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John Macdonald

Image DOB: 29 August 1859
Died: 22 July 1927

From: Scotch College/University/St Kilda/Albert Park

Player from 1876 to 1884, described in 1881 as "goal sneak of the team". He had previously played for Albert Park in 1871 before appearing with St Kilda in 1874 and 1875. He left Albert Park after they merged with North Melbourne before the 1876 season.

Also played for University 1873 and 1875.

Left for Queensland during the 1881 season but later returned. Once his football career had finished for good he moved back to Queensland and lived there through 1919.

His brother James also played for the team.

Lists
Pre-VFL Players

Notes
Name spelt McDonald in some sources

Media
Sydney Mail - 16/07/1881
"John Macdonald" - The Telegraph 15/09/1919
Queensland Times - 23/07/1927
Brisbane Courier - 23/07/1927
"Obituary" - Warwick Daily News 23/07/1927

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