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Allan White


Career: 1957 - 1959
Debut: Round 17, 1957 vs Fitzroy, aged 23 years, 269 days
Carlton Player No. 710
Games: 23
Goals: 23
Guernsey No. 38 (1957 - 1959)
Last game: Semi Final, 1959 vs Melbourne, aged 25 years, 295 days
Height: 180cm
Weight: 73kg
DOB: 21 November, 1933
DOD: 27 June, 2018

Wearing guernsey #38, Allan G White played 23 games for Carlton commencing in Season 1957. He kicked 23 goals for the Blues, averaging 1 per game. White later coached Imperials in the powerful Sunraysia League.

In 1957 he won the Carlton's Reserves Best First Year Player Award.

The Age April 11 1960 reported A. White had transferred to Mildura Imperials.

White was recruited from Avenel.

He was born in Allan Graham White in Carlton in November 1933 and raised in nearby Fawkner, White ultimately relocated with his family to Avenel where he found work as a woodchopper. Chasing the leather for Avenel Swans on weekends, White first attracted the interest of a South Melbourne talent scout, but instead resolved to follow his football dream with the Blues whom he’d supported as a kid.
and after his days at Carlton returned to Avenel and died aged 84 in June 2018

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Edit from Wells cartoon Age Sept 11 1959


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Image from The Argus (via Trove) May 30 (p8) 1955 - Avenel played Yea.
Allan White played at full forward and kicked two goals in Avenel's 28 point loss.

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