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KEY FACTS

Official name
Melbourne Football Club

Known as
Melbourne

Nickname
Demons (formerly Red Legs, Fuchsias)

Formed
1858

Colours
Navy blue and red

Associated clubs
Casey; Melbourne WFC; Melbourne Reserves; Casey WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) –; Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896

Home Ground
M.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2021 (1 total)

VFL Premierships
1900, 1926, 1939-40-41, 1948, 1955-56-57, 1959-60, 1964 (12 total)

Senior Premierships
VFL Night Series: 1971, 1987, 1989 (3 total); McClelland Trophy 1955-6, 1958, 1990, 2021 (5 total)

Most Games
306 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

Most Goals
631 - David Neitz (1993-2008)

League Top Goalkickers
V.Coutie (39) 1904; H.Brereton (56) 1912; N.Smith (89) 1941; F.Fanning (67) 1944, (67) 1945 & (97) 1947; D.Neitz (82) 2002 (5 winners/7 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Ivor Warne-Smith 1926 & 1928; Don Cordner 1946; Brian Wilson 1982; Peter Moore 1984; Jim Stynes 1991; Shane Woewodin 2000 (6 medallists/7 medals)

Headquarters
Great Southern Stand (MCG), East Melbourne, VIC 3002

Postal Address
PO Box 254, East Melbourne, VIC 8002

Phone: (03) 9652 1111 

Email
info@melbournefc.com.au

Website
melbournefc.com.au

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"The seeds of the Melbourne Football Club's greatest ever era began to be sown the following season, in 1952, when favourite son Norm Smith returned from Fitzroy to take over from Alan La Fontaine as senior coach ... and the 1953 season saw the debuts of several players who would go on to play significant roles in the club's impending period of greatness, notably Ron Barassi, Brian Dixon, Ian Ridley, Laurie Mithen and Colin Wilson ..."

Despite their recent lack of success, John Devaney writes that, as the foundation club, their place in the game's history is assured

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1964 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1964 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 2.48.711.1114.13 97 LOST Geelong 2.28.412.717.8 110 -13 MCG Apr 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A Melbourne 4.35.510.1111.11 77 WON North Melbourne 0.16.57.58.13 61 16 ARD Apr 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H Melbourne 2.56.108.1211.13 79 WON Carlton 1.11.31.64.9 33 46 MCG May 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A Melbourne 1.64.76.129.13 67 LOST St. Kilda 2.17.58.1113.15 93 -26 JUN May 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 A Melbourne 1.62.105.1810.25 85 WON Essendon 2.04.45.77.11 53 32 WIN May 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 H Melbourne 3.35.99.1110.13 73 WON Hawthorn 4.65.79.810.8 68 5 MCG May 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H Melbourne 2.34.59.1412.14 86 WON Footscray 2.33.64.66.8 44 42 MCG May 30 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A Melbourne 3.64.1014.1417.16 118 WON Fitzroy 1.22.42.47.9 51 67 BWS Jun 6 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H Melbourne 3.25.48.1010.13 73 WON Collingwood 2.13.45.98.15 63 10 MCG Jun 15 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
10 H Melbourne 4.511.1316.1623.18 156 WON Richmond 0.23.45.76.7 43 113 MCG Jun 27 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
11 A Melbourne 4.77.915.1418.21 129 WON South Melbourne 1.26.87.1012.11 83 46 LAK Jul 4 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A Melbourne 2.16.57.710.15 75 WON Geelong 3.73.77.107.12 54 21 KAR Jul 11 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H Melbourne 2.47.714.1118.15 123 WON North Melbourne 1.54.104.116.15 51 72 MCG Jul 18 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A Melbourne 3.26.47.612.8 80 WON Carlton 4.34.47.139.14 68 12 PRI Jul 25 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H Melbourne 3.56.58.78.7 55 WON St. Kilda 0.02.23.35.7 37 18 MCG Aug 1 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 H Melbourne 2.25.57.67.6 48 LOST Essendon 1.22.55.96.14 50 -2 MCG Aug 8 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 A Melbourne 2.36.86.1010.13 73 WON Hawthorn 3.26.39.810.9 69 4 GLE Aug 15 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A Melbourne 1.42.64.134.14 38 LOST Footscray 3.06.17.112.6 78 -40 WES Aug 22 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2SF H Melbourne 2.38.714.1319.20 134 WON Collingwood 2.23.65.86.9 45 89 MCG Sep 5 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
GF H Melbourne 2.65.77.108.16 64 WON Collingwood 2.55.95.118.12 60 4 MCG Sep 19 (Sat, 2:50) Scores
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1964 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
6 Adams, Frank 15 26 13.0         3 1.5         3 2 1 0.1    
11 Anderson, Tony 16 22 11.0         2 1.0         1 2 0 0.0    
31 Barassi Jnr, Ron 18 26 13.0         6 3.0         5 3 25 1.4    
3 Bartlett, Maurie 3                             1 0.3    
14 Bourke, Barry 20 16 8.0         8 4.0         2 3 28 1.4    
19 Carroll, Bob 1                             0 0.0    
5 Crompton, Neil 19 28 14.0         7 3.5         2 2 1 0.1    
40 Davis, Frank 6 23 11.5         3 1.5         4 1 1 0.2    
9 Dixon, Brian 17 49 24.5         10 5.0         1 3 1 0.1    
10 Emselle, Ken 20 3 1.5         0 0.0         1 0 24 1.2    
1 Foster, Rob 2                             1 0.5    
15 Groom, Ray 12                             9 0.8    
20 Jacobs, Graeme 16 23 11.5         6 3.0         5 1 33 2.1    
8 Johnson, Bob 'Tassie' 19 19 9.5         11 5.5         0 2 2 0.1    
22 Kenneally, Bryan 20 12 6.0         2 1.0         0 3 15 0.8    
21 Leahy, Brian 14                             1 0.1    
38 Leitch, Jim 2                             0 0.0    
4 Lord Jnr, John 8 15 7.5         9 4.5         4 8 14 1.8    
34 Mann, Len 4                             0 0.0    
29 Mann, Harold 'Hassa' 19 40 20.0         14 7.0         6 1 15 0.8    
37 Massey, Bernie 18 8 4.0         4 2.0         1 2 0 0.0    
39 Matthews Jnr, Herbie 4                             0 0.0    
36 McLean, Peter 10 3 1.5         0 0.0         0 0 1 0.1    
33 Miller, Robert 5                             0 0.0    
28 Robbie, David 6                             4 0.7    
18 Roet, Brian 15 29 14.5         4 2.0         4 3 0 0.0    
16 Townsend, John 20 36 18.0         6 3.0         1 1 35 1.8    
32 Vagg, Barrie 20 27 13.5         9 4.5         3 1 22 1.1    
17 Watson, Graeme 13                             2 0.2    
35 Williams, Don 17 31 15.5         4 2.0         4 1 1 0.1    
23 Wise, Graham 19 14 7.0         4 2.0         1 2 1 0.1    
7 Zinko, Owen 2                             3 1.5    
Totals 400                             241 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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