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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

Melbourne



"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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1990 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1990 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 6.210.317.722.10 142 WON North Melbourne 2.55.99.1312.17 89 53 MCG Mar 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Melbourne 4.97.1111.1418.20 128 WON Geelong 5.310.512.1013.13 91 37 MCG Apr 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
3 H Melbourne 4.39.517.718.14 122 WON Essendon 4.38.69.814.11 95 27 MCG Apr 16 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
4 A Melbourne 5.35.410.713.11 89 WON Fitzroy 3.36.67.89.10 64 25 WAV Apr 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Melbourne 5.16.314.519.11 125 WON Brisbane 3.25.78.98.13 61 64 CRR Apr 28 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
6 A Melbourne 4.75.118.1812.21 93 LOST Sydney 1.26.89.1014.14 98 -5 SCG May 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Melbourne 5.39.511.518.8 116 WON West Coast 2.23.36.69.7 61 55 MCG May 11 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
8 H Melbourne 6.411.613.720.13 133 WON Richmond 3.55.710.1111.14 80 53 MCG May 19 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 4.36.47.57.6 48 LOST Hawthorn 2.15.29.514.8 92 -44 WAV May 26 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 A Melbourne 2.22.27.39.4 58 LOST Collingwood 3.18.412.716.14 110 -52 WAV Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Melbourne 4.310.514.615.9 99 WON Carlton 3.25.410.913.15 93 6 MCG Jun 11 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 A Melbourne 4.16.513.1115.11 101 WON Footscray 1.12.35.510.8 68 33 WES Jun 17 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Melbourne 4.27.710.1114.15 99 LOST St. Kilda 3.59.914.1120.12 132 -33 MCG Jun 23 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
14 H Melbourne 1.53.98.1210.13 73 LOST North Melbourne 5.414.622.931.14 200 -127 MCG Jul 7 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
15 A Melbourne 3.59.712.1115.13 103 LOST Geelong 4.17.315.517.11 113 -10 KAR Jul 14 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 3.27.59.917.12 114 WON Essendon 5.69.813.1215.16 106 8 WIN Jul 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 4.811.1313.1715.19 109 WON Fitzroy 2.35.78.1312.18 90 19 MCG Jul 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 2.49.89.1210.13 73 WON Brisbane 3.14.18.39.6 60 13 WAV Aug 4 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 H Melbourne 9.215.619.827.11 173 WON Sydney 4.37.510.1315.16 106 67 MCG Aug 11 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
20 A Melbourne 4.58.815.1021.13 139 WON West Coast 1.35.510.815.13 103 36 SUB Aug 19 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
21 A Melbourne 2.27.119.1412.14 86 WON Richmond 2.15.17.47.8 50 36 WAV Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Melbourne 4.58.1115.1317.14 116 WON Hawthorn 2.54.99.1015.14 104 12 MCG Sep 1 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
EF H Melbourne 1.23.69.1010.13 73 WON Hawthorn 2.64.75.108.16 64 9 MCG Sep 9 (Sun, 2:30) Scores
