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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) 1897–2023

Affiliations (Historical)
Challenge Cup (CUP) 1865–1876; Victorian Football Association (VFA) 1877–1896

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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1989 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1989 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 6.311.415.718.8 116 WON Fitzroy 1.26.713.1216.15 111 5 MCG Apr 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 2.34.74.119.14 68 LOST Essendon 4.28.513.914.10 94 -26 WIN Apr 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 A Melbourne 3.49.613.1018.14 122 WON Richmond 0.31.66.88.13 61 61 MCG Apr 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 2.34.88.811.13 79 WON Brisbane 3.54.75.107.11 53 26 MCG Apr 21 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 H Melbourne 2.45.118.1511.16 82 WON Footscray 5.75.87.810.11 71 11 MCG Apr 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 H Melbourne 2.16.47.59.10 64 LOST Collingwood 2.65.1012.1318.16 124 -60 MCG May 6 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
7 H Melbourne 5.77.811.1112.14 86 WON Carlton 1.04.57.1011.14 80 6 MCG May 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Melbourne 1.37.108.1213.17 95 WON West Coast 3.47.139.2012.21 93 2 SUB May 21 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 1.51.113.146.16 52 WON Sydney 2.22.45.56.7 43 9 SCG May 28 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 A Melbourne 4.55.812.1116.17 113 WON North Melbourne 3.35.78.1012.11 83 30 MCG Jun 2 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Melbourne 3.16.49.610.9 69 WON Hawthorn 2.24.38.58.6 54 15 PRI Jun 12 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H Melbourne 0.21.51.72.8 20 LOST Geelong 1.35.411.813.11 89 -69 MCG Jun 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
13 A Melbourne 5.16.28.410.4 64 WON St. Kilda 2.04.56.68.8 56 8 MOO Jun 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 A Melbourne 5.411.714.717.11 113 WON Brisbane 2.34.68.1214.15 99 14 CRR Jul 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Melbourne 3.68.813.1117.15 117 WON North Melbourne 4.36.88.1111.15 81 36 MCG Jul 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 3.48.514.916.16 112 WON Geelong 4.110.313.417.7 109 3 VFL Jul 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 A Melbourne 0.63.105.1810.19 79 LOST Carlton 6.58.811.1315.16 106 -27 PRI Jul 29 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 A Melbourne 3.810.813.1115.13 103 LOST Fitzroy 2.16.516.723.13 151 -48 PRI Aug 5 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Melbourne 0.31.56.89.9 63 LOST Hawthorn 3.26.98.1112.15 87 -24 VFL Aug 12 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 H Melbourne 2.35.69.914.14 98 WON Sydney 2.45.108.1312.15 87 11 MCG Aug 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
21 H Melbourne 4.25.38.610.12 72 LOST St. Kilda 7.59.713.816.8 104 -32 MCG Aug 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Melbourne 4.47.79.1013.11 89 LOST Essendon 4.19.413.916.12 108 -19 MCG Sep 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF H Melbourne 2.15.414.617.9 111 WON Collingwood 3.26.710.713.10 88 23 VFL Sep 9 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
1SF H Melbourne 1.53.118.1612.18 90 LOST Geelong 3.38.812.1122.21 153 -63 MCG Sep 17 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
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1989 Player Stats

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