Don Williams (footballer)
|Full name||Donald Williams|
|Date of birth||3 November 1935|
|Date of death||19 October 1995(aged 59)|
|Original team(s)||Elsternwick Amateurs|
|Height / weight||182 cm / 80 kg|
|1953–59, 1964–68||Melbourne (VFL)||205 (5)|
|1960–62||West Perth (WANFL)||45 (21)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1968.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Williams was a half-back flanker and five time premiership player with Melbourne, including their successive triumphs in 1955, 1956 and 1957. After being dropped to the bench in the 1959 grand final he decided to leave the club and spent the 1960 season with West Perth, who won the WAFL Grand Final in that year. He represented Western Australia in the Brisbane Carnival where Western Australia defeated Victoria for the first time.
In 2000 he was named on the half-back flank in Melbourne's official Team of the Century.
- "Don Williams – Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 19 December 2014.
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