Blackburn Football Club
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|Full name||Blackburn Football Club|
|Strip||Red & Black|
|League||Eastern Football League|
|2014 Coach||Peter Banfield|
|2014 Captain||Ben Fraser|
|! Senior Premiership Years||1980, 2002|
|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 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
- Jordan Lisle - Hawthorn, Brisbane Lions
- Tom Schneider - Hawthorn
- Bryan Wood - Richmond, Essendon
- Rod Appleton
- Ian Scrimshaw
Ben Griffiths ( Richmond)
We're a happy team at Blackburn, we're the Mighty Fighting 'Burns. 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, team work is the thing that count. 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.