Tonight on AFL Nation the Western Bulldogs take on the GWS Giants, the newest teams in the AFL.
However not that long ago the Western Bulldogs were Footscray and things might have been that good financially at the time.
In fact things got to a stage in the late 1980s were a proposed merger was raised with now defunct Fitzroy.
What was amazing at the time supporters raised almost two million dollars and secure sponsorship to secure the future of the club.
Watch below, scary how much the game has changed