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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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2007 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2007 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 4.36.36.59.8 62 LOST St. Kilda 2.77.711.1213.15 93 -31 MCG Mar 30 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
2 A Melbourne 4.55.710.1014.10 94 LOST Hawthorn 2.47.815.917.14 116 -22 MCG Apr 9 (Mon, 2:10) Scores
3 H Melbourne 2.14.45.98.9 57 LOST Geelong 5.811.814.1015.19 109 -52 MCG Apr 15 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 3.54.99.1113.14 92 LOST Fremantle 5.210.517.821.11 137 -45 MCG Apr 22 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
5 A Melbourne 1.24.46.98.12 60 LOST Sydney 6.210.512.717.7 109 -49 SCG Apr 28 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
6 H Melbourne 2.16.68.129.17 71 LOST Port Adelaide 3.47.79.1110.16 76 -5 MCG May 6 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
7 A Melbourne 6.17.610.916.10 106 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.110.512.1216.16 112 -6 DOC May 13 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
8 A Melbourne 1.03.37.49.6 60 LOST West Coast 5.88.1413.1819.23 137 -77 SUB May 20 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
9 H Melbourne 2.44.84.1011.12 78 LOST North Melbourne 3.57.78.1410.19 79 -1 MCG May 27 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
10 H Melbourne 2.310.512.1013.11 89 WON Adelaide 3.14.55.810.12 72 17 MCG Jun 2 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
11 H Melbourne 6.68.99.1413.16 94 WON Collingwood 2.36.59.1111.15 81 13 MCG Jun 11 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
12 A Melbourne 2.22.48.611.9 75 LOST Richmond 6.312.814.1218.16 124 -49 MCG Jun 22 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
13 A Melbourne 2.29.416.918.15 123 LOST Essendon 8.312.514.819.11 125 -2 DOC Jun 29 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
14 A Melbourne 4.19.414.619.10 124 WON Carlton 3.48.710.1414.17 101 23 MCG Jul 8 (Sun, 2:10) Scores
15 H Melbourne 1.03.45.812.10 82 LOST Brisbane 6.57.1214.1418.18 126 -44 GAB Jul 14 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 2.34.57.69.8 62 LOST North Melbourne 4.29.314.919.12 126 -64 DOC Jul 22 (Sun, 5:10) Scores
17 A Melbourne 2.36.67.711.8 74 LOST Port Adelaide 8.311.619.1025.13 163 -89 FBP Jul 29 (Sun, 4:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 0.23.45.59.10 64 LOST Sydney 5.110.514.917.10 112 -48 MAN Aug 5 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
19 H Melbourne 5.210.716.1119.15 129 WON Western Bulldogs 4.45.97.1312.15 87 42 DOC Aug 11 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
20 A Melbourne 3.53.98.129.16 70 LOST Collingwood 6.49.810.1211.15 81 -11 MCG Aug 17 (Fri, 7:40) Scores
21 A Melbourne 5.46.79.1312.13 85 LOST Fremantle 5.414.618.722.12 144 -59 SUB Aug 25 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
22 H Melbourne 7.312.616.1121.13 139 WON Carlton 1.74.1310.1515.18 108 31 MCG Sep 2 (Sun, 5:10) Scores
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2007 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
19 Bartram, Clint 1 2 2.0 3 3.0 5 5.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 4 4.0 1 1 0 0.0 0 0
6 Bate, Matthew 19 167 8.8 127 6.7 294 15.5 94 4.9 2 0.1 59 3.1 20 14 19 1.0 8 122
21 Bell, Daniel 17 130 7.6 96 5.6 226 13.3 76 4.5 0 0.0 61 3.6 15 17 1 0.1 1 7
3 Bizzell, Clint 10 79 7.9 64 6.4 143 14.3 54 5.4 2 0.2 14 1.4 11 10 0 0.0 1 1
43 Bode, Jace 4 18 4.5 15 3.8 33 8.3 10 2.5 0 0.0 9 2.3 1 2 3 0.8 1 19
25 Brown, Nathan 19 245 12.9 171 9.0 416 21.9 137 7.2 0 0.0 46 2.4 18 9 3 0.2 8 26
32 Bruce, Cameron 16 194 12.1 183 11.4 377 23.6 96 6.0 1 0.1 66 4.1 14 11 9 0.6 14 68
1 Buckley, Simon 6 41 6.8 21 3.5 62 10.3 13 2.2 0 0.0 8 1.3 3 2 1 0.2 0 6
41 Carroll, Nathan 21 138 6.6 126 6.0 264 12.6 123 5.9 10 0.5 25 1.2 14 18 0 0.0 0 0
36 Davey, Aaron 18 200 11.1 58 3.2 258 14.3 57 3.2 0 0.0 70 3.9 22 19 24 1.3 13 157
14 Dunn, Lynden 12 87 7.3 68 5.7 155 12.9 41 3.4 9 0.8 38 3.2 7 11 9 0.8 7 61
35 Ferguson, Ryan 8 34 4.3 57 7.1 91 11.4 31 3.9 0 0.0 13 1.6 5 5 2 0.3 1 13
8 Frawley, James 9 35 3.9 32 3.6 67 7.4 21 2.3 1 0.1 15 1.7 1 8 0 0.0 0 0
20 Garland, Colin 2 3 1.5 6 3.0 9 4.5 1 0.5 0 0.0 3 1.5 1 0 0 0.0 1 1
30 Godfrey, Simon 17 104 6.1 128 7.5 232 13.6 61 3.6 0 0.0 43 2.5 12 24 7 0.4 2 44
18 Green, Brad 18 220 12.2 164 9.1 384 21.3 117 6.5 2 0.1 49 2.7 23 15 13 0.7 8 86
4 Holland, Ben 10 71 7.1 58 5.8 129 12.9 52 5.2 15 1.5 11 1.1 16 11 11 1.1 6 72
40 Jamar, Mark 10 24 2.4 38 3.8 62 6.2 23 2.3 97 9.7 25 2.5 13 7 4 0.4 3 27
11 Johnson, Paul 16 78 4.9 71 4.4 149 9.3 54 3.4 119 7.4 19 1.2 11 7 2 0.1 7 19
17 Johnson, Chris 8 68 8.5 36 4.5 104 13.0 33 4.1 0 0.0 20 2.5 4 8 0 0.0 1 1
16 Johnstone, Travis 15 225 15.0 69 4.6 294 19.6 54 3.6 0 0.0 43 2.9 7 14 7 0.5 5 47
2 Jones, Nathan 21 219 10.4 146 7.0 365 17.4 61 2.9 0 0.0 86 4.1 9 24 10 0.5 6 66
23 McDonald, James 21 263 12.5 226 10.8 489 23.3 90 4.3 10 0.5 131 6.2 27 23 3 0.1 4 22
5 McLean, Brock 14 157 11.2 97 6.9 254 18.1 45 3.2 1 0.1 60 4.3 27 19 4 0.3 3 27
7 Miller, Brad 16 88 5.5 94 5.9 182 11.4 83 5.2 0 0.0 25 1.6 13 11 10 0.6 5 65
22 Moloney, Brent 10 92 9.2 74 7.4 166 16.6 24 2.4 0 0.0 26 2.6 10 13 5 0.5 3 33
9 Neitz, David 15 100 6.7 33 2.2 133 8.9 68 4.5 0 0.0 6 0.4 6 14 26 1.7 16 172
29 Newton, Michael 10 83 8.3 20 2.0 103 10.3 41 4.1 1 0.1 16 1.6 17 9 14 1.4 8 92
15 Petterd, Ricky 9 71 7.9 53 5.9 124 13.8 51 5.7 0 0.0 18 2.0 2 6 6 0.7 2 38
33 Pickett, Byron 9 64 7.1 19 2.1 83 9.2 26 2.9 0 0.0 30 3.3 3 8 7 0.8 3 45
27 Rivers, Jared 3 17 5.7 22 7.3 39 13.0 16 5.3 1 0.3 8 2.7 2 3 0 0.0 0 0
24 Robertson, Russell 15 139 9.3 30 2.0 169 11.3 85 5.7 3 0.2 10 0.7 15 10 42 2.8 28 280
12 Sylvia, Colin 16 136 8.5 73 4.6 209 13.1 68 4.3 12 0.8 47 2.9 17 15 12 0.8 7 79
10 Ward, Daniel 18 211 11.7 120 6.7 331 18.4 81 4.5 0 0.0 40 2.2 7 12 3 0.2 0 18
37 Warnock, Matthew 2 11 5.5 9 4.5 20 10.0 9 4.5 0 0.0 2 1.0 1 1 1 0.5 0 6
31 Wheatley, Paul 14 185 13.2 100 7.1 285 20.4 89 6.4 4 0.3 24 1.7 8 6 4 0.3 3 27
45 Whelan, Matthew 5 30 6.0 23 4.6 53 10.6 17 3.4 0 0.0 7 1.4 0 2 0 0.0 0 0
34 White, Jeff 22 186 8.5 170 7.7 356 16.2 127 5.8 461 21.0 41 1.9 28 20 7 0.3 7 49
13 Yze, Adem 8 111 13.9 54 6.8 165 20.6 36 4.5 0 0.0 16 2.0 6 7 4 0.5 6 30
Totals 484 4326 8.9 2954 6.1 7280 15.0 2166 4.5 751 1.6 1234 2.5 417 416 273 0.6 188 1826
 

Footnotes

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