Charlie Pannam (footballer, Born 1874)
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Charlie Pannam Footballer, Born 1874

Charlie Pannam
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Personal information
Full name Charles Henry Pannam
Date of birth (1874-10-02)2 October 1874
Place of birth Greece
Date of death 29 October 1952(1952-10-29) (aged 78)
Place of death Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia
Original team(s) Collingwood Juniors
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 79.5 kg (175 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1894-1896 Collingwood (VFA) 050 0(5)
1897-1907 Collingwood 179 (111)
1907-1908 Richmond 014 0(22)
Total 243 (138)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W-L-D)
1912 Richmond 18 (3-15-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1908.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Charles Henry Pannam (Greek ?; 2 October 1874 - 29 October 1952) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) between 1894 and 1896 then in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1897 and 1906.[1] He then played for the Richmond Football Club in the VFA in 1907 then in the VFL in 1908. He was senior coach of Richmond in 1907 and 1912.


The family name of Pannamopoulos was shortened to Pannam on the family's emigration from Greece to Australia.

He died at Abbotsford, Victoria on 29 October 1952.[2]

The brother of Collingwood footballer Albert Pannam, he was the father of Collingwood and Richmond footballer and Richmond coach Alby Pannam, and of Collingwood and South Melbourne footballer and South Melbourne coach Charlie Pannam. Collingwood captain Lou Richards and Collingwood footballer (and interim coach for two matches in 1974) Ron Richards were his grandsons.


Collingwood (VFA)

He played for three seasons with the Collingwood club in the VFA competition from 1894 to 1896.

Collingwood VFL)

A wingman and a rover, he played with Collingwood in the VFL competition for eleven years (1897-1907). He was the first VFL player to reach the 100 game milestone, he was the VFL's Leading Goalkicker in 1905.

Richmond (VFA)

Having played his last two games for Collingwood in rounds one and two of 1907, he transferred to the VFA and, as captain-coach played 13 games.

Richmond (VFL)

With Richmond admitted to the VFL competition in 1908, and with his Collingwood team-mate Dick Condon appointed coach, he was Richmond's first captain in its VFL history.

Preston (VFA)

Richmond (VFL)

Northcote (VFA)

Hall of Fame

In 1996 Pannam was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.



External links

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