Des Bell

DOB: 23 May 1923

Debut: Round 9, 1946 against St. Kilda at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 1, 1948 against Essendon at MCG

From: Creswick

Number: 36 (1946), 33 (1947-1948)

Games: 7
Goals: 4
Career Statistics

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Forward who was recruited on the recommendation of MCC Secretary Vernon Ransford, then promoted to the seniors after eight and nine goal hauls in the Reserves.

After five games in his debut season, Bell had a delayed start to 1947 due to a fractured wrist and only played one match for the season. He appeared as full forward in the first round of 1948 but did not play another game for the Demons. Bell trained with St Kilda in 1949 but didn't play a senior match.

Served in the Army during World War II.

1946 520
1947 110
1948 110

Players who served during war
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Age - 10/04/1946
Football Record R1 1947
Argus - 18/07/1947
Age - 09/06/1948
Age - 07/07/1949
Melbourne FC Past Players newsletter - 02/2023

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