 78 LOST West Coast 5.511.813.1015.11 101 -23 SUB Apr 16 (Fri, 6:40) Scores
5 A Essendon 0.34.46.58.7 55 LOST Collingwood 7.511.817.918.12 120 -65 MCG Apr 25 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
6 H Essendon 5.47.611.915.16 106 WON Hawthorn 1.55.89.99.9 63 43 MCG May 1 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
7 H Essendon 3.17.314.816.10 106 LOST Port Adelaide 4.07.213.217.7 109 -3 DOC May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Essendon 1.46.410.614.9 93 WON St. Kilda 2.35.87.1111.15 81 12 DOC May 16 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
9 H Essendon 7.110.614.1319.16 130 WON Richmond 2.45.78.814.11 95 35 MCG May 22 (Sat, 7:45) Scores
10 H Essendon 3.27.512.615.9 99 WON Western Bulldogs 3.26.48.414.6 90 9 DOC May 28 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Essendon 2.27.511.612.8 80 LOST Sydney 3.37.510.1212.17 89 -9 SCG Jun 6 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
12 H Essendon 4.38.610.912.11 83 LOST Geelong 6.311.616.1123.16 154 -71 DOC Jun 12 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
13 A Essendon 3.15.69.713.8 86 LOST Hawthorn 5.78.99.1314.18 102 -16 MCG Jun 18 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 A Essendon 1.32.44.85.10 40 LOST Adelaide 7.112.515.719.10 124 -84 FBP Jul 3 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
15 A Essendon 3.44.108.1614.19 103 LOST Melbourne 6.210.614.719.8 122 -19 MCG Jul 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Essendon 4.28.710.1114.16 100 LOST West Coast 4.510.916.1120.12 132 -32 DOC Jul 17 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
17 A Essendon 5.39.813.1118.14 122 WON North Melbourne 3.58.513.818.11 119 3 DOC Jul 24 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 H Essendon 7.29.512.1016.12 108 WON St. Kilda 1.23.45.611.9 75 33 DOC Jul 30 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
19 H Essendon 3.65.138.169.19 73 LOST Carlton 6.310.513.823.11 149 -76 MCG Aug 6 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
20 H Essendon 3.05.07.210.4 64 LOST Collingwood 8.214.520.1124.18 162 -98 MCG Aug 13 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 H Essendon 2.12.44.610.8 68 LOST Brisbane 5.310.512.914.11 95 -27 DOC Aug 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
22 A Essendon 2.46.49.611.12 78 LOST Western Bulldogs 6.211.415.517.5 107 -29 DOC Aug 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
Player stats will return soon.
 

Footnotes

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