Dennis Blair (footballer)

Dennis Blair (born 20 August 1951) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1970s.

Dennis Blair
Personal information
Full name Dennis Blair
Date of birth (1951-08-20) 20 August 1951
Original team(s) Subiaco
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1976–78 Footscray 41 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1978.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Blair holds a place in the history of the Subiaco Football Club as a member of their drought-breaking 1973 premiership team and Simpson Medal winner for his performance at centre half back. He was picked up by Footscray later in the decade and spent three seasons in the VFL.

Dennis Blair has had a career as an eminent civil engineer in local government. His work at the city of Wanneroo spanned over thirty years and he is currently Director of Asset Services with the Shire of Kalamunda. Dennis is still an avid Western Bulldogs supporter. He is married to Jenny and is a grandfather.


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