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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) 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

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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1999 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 1999 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 4.710.1013.1314.20 104 WON Richmond 5.28.411.513.9 87 17 MCG Mar 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 1.33.310.413.6 84 LOST St. Kilda 8.313.815.1119.16 130 -46 WAV Apr 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
3 A Melbourne 2.73.107.1512.19 91 LOST Geelong 1.49.610.1014.13 97 -6 KAR Apr 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 3.45.810.1112.13 85 WON Hawthorn 1.26.47.912.12 84 1 MCG Apr 16 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
5 H Melbourne 4.37.710.913.12 90 WON Port Adelaide 0.22.96.119.12 66 24 MCG Apr 24 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
6 A Melbourne 1.35.48.610.10 70 LOST Brisbane 5.55.69.714.9 93 -23 GAB May 1 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
7 H Melbourne 6.112.517.720.14 134 WON Essendon 6.212.416.817.11 113 21 MCG May 8 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
8 A Melbourne 2.44.65.97.11 53 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.17.511.817.15 117 -64 PRI May 15 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
9 A Melbourne 3.23.45.99.10 64 LOST Carlton 7.29.313.415.7 97 -33 PRI May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Melbourne 3.56.69.813.12 90 LOST Fremantle 6.412.718.1022.12 144 -54 MCG Jun 4 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
11 A Melbourne 3.25.59.713.11 89 WON Collingwood 4.56.68.1211.12 78 11 MCG Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
12 H Melbourne 1.35.611.714.8 92 LOST North Melbourne 2.55.810.1112.21 93 -1 MCG Jun 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
13 H Melbourne 4.08.614.916.13 109 WON Adelaide 5.47.911.1013.13 91 18 MCG Jun 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Melbourne 4.35.48.1011.11 77 LOST West Coast 5.47.1211.1416.16 112 -35 SUB Jul 3 (Sat, 8:40) Scores
15 H Melbourne 2.58.810.1110.14 74 LOST Sydney 4.76.1211.1318.17 125 -51 MCG Jul 10 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 4.15.29.213.4 82 LOST Richmond 3.38.812.1215.17 107 -25 MCG Jul 16 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
17 H Melbourne 2.33.49.711.13 79 LOST St. Kilda 4.210.711.1014.14 98 -19 MCG Jul 23 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
18 H Melbourne 4.17.510.712.8 80 LOST Geelong 4.07.212.615.11 101 -21 MCG Jul 31 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 1.21.53.58.6 54 LOST Hawthorn 5.88.1014.1218.14 122 -68 WAV Aug 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 A Melbourne 1.51.83.106.10 46 LOST Port Adelaide 2.34.107.118.15 63 -17 FBP Aug 14 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 H Melbourne 4.39.712.815.14 104 LOST Brisbane 4.512.719.825.9 159 -55 MCG Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Melbourne 7.212.513.615.9 99 LOST Essendon 3.28.512.1317.14 116 -17 MCG Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
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1999 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
47 Beams, Ben 11 68 6.2 20 1.8 88 8.0 29 2.6 0 0.0 9 0.8 7 3 9 0.8 7 61
18 Bishop, Matthew 8 47 5.9 16 2.0 63 7.9 19 2.4 1 0.1 2 0.3 6 4 1 0.1 1 7
32 Carter, Nick 3 5 1.7 11 3.7 16 5.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 1.3 0 4 1 0.3 0 6
19 Chisholm, Scott 17 144 8.5 96 5.6 240 14.1 37 2.2 2 0.1 32 1.9 13 21 8 0.5 2 50
28 Collins, Matthew 2 16 8.0 15 7.5 31 15.5 12 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1 3 1.5 0 18
8 Farmer, Jeff 19 129 6.8 51 2.7 180 9.5 35 1.8 0 0.0 20 1.1 19 31 32 1.7 27 219
20 Febey, Matthew 17 211 12.4 164 9.6 375 22.1 76 4.5 1 0.1 31 1.8 21 10 9 0.5 8 62
21 Febey, Steven 12 125 10.4 73 6.1 198 16.5 33 2.8 0 0.0 16 1.3 17 11 0 0.0 2 2
4 Grgic, Brent 13 89 6.8 46 3.5 135 10.4 36 2.8 4 0.3 8 0.6 5 14 8 0.6 5 53
15 Hopgood, Paul 16 151 9.4 65 4.1 216 13.5 25 1.6 0 0.0 17 1.1 6 19 1 0.1 3 9
27 Ingerson, Anthony 22 102 4.6 104 4.7 206 9.4 79 3.6 42 1.9 21 1.0 24 16 0 0.0 1 1
16 Johnstone, Travis 15 107 7.1 56 3.7 163 10.9 38 2.5 1 0.1 17 1.1 11 11 8 0.5 6 54
7 Kowal, Darren 11 51 4.6 52 4.7 103 9.4 14 1.3 0 0.0 8 0.7 4 4 9 0.8 5 59
29 Lamb, Chris 2 3 1.5 7 3.5 10 5.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
36 Leoncelli, Andrew 22 274 12.5 132 6.0 406 18.5 61 2.8 12 0.5 53 2.4 20 26 9 0.4 5 59
45 Longmuir, Troy 13 86 6.6 56 4.3 142 10.9 46 3.5 0 0.0 21 1.6 13 7 2 0.2 10 22
6 Lovett, Glenn 1 11 11.0 4 4.0 15 15.0 3 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1 1 1.0 0 6
3 Lyon, Garry 2 13 6.5 6 3.0 19 9.5 9 4.5 2 1.0 1 0.5 0 2 3 1.5 0 18
23 McDonald, James 15 120 8.0 58 3.9 178 11.9 26 1.7 0 0.0 23 1.5 14 9 5 0.3 11 41
35 McDonald, Anthony 11 91 8.3 41 3.7 132 12.0 28 2.5 2 0.2 26 2.4 13 8 4 0.4 6 30
9 Neitz, David 18 153 8.5 51 2.8 204 11.3 92 5.1 35 1.9 17 0.9 13 28 46 2.6 21 297
44 Nicholson, Alistair 13 22 1.7 31 2.4 53 4.1 17 1.3 107 8.2 5 0.4 4 5 0 0.0 0 0
37 Ottens, Luke 4 15 3.8 10 2.5 25 6.3 6 1.5 13 3.3 1 0.3 3 0 0 0.0 1 1
43 Rigoni, Guy 20 221 11.1 145 7.3 366 18.3 67 3.4 2 0.1 22 1.1 12 15 9 0.5 8 62
24 Robertson, Russell 13 65 5.0 38 2.9 103 7.9 36 2.8 9 0.7 3 0.2 4 11 11 0.8 11 77
5 Schwarz, David 22 206 9.4 133 6.0 339 15.4 107 4.9 69 3.1 18 0.8 20 48 38 1.7 27 255
10 Seecamp, Marcus 14 53 3.8 64 4.6 117 8.4 33 2.4 5 0.4 9 0.6 8 11 0 0.0 0 0
1 Shanahan, Jamie 15 62 4.1 30 2.0 92 6.1 33 2.2 4 0.3 5 0.3 9 9 0 0.0 0 0
46 Simmonds, Troy 5 15 3.0 13 2.6 28 5.6 6 1.2 49 9.8 5 1.0 4 3 2 0.4 1 13
39 Smoker, Craig 1 6 6.0 2 2.0 8 8.0 4 4.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0
2 Tingay, Stephen 9 109 12.1 45 5.0 154 17.1 26 2.9 0 0.0 14 1.6 9 17 8 0.9 4 52
12 Viney, Todd 17 176 10.4 110 6.5 286 16.8 52 3.1 0 0.0 26 1.5 16 26 8 0.5 12 60
42 Walsh, Peter 18 106 5.9 97 5.4 203 11.3 33 1.8 0 0.0 19 1.1 17 16 1 0.1 3 9
26 Ward, Daniel 18 144 8.0 95 5.3 239 13.3 38 2.1 0 0.0 31 1.7 19 18 4 0.2 1 25
34 White, Jeff 19 119 6.3 115 6.1 234 12.3 93 4.9 371 19.5 17 0.9 28 20 7 0.4 7 49
49 Williams, Luke 2 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1
22 Woewodin, Shane 22 256 11.6 104 4.7 360 16.4 91 4.1 10 0.5 20 0.9 15 20 10 0.5 7 67
13 Yze, Adem 22 269 12.2 79 3.6 348 15.8 54 2.5 2 0.1 26 1.2 17 18 10 0.5 5 65
Totals 484 3841 7.9 2235 4.6 6076 12.6 1396 2.9 743 1.5 549 1.1 396 467 267 0.6 208 1810
 

Footnotes

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