Western Bulldogs

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The Footscray Football Club, now known as the Western Bulldogs, was founded in 1877 in the inner-western suburb of Melbourne, Footscray. The club’s headquarters have always been based at Whitten Oval which is affectionately known by locals a ‘the kennel’. They now play many home games at Etihad Stadium in the Docklands of Melbourne.

The Bulldogs have made it to the finals on many occasions, in 1992 finishing second on the ladder. In other years in 1994 and 1995 they made it to the finals again but were defeated by Melbourne and Geelong respectively. Despite injuries along the way in the following years, the Bulldogs made it to the finals again in 2006, the first time since 2000. The Bulldogs became known for making it to the top four on the ladder but not going any further, which happened again in 2008 and 2009. Finally in the 2016 the Bulldogs took out the flag, to end a 62 year premiership drought. Despite many injuries and finishing 7th on the ladder, the Bulldogs beat the odds to win the flag, in true underdog style.

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v Western Bulldogs v Port Adelaide Saturday, August 19
03:45 am
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Western Bulldogs full 2017 team line-up, fixtures & betting info listed below:

2017 Toyota AFL Competition
Latest Odds: Bulldogs Odds
Ins & Outs: Player Movements
Fixture: AFL Bulldogs 2017
Results: Bulldogs Results
2016 Result: 1st Premiers
Players: Bulldogs Player List
Twitter: @westernbulldogs
Facebook: Western.Bulldogs
Instagram: @westernbulldogs
Social Media: Bulldogs AFL Social
Sponsors: Bulldogs AFL Sponsors
Club Information
Nickname: Bulldogs, Doggies, Dogs
Founded: 1877
Colours: Red, White, Blue
Club Song: Sons of the West
Coach: Luke Beveridge
Captain: Robert Murphy
Premierships: 2
Home Ground: Etihad Stadium
Training Ground: Whitten Oval
Mascot: Woofer “Dogg” Whitten
Wooden Spoons: 4

Western Bulldogs Team Information

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