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Geelong Football Club

226 42.70 12 11 0 23 52.17 4 2 6 66.67
Essendon 91 113 5 209 44.74 5 8 0 13 38.46 1 0 1 100.00
Fitzroy 103 79 1 183 56.56 0 2 0 2 0.00
Fremantle 22 11 0 33 66.67 1 2 0 3 33.33
Gold Coast 4 1 0 5 80.00
Greater Western Sydney 3 0 0 3 100.00
Hawthorn 85 70 1 156 54.39 3 6 0 9 33.33 1 2 3 33.33
Melbourne 126 83 2 211 59.62 5 2 0 7 71.43
North Melbourne 95 61 1 157 60.83 2 5 0 7 58.57
Port Adelaide 18 9 1 28 66.07 2 1 0 3 66.67 1 0 1 100.00
Richmond 100 85 3 188 53.99 2 7 0 9 22.22 1 1 2 50.00
St Kilda 127 83 0 210 59.90 4 1 0 5 80.00 1 0 1 100.00
Sydney 119 96 0 215 55.24 0 3 0 3 0.00
University 8 6 0 14 57.14
West Coast 23 23 1 47 50.00 1 4 0 5 20.00 0 2 2 0.00
Western Bulldogs 97 55 2 154 63.64 8 2 0 10 80.00
Totals 1260 1055 21 2336 54.39 50 62 1 113 44.69 9 8 17 52.94
Key
W Wins L Losses D Draws T Total
Win% Winning percentage Defunct club

Match records

  • Highest score: Round 7, 1992 (Carrara) – Geelong 37.17 (239) v Brisbane Bears 11.9 (75)[29]
  • Lowest score: Round 3, 1899 (Corio Oval) – Geelong 0.8 (8) v Fitzroy 4.8 (32)[30]
  • Highest losing score: Round 6, 1989 (Princes Park) – Geelong 25.13 (163) v Hawthorn 26.15 (171)[31]
  • Lowest winning score: Round 9, 1897 (Corio Oval) – Geelong 1.9 (15) v Melbourne 0.10 (10)[32]
  • Biggest winning margin: 186 points Round 19, 2011 (KP) – Geelong 37.11 (233) v Melbourne 7.5 (47)[33]
  • Biggest losing margin: 135 points Round 21, 1986 (PP) – Geelong 13.12 (90) v Hawthorn 35.15 (225)[34]
  • Record attendance (home and away game): 88,115, Round 9, 2010 (MCG) v Collingwood
  • Record attendance (finals match): 109,396, Grand Final, 1967 (MCG) v Richmond

Players and staff

Current playing list


Current coaching staff

Chris Scott is the club's current head coach.

Officials

  • President: Colin Carter
  • Vice President: Gareth Andrews
  • Directors:
    • Nicholas Carr
    • Bob Gartland
    • Alistair Hamblin
    • Hugh Seward
    • Diana Taylor
  • Chief Executive Officer: Brian Cook
  • General Manager – Football: Neil Balme
  • General Manager – Media & Public Relations: Kevin Diggerson
  • General Manager – People & Culture: Rosie King
  • General Manager – Commercial Operations: David Lever
  • General Manager – Finance & Administration: Rob Threlfall
  • Football Operations Manager: Steven Hocking

Reserves team

The Geelong reserves team was created in 1919 and began competing in the VFL Reserves competition with the leagues other reserves teams. Success in the form of 13 premierships was had by the team. Following the demise of the AFL reserves competition the team entered the Victorian Football League in 2000 and have again proven their worth with another three premierships added since.

a Essendon refused to play the Grand Final in Geelong, so the premiership was awarded to Geelong.

