DOB: 20 May 1908
Died: 22 August 1982
Debut: Round 1, 1933 against Richmond at MCG
Last Game: Round 18, 1934 against Footscray at MCG
From: Glen Iris/Euroa Imperials/Yallourn
Number: 4 (1933-1934)
Seconds premiership player - 1935
First cleared to Melbourne in 1931, Sambell didn't make his debut for another two seasons. In between his clearance and returning to the VFL in 1933 he played at Yallourn, before transferring to the city in his job as a teacher.
A wingman or half-forward he remained on the senior list in 1935 but a broken collarbone in the pre-season delayed his start to the year and didn't play another league match. He trained with Hawthorn in the 1936 pre-season before joining VFA side Camberwell.
He later coached Glen Iris. His younger brother Harvey trained with South Melbourne in 1941.
Some sources say he dislocated his shoulder in 1935.
Shepparton Advertiser - 13/10/1930
Argus - 30/04/1931
Weekly Times - 25/02/1933
Sporting Globe - 29/04/1933
Herald - 16/06/1933
Sporting Globe - 17/06/1933
Narendera Argus - 11/08/1933
Argus - 05/04/1935
Age - 25/04/1935
Argus - 26/03/1936
Argus - 11/04/1936
Weekly Times - 29/03/1941
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