List of Essendon Football Club captains

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The following is a list of players who have captained the Essendon Football Club in the Victorian Football League/Australian Football League (VFL/AFL).

Dates Captain(s) Notes
1897–1900 George Stuckey 1897 Premiership Captain
1901–02 Tod Collins 1901 Premiership Captain
1903 Jim Anderson
1904 Jim Anderson
Hugh Gavin
1905 William Robinson
1906 Jack McKenzie
1907–09 William Griffith
1910 Alan Belcher
1911 David Smith 1911 Premiership Captain
1912–15 Alan Belcher 1912 Premiership Captain
1918 Fred Baring
1919 Alan Belcher
1920–21 Percy Ogden
1922–24 Syd Barker 1923 Premiership Captain
1924 Premiership Captain
1925–28 Frank Maher
1929–30 Norm Beckton
1931–33 Garnet Campbell
1934–35 Keith Forbes
1936 Jack Baggott
1937 Jack Baggott
Keith Forbes
1938 Len Webster
1939–50 Dick Reynolds 1942 Premiership Captain
1946 Premiership Captain
1949 Premiership Captain
1950 Premiership Captain
1951–57 Bill Hutchison
1958–64 Jack Clarke 1962 Premiership Captain
1965–68 Ken Fraser 1965 Premiership Captain
1969 Don McKenzie
1970–71 Barry Davis
1972–75 Des Tuddenham
1976 Graham Moss
1977–79 Ken Fletcher
1980–81 Simon Madden
1982 Neale Daniher
Ron Andrews (caretaker)
1983–88 Terry Daniher 1984 Premiership Captain
1985 Premiership Captain
1989–91 Tim Watson
1992–95 Mark Thompson 1993 Premiership Captain
1996–97 Gary O'Donnell
1998 James Hird
1999 James Hird
Michael Long (caretaker)
2000–05 James Hird 2000 Premiership Captain
2006 Matthew Lloyd
David Hille (caretaker)
2007–09 Matthew Lloyd
2010–15 Jobe Watson
2016–present Jobe Watson
Brendon Goddard (caretaker)

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