James Matthews (footballer)


James Matthews (footballer)

James George Facey Matthews (27 September 1876 - 8 October 1963) was an Australian rules footballer who played for North Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League. He also played 7 Sheffield Shield matches for South Australia.

Matthews was a member of North Adelaide's first three premiership sides, in 1900, 1902 and 1905. He started his career as a forward and topped the club's goalkicking in his debut season before moving into the centre later in his career. Matthews finished his career as a fullback and twice represented South Australia at interstate football. In 1906 he captained North Adelaide, finishing second.

External links

* [http://content-aus.cricinfo.com/ci/content/player/6750.html Cricinfo profile]
* [http://www.fullpointsfooty.net/ma.htm#James%20Matthews%20(North%20Adelaide) Fullpointsfooty profile]


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