Glenn Elliott (footballer)

Glenn J. Elliott (born 25 January 1950) is a former Australian rules footballer. He played for the St Kilda and Melbourne as a centreman.

Glenn Elliott
Personal information
Date of birth (1950-01-25) 25 January 1950
Original team(s) Yea
Debut 31 May 1969, St Kilda
vs. Hawthorn, at Moorabbin Oval
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1969–1977 St Kilda 138 (69)
1979 Melbourne 015 (11)
Total 153 (80)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1979.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

He was a gifted player whose career peak was in the mid-1970s where he was rated the state's best in the centre. He took over the role of St Kilda's centreman from Ian Stewart after Stewart left the club. Representing Victoria, Elliott won the Simpson Medal in 1976 for best on ground against Western Australia in Perth.

After suffering a knee injury in 1977, he played a season for Melbourne in 1979. Later he moved to Port Adelaide and then coached West Torrens in the South Australian National Football League.

Following a stint as CEO of North Adelaide Football Club, Elliott became CEO of Adelaide United in 2011.[1]

References

  1. Larkin, Steve (8 November 2010). "SA consortium buys Adelaide United". The Sydney Morning Herald. Australian Associated Press. Retrieved 30 December 2011.
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