Preston Football Club – Part 3

Team photos - update   Part 1, can be found here Part 2, here   Assumptions. They’re easy to make. As well as easy to justify. But, that doesn’t mean you should make them. You’ll see why later. So, the photos were put out there, and as feared, but not terribly surprising, I didn’t get … Continue reading Preston Football Club – Part 3

Preston Football Club – 1940 Team Photo

The 1940 photo, courtesy of Australian Sports Museum Back Row: Ingy Norman^, Alby Morrison, Jack Norman^, Bill Maslen, Bill Seedsman^, Unknown, Alf Roach Middle Row: Unknown, Bert Minney, Lou Sleeth^, Jack Clarke, Arthur Sleith, Fred Beaumont, Ken Watkins* Front Row: Frank Dowling, Clarrie White^, Les Ross, Phil Dunstone Identification made for – Ken Watkins* – Definitely in 1939 (home) … Continue reading Preston Football Club – 1940 Team Photo

Preston Football Club – Part 2

Team Photo - 1938 So, with my research on 1939 taken as far as I thought I was capable, the first part of my Preston Football Club challenge of putting names to faces, was almost ready to be put ‘out there’. It was now time to begin the second part. Back a year to 1938, … Continue reading Preston Football Club – Part 2

Preston Football Club Players 1937 – 1940

Researched players 1939 Possibilities– Frank Dowling – Born ~1911? Predominately played wing. Preston 1931-35, 1938-41. Captain / Coach 1941.  http://www.thevfaproject.org/pages/Players/Dowling,_Frank.php Front row, third from right. Alby Morrison – 29-1-1909 – 24-9-1997 183cms. Preston 1939-40. Captain/Coach both years. Footscray 1928-38, 1941-42, 1946. 224 games, 369 goals.  http://www.thevfaproject.org/pages/Players/Morrison,_Alby.php Middle row, third from right. Arthur Sleith – 22-12-1917 – 17-12-2008. 183cms. Preston … Continue reading Preston Football Club Players 1937 – 1940