Alan McDonald (Australian footballer)

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Alan McDonald
Personal information
Full name Alan Joseph McDonald
Date of birth (1918-06-23)23 June 1918
Date of death 2 May 1999(1999-05-02) (aged 80)
Original team(s) Meeniyan/Leongatha
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1939–1943 Richmond 49 (8)[1]
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1957–1960 Richmond 72 (22–48–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1943.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Alan Joseph McDonald[2] (23 June 1918 – 2 May 1999)[3] was an Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1939 and 1941 and then again in 1943 for the Richmond Football Club. He coached South Bendigo from 1947 to 1956, then was senior coach of Richmond from 1957 to 1960.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFL Tables – Alan McDonald – Stats – Statistics". AFL Tables. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 
  2. ^ MCDONALD ALAN JOSEPH
  3. ^ "Alan McDonald – Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "South Bendigo Coach.". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 19 February 1947. p. 11. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "A new man at Richmond.". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 14 November 1956. p. 16. Retrieved 8 November 2014. 
  6. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 – The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7. 
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996