Alan Crawford (Australian rules footballer)
|Full name||Allan William Thomas Crawford|
|Date of birth||21 January 1916|
|Place of birth||Nathalia, Victoria|
|Date of death||28 March 1988(aged 72)|
|Original team(s)||Carlton seconds|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||92 kg (203 lb)|
|1936–1938||North Melbourne||13 (7)|
|1943–1945||North Melbourne||47 (23)|
|1948–1949||North Melbourne||17 (9)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1949.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Crawford, a former Carlton seconds player, had a stop-start career in the VFL, starting with a stint from 1936 to 1938. During the early war years he played for South Adelaide, then went back to North Melbourne in 1943. A follower, Crawford won North Melbourne's best and fairest award in 1944. He was playing coach of Launceston in 1946 and coached another Tasmanian club, Penguin, in 1947, before returning to North Melbourne in 1948, for two final seasons.
- "Genealogy". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
- "Alan Crawford - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
- "Alan Crawford". AFL Tables.
- "Crawford to Return Here". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 24 February 1950. p. 13. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
- Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
- "DISAPPOINTMENT IN NW". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 16 April 1947. p. 27. Retrieved 23 March 2014.
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