Alby Pannam

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Alby Pannam
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Pannam in the 1930s
Personal information
Full name Albert Constantine Pannam
Date of birth(1914-04-19)19 April 1914
Place of birth Abbotsford, Victoria
Date of death 17 March 1993(1993-03-17) (aged 78)
Original team(s) Carlton Brewery/Abbotsford Brewery
Height 168 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 63.5 kg (140 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1933–1945 Collingwood 181 (453)
1947 Richmond 002 00(6)
Total183 (459)
Coaching career
YearsClubGames (W–L–D)
1953–1955 Richmond 54 (22–31–1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1947.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Albert Constantine Pannam (19 April 1914 17 March 1993) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the VFL between 1933 and 1943 and then again in 1945 for the Collingwood Football Club. He then was captain/coach for the Richmond Football Club Seconds side from 1946 to 1952, leading them to the premiership in 1946. During this tenure he played twice for the Richmond senior side in 1947. He was senior coach of Richmond from 1953 to 1955. [1] He later coached Oakleigh in the VFA to the 1960 premiership.

He was the son of AFL legend Charlie Pannam who also was a dual premiership player, leading goalkicker and captain of Collingwood and senior coach of Richmond.

Pannam also served in the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. [2]

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References

  1. Hogan, Paul (2009). The Tigers Of Old. Richmond FC. ISBN   978-0-646-18748-8.
  2. "World War II Roll: Albert Constantine Pannam". Department of Veterans Affairs.