<!-- Deleted image removed: -->Albert Park Football Club
is an Australian rules football
club located 3 km south of Melbourne
in the suburb of Albert Park
Originally affiliated with the VFA
during the 19th century.The club colours are red and white.
Albert Park was one of the eight founding members of the Victorian Football Association in 1877.The club finished fourth in their debut season but their stay in the Association was short lived, in 1880 the club merged with South Melbourne Football Club
. As a joint entity with South Melbourne the merged club won five VFA premierships between 1881 and 1890. South Melbourne FC affiliated with the VFL.
The newer entity of Albert Park
Football Club have become affiliated with the Victorian Amateur Football Association
(VAFA), a competition that covers all of greater metropolitan Melbourne
. The VAFA has over 70 senior clubs, and around 3,500 registered players. The club has its origins going back to the 1920s and has progressed from affiliation with the ANZ Bank
Staff Social Club to its current suburban identity in the inner-suburban Albert Park
area of Melbourne
Known as the Falcons, the Club has always been based at Albert Park
, the former Clubrooms and playing area were moved when the Grand Prix
site was formed. The Club is now situated at the Beaurepaire Pavilion on Oval 20.
- Cheer, cheer the Red and the Blue
- We'll keep on fighting all the game through
- Soaring to Success we Fly
- Shake down the thunder......