Jimmy Davidson (Australian footballer)

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Jimmy Davidson
Jimmy Davidson 1932.jpg
Personal information
Full name James Davidson
Date of birth (1904-08-13)13 August 1904
Date of death 24 November 1953(1953-11-24) (aged 49)
Original team(s) Walhalla
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1924–1932 Melbourne 137 (62)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1932.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

James Davidson (13 August 1904 – 24 November 1953) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

From Walhalla originally, Davidson played junior football for Melbourne, before breaking into the senior side in 1924.[1][2] He played most of his football as a rover.

Davidson was a half forward flanker in Melbourne's 1926 premiership team.

He put together 83 consecutive games from 1927 to 1931.[3]

Davidson went to Bendigo Football League club Castlemaine, as coach, in 1933. He won the league's best and fairest award that season.


  1. ^ "Jimmy Davidson - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  3. ^ "AFL Tables: Jimmy Davidson". afltables.com. 

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