Bill Allen (footballer)

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Bill Allen
Bill Allen.jpg
Allen in 1920
Personal information
Full name William Miller Allen
Date of birth 7 July 1889
Date of death 13 November 1948(1948-11-13) (aged 59)
Original team(s) South Yarra
Height / weight 188 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1910–15, 1919–23 Melbourne 142 (54)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1923.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

William "Bill" Miller Allen (7 July 1889 – 13 November 1948) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Allen was a ruckman and played during a dour period for the club. He was with Melbourne from 1910 to 1923 but missed the 1916, 1917 and 1918 seasons due to the war. During the summer of 1914/15 he played a couple of first class cricket matches for Victoria in the Sheffield Shield.

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