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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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1958 Season (V/AFL) Fixture | Player Stats

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South Melbourne's 1958 Fixture

Rnd H&A Club Q1Q2Q3Q4 S R Opponent Q1Q2Q3Q4 S Mgn Grd Date SC
1 H South Melbourne 4.710.810.1912.23 95 LOST Richmond 3.510.913.1117.18 120 -25 LAK Apr 12 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
2 A South Melbourne 1.63.76.1210.15 75 LOST Fitzroy 0.54.117.1411.18 84 -9 BWS Apr 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
3 H South Melbourne 5.38.710.913.18 96 LOST Footscray 4.58.719.1224.13 157 -61 LAK Apr 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
4 A South Melbourne 1.63.76.108.12 60 WON Geelong 1.33.75.88.11 59 1 KAR May 3 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
5 H South Melbourne 5.18.310.514.8 92 LOST St. Kilda 2.56.1110.1413.15 93 -1 LAK May 10 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
6 A South Melbourne 1.74.117.138.16 64 LOST Hawthorn 2.35.510.1011.15 81 -17 GLE May 17 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
7 H South Melbourne 3.74.910.1710.19 79 WON Carlton 0.13.63.67.15 57 22 LAK May 24 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
8 A South Melbourne 3.35.67.99.12 66 LOST Collingwood 4.98.1312.1620.20 140 -74 VIC May 31 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
9 H South Melbourne 3.35.58.811.10 76 LOST Melbourne 2.45.69.816.12 108 -32 LAK Jun 7 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
10 A South Melbourne 2.04.47.58.9 57 LOST North Melbourne 3.79.1111.1312.15 87 -30 ARD Jun 16 (Mon, 2:15) Scores
11 H South Melbourne 2.43.53.98.13 61 LOST Essendon 2.110.712.1015.13 103 -42 LAK Jun 21 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
12 A South Melbourne 5.07.28.611.8 74 LOST Richmond 5.26.710.1012.13 85 -11 PUN Jun 28 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
13 H South Melbourne 4.010.112.219.6 120 WON Fitzroy 3.93.911.2011.22 88 32 LAK Jul 19 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
14 A South Melbourne 3.28.89.1014.12 96 WON Footscray 3.44.57.138.15 63 33 WES Jul 26 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
15 H South Melbourne 8.210.414.1016.13 109 WON Geelong 3.36.710.1214.17 101 8 LAK Aug 2 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
16 A South Melbourne 6.67.714.815.9 99 WON St. Kilda 2.35.66.119.23 77 22 JUN Aug 9 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
17 H South Melbourne 1.32.63.136.14 50 WON Hawthorn 2.44.94.116.12 48 2 LAK Aug 16 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
18 A South Melbourne 2.35.79.1410.21 81 LOST Carlton 2.37.38.912.11 83 -2 PRI Aug 23 (Sat, 2:15) Scores
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1958 Player Stats

# Player GP K Avg H Avg D Avg M Avg HO Avg T Avg FF FA G Avg B TS
32 Boyd, Ken 10                             5 0.5    
10 Brain, Terry 1                             0 0.0    
16 Brennan, Gerald 4                             2 0.5    
29 Campbell, Neville 3                             1 0.3    
23 Clegg, Ron 18                             5 0.3    
9 Crough, Gerald 6                             1 0.2    
34 Dawson, Alan 2                             0 0.0    
11 Dorgan, Jim 16                             0 0.0    
28 Gillett, Ian 16                             0 0.0    
2 Goldsmith, Fred 18                             33 1.8    
8 Gunn, Bill 16                             2 0.1    
30 Hamilton, Jack 7                             0 0.0    
40 Harris, Fred 7                             0 0.0    
21 Heriot, John 7                             1 0.1    
22 Hogan, Kevin 10                             7 0.7    
22 Hogan, Frank 3                             4 1.3    
31 Hudson, Jack 10                             0 0.0    
23 Kelton, John 5                             1 0.2    
1 Keyter, Don 11                             11 1.0    
4 Kiteley, Jeff 4                             1 0.3    
35 Ledwidge, John 7                             3 0.4    
5 Lewis, Terry 3                             0 0.0    
17 Matthews, Don 6                             6 1.0    
36 McCormack, Ken 14                             2 0.1    
3 McGowan, Brian 15                             22 1.5    
25 McLaughlin Jnr, Hugh 13                             0 0.0    
19 Oaten, Max 15                             34 2.3    
39 Power, Bill 3                             2 0.7    
10 Pratt Jnr, Bob 7                             5 0.7    
16 Rayson, Noel 6                             11 1.8    
14 Skilton Jnr, Bob 16                             29 1.8    
33 Smith, Mal 5                             6 1.2    
27 Stockman, Ron 10                             0 0.0    
15 Svenson, John 8                             2 0.3    
37 Tagliabue, Gerald 12                             4 0.3    
7 Tampion, Ian 9                             1 0.1    
20 Taylor, Jim 9                             0 0.0    
18 Thompson, Don 1                             0 0.0    
20 Trethowan, John 13                             0 0.0    
12 Younger, Marshall 14                             1 0.1    
Totals 360                             202 0.6    
 

Footnotes

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