Les Abbott

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Les Abbott
Personal information
Full name Leslie Pearce Abbott
Date of birth (1885-06-09)9 June 1885
Date of death 28 September 1947(1947-09-28) (aged 62)
Original team(s) Brunswick (VFA)
Position(s) Fullback
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1904 Collingwood 01 (0)
1905 Carlton 01 (0)
1910–11 Richmond 31 (0)
1912 Melbourne 03 (0)
1912 South Melbourne 03 (0)
Total 39 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1912.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Leslie Pearce "Les" Abbott (9 June 1885 – 28 September 1947) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood, Carlton, Richmond, Melbourne, and South Melbourne. He was the first player to play for five different Victorian Football League (VFL) clubs. He also played for Port Melbourne, Brunswick and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football Association (VFA).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Atkinson, Graeme (1989). 3AW Book of Footy Records. South Melbourne: Magistra Publishing Company. p. 278. ISBN 1863210091. 
  • Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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