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KEY FACTS

Official name
Footscray Football Club (trading as Western Bulldogs Football Club)

Known as
Western Bulldogs

Nickname
Bulldogs

Former name
Footscray

Former name date
1997-01-01

Formed
1883 (as Footscray); 1997 (named changed to Western Bulldogs)

Colours
Red, white and blue

Associated clubs
Footscray; Western Bulldogs WFC; Western Bulldogs WFC (VFLW)

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1925–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1886–1924

Home Ground
Docklands

AFL Premierships
2016 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1954 (1 total)

VFA Premierships
1898-9-1900, 1908, 1913, 1919-20, 1923-4 (9 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Victoria - 1924 (1 total); V/AFL Night Series: 1963-4, 1967, 1970, 2010 (5 total)

Most Games
364 - Brad Johnson (1994-2010)

Most Goals
575 - Simon Beasley (1982-1989)

League Top Goalkickers
J.Collins (84) 1954 & (74) 1957; K.Templeton (118) 1978 & (91) 1979; S.Beasley (105) 1985; B.Hall (80) 2010 (4 winners/6 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Alan Hopkins 1930; Norm Ware 1941; Peter Box 1956; John Schultz 1960; Gary Dempsey 1975; Kelvin Templeton 1980; Brad Hardie 1985; Tony Liberatore 1990; Scott Wynd 1992; Adam Cooney 2008 (10 total)

Headquarters
417 Barkly St, Footscray, VIC 3011

Postal Address
PO Box 4112 DC, Footscray West, VIC, 3012

Phone: (03) 9680 6100 

Email
godogs@westernbulldogs.com.au

Website
westernbulldogs.com.au

Western Bulldogs



"In actuality, Footscray in the 1950s was gradually assembling its greatest array of talent ever, and an inability to perform under pressure was certainly never an issue for players like Herb Henderson, Jack Collins, Charlie Sutton or Ted Whitten ... Collins, the VFL's top goalkicker in 1954 and 1957, was arguably Footscray's greatest ever full forward; Sutton, although best remembered as a highly accomplished back pocket player, was capable of playing almost anywhere, and indeed jointly topped the club's goalkicking list in 1951. Whitten, of course, was simply incomparable..."

John Devaney extols the virtues of the blue-collar Bulldogs, Footscray - the team of the mighty west.

