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Allan Ruthven (Allan Gordon Ruthven) was born on 17 April, 1922 in Fitzroy, Victoria, is a footballer. Discover Allan Ruthven’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 101 years old?

Popular As Allan Gordon Ruthven
Occupation N/A
Age 101 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
Born 17 April 1922
Birthday 17 April
Birthplace Fitzroy, Victoria
Nationality Australia

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Allan Ruthven Height, Weight & Measurements

At 101 years old, Allan Ruthven height
is 173 cm (5 ft 8 in) and Weight 73 kg (161 lb).

Physical Status
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
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Dating & Relationship status

He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don’t have much information about He’s past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.

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Allan Ruthven Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Allan Ruthven worth at the age of 101 years old? Allan Ruthven’s income source is mostly from being a successful footballer. He is from Australia. We have estimated
Allan Ruthven’s net worth
, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million – $5 Million
Salary in 2023 Under Review
Net Worth in 2022 Pending
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On 14 March 2003, 34 days short of his 81st birthday, Ruthven died after suffering a stroke at Wangaratta Hospital. He was buried at St Brigid’s Catholic Church, Mulwala.


Ruthven was also a vocal supporter of the Brisbane Lions, after the 1997 merger of Fitzroy and the Brisbane Bears. He was involved in the official unfurling ceremony of the Lions’ 2001 premiership flag in Melbourne in April 2002, but failing health prevented him from being a part of the Lions’ successful national tour with the 2002 premiership cup.


He retired at the end of the 1954 season after 222 games over 15 seasons, finishing second on the club’s all-time games list behind Frank Curcio, at the time of his retirement. Ruthven’s 97 career Brownlow votes ranks in the top 5 of Fitzroy’s all-time playing list.


In 1953 Fitzroy scored their lowest ever score against Footscray , Ruthven late snap at goal was the team’s only score for the game.


In 1950, Ruthven was reappointed captain after Norm Smith retired as a player. Ruthven responded by winning the Brownlow medal with 21 votes, 3 clear of the next player. In 1952, Ruthven was appointed captain/coach, taking Fitzroy to the preliminary final. One of the highlights of Ruthven’s career as captain/coach was when he steered the side to a 1-point victory over Carlton in the 1952 first semi-final. Fitzroy won the game despite having 9 fewer scoring shots at goal than the Blues, with Ruthven snapping the match-winning behind in the dying seconds of the game, in a best on ground performance.


Fitzroy almost lost Ruthven in 1949 after the Imperial Football Club offered him £18 a week to be captain/coach. Although he accepted, becoming one of the highest paid coaches in Victoria, Fitzroy refused him clearance, claiming that Imperial had approached Ruthven after they had denied permission to interview him for the position. Eventually, Fitzroy won a protracted battle to keep him. Shortly afterwards, Broken Hill offered Ruthven £36 a week; £20 as a player, £8 as the coach and a weekly bonus of £8. Again Fitzroy refused to clear Ruthven and again the controlling body upheld Fitzroy’s claim.


His illustrious career was one which nearly ended before it reached its prime. In 1942, Ruthven spent three months in hospital recovering from a serious back injury and missed the entire season. However, he bounced back from injury and in 1946 won Victorian selection for the first time and a league newspaper award as the best player of the year.


Ruthven was the nephew of Victoria Cross winner William Ruthven, who was a Collingwood supporter. His uncle took him to trial with Collingwood, but they rejected him. A product of Falconer Street School in North Fitzroy, Ruthven subsequently joined Fitzroy in 1940 as a 17-year-old schoolboy star. So impressed with his skill and potential, the club subsequently gave Ruthven guernsey number 7, previously worn and made famous by triple Brownlow Medallist, Haydn Bunton.

Ruthven stood only 173 centimetres tall and weighed 73 kilograms, but was renowned for his skill, fitness and flawless left-foot kicking. Tough, talented and tenacious, Ruthven was also renowned for his ability to gain possession of the ball under the most challenging of circumstances, and use it purposefully. He was also dangerous near goal, winning Fitzroy’s goal kicking award on three occasions. Considered the greatest rover of the 1940s and early 1950s, Ruthven was instrumental in Fitzroy’s 1944 premiership win.


Allan Gordon Ruthven (17 April 1922 – 14 March 2003) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League. He played his entire 222 game career with Fitzroy. In 1950, Ruthven won the prestigious Brownlow medal.