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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

Player Injury Summary
Nick Kommer Knee Nick had surgery to repair a patella tendonitis issue he has suffered throughout the first half of the season. He is likely to miss the remainder of the season.
Alex Browne Knee Browne ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament and has undergone a full knee reconstruction. He will miss the remainder of the 2014 season.
Marty Gleeson Groin Gleeson has began running after improvement to groin soreness. He will continue to be monitored as he ramps up a restricted training program.
Will Hams Hip Hams had surgery on a recurring hip problem he has suffered throughout the first half of the season. He is expected to miss the majority of the second half of the season.
Michael Hibberd Ankle Hibberd missed Saturday night's win over Port Adelaide with a sore ankle and will be given until later in the week to prove his fitness to take on the Magpies.
Jobe Watson Quad tendon  Watson had surgery to repair a ruptured rectus femoris tendon four weeks ago and is expected to return within the next five to six weeks of football.  


Please note the club's injury list will be updated regularly on Tuesday afternoon.