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1991 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Footscray's 1991 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Footscray 7.39.611.811.10 76 LOST Collingwood 2.34.1111.1521.20 146 -70 WAV Mar 24 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
2 Footscray       Bye        
3 H Footscray 2.26.79.710.8 68 LOST Geelong 9.310.912.1915.27 117 -49 WES Apr 7 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 A Footscray 4.47.99.1315.16 106 WON Fitzroy 4.49.1010.1412.18 90 16 PRI Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 H Footscray 6.211.413.817.16 118 WON Hawthorn 2.28.213.816.11 107 11 WAV Apr 20 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Footscray 4.47.611.1014.13 97 LOST Adelaide 3.18.713.919.14 128 -31 FBP Apr 28 (Sun, 7:40) Scores
7 H Footscray 6.77.815.1120.13 133 WON Richmond 2.46.89.1114.17 101 32 WES May 5 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Footscray 2.36.68.912.10 82 LOST Melbourne 5.57.712.1417.19 121 -39 MCG May 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 H Footscray 4.29.312.915.11 101 WON Brisbane 4.46.910.1014.12 96 5 WES May 18 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Footscray 3.68.1413.1718.19 127 LOST North Melbourne 5.413.619.1021.15 141 -14 MCG May 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Footscray 2.54.66.88.9 57 WON Carlton 0.30.70.91.10 16 41 WES Jun 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Footscray 2.44.44.94.11 35 DRAW Sydney 2.22.34.45.5 35 0 WES Jun 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Footscray 0.22.33.37.5 47 LOST West Coast 7.310.821.1025.15 165 -118 WAC Jun 14 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 A Footscray 2.104.127.168.21 69 LOST St. Kilda 3.17.311.416.6 102 -33 MOO Jun 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 H Footscray 0.51.108.1511.23 89 WON Essendon 2.24.35.46.7 43 46 WES Jun 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Footscray 4.08.111.113.2 80 LOST Collingwood 2.35.711.1120.13 133 -53 VIC Jul 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 Footscray       Bye        
18 A Footscray 1.04.05.510.8 68 LOST Geelong 5.613.1117.1420.16 136 -68 KAR Jul 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 H Footscray 7.58.715.1016.12 108 WON Fitzroy 1.04.54.67.9 51 57 WES Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Footscray 3.36.56.710.9 69 LOST Hawthorn 2.45.67.1012.11 83 -14 WAV Aug 3 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Footscray 3.63.94.138.16 64 WON Adelaide 0.12.44.46.4 40 24 WES Aug 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Footscray 3.15.87.911.12 78 LOST Richmond 2.37.311.814.11 95 -17 MCG Aug 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
23 H Footscray 0.11.43.86.9 45 LOST Melbourne 2.45.55.68.8 56 -11 WES Aug 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
24 A Footscray 2.44.97.1014.14 98 WON Brisbane 3.16.47.138.14 62 36 CRR Aug 31 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
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1991 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
23 Atkins, Simon 22 326 14.8 286 13.0 612 27.8 37 1.7 5 0.2 19 0.9 21 28 12 0.5 9 81
50 Ballantyne, Jon 5 36 7.2 4 0.8 40 8.0 24 4.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 5 16 3.2 9 105
35 Baxter, Darren 21 339 16.1 134 6.4 473 22.5 97 4.6 1 0.0 9 0.4 24 13 7 0.3 11 53
18 Cameron, Leon 19 241 12.7 79 4.2 320 16.8 57 3.0 0 0.0 10 0.5 15 22 10 0.5 11 71
1 Charles, Justin 16 110 6.9 85 5.3 195 12.2 85 5.3 47 2.9 15 0.9 12 31 17 1.1 7 109
20 Coleman, Glenn 20 263 13.2 122 6.1 385 19.3 157 7.9 30 1.5 10 0.5 32 39 9 0.5 12 66
11 Corcoran, Shannon 5 28 5.6 13 2.6 41 8.2 11 2.2 0 0.0 4 0.8 3 2 0 0.0 2 2
2 Cousins, Richard 3 15 5.0 9 3.0 24 8.0 11 3.7 5 1.7 4 1.3 0 1 1 0.3 1 7
37 Croft, Matthew 5 36 7.2 21 4.2 57 11.4 11 2.2 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 6 2 0.4 2 14
22 Cullen, Mark 10 82 8.2 70 7.0 152 15.2 24 2.4 0 0.0 15 1.5 10 24 9 0.9 10 64
26 Del-Re, Danny 9 75 8.3 37 4.1 112 12.4 29 3.2 1 0.1 3 0.3 11 10 11 1.2 5 71
12 Eppelstun, Greg 20 187 9.4 116 5.8 303 15.2 52 2.6 0 0.0 24 1.2 25 18 0 0.0 2 2
45 Ford, Michael 15 125 8.3 72 4.8 197 13.1 36 2.4 2 0.1 11 0.7 15 10 2 0.1 7 19
32 Foster, Peter 22 281 12.8 120 5.5 401 18.2 141 6.4 7 0.3 10 0.5 28 37 6 0.3 5 41
9 Georgiades, John 3 27 9.0 15 5.0 42 14.0 12 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 4 6 2.0 3 39
19 Gow, Paul 7 42 6.0 18 2.6 60 8.6 12 1.7 0 0.0 6 0.9 8 6 0 0.0 0 0
44 Grant, Jamie 5 24 4.8 21 4.2 45 9.0 8 1.6 0 0.0 3 0.6 5 5 1 0.2 2 8
29 Grant, Chris 15 113 7.5 77 5.1 190 12.7 75 5.0 3 0.2 7 0.5 17 27 18 1.2 15 123
7 Hawkins, Doug 22 248 11.3 119 5.4 367 16.7 116 5.3 1 0.0 20 0.9 25 32 38 1.7 33 261
43 Hogg, Matthew 10 69 6.9 39 3.9 108 10.8 18 1.8 0 0.0 10 1.0 9 9 0 0.0 0 0
10 Hunter, Mark 22 297 13.5 111 5.0 408 18.5 53 2.4 0 0.0 28 1.3 41 16 0 0.0 2 2
4 Kellett, Nigel 14 190 13.6 106 7.6 296 21.1 45 3.2 0 0.0 13 0.9 16 20 3 0.2 2 20
8 Kennedy, Rick 11 68 6.2 66 6.0 134 12.2 44 4.0 0 0.0 13 1.2 20 15 0 0.0 0 0
21 Kolyniuk, Steven 12 157 13.1 61 5.1 218 18.2 36 3.0 0 0.0 16 1.3 15 20 11 0.9 17 83
31 Krakouer, Phil 7 26 3.7 15 2.1 41 5.9 15 2.1 0 0.0 2 0.3 1 7 7 1.0 3 45
39 Liberatore, Tony 22 301 13.7 296 13.5 597 27.1 29 1.3 0 0.0 62 2.8 37 43 13 0.6 9 87
27 MacPherson, Stephen 17 249 14.6 121 7.1 370 21.8 58 3.4 0 0.0 12 0.7 20 21 4 0.2 3 27
25 Mansfield, Matthew 5 65 13.0 22 4.4 87 17.4 30 6.0 0 0.0 5 1.0 7 5 0 0.0 0 0
40 Moloney, Troy 2 9 4.5 9 4.5 18 9.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 4 0 0.0 0 0
14 Reynolds, Keenan 7 67 9.6 28 4.0 95 13.6 17 2.4 0 0.0 7 1.0 8 1 2 0.3 0 12
33 Royal, Brian 14 166 11.9 70 5.0 236 16.9 35 2.5 1 0.1 22 1.6 19 26 33 2.4 29 227
34 Sexton, Ben 5 22 4.4 14 2.8 36 7.2 14 2.8 0 0.0 3 0.6 1 4 10 2.0 8 68
17 Standfield, Barry 5 44 8.8 19 3.8 63 12.6 14 2.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 5 3 0 0.0 1 1
58 Stanley, Darren 3 11 3.7 10 3.3 21 7.0 5 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 3 2 0.7 1 13
16 Wallace, Terry 4 40 10.0 45 11.3 85 21.3 18 4.5 0 0.0 9 2.3 9 6 1 0.3 0 6
24 Wallis, Steve 10 106 10.6 90 9.0 196 19.6 40 4.0 0 0.0 19 1.9 16 8 0 0.0 1 1
6 Wigney, Stuart 6 44 7.3 21 3.5 65 10.8 19 3.2 0 0.0 3 0.5 4 2 2 0.3 6 18
15 Wynd, Scott 20 85 4.3 255 12.8 340 17.0 135 6.8 193 9.7 23 1.2 37 24 5 0.3 1 31
Totals 440 4614 10.5 2816 6.4 7430 16.9 1620 3.7 296 0.7 423 1.0 524 557 258 0.6 229 1777
 

Footnotes

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