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Western Oval (Footscray)

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Footscray (VFL) Home Ground

1997 Renamed Whitten Oval



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WesternOval2016 - by Michael Riley
WesternOval2016 - by Michael Riley


Footscray First VFL Match 1925 (Probably Round 2, 1925 v South Melbourne 9-May-1925) - Source:Footscray Historical Society 1A-351, Photographer: Unknown
Footscray First VFL Match 1925 (Probably Round 2, 1925 v South Melbourne 9-May-1925) - Source:Footscray Historical Society 1A-351, Photographer: Unknown
c1970 Western Oval - Source: Picture Victoria id4872 - Used with permission of the Footscray Historical Society - Photographer Unknown
c1970 Western Oval - Source: Picture Victoria id4872 - Used with permission of the Footscray Historical Society - Photographer Unknown
1953 Footscray Football Ground turnstiles - Source: Picture Victoria id4812 - Used with permission of the Footscray Historical Society - Photographer Unknown
1953 Footscray Football Ground turnstiles - Source: Picture Victoria id4812 - Used with permission of the Footscray Historical Society - Photographer Unknown
Western Oval c1930 - Source: Bulldogs Museum - Whitten Oval - Photographer: Unknown (Photo MRiley)
Western Oval c1930 - Source: Bulldogs Museum - Whitten Oval - Photographer: Unknown (Photo MRiley)
Western Oval c1925-35 - Airspy collection of aerial photographs -  SLV H91.160/454
Western Oval c1925-35 - Airspy collection of aerial photographs - SLV H91.160/454

See http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/20594 for the original high definition image on the State Library of Victoria Website
1929 Western Oval Grandstand Under Construction 53_02 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1
1929 Western Oval Grandstand Under Construction 53_02 - VFL On Film 1909-1945 - Marking Time V1


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Modern Photos

2012 Photos by Michael Riley

Western Oval Dec2012 - Source: MRiley
Western Oval Dec2012 - Source: MRiley
Western Oval Dec2012 - Source: MRiley
Western Oval Dec2012 - Source: MRiley



2013 Photos by Justin Schmidt

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Western Oval - Looking at Barkley St End - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved
Western Oval - Looking at Barkley St End - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved
Western Oval - Doug Hawkins Wing - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved
Western Oval - Doug Hawkins Wing - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved
Western Oval - Looking at Gordon St End - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved
Western Oval - Looking at Gordon St End - Photographer Justin Schmidt 2013 - All Rights Reserved

View all 2013 "Western Oval photos by Justin Schmidt

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2016 Photos by

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Whitten Oval 04   2016 - Photographer Jo Riley
Whitten Oval 04 2016 - Photographer Jo Riley
Whitten Oval 05   2016 - Photographer Jo Riley
Whitten Oval 05 2016 - Photographer Jo Riley
Whitten Oval 06   2016 - Photographer Jo Riley
Whitten Oval 06 2016 - Photographer Jo Riley


View all 2016 Western Oval photos by Joanne Riley

[+] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitten_Oval
http://scoreboardpressure.com/2012/07/23/windy-hill-essendon-victoria/

The Age 16-Sep-1933 p7 History of the Ground
http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=1v1hAAAAIBAJ&sjid=lJUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7042%2C1411688

Footscray takes "outer" Oscar. (1955, January 29). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 39. Retrieved October 3, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71692255

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