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West Footscray Football Club

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Former name(s)  Tottenham Imperials
President  Steven Lane
Date founded  1932
Nickname(s)  Roosters
Ground(s)  Kevin Shorten Reserve
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Full name  West Footscray Football Club
Premierships  5 (1934, 1935, 1947, 1970, 1982)
Competition  Western Region Football League

The West Footscray Football Club is an Australian rules football club that is based at Kevin Shorten Reserve in West Footscray.


The club entered the Footscray District Football League in 1932 and won a premiership in 1934 and again in 1935. West Footscray have won five premierships; four in Division 1 and, most recently, the 2007 Division 2 premiership. The club has 2 senior and 3 junior teams, as well as Auskick junior development.

Notable Players

  • Marty McDonnell, a defender who played 92 VFL games with Footscray, in a war-interrupted career.
  • Laurie Sandilands, a former Footscray captain, who played a total of 164 games with both Footscray and Collingwood.
  • Robert McGhie, played juniors at West Footscray in the 1960s before embarking on a 13-year, dual-premiership career in the VFL with Footscray, Richmond, and the South Melbourne Football Clubs.
  • Honours

  • Western Region Football League
  • Division One (5): 1934, 1935, 1947, 1970, 1982
  • Division Two (1): 2007
  • References

    West Footscray Football Club Wikipedia

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