The main primary source is The Argus via Trove newspapers:

Other newspapers are also used to verify details, including The Age.


Details of games involving Carlton are often verified on the comprehensive Blueseum site:


The Footballer annual (compiled by Thomas P Power) has proven invaluable in producing a complete listing of results for the seasons 1875 to 1879.


Results are also being checked and cross-referenced progressively against the definitive volumes of the 'The Origins of Australian Football: Victoria's Early History' series by Mark Pennings.


The following people have provided assistance and support to this VFA statistics website:

== James Hothersall, who assisted with working through issues of the first-class status of games, in particular for the pre-1887 period

== Jeff Lawton, who compiled the results for the 1981 and 1986 seasons

== Wal Williams

== George Paras

== Ross Morrison

== Stuart Couper

== Richard Attard

== Rhett Bartlett

== Mark Baptist

== Adam from Demonwiki

== Dave Eastman of

== Adam Cardosi of

== Contributors to the BigFooty Stats Forum thread: VFA results and ladders

== Others who have sent support and positive feedback.


All contributions, including correction of errors will be gratefully accepted and acknowledged on this page.



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Author: Andrew Robinson (contact: andrew at elitetograssroots dot net)
First created: 12 July 2011

Last updated: 19 May 2022

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