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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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2004 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2004 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A Melbourne 1.24.26.510.10 70 LOST Hawthorn 2.75.1211.1317.17 119 -49 MCG Mar 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
2 H Melbourne 6.712.1016.1220.15 135 WON Richmond 3.16.18.312.4 76 59 MCG Apr 2 (Fri, 7:45) Scores
3 A Melbourne 3.86.149.1912.25 97 WON Western Bulldogs 1.36.79.1012.15 87 10 MCG Apr 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 5.18.712.1418.16 124 WON Port Adelaide 4.35.68.810.11 71 53 MCG Apr 17 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
5 A Melbourne 2.210.411.817.9 111 WON Sydney 6.19.113.615.9 99 12 STA Apr 24 (Sat, 7:20) Scores
6 H Melbourne 6.312.519.925.10 160 WON Carlton 1.32.54.78.7 55 105 MCG May 2 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 H Melbourne 4.68.912.1218.14 122 WON West Coast 2.27.48.611.7 73 49 MCG May 9 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Melbourne 2.43.79.1212.15 87 LOST Geelong 7.19.511.915.11 101 -14 KAR May 16 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
9 H Melbourne 3.57.1011.1413.18 96 WON North Melbourne 2.24.58.911.12 78 18 MCG May 22 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
10 H Melbourne 3.15.38.612.11 83 LOST Brisbane 4.311.816.918.15 123 -40 GAB May 30 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
11 A Melbourne 4.36.77.813.15 93 WON Fremantle 2.24.59.89.8 62 31 SUB Jun 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
12 H Melbourne 3.54.57.812.10 82 WON Collingwood 2.37.610.611.7 73 9 MCG Jun 14 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
13 A Melbourne 1.66.149.1613.17 95 WON Essendon 2.14.38.610.9 69 26 MCG Jun 20 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
14 A Melbourne 2.55.88.1010.13 73 LOST Adelaide 7.113.716.1022.13 145 -72 FBP Jul 4 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Melbourne 4.111.317.623.8 146 WON St. Kilda 4.28.611.813.11 89 57 MCG Jul 11 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
16 H Melbourne 2.75.119.1612.21 93 WON Western Bulldogs 2.43.85.97.13 55 38 DOC Jul 18 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
17 A Melbourne 5.311.715.1019.12 126 WON Richmond 4.47.79.810.10 70 56 MCG Jul 25 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 5.49.811.1215.17 107 WON Hawthorn 2.65.89.89.9 63 44 MCG Aug 1 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 1.63.94.146.16 52 LOST Port Adelaide 5.27.711.1218.17 125 -73 FBP Aug 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
20 H Melbourne 0.13.26.47.4 46 LOST Sydney 3.37.710.710.7 67 -21 DOC Aug 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
21 A Melbourne 3.74.96.118.14 62 LOST Carlton 2.07.312.714.9 93 -31 PRI Aug 21 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 A Melbourne 2.24.76.710.7 67 LOST West Coast 2.56.810.1115.17 107 -40 SUB Aug 28 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
