The communal beginnings of the Knights core supporter base started in 1953 and continued to grow throughout the remainder of the 1950's, by the time 1959 had arrived, the small fledgling club and its supporters achieved their first milestone, with the team winning their maiden divisional championship in 1959.
The 1959 result had been a fitting tribute to a club that had started with nothing except for the passion of a handful of eager young men living in a small house in Footscray, and the determination of its growing supporter base over the years which rallied to support them, in many ways they were the cementing qualities each relied upon the other for.
During the 1960's, the club achieved numerous accolades as it rose to greater heights, which were all perpetuated by the initial win in 1959 of the Victorian Soccer League Division 1 Championship.
In the following years, this was accomplished almost to a regimented schedule as shown in the following table of results:
The number of successful cup campaigns achieved by the Knights is one of the most impressive of any soccer club in Australia to date, and is a tradition the club will strive to maintain in the future.
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