Footscray historical data

HISTORY

Joined VFL: (VFA: 1885-1924), 2014
Premiers: 1898, 1899, 1900, 1908, 1913, 1919, 1920, 1923, 1924, 2014, 2016 (11)
Runners-up:
VFL Club Champions:
J.J. Liston Trophy:
Norm Goss Memorial Medal: Brett Goodes (2014), Lin Jong (2016)
‘Frosty’ Miller Medal:
Fothergill-Round-Mitchell Medal:
Games record-holder: Will Hayes (88)
Goals record-holder: Jack Redpath (73)
Longest winning sequence: 8 (2019)
Longest losing sequence: 3 (2016, 2018)

 

LEADERSHIP

YEAR COACH CAPTAIN BEST & FAIREST
2014 C Maple N Lower / L Markovic B Goodes
2015 A Hansen M Austin / J Russell B Prismall
2016 A Hansen J Russell J Russell
2017 S Grace J Russell N Jamieson
2018 S Grace A Monfries / J Prudden W Hayes
2019 D Giansiracusa J Prudden A Scott

 

DRAFTEES

2016 Ben Long (St Kilda) 30 games, Mitch Hannan (Melbourne) 41
2017 Billy Gowers* (Western Bulldogs) 30
2018 Will Hayes (Western Bulldogs) 9
2019 Ryan Gardner* (Western Bulldogs) 2

Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

TEAM OF THE YEAR

2014 Nick Lower
2015 Jordan Russell
2016 Jordan Russell
2017 Nick Jamieson
2018 Will Hayes, Angus Monfries
2019 Anthony Scott

 

REPRESENTATIVE PLAYERS

2014 Nick Lower
2016 Lauchlan Dalgleish, Will Hayes, Jordan Russell (Captain)
2017 Nick Jamieson

 

HIGHS & LOWS

AGAINST HIGHEST YEAR LOWEST YEAR
Box Hill Hawks 16.13 (109) 2014 8.5 (53) 2018
Casey Demons 13.19 (97) 2016 8.10 (58) 2016
Coburg 18.9 (117) 2017 7.13 (55) 2015
Collingwood 27.19 (181) 2016 8.9 (57) 2015
Essendon 20.8 (128) 2019 4.16 (40) 2018
Frankston 21.17 (143) 2015 13.12 (90) 2014
Geelong 17.13 (115) 2015 4.10 (34) 2019
Northern Blues 21.15 (141) 2015 10.11 (71) 2016
North Melbourne 14.17 (101) 2018 12.11 (83) 2019
Port Melbourne 20.10 (130) 2014 4.17 (41) 2019
Richmond 26.9 (165) 2014 7.18 (60) 2016
Sandringham 19.24 (138) 2017 12.17 (89) 2016
Werribee 18.19 (127) 2016 9.11 (65) 2015
Williamstown 14.11 (95) 2014 2.11 (23) 2017

Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

ALL-TIME HIGHS & LOWS

Highest score: 33.16 (214) vs Bendigo 2014
Lowest score: 2.11 (23) vs Williamstown 2017

Includes former VFA/VFL teams. Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

 

HEAD TO HEAD

VERSUS PLAYED WON LOST DRAWN
Box Hill Hawks 8 2 5 1
Casey Demons 9 6 3 0
Coburg 7 5 2 0
Collingwood 9 5 4 0
Essendon 12 8 4 0
Frankston 5 5 0 0
Geelong 8 5 3 0
Northern Blues 7 5 2 0
North Melbourne 4 3 1 0
Port Melbourne 10 5 5 0
Richmond 8 7 1 0
Sandringham 8 5 3 0
Werribee 8 7 1 0
Williamstown 11 3 8 0
Total Versus Existing Clubs 114 71 42 1
OVERALL TOTAL 121 77 43 1

The overall total figures include matches against past VFA/VFL clubs.  All figures are calculated from Division 1 matches only. Figures correct to end of 2019 season.

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