Allen Daniels

Allen 'Shorty' Daniels (born 21 April 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He also played with Claremont and Perth in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).

Allen Daniels
Personal information
Full name Allen Daniels
Date of birth (1959-04-21) 21 April 1959
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Position(s) Wingman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1979–84, 1987 Claremont 105
1985–86 Footscray 32 (21)
1987–88 Perth 34
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1988.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Daniels, a five time Western Australian interstate representative, was a Claremont premiership player in 1981 when he came off the interchange bench in the Grand Final win over South Fremantle. He represented Australia in the 1984 International Rules series.

After transferring to Footscray, Daniels appeared in all but one of their 25 games in the 1985 VFL season, including three finals. He kicked two goals in the Semi Final victory over North Melbourne and also played in the Preliminary Final loss to Hawthorn.

A wingman, he struggled in 1986 with a groin injury and returned to Claremont the following year. He didn't see out the 1987 season at Claremont and instead crossed to Perth where he finished his career.


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