Full Name: GEORGE NELSON
Date of Birth: 26/04/1919
Height: 170 cm ( 5-7 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 27/07/1946, Round 14, St Kilda
Last Game: 17/08/1946, Round 17, Geelong
Total Games: 2
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 14
Honours: Premiership 1946
George played in the back pocket. He originally started his career in the Sunday League before moving to Collingwood for the 1944-45 seasons. He then spent 1946 with Richmond where he was a member of the Reserves Premiership team. He moved to Williamstown in 1947 before commencing his coaching career in the country. During his football career he was involved in nine Premiership teams. George also served in the Army during the Second World War.
Magpies Sunday League 1938-44 ; Collingwood 1944-45, Games 25, Goals 1.
Williamstown 1947, Games 14, Goals 0 ; Healesville Captain/Coach 1950-51 ( Honours - Premiership One ) ; Winchelsea 1952-57 ( Honours - Premiership 1952-54, Seniors Captain/Coach 1952-54, Seconds Coach 1955-57 ) ; Winchelsea Juniors 1958-64 ( Honours - Premiership Three ) ; Greensborough U/17 Coach 1969 ( Honours - Premiership 1969 ).