Adelaide Football Club

The Adelaide Football Club, nicknamed the Crows, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Adelaide, South Australia, playing in the Australian Football League (AFL).

The club was formed in 1990 as a composite team owned by the SANFL and played its first game in the 1991 season.

The club is currently captained by Nathan van Berlo and coached by Brenton Sanderson. Sanderson was appointed senior coach following the 2011 season.

The club is based at Football Park in West Lakes and the club song is "The Pride of South Australia", to the tune of the Marines' Hymn.

The Crows won both the 1997 and 1998 Grand Finals and have appeared in eleven finals series in its 21 year history.

Read more about Adelaide Football Club:  History, Membership Base and Sponsorship, Pre-season Competition

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