Charlie Adams (Australian footballer)

Charles Edwin George Adams (10 April 1897 – 16 September 1986) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Port Adelaide in the SAFL during the 1920s.

Charlie Adams
Charles Edwin George Adams Port Adelaide 1926.jpg
Charles Adams
Personal information
Full name Charles Edwin George Adams
Nickname(s) Charlie
Date of birth (1897-04-10)10 April 1897
Place of birth Queenstown, South Australia
Date of death 16 September 1986(1986-09-16) (aged 89)[1]
Place of death South Australia
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1919–1926 Port Adelaide 94
Career highlights

The 1921 season was the highlight of Adam's career, he played in a premiership side with Port Adelaide, won their best and fairest award and tied for the Magarey Medal. He lost the Magarey in a count-back but was awarded it retrospectively in 1998. Adams also won Port Adelaide's best and fairest award in 1920 and finished his senior career with 94 games to his name.


  1. ^ "Cheltenham Cemetery Records". Adelaide Cemeteries Authority.

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