Prahran Football Club
(Prahran Footy Club
) is an Australian rules football
club based at Toorak Park in Orrong Road between High Street & Malvern Road, Armadale
, in Melbourne
. In 2007, the club competes in D1 Section of the Victorian Amateur Football Association
(VAFA). The team name is the Prahran Two Blues, and the team uniform has been royal blue and sky blue since the club formed in 1886.
Prahran fields Senior, Reserves, Club XVIII and junior teams. The senior team was coached in 2006 by Leigh Stafford, who resigned from the coaching role at the end of the season.
In 2007 the new coach is Paul Greenham, who has played for Richmond, Port Melbourne & St Kevins.
Its sister team is the Deakin Devils - a Division 1 Victorian Women's Football League (VWFL) team.
The club played in the Victorian Football Association (now known as the Victorian Football League
)in 1886-7 and from 1899 until 1994
, when it withdrew from the competition and temporarily went into recess. The club merged with Southbank Amateur Football Club in 1999
and joined the VAFA under the stewardship of Herald Sun
racing writer Tim Habel, with profits derived from the Prahran Tabaret - a gambling bar it owns and operates in Chapel Street
, Prahran. Also in 1999 the club re-established its junior arm. Commencing with just two junior teams, the club now has eight junior teams and has formed a joint Under 19 team with Caulfield Football Club