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Little disappointed with media coverage

Essendon Football Club and the Hird family are deeply disappointed by the decision to publish a photo on the back page of The Age newspaper yesterday of one of the Hird’s young children outside his house on his way to school. 

4:33pm  Jul 25, 2014

Campbell appointed CEO

Essendon Football Club is pleased to announce Xavier Campbell has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

12:52pm  Jul 25, 2014

Club Statement

Essendon Football Club can today confirm the details and arrangements of James Hird’s return next month.

11:33am  Jul 25, 2014

The Essendon Football Club invites you to attend the 2013 Season Launch and Hall of Fame Induction supported by Caltex, Spencer Panels and Centec Security.

 The evening will be hosted by Essendon Football Club legend, Tim Watson with Essendon players and coaches in attendance.  Show your support and come along to officially launch the 2013 season and celebrate this year’s induction of Hall of Fame legends and members.

 Join us on this evening as we induct two new Hall of Fame legends and five Hall of Fame members.  Our 2013 inductees will join a long list of Essendon Football Clubs finest players  such as James Hird, Michael Long, Kevin Sheedy Terry Daniher, Simon Madden and Dick Reynolds 

Date: Monday 4th March, 2013
Venue: Peninsula, Central Pier, Docklands
Commences: 6.30pm for 7.00pm start
Dress: Lounge suit, ladies cocktail

Platinum Legends package: $550 per person (limited availability)

This exclusive package includes VIP pre - cocktail function with players and coaches, premium event seating, limited edition Essendon FC gift plus all Hall of Fame package inclusions.
Hall of Fame package: $205 per person.

Event ticket including three course dinner, beverage package including premium Wolf Blass wines, beer and soft drink and entertainment throughout the evening.
Bookings close: Friday 22nd February 2012 unless sold out prior. Book early to avoid missing out.

Bookings are available online

For event enquires please email