Blackburn Football Club

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Not to be confused with Blackburn Rovers F.C..
BLACKBURN FOOTBALL CLUB
Full name Blackburn Football Club
Nickname Panthers
Strip Red & Black
Founded 1890
League Eastern Football League
Ground Morton Park
2016 Coach Kon Karavias
2016 Captain Anthony Fagan


 ! Senior Premiership Years 1980, 2002
Junior Premierships
Junior Premiership Years 2004 (U-12 B, U-14 B), 2005 (U-13 A),

The Blackburn Football Club is an Australian rules football club located in Blackburn, Victoria. They play in Division 1 of the Eastern Football League. They are known as the Panthers or the Burners, and play their home games at Morton Park.

The Senior Club has a Senior Side, Reserve Side, Under 19 side and a Under 19 Development Side which is in conjunction with Whitehorse Pioneers.

Senior Coach - Kon Karavias, Reserves Coach - Alan Love, Under 19 Coach - Mat Eccles, Development Team Coach - Tony De Preu ... Gus MacLeod is the Clubs Head of Hydration

The club entered Division 1 of the EFL in 2003, having won the Division 2 Premiership in 2002. It has remained in Division 1 in the years since, and made the finals in 2011.

Blackburn's jumper is black with red stripes. The club's senior jumper changed in 2008, with a white patch added to the back of the jumper with a black number, similar in style to AFL club Hawthorn.

VFL/AFL Blackburn Products[edit]

Ben Griffiths ( Richmond)

Theme Song[edit]

We're a happy team at Blackburn, we're the Mighty Fighting 'Burns ( 2,3,4 ). We love our club and we play to win, riding the bumps with a grin at Blackburn. Come what may you'll find us striving, teamwork is the thing that count ( 2,3,4). All for one and one for all, the way we play at Blackburn We are the Mighty Fighting 'Burns.

  • Sung to the tune of The Yankee Doodle Boy, and similar to AFL club Hawthorn.