1SF H Melbourne 2.12.88.915.10 100 LOST West Coast 4.210.516.1019.16 130 -30 WAV Sep 22 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1990 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Bennett, Darren 23 201 8.7 31 1.3 232 10.1 135 5.9 25 1.1 8 0.3 15 21 87 3.8 54 576
24 Beveridge, Luke 3 14 4.7 4 1.3 18 6.0 4 1.3 0 0.0 1 0.3 3 1 1 0.3 0 6
39 Cameron, Stuart 5 19 3.8 16 3.2 35 7.0 10 2.0 0 0.0 3 0.6 7 2 1 0.2 0 6
4 Campbell, Tony 18 152 8.4 62 3.4 214 11.9 64 3.6 3 0.2 19 1.1 14 24 22 1.2 14 146
32 Clark, Steven 3 31 10.3 19 6.3 50 16.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 8 2.7 7 4 7 2.3 5 47
25 Eishold, Simon 20 215 10.8 113 5.7 328 16.4 59 3.0 2 0.1 36 1.8 26 51 22 1.1 13 145
21 Febey, Steven 23 256 11.1 80 3.5 336 14.6 77 3.3 2 0.1 26 1.1 28 25 6 0.3 9 45
37 Flintoff, David 6 62 10.3 34 5.7 96 16.0 21 3.5 0 0.0 8 1.3 5 10 4 0.7 1 25
14 Grinter, Rod 13 103 7.9 48 3.7 151 11.6 36 2.8 0 0.0 17 1.3 14 19 5 0.4 2 32
33 Healy, Greg 13 162 12.5 104 8.0 266 20.5 46 3.5 0 0.0 14 1.1 22 10 11 0.8 7 73
54 Heaver, Brent 9 55 6.1 27 3.0 82 9.1 11 1.2 0 0.0 8 0.9 5 6 10 1.1 3 63
36 Hickmott, Robert 2 5 2.5 12 6.0 17 8.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
28 Howat, John 6 36 6.0 18 3.0 54 9.0 14 2.3 1 0.2 7 1.2 8 9 2 0.3 0 12
10 Hughes, Danny 17 119 7.0 43 2.5 162 9.5 33 1.9 17 1.0 17 1.0 24 29 7 0.4 2 44
45 Jackson, Ricky 10 147 14.7 60 6.0 207 20.7 30 3.0 0 0.0 9 0.9 15 12 26 2.6 14 170
9 Johnson, Alan 7 97 13.9 19 2.7 116 16.6 28 4.0 1 0.1 7 1.0 10 4 6 0.9 5 41
31 Keogh, Rod 4 32 8.0 19 4.8 51 12.8 5 1.3 0 0.0 5 1.3 6 11 4 1.0 2 26
16 Lovell, Andy 12 149 12.4 61 5.1 210 17.5 37 3.1 1 0.1 18 1.5 12 11 17 1.4 6 108
17 Lovett, Brett 24 318 13.3 189 7.9 507 21.1 103 4.3 6 0.3 35 1.5 41 26 7 0.3 8 50
6 Lovett, Glenn 10 97 9.7 19 1.9 116 11.6 31 3.1 0 0.0 15 1.5 11 7 3 0.3 5 23
3 Lyon, Garry 21 284 13.5 89 4.2 373 17.8 104 5.0 13 0.6 47 2.2 31 32 13 0.6 9 87
46 Mahoney, Mathew 4 19 4.8 13 3.3 32 8.0 16 4.0 9 2.3 0 0.0 2 4 0 0.0 0 0
34 Newport, Stephen 18 219 12.2 96 5.3 315 17.5 69 3.8 0 0.0 17 0.9 17 18 8 0.4 7 55
1 O'Dwyer, Steven 15 89 5.9 48 3.2 137 9.1 48 3.2 139 9.3 6 0.4 30 31 9 0.6 3 57
29 Obst, Andrew 22 230 10.5 160 7.3 390 17.7 74 3.4 10 0.5 51 2.3 30 36 9 0.4 7 61
41 Rohde, Peter 13 78 6.0 31 2.4 109 8.4 20 1.5 2 0.2 17 1.3 11 6 0 0.0 0 0
30 Seow, Dannie 2 14 7.0 11 5.5 25 12.5 5 2.5 1 0.5 2 1.0 3 2 0 0.0 0 0
5 Spalding, Earl 22 186 8.5 108 4.9 294 13.4 85 3.9 22 1.0 24 1.1 26 31 15 0.7 9 99
23 Spencer, Trevor 2 9 4.5 3 1.5 12 6.0 2 1.0 1 0.5 4 2.0 1 3 0 0.0 1 1
18 Stretch, Steven 23 327 14.2 71 3.1 398 17.3 67 2.9 4 0.2 46 2.0 28 34 8 0.3 8 56
11 Stynes, Jim 24 306 12.8 129 5.4 435 18.1 125 5.2 258 10.8 25 1.0 63 49 11 0.5 8 74
15 Tingay, Stephen 24 264 11.0 121 5.0 385 16.0 64 2.7 2 0.1 54 2.3 23 34 14 0.6 16 100
26 Viney, Jay 9 63 7.0 26 2.9 89 9.9 15 1.7 0 0.0 7 0.8 5 11 1 0.1 1 7
12 Viney, Todd 15 190 12.7 74 4.9 264 17.6 51 3.4 1 0.1 21 1.4 18 30 12 0.8 13 85
27 Wight, Sean 2 12 6.0 7 3.5 19 9.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 1 1 0.5 1 7
7 Wilson, Brian 13 129 9.9 129 9.9 258 19.8 57 4.4 3 0.2 3 0.2 15 14 11 0.8 11 77
8 Yeats, Graeme 23 272 11.8 102 4.4 374 16.3 89 3.9 0 0.0 23 1.0 38 25 9 0.4 4 58
Totals 480 4961 10.3 2196 4.6 7157 14.9 1645 3.4 523 1.1 614 1.3 615 643 369 0.8 249 2463
 

Footnotes

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