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Essendon Football Club
Abbreviation
ESS
Formed
1871
Colours
Red and black
Emblem
Bombers
Website
www.essendonfc.com.au
Current Coach
Current Captain
Current Affiliation
AFL 1897-present
AFL Premierships
16 (see below)
Most Games
Most Goals
League Top Goalkickers
Albert Thurgood (1900), Fred Hiskins (1901), Greg Stockdale (1923), John Coleman (1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953), Ron Evans (1959, 1960), Ted Fordham (1966), Matthew Lloyd (2000, 2001, 2003)
Brownlow Medalists
Dick Reynolds (1934, 1937, 1938), Bill Hutchison (1952, 1953), Graham Moss (1976), Gavin Wanganeen (1993), James Hird (1996), Jobe Watson (2012)
Guernsey
Motto
Suaviter in Modo, Fortiter in Re
Home Ground
Etihad Stadium
Chairman
Paul Little

Formed in 1871, Essendon were one of the foundation members of the Victorian Football League in 1897 and won the league's first premiership that year. The Bombers have won 16 premierships, the equal most of any club (along with Carlton). The club's most recent flag was in 2000.

PremiersEdit

1897, 1901, 1911, 1912, 1923, 1924, 1942, 1946, 1949, 1950, 1962, 1965, 1984, 1985, 1993, 2000

2015 Playing ListEdit

1. Michael Hibberd
2. Tom Bellchambers
3. Paul Chapman
4. Jobe Watson
5. Brent Stanton
6. Joe Daniher
7. Zach Merrett
8. Jason Winderlich
9. Brendon Goddard
10. Nick O'Brien
11. David Zaharakis
12. Mark Baguley
13. Adam Cooney
14. Jason Ashby
15. Courtenay Dempsey
16. Tayte Pears
17. Jake Melksham
18. Michael Hurley
19. Shaun Edwards
20. Jackson Merrett
21. Dyson Heppell
22. Jake Carlisle
23. David Myers
24. Alex Browne
25. Ariel Steinberg
26. Cale Hooker
27. Jonathan Giles
28. Elliott Kavanagh
29. Patrick Ambrose
30. Kyle Langford
31. Dustin Fletcher
32. Travis Colyer
33. Jayden Laverde
34. Jake Long
35. Martin Gleeson
36. Lauchlan Dalgleish
38. Nick Kommer
39. Heath Hocking
40. Ben Howlett
41. Will Hams
42. James Gwilt
43. Kurt Aylett
44. Shaun McKernan
45. Conor McKenna
46. Orazio Fantasia

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