Notable players

See also

Footnotes

References
  1. ^ Board & Executive Management – Official AFL Website of the Geelong Football Club
  2. ^ Gullan, Scott (17 October 2010). "Chris Scott earns Cats gig". Herald Sun. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d Official Website of the Geelong Football Club GFC History Retrieved on 10 June 2007.
  4. ^ a b c d e AFL Tables Finishing Summary 1897–2006.
  5. ^ Rodgers, Stephen (1983) Every Game Ever Played p. i. Melbourne: Lloyd O'Neil
  6. ^ AFL Tables
  7. ^ Finishing Summary 1897–2006
  8. ^ The Bulletin publishes for the last time
  9. ^ McClure, Geoff. "UNEARTHING HISTORY: THE LOST BROWNLOW FILES". fullpointsfooty.net. Retrieved 30 September 2010. 
  10. ^ de Moore, Greg (2008). Tom Wills: First Wild Man of Australian Sport. Allen & Unwin. pp. 176–177, 266–270.  
  11. ^ THE CLUBS. The Complete History of Every Club in the VFL/AFL; Garrie Hutchinson, John Ross, et al.; 1988, Viking, Melbourne. Page 190
  12. ^ VFA/VFL Summary Chart 1877 to 2007
  13. ^ "STILL ON!.".  
  14. ^ "1,200 CHEER GEELONG'S JUBILEE PENNANT.".  
  15. ^ Brown, Terry (27 September 2007). "Pole-driven to be Port's undertaker".  
  16. ^ Booth, Ross (2004). "The economics of achieving competitive balance in the Australian football league, 1897–2004". Economic Papers. 
  17. ^ Lovett, Michael, ed. (2010). AFL Record Guide to Season 2010. p. 878.  
  18. ^ Season Scoring Records: Most Points For in a Season
  19. ^ Lovett 2010, p. 148
  20. ^ a b c d e f Gullan, Scott (30 April 2007). "Chappy swipes at Cats". Herald Sun. Australia. Retrieved 6 November 2009. 
  21. ^ "Cats annihilate Richmond". AFL BigPond Network. 6 May 2007. Retrieved 24 August 2008. 
  22. ^ Reed, David (29 August 2009). "Cats belt Freo by 40 points". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 29 August 2009. 
  23. ^ Selwood claims second 'Carji', Johnson snubbed (afl.com.au)
  24. ^ http://www.gfc.com.au/detailed%20history/tabid/4015/default.aspx
  25. ^ http://footyjumpers.com/
  26. ^ AFL Tunes to Remember – The Melbourne Age, 23 July 2010
  27. ^ "Geelong Attendances (1921–2011)". AFL Tables. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  28. ^ "Geelong Win-Loss Records". AFL Tables. Retrieved 17 March 2012. 
  29. ^ V/AFL record
  30. ^ Geelong – Game Records
  31. ^ V/AFL record. Geelong took both this record and that for the highest score from Fitzroy.
  32. ^ Only one behind kicked in first quarter; aggregate of scoring shots lowest since 1953 and second lowest since 1905 Grand Final
  33. ^ Geelong – Game Records
  34. ^ Geelong actually led early in the third quarter before Hawthorn kicked 25.7 (157) to 1.7 (13) for a record score for a half
Bibliography
  • Lovett, Michael (Chief editor) (2010). AFL Record Season Guide. Geoff Slattery Media Group.  

External links

  • Official website of the Geelong Football Club
  • Official AFL website
  • The Cattery – Unofficial Geelong Football Club website
  • "Around the Grounds" – Web documentary – Kardinia Park
  • Geelong Football Club Honour Roll – list of all Presidents, captains, coaches and Best & Fairest winners since 1879.
Achievements
First
Establishment of league
VFL Minor Premier
1897
Succeeded by
Essendon
Preceded by
Fitzroy
VFL Minor Premier
1901
Succeeded by
Collingwood
Preceded by
Essendon
VFL Minor Premier
1925
Succeeded by
Collingwood
Preceded by
Essendon
VFL Premiership
1925
Succeeded by
Melbourne
Preceded by
Collingwood
VFL Minor Premier
1931
Succeeded by
Carlton
Preceded by
Collingwood
VFL Premiership
1931
Succeeded by
Richmond
Preceded by
South Melbourne
VFL Minor Premier
1937
Succeeded by
Carlton
Preceded by
Collingwood
VFL Premiership
1937
Succeeded by
South Melbourne
Preceded by
Essendon
VFL Minor Premier
1951, 1952, 1953, 1954
Succeeded by
Melbourne
Preceded by
Essendon
VFL Premiership
1951, 1952
Succeeded by
Collingwood
Preceded by
South Melbourne
VFL Night Series winner
1961
Succeeded by
Richmond
Preceded by
Essendon
VFL Premiership
1963
Succeeded by
Melbourne
Preceded by
Carlton
VFL Minor Premier
1980
Succeeded by
Carlton
Preceded by
West Coast
McClelland Trophy
AFL Minor Premier

1992
Succeeded by
Essendon
Preceded by
Carlton
AFL Pre-season Cup winner
2006
Succeeded by
Carlton
Preceded by
West Coast
McClelland Trophy
AFL Minor Premier

2007, 2008
Succeeded by
St Kilda
Preceded by
West Coast
AFL Premiership
2007
Succeeded by
Hawthorn
Preceded by
St Kilda
AFL Pre-season Cup winner
2009
Succeeded by
Western Bulldogs
Preceded by
Hawthorn
AFL Premiership
2009
Succeeded by
Collingwood
Preceded by
Collingwood
AFL Premiership
2011
Succeeded by
Sydney
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