Melbourne City (VFA)

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Melbourne City played in the VFA in 1912 and 1913. The club was added to the VFA in the inner-city presence.

On 1 December 1913, Melbourne City formally resigned from the Association, and disbanded as a club

"Some three months ago a meeting of those interested in the formation of a club, to take the place of the defunct. West Melbourne club, was held to elect a committee to make representations to the Victorian association for admittance into that association. After due consideration, the new club, which is . called the CityFootball Club. was admitted into the Victorian association." Age -Jan 19121

Team Name and Jumpers

"The club wore a dark red coloured guernsey (described as 'claret' in contemporary sources) with white shoulders" - Wikipedia

Sport 2 Aug 1912Melbourne City Phillips
Sport 2 Aug 1912Melbourne City Phillips

Team Photos

Photos by Charles Boyles


Photos by Other Photographers


Reference _ Melbourne City Coaches
Reference _ Melbourne City Captains

1912 George 'Mallee' Johnson

Home Grounds

East Melbourne Cricket Ground


For extensive results, see http://www.thegapchessclub.org.au/vfa/

Melbourne City lost every one of it's VFA matches.

Formation of Club

BREVITIES (1911, November 25). Independent (Footscray, Vic. : 1883 - 1922), p. 2. Retrieved October 29, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article73479028



1. FOOTBALL. (1912, January 19). The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954), p. 10. Retrieved October 29, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article197399676

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