George Angus

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George Angus
George Angus 1910.jpg
Angus in 1910
Personal information
Full name George Angus
Date of birth (1875-04-15)15 April 1875
Place of birth Kerang, Victoria
Date of death 16 November 1917(1917-11-16) (aged 42)
Place of death Prahran, Victoria
Original team(s) Macorna Wanderers[1]
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1902–1911 Collingwood 157 (64)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1909–1911 Collingwood 60 (42–17–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1911.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 1911.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

George Whitfield Angus (15 April 1875 – 16 November 1917) was an Australian rules footballer who played for and coached the Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[2]

Angus was a late comer to the game, making his Collingwood debut at the age of 27 in 1902 having previously fought in the Boer War. He was a member of back to back premiership teams in 1902 and 1903. In 1910 he was appointed captain-coach of Collingwood and made an immediate impression, leading the club to a grand final victory over Carlton that year.


  1. ^ "George Angus". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Bas Publishing. p. 23. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.

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