Albert George Henry "Alby" Why (Carr) - South Sydney Player Report

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Played under an alias Albert Carr (1921 to 1928). Alby Why tells the story: "I commenced my footballing days at Wellington(NSW) in 1917. In 1921 he was at Redfern Oval and was asked to play third grade for the Mascot team as 'A.Carr'. Alby Why candidly admitted in 1929 upon his return from England that he was Alby Carr, while he was registering to play as Albert Why.

FG Player - 142

Representative Qualification
NSW Country

South Sydney First Grade Debut
1924 Rd06  v Eastern Suburbs (24y 338d)

Previous Clubs
Wellington (NSW)
Newtown (1922)
City Houses League (1923)
Hudderfield (1928)
Yanco/Leeton (1929)

Date of Birth
2nd August 1899 (Died - 1969)

South Sydney Junior Club
Mascot

First Grade
                           Premiership :                       City Cup :              Aust Championship :                           Tour
         M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts :  M   S   R   T   G/A   FG  Pts
1924     5   5   -   1   -      -    3 :  6   6   -   4   -      -   12 :                                :  -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1925    11  11   -   3   -      -    9 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  -   -   -   -   -      -    -
1926    18  18   -   8   -      -   24 :                                :                                :  1   1   -   1   -      -    3
1927    17  17   -   8   -      -   24 :                                :                                :  2   2   -   2   -      -    6
1929     -   -   -   -   -      -    - :                                :                                :  1   1   -   -   -      -    -
1930    10  10   -   5   -      -   15 :                                :                                :  3   3   -   -   -      -    -
1931     -   -   -   -   -      -    -
 
TOTAL   61  61   -  25   -      -   75 :  7   7   -   4   -      -   12 :  1   1   -   -   -      -    - :  7   7   -   3   -      -    9

SS FG   76  76   -  32   -      -   96 
     

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