Alan Arthur

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Alan Arthur
Personal information
Full name Alan Arthur
Date of birth (1905-11-12)12 November 1905
Date of death 9 August 1979(1979-08-09) (aged 73)
Original team(s) Sandhurst
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1928, 1930 Essendon 30 (54)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1930.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Alan Arthur (12 November 1905 – 9 August 1979)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played thirty games for Essendon in 1928 and 1930 in the Victorian Football League (now the AFL).

Arthur played thirty games and kicked fifty-four goals for Essendon, debuting against Geelong in round 4, 1928 and playing his final game against Collingwood in round 18, 1930. Originally from the Sandhurst Football Club, he returned there after leaving Essendon, before playing and coaching at Golden Square and Dimboola. He then moved to South Australia to coach Norwood in the South Australian National Football League for two years.[2]

He was the father of Graham Arthur who captained and coached the Hawthorn Football Club.


  1. ^ "Alan Arthur - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 11 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Profile at

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