Paul Spargo

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Paul Spargo
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-10-09) 9 October 1966 (age 50)
Original team(s) Albury (OMFL)
Height / weight 182 cm / 82 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1985–1992 North Melbourne 81 (109)
1993 Brisbane Bears 09 00(9)
Total 90 (118)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1993.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Paul Spargo (born 9 October 1966) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne and the Brisbane Bears in the Australian Football League (AFL). A half forward, he is the son of Footscray's Grand Final player Bob Spargo.[1]

Originally from Albury, Spargo returned to coach the Albury Football Club in 1994, leading the team to the first of consecutive Ovens & Murray Football League (O&MFL) premierships the following year. He left in 1997, but returned for a year in 2002.[2] Between 2003 and 2004 he was an assistant coach at the Richmond Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). In 2009, he again returned to Albury, and lead them to three consecutive premierships, becoming the first man to coach five O&MFL premiership teams.[3]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 612. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
  2. ^ "Paul Spargo back at Albury Football Club". 5 July 2008. 
  3. ^ Johnston, David (19 September 2011). "Spargo's hat-trick a dream send-off". 

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