1EF H Melbourne 5.26.513.615.9 99 LOST Essendon 5.211.611.1015.14 104 -5 MCG Sep 4 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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2004 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
2 Armstrong, Steven 6 39 6.5 20 3.3 59 9.8 10 1.7 0 0.0 14 2.3 7 3 4 0.7 2 26
21 Bell, Daniel 3 12 4.0 11 3.7 23 7.7 6 2.0 0 0.0 6 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0
3 Bizzell, Clint 14 122 8.7 67 4.8 189 13.5 47 3.4 1 0.1 25 1.8 10 8 0 0.0 1 1
20 Broadbridge, Troy 14 77 5.5 53 3.8 130 9.3 42 3.0 12 0.9 31 2.2 5 7 0 0.0 0 0
25 Brown, Nathan 22 285 13.0 155 7.0 440 20.0 105 4.8 1 0.0 36 1.6 14 9 5 0.2 7 37
32 Bruce, Cameron 22 229 10.4 199 9.0 428 19.5 99 4.5 6 0.3 81 3.7 16 19 34 1.5 23 227
41 Carroll, Nathan 4 15 3.8 16 4.0 31 7.8 12 3.0 0 0.0 8 2.0 2 2 0 0.0 0 0
36 Davey, Aaron 19 131 6.9 50 2.6 181 9.5 21 1.1 0 0.0 50 2.6 13 8 28 1.5 20 188
30 Godfrey, Simon 14 109 7.8 64 4.6 173 12.4 38 2.7 7 0.5 48 3.4 7 12 3 0.2 5 23
18 Green, Brad 21 270 12.9 151 7.2 421 20.0 106 5.0 1 0.0 41 2.0 11 16 26 1.2 10 166
1 Heffernan, Chris 18 165 9.2 119 6.6 284 15.8 44 2.4 9 0.5 71 3.9 21 19 2 0.1 4 16
4 Holland, Ben 21 104 5.0 71 3.4 175 8.3 62 3.0 55 2.6 39 1.9 10 19 21 1.0 18 144
40 Jamar, Mark 3 4 1.3 10 3.3 14 4.7 7 2.3 22 7.3 1 0.3 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
16 Johnstone, Travis 16 195 12.2 63 3.9 258 16.1 57 3.6 0 0.0 32 2.0 9 8 12 0.8 7 79
11 Jolly, Darren 7 16 2.3 8 1.1 24 3.4 11 1.6 44 6.3 5 0.7 3 6 0 0.0 0 0
23 McDonald, James 18 213 11.8 122 6.8 335 18.6 76 4.2 5 0.3 76 4.2 16 14 3 0.2 4 22
5 McLean, Brock 9 54 6.0 25 2.8 79 8.8 12 1.3 0 0.0 22 2.4 1 4 5 0.6 4 34
7 Miller, Brad 22 142 6.5 121 5.5 263 12.0 120 5.5 16 0.7 31 1.4 6 11 13 0.6 8 86
9 Neitz, David 21 155 7.4 32 1.5 187 8.9 99 4.7 11 0.5 19 0.9 15 18 69 3.3 47 461
8 Nicholson, Alistair 23 81 3.5 98 4.3 179 7.8 60 2.6 4 0.2 25 1.1 3 15 0 0.0 0 0
28 Read, Phillip 21 181 8.6 94 4.5 275 13.1 75 3.6 0 0.0 58 2.8 8 17 4 0.2 7 31
43 Rigoni, Guy 7 48 6.9 26 3.7 74 10.6 20 2.9 1 0.1 13 1.9 0 1 2 0.3 2 14
27 Rivers, Jared 22 130 5.9 129 5.9 259 11.8 109 5.0 1 0.0 49 2.2 21 9 0 0.0 0 0
24 Robertson, Russell 22 214 9.7 99 4.5 313 14.2 113 5.1 1 0.0 36 1.6 14 9 30 1.4 29 209
12 Sylvia, Colin 3 6 2.0 4 1.3 10 3.3 2 0.7 0 0.0 5 1.7 0 0 1 0.3 0 6
6 Thompson, Scott 12 116 9.7 72 6.0 188 15.7 56 4.7 11 0.9 46 3.8 7 12 8 0.7 4 52
19 Vardy, Peter 11 70 6.4 36 3.3 106 9.6 35 3.2 0 0.0 14 1.3 5 7 12 1.1 16 88
42 Walsh, Peter 13 76 5.8 60 4.6 136 10.5 29 2.2 0 0.0 24 1.8 5 7 7 0.5 3 45
10 Ward, Daniel 10 73 7.3 36 3.6 109 10.9 25 2.5 0 0.0 22 2.2 4 4 1 0.1 1 7
31 Wheatley, Paul 20 222 11.1 83 4.2 305 15.3 111 5.6 3 0.2 38 1.9 9 8 2 0.1 4 16
45 Whelan, Matthew 20 158 7.9 139 7.0 297 14.9 89 4.5 0 0.0 56 2.8 14 11 1 0.1 0 6
34 White, Jeff 23 222 9.7 177 7.7 399 17.3 127 5.5 523 22.7 38 1.7 31 13 8 0.3 5 53
26 Williams, Luke 2 4 2.0 4 2.0 8 4.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
13 Yze, Adem 23 410 17.8 104 4.5 514 22.3 99 4.3 0 0.0 54 2.3 14 11 19 0.8 21 135
Totals 506 4348 8.6 2518 5.0 6866 13.6 1926 3.8 734 1.5 1117 2.2 303 310 320 0.6 252 2172
 

Footnotes

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