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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

CEO
Schwab, Cameron; Spargo, Peter; Jackson, Peter

President
McLardy, Don; Spargo, Peter; Bartlett, Glen

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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2013 Season (AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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Melbourne's 2013 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H Melbourne 3.17.27.38.6 54 LOST Port Adelaide 5.311.716.1319.19 133 -79 MCG Mar 31 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
2 A Melbourne 2.14.55.55.6 36 LOST Essendon 6.213.621.1128.16 184 -148 MCG Apr 6 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
3 H Melbourne 4.19.210.313.5 83 LOST West Coast 5.310.621.927.15 177 -94 MCG Apr 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
4 H Melbourne 4.57.710.1022.12 144 WON Greater Western Sydney 3.38.813.1115.13 103 41 MCG Apr 21 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
5 A Melbourne 5.37.510.714.10 94 LOST Brisbane 5.37.1113.1417.20 122 -28 GAB Apr 28 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
6 A Melbourne 0.33.75.98.12 60 LOST Carlton 5.18.412.1018.13 121 -61 MCG May 5 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
7 H Melbourne 0.23.74.107.12 54 LOST Gold Coast 5.59.814.1216.18 114 -60 MCG May 12 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
8 A Melbourne 3.07.210.411.6 72 LOST Richmond 2.47.912.1415.16 106 -34 MCG May 19 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
9 A Melbourne 1.12.25.36.4 40 LOST Fremantle 7.513.715.1119.16 130 -90 SUB May 26 (Sun, 2:40) Scores
10 H Melbourne 0.31.75.106.12 48 LOST Hawthorn 3.912.1014.1421.17 143 -95 MCG Jun 2 (Sun, 3:15) Scores
11 H Melbourne 1.51.73.95.9 39 LOST Collingwood 1.67.1112.1517.20 122 -83 MCG Jun 10 (Mon, 3:15) Scores
12 Melbourne       Bye        
13 A Melbourne 3.05.47.510.9 69 LOST St. Kilda 7.210.315.616.8 104 -35 MCG Jun 22 (Sat, 4:40) Scores
14 H Melbourne 3.58.812.1215.13 103 WON Western Bulldogs 2.24.66.915.10 100 3 MCG Jun 29 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
15 H Melbourne 3.15.28.513.7 85 LOST Sydney 5.39.1313.1816.20 116 -31 MCG Jul 7 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
16 A Melbourne 1.22.43.54.6 30 LOST Geelong 4.57.1011.1213.20 98 -68 KAR Jul 13 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
17 H Melbourne 5.16.510.711.9 75 LOST Brisbane 3.48.511.1213.16 94 -19 MAR Jul 20 (Sat, 7:10) Scores
18 H Melbourne 1.03.24.44.4 28 LOST North Melbourne 3.56.914.1222.18 150 -122 DOC Jul 27 (Sat, 2:10) Scores
19 A Melbourne 4.35.89.1212.15 87 LOST Greater Western Sydney 5.19.312.719.10 124 -37 SSH Aug 3 (Sat, 1:45) Scores
20 A Melbourne 3.25.68.1110.17 77 LOST Gold Coast 2.45.910.1113.12 90 -13 CRR Aug 10 (Sat, 7:40) Scores
21 H Melbourne 0.24.55.75.8 38 LOST Fremantle 4.59.614.1120.13 133 -95 MCG Aug 18 (Sun, 1:10) Scores
22 A Melbourne 2.34.55.97.10 52 LOST Adelaide 1.27.411.818.12 120 -68 FBP Aug 24 (Sat, 1:15) Scores
23 A Melbourne 4.56.59.713.8 86 LOST Western Bulldogs 4.313.614.816.11 107 -21 DOC Sep 1 (Sun, 4:40) Scores
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2013 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
44 Bail, Rohan 8 51 6.4 35 4.4 86 10.8 23 2.9 0 0.0 18 2.3 3 10 4 0.5 7 31
17 Blease, Sam 10 56 5.6 19 1.9 75 7.5 13 1.3 0 0.0 13 1.3 5 6 5 0.5 4 34
10 Byrnes, Shannon 17 127 7.5 116 6.8 243 14.3 62 3.6 0 0.0 38 2.2 12 10 12 0.7 11 83
11 Clark, Mitch 4 25 6.3 10 2.5 35 8.8 14 3.5 2 0.5 6 1.5 3 6 7 1.8 2 44
50 Clisby, Mitch 8 86 10.8 64 8.0 150 18.8 34 4.3 0 0.0 18 2.3 7 6 1 0.1 3 9
36 Davey, Aaron 20 162 8.1 53 2.7 215 10.8 39 2.0 0 0.0 42 2.1 7 14 15 0.8 12 102
41 Davis, Troy 2 8 4.0 4 2.0 12 6.0 5 2.5 1 0.5 4 2.0 1 2 1 0.5 2 8
6 Dawes, Chris 12 82 6.8 28 2.3 110 9.2 63 5.3 2 0.2 22 1.8 9 14 12 1.0 6 78
14 Dunn, Lynden 18 195 10.8 93 5.2 288 16.0 67 3.7 5 0.3 59 3.3 13 8 4 0.2 2 26
32 Evans, Michael 9 89 9.9 51 5.7 140 15.6 42 4.7 0 0.0 22 2.4 10 5 6 0.7 4 40
48 Fitzpatrick, Jack 11 74 6.7 35 3.2 109 9.9 46 4.2 72 6.5 17 1.5 12 6 15 1.4 9 99
8 Frawley, James 17 165 9.7 86 5.1 251 14.8 97 5.7 0 0.0 34 2.0 7 12 0 0.0 1 1
20 Garland, Colin 21 221 10.5 108 5.1 329 15.7 89 4.2 0 0.0 76 3.6 17 24 2 0.1 1 13
37 Gawn, Max 13 48 3.7 68 5.2 116 8.9 38 2.9 242 18.6 32 2.5 18 8 7 0.5 2 44
27 Gillies, Tom 2 9 4.5 7 3.5 16 8.0 5 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0
31 Grimes, Jack 15 150 10.0 124 8.3 274 18.3 69 4.6 0 0.0 63 4.2 16 10 1 0.1 3 9
38 Howe, Jeremy 21 187 8.9 97 4.6 284 13.5 120 5.7 21 1.0 27 1.3 23 10 28 1.3 16 184
40 Jamar, Mark 9 26 2.9 47 5.2 73 8.1 21 2.3 298 33.1 28 3.1 14 13 2 0.2 0 12
39 Jetta, Neville 5 26 5.2 18 3.6 44 8.8 9 1.8 0 0.0 20 4.0 4 3 0 0.0 1 1
2 Jones, Nathan 22 233 10.6 276 12.5 509 23.1 46 2.1 0 0.0 76 3.5 44 28 8 0.4 7 55
45 Jones, Matt 22 216 9.8 208 9.5 424 19.3 91 4.1 0 0.0 59 2.7 11 17 3 0.1 4 22
34 Kent, Dean 15 106 7.1 42 2.8 148 9.9 40 2.7 0 0.0 26 1.7 7 10 10 0.7 5 65
28 MacDonald, Joel 1 4 4.0 10 10.0 14 14.0 6 6.0 0 0.0 2 2.0 0 1 0 0.0 1 1
22 Magner, James 2 22 11.0 19 9.5 41 20.5 5 2.5 0 0.0 12 6.0 2 2 0 0.0 1 1
25 McDonald, Tom 17 142 8.4 134 7.9 276 16.2 72 4.2 3 0.2 34 2.0 7 11 0 0.0 1 1
13 McKenzie, Jordie 12 60 5.0 133 11.1 193 16.1 20 1.7 1 0.1 50 4.2 17 20 3 0.3 1 19
26 Nicholson, Daniel 11 90 8.2 65 5.9 155 14.1 48 4.4 0 0.0 38 3.5 5 8 2 0.2 6 18
21 Pedersen, Cameron 10 66 6.6 69 6.9 135 13.5 57 5.7 15 1.5 23 2.3 4 12 5 0.5 2 32
15 Rodan, David 9 56 6.2 69 7.7 125 13.9 15 1.7 0 0.0 37 4.1 9 8 2 0.2 3 15
30 Sellar, James 7 36 5.1 25 3.6 61 8.7 23 3.3 13 1.9 15 2.1 3 6 2 0.3 2 14
42 Spencer, Jake 8 23 2.9 57 7.1 80 10.0 25 3.1 213 26.6 19 2.4 18 14 1 0.1 3 9
19 Strauss, James 6 37 6.2 21 3.5 58 9.7 17 2.8 0 0.0 11 1.8 4 4 1 0.2 0 6
12 Sylvia, Colin 19 212 11.2 157 8.3 369 19.4 75 3.9 12 0.6 85 4.5 23 20 9 0.5 11 65
35 Tapscott, Luke 16 107 6.7 49 3.1 156 9.8 56 3.5 0 0.0 35 2.2 11 10 7 0.4 8 50
46 Terlich, Dean 20 244 12.2 151 7.6 395 19.8 103 5.2 0 0.0 70 3.5 19 13 0 0.0 2 2
5 Toumpas, Jimmy 14 93 6.6 75 5.4 168 12.0 43 3.1 0 0.0 35 2.5 8 13 0 0.0 3 3
9 Trengove, Jack 20 190 9.5 167 8.4 357 17.9 86 4.3 8 0.4 94 4.7 14 20 9 0.5 5 59
7 Viney, Jack 13 118 9.1 109 8.4 227 17.5 37 2.8 0 0.0 54 4.2 19 14 3 0.2 4 22
4 Watts, Jack 18 157 8.7 110 6.1 267 14.8 95 5.3 11 0.6 29 1.6 8 14 22 1.2 12 144
Totals 484 3999 8.3 3009 6.2 7008 14.5 1816 3.8 919 1.9 1343 2.8 414 415 209 0.4 167 1421
 

Footnotes

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