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Edwin Pemberton

Image DOB: 20 June 1908
Died: 4 November 1989

Debut: Round 2, 1930 against Geelong at MCG,
Last Game: Round 18, 1934 against Footscray at MCG

Games: 36
Goals: 5
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
1901752.77


From: Sale

Number: 19 1930-1933, 15 1934

Also known as "Ted", Pemberton was Sale's 'Most Consistent Player' in 1929 and trained with Fitzroy before the 1930 season before eventually joining Melbourne. He had previously been sought by St Kilda.

He had his most successful season in his rookie year when he played 16 games on the wing but injury and illness kept him to just 20 across the next four years. His first major injury occurred in the first game of 1931 and he missed a further 11 weeks during the middle of the year due to illness.

In Round 3, 1932 Pemberton suffered a broken hand which cost him another five weeks on the sidelines. Illness struck again at the start of the 1933 season, keeping him out until Round 6 and he played just two games for the year. In 1934 he didn't play his first game of the season until Round 9, managed three in a row then suffered a thigh injury which put him out until Round 18.

Pemberton was cleared to Clydebank in July 1936, captain/coaching them in 1937 before retiring and remaining as coach through at least 1939. He led them to their first premiership in 1938 and another the next year. He was named coach of Mornington in 1946.

In 1934 he played for the Melbourne FC cricket club.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1930 1630
1931 500
1932 910
1933 200
1934 410

Notes
The Argus lists him as being cleared to "Sale" during 1936 but this is probably the region rather than the club as he went to Clydebank.

Media
The Argus - 29/04/1930
Sporting Globe - 14/05/1930
The Argus - 08/05/1931
The Argus - 05/08/1931
The Argus - 20/05/1932
The Argus - 28/04/1933
The Argus - 12/03/1934
The Argus - 02/07/1936
Gippsland Times - 26/10/1936
Frankston Standard - 21/03/1946

Links
Australian Football profile
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Wikipedia profile

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