Arthur Hodgson (footballer)
Arthur Edward Clarence Hodgson (8 January 1926 – 12 May 2003) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and North Western Football Union (NWFU). Born in Sydney but raised in Queenstown, Tasmania, Hodgson was recruited by the Carlton Football Club in Victoria, playing 76 games and winning the Robert Reynolds Trophy as club best and fairest in 1950. He returned to Tasmania in 1953 as captain-coach of the Ulverstone Football Club, piloting the Robins to four premierships and one state premiership (the first by a coastal team) in his seven-year tenure; individually, he won the Wander Medal as league best and fairest in 1955. Hodgson was named in the Tasmanian Team of the Century and was inducted into the Tasmanian Hall of Fame.
|Date of birth||8 January 1926|
|Place of birth||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Date of death||12 May 2003 77)(aged|
|Original team(s)||Queenstown, Tasmania|
Round 4, 1948, Carlton|
vs. Footscray, at Princes Park
|Height||176 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||77 kg (170 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1952.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
- Arthur Hodgson's playing statistics from AFL Tables
- Arthur Hodgson at AustralianFootball.com
- Profile at Blueseum