George Barker (footballer, born 1885)
|Full name||George Sanders Barker|
|Date of birth||26 September 1885|
|Place of birth||Collingwood, Victoria|
|Date of death||15 April 1947(aged 61)|
|Place of death||Malvern East, Victoria|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1909.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Barker, who was from Abbotsford, was Essendon's leading goal-kicker in 1905, with 29 goals. His tally that year included a seven goal haul in a win over Collingwood at Victoria Park. The following year he played in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) with Richmond, before returning to Essendon in 1907. He played for Northcote between 1910 and 1912.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
- Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
- AFL Tables: George Barker
- "Barker, George". Essendon Football Club official website. Archived from the original on 24 April 2012.
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