Alex Hall (Australian footballer)

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Alex Hall
Personal information
Date of birth (1869-01-04)4 January 1869
Date of death 8 March 1933(1933-03-08) (aged 64)
Original team(s) Preston / Essendon Association
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1898–1900 Essendon 19 (18)
1906 St Kilda 01 0(0)
Total 20 (18)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1906 St Kilda 013 00(4–9–0)
1907–1909 Melbourne 053 (24–28–1)
1910 Richmond 018 0(7–10–1)
1911–1913 Melbourne 036 (13–23–0)
1925 Hawthorn 017 0(3–14–0)
Total 137 (51–84–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1906.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Alex "Joker" Hall (4 January 1869 – 8 March 1933) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Essendon Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) in 1891 to 1896 then in the Victorian Football League (VFL) from 1898 to 1900. In 1906, his first year of coaching in the VFL, he played his only game for the St Kilda Football Club (under the assumed name of "Wyberg"). He went on to coach Melbourne (twice), Richmond and was Hawthorn's coach in their inaugural season in the VFL.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NOTES TROM THE CLUBS.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848–1954). Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia. 3 April 1925. p. 6. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
  • Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 254. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.

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