Eddie Sholl

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Eddie Sholl
Eddie Sholl (before 1902).jpg
Personal information
Full name Edward Sholl
Date of birth 15 April 1872
Date of death 29 June 1952(1952-06-29) (aged 80)
Position(s) Fullback
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1897–1902 Melbourne 50 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1902.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Edward "Eddie" Sholl (15 April 1872 – 29 June 1952[1]), also known as Ted Sholl, was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Sholl was a foundation player for Melbourne, playing six games in the 1897 inaugural VFL season, three of which were finals.[2]

He captained Melbourne in 1899 and in the same year represented Victoria in an interstate fixture against South Australia.[3][4]

A fullback, he kept Gerald Brosnan goal-less in the 1900 VFL Grand Final, which Melbourne won.[5]


  1. ^ The Argus,"Former Melbourne captain dies", 2 July 1952, p. 8
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Eddie Sholl
  3. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 – The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7. 
  4. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  5. ^ "Fuchsias' Farcical Flag". Full Points Footy. 

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