Lee Adamson

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Lee Adamson
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-06-27) 27 June 1946 (age 70)
Original team(s) Greensborough (DVFL)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1966–1973 Collingwood 96 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1973.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Lee Adamson (born 27 June 1946) is a former Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

From Greensborough, Adamson came through the Collingwood Football Club's under 19s before getting into the senior side. He made his debut in 1966 as a slender defender. His main concern halfway through his career when he couldn't get a game due to successive injuries, but worked back and played in the 1970 Grand Final against premiers Carlton. Adamson was at the front of a racial abuse accusation when he was a victim of a striking charge from Carlton's Syd Jackson.[1]

After he retired in 1973, Adamson was a support coach at Victoria Park.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2003). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (5th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 4. ISBN 1-74095-032-1.