Bill Cook (footballer, born 1887)

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Bill Cook
Personal information
Full name William Cook
Date of birth (1887-09-06)6 September 1887
Date of death 10 June 1949(1949-06-10) (aged 61)
Original team(s) Bendigo City
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Position(s) Centre half-forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1914 Carlton 16 (27)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1914.
Sources: AFL Tables,

William "Bill" Cook (6 September 1887 – 10 June 1949) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Cook kicked five goals in his VFL debut and was a centre half-forward in Carlton's 1914 premiership team.[1][2] He was their leading goal-kicker that year with 27 goals, in what was his only league season.[1]


  1. ^ a b AFL Tables: Bill Cook
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 

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