Victorian Football Association
Career: 1881 - 1882
J. Muir; Good kick and mark.
(The Footballer. 1881 p24)
J. Muir is named in the Second Twenty squad that played Carlton Zingari in Royal Park.
1883 Prior to the commencement of the new season, The Argus Saturday 7th April reports that at the Carlton football Club general meeