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KEY FACTS

Official name
Sydney Swans Football Club

Known as
Sydney

Nickname
Swans

Former name
South Melbourne

Former name date
1982-01-01

Formed
1874 (as South Melbourne); 1982 (as Swans); 1983 (as Sydney Swans)

Colours
White and red

Associated clubs
Sydney Reserves; Albert Park (Original); Sydney WFC; Sydney Academy; Sydney Academy WFC

Affiliation (Current)
Australian Football League (AFL) 1897–2022

Affiliation (Historical)
Victorian Football Association (VFA) –1896

Home Ground
S.C.G.

AFL Premierships
2005, 2012 (2 total)

VFL Premierships
1909, 1918, 1933 (3 total)

VFA Premierships
1881, 1885, 1888-9-90 (5 total)

Senior Premierships
Championship of Australia - 1909; VFL Night Series - 1956-7, 1960, 1982 (4 total); McClelland Trophy - 1996, 2014, 2016 (3 total)

Most Games
372 - Adam Goodes (1999-2015)

Most Goals
681 - Bob Pratt (1930-39; 1946)

League Top Goalkickers
R.Pratt (109) 1933, (150) 1934 & (103) 1935; L.White (80) 1942; A.Lockett (121) 1996 & (109) 1998; B.Hall (80) 2005; L.Franklin (79) 2014 & (73) 2017 (5 winners/9 wins)

Brownlow Medalists
Herbie Matthews 1940; Ron Clegg 1949; Fred Goldsmith 1955; Bob Skilton 1959, 1963 & 1968; Peter Bedford 1970; Graham Teasdale 1977; Barry Round 1981; Greg Williams 1986; Gerard Healy 1988; Paul Kelly 1995; Adam Goodes 2003 & 2006 (11 medallists/14 medals)

Headquarters
Light Tower #4 Driver Ave, Moore Park, NSW 2021

Postal Address
PO Box 173 Paddington, NSW, 2021

Phone: 1300 663 819 

Website
sydneyswans.com.au

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"In retrospect, the 1986-7 period can be seen as something of a false dawn for the Sydney experiment, with the ensuing seven seasons proving as bleak as almost any in the club's long and often tortured past. The private ownership experiment was also a failure. In the end, the club owners overstretched themselves and the club ended up in a much worse position financially than it had been before the move to Sydney...."

John Devaney retraces the history of South Melbourne's 'bloodstained angels' - and their modern incarnation into the Sydney Swans

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1900 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1900 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 A South Melbourne 0.00.03.14.2 26 LOST Essendon 1.08.48.412.10 82 -56 EME May 5 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
2 H South Melbourne 3.43.76.176.21 57 WON St. Kilda 1.23.43.43.7 25 32 LAK May 12 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
3 A South Melbourne 1.11.43.63.7 25 LOST Collingwood 0.31.83.95.15 45 -20 VIC Aug 18 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 2.03.03.23.4 22 LOST Fitzroy 2.53.134.166.19 55 -33 BWS May 24 (Thu, 3:00) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 3.03.33.55.7 37 WON Geelong 0.10.11.33.5 23 14 LAK May 26 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
6 H South Melbourne 1.01.44.76.8 44 WON Melbourne 2.43.45.46.5 41 3 LAK Jun 2 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 1.11.23.54.6 30 WON Carlton 0.00.41.52.6 18 12 LAK Jun 9 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
8 H South Melbourne 1.72.113.114.14 38 WON Essendon 0.00.00.11.4 10 28 LAK Jun 23 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
9 A South Melbourne 1.53.124.165.22 52 WON St. Kilda 1.11.21.51.5 11 41 JUN Jun 30 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
10 H South Melbourne 1.02.33.43.8 26 WON Collingwood 0.30.81.122.12 24 2 LAK Jul 7 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 0.12.24.74.9 33 LOST Fitzroy 0.23.74.75.9 39 -6 LAK Jul 14 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 2.33.43.53.6 24 LOST Geelong 2.04.46.810.10 70 -46 COR Jul 28 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
13 A South Melbourne 2.12.54.57.6 48 WON Melbourne 2.24.46.86.8 44 4 MCG Aug 4 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 1.12.22.52.7 19 LOST Carlton 0.53.64.105.15 45 -26 PRI Aug 11 (Sat, 3:00) Scores
SR1 H South Melbourne 0.01.02.13.1 19 LOST Essendon 3.24.35.49.5 59 -40 LAK Aug 25 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR2 A South Melbourne 1.24.54.54.6 30 LOST Carlton 1.31.52.64.7 31 -1 PRI Sep 1 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
SR3 A South Melbourne 0.20.51.82.8 20 LOST Fitzroy 3.45.56.87.9 51 -31 BWS Sep 8 (Sat, 2:30) Scores
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1900 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
Adamson, Dave 16                             1 0.1    
Armstrong, Warwick 3                             4 1.3    
Brockwell, Sam 15                             4 0.3    
Bryce, Bob 3                             1 0.3    
Chapman, Alf 2                             0 0.0    
Colgan, Charlie 5                             3 0.6    
Davidson, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
Davidson, George 1                             0 0.0    
Dowsing, Alf 2                             0 0.0    
Fraser, Bill 17                             5 0.3    
Garbutt Snr, Joe 2                             0 0.0    
Gardner, Harry 1                             0 0.0    
Goding, Charlie 8                             7 0.9    
Gullan, Martin 2                             1 0.5    
Howson, Bert 16                             0 0.0    
James, Charlie 8                             3 0.4    
Jeanneret, Henri 15                             7 0.5    
Lampe, Harry 17                             16 0.9    
McKeegan, Tim 2                             0 0.0    
Monkhouse, Fred 2                             1 0.5    
Moodie, Bill 5                             0 0.0    
Nelson, Ernie 7                             0 0.0    
O'Hara, Frank 11                             0 0.0    
O'Hara, Jim 4                             0 0.0    
O'Hehir, Mike 6                             0 0.0    
Pleass, Mick 14                             2 0.1    
Purdy Snr, Harry 16                             5 0.3    
Robertson, Charlie 5                             0 0.0    
Rose, Alby 4                             2 0.5    
Trim, Albert 13                             0 0.0    
Vernon, Les 17                             0 0.0    
Waugh, Fred 13                             3 0.2    
Wenborn, Tom 10                             0 0.0    
Williams, Bert 7                             1 0.1    
Williamson, Jim 13                             0 0.0    
Windley, Bill 17                             2 0.1    
Totals 306                             68 0.2    
 

Footnotes

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