Monday 4th July, 2022

Round 1 Defeats

Footscray’s Defeats on the Opening Round 1925 – 2004

These are Footscray’s defeats in the opening Round of the season in each year from joining the league in 1925 through to 2004 which was the last defeat on the opening round. Happily 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008 have all seen victories on their Round One.

Year No. Opponent Venue Result Margin Day Date
1925 1/84 Fitzroy Brunswick Street Loss 9 Saturday 02 May 1925
1926 2/84 Geelong Corio Oval Loss 66 Saturday 01 May 1926
1927 3/84 Essendon Western Oval Loss 47 Saturday 30 April 1927
1928 4/84 South Melbourne Lakeside Oval Loss 1 Saturday 21 April 1928
1930 6/84 Fitzroy Brunswick Street Loss 14 Saturday 03 May 1930
1932 8/84 Essendon Windy Hill Loss 51 Saturday 30 April 1932
1934 10/84 Essendon Windy Hill Loss 11 Saturday 05 May 1934
1935 11/84 Richmond Western Oval Loss 35 Saturday 27 April 1935
1936 12/84 Geelong Corio Oval Loss 75 Saturday 02 May 1936
1938 14/84 South Melbourne Lakeside Oval Loss 29 Saturday 23 April 1938
1939 15/84 Essendon Western Oval Loss 5 Saturday 22 April 1939
1942 18/84 Richmond Punt Road Loss 20 Saturday 09 May 1942
1943 19/84 NO ONE NOWHERE BYE Saturday 08 May 1943
1949 25/84 Richmond Punt Road Loss 69 Monday 18 April 1949
1950 26/84 St Kilda Western Oval Loss 9 Saturday 22 April 1950
1954 30/84 St Kilda Western Oval Loss 11 Saturday 17 April 1954
1958 34/84 Collingwood Western Oval Loss 54 Saturday 12 April 1958
1959 35/84 St Kilda Junction Oval Loss 20 Saturday 18 April 1959
1963 39/84 North Melbourne Arden Street Loss 37 Saturday 20 April 1963
1965 41/84 Geelong Kardinia Park Loss 2 Monday 19 April 1965
1966 42/84 North Melbourne Western Oval Loss 12 Monday 25 April 1966
1967 43/84 St Kilda Moorabbin Loss 81 Saturday 15 April 1967
1968 44/84 North Melbourne Western Oval Loss 16 Monday 15 April 1968
1970 46/84 Collingwood Western Oval Loss 64 Saturday 04 April 1970
1971 47/84 Collingwood Victoria Park Loss 83 Saturday 03 April 1971
1972 48/84 Essendon Western Oval Loss 61 Monday 03 April 1972
1973 49/84 Fitzroy Junction Oval Loss 50 Saturday 07 April 1973
1975 51/84 Melbourne M.C.G Loss 11 Saturday 05 April 1975
1976 52/84 Essendon Western Oval Loss 1 Saturday 03 April 1976
1977 53/84 Collingwood Victoria Park Loss 11 Saturday 02 April 1977
1978 54/84 North Melbourne Western Oval Loss 69 Saturday 01 April 1978
1979 55/84 Melbourne M.C.G Loss 12 Saturday 07 April 1979
1980 56/84 Fitzroy Western Oval Loss 12 Saturday 29 March 1980
1981 57/84 St Kilda Western Oval Loss 49 Saturday 28 March 1981
1982 58/84 Essendon Windy Hill Loss 109 Saturday 27 March 1982
1983 59/84 Geelong Waverley Loss 31 Saturday 26 March 1983
1987 63/84 Essendon Waverley Loss 59 Saturday 28 March 1987
1990 66/84 St Kilda Western Oval Loss 63 Sunday 01 April 1990
1991 67/84 Collingwood Waverley Loss 70 Sunday 24 March 1991
1993 69/84 Collingwood M.C.G Loss 20 Friday 26 March 1993
1996 72/84 Brisbane Gabba Loss 87 Saturday 30 March 1996
1997 73/84 Fremantle Princes Park Loss 4 Saturday 29 March 1997
2001 77/84 Southern Saints Docklands Loss 5 Saturday 31 March 2001
2002 78/84 Adelaide Docklands Loss 19 Sunday 31 March 2002
2004 80/84 West Coast Docklands Loss 7 Sunday 28 March 2004