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Ned Sutton

Image DOB: 24 March 1868
Died: 2 June 1911

Debut: Round 1, 1897 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last Game: Round 7, 1898 against Collingwood at Victoria Park

From: Castlemaine/University/Carlton

Honours:
Captain - 1897 - 1898

Games: 32
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
1511646.87

Edmund "Ned" Sutton, has the earliest recorded birthdate of any Melbourne VFL player. The next closest, five years younger, is Alf Healing.

He began is career at Carlton in 1888 and played as a defender there until being cleared to Melbourne in May 1895. In 1892 he was Carlton's vice-captain, and captained Melbourne's first two seasons in the league. He was also in charge of a VFL side against Ballarat in 1897.

Played some games in 1896 under the surname 'Gibson'

YearGamesGoals
1897 170
1898 150

Lists
Pre-VFL Players

Media
The Australasian - 04/05/1895
The Australasian - 19/06/1897

Links
Blueseum profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 11 September 2017 09:12:33 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 18)

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