DOB: 6 May 1926
Died: 31 January 1990
Debut: Round 4, 1946 against South Melbourne at Punt Road
Last Game: Grand Final 1954 against Footscray at MCG
Number: 10 (1946-1954)
Premiership Player - 1948
Grand final team - 1954
Leading Goalkicker - 1948
Victorian state representative - 1951, 1953
Statistical categories led
Most games in jumper 10
Switching between forward and defence, Arnold first came to prominence in the 1946 reserves semi final, where after four senior games during the year the centre-half back was touted as having a bright footballing future.
Breaking into the senior side, Arnold played as centre-half forward in the 1948 premiership side and topped the team goalkicking.
Later in his career he played as a defender and was Best and Fairest runner-up in 1950 and 1951. Pursued by Kyneton to coach in 1954, he was refused a clearance and remained with Melbourne. At the end of that year, a game short of his 150 game milestone, he accepted an offer to cross to the Wimmera League and coach Stawell.
Played for Victoria in two seasons, and for a VFL representative team against the Riverina League in 1951.
At Camperdown from 1958 to 1960.
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