Fred Webster (Australian footballer)

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Fred Webster
Personal information
Full name Fred Webster
Date of birth (1935-04-19)19 April 1935
Date of death 17 December 2012(2012-12-17) (aged 77)
Height / weight 183 cm / 84 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1955 Melbourne 003 (2)
1956–63 Sandringham 153
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Fred Webster (19 April 1935 – 17 December 2012)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Webster made three appearances in the 1955 VFL season, after making his debut in a win over Geelong on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. His two other games were against Footscray.

The following season, Webster joined Sandringham in the Victorian Football Association,[2] with whom he played until 1963. He was club captain from 1959, won the club's best and fairest award in 1961,[3] and led Sandringham to their 1962 premiership. They came from 44 points down in the Grand Final to win by a point.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fred Webster - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 22 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Moorabbin Gambles With Injured Stars". The Age. 13 April 1956. Retrieved 4 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Honour Board". Sandringham Football Club. Retrieved 4 May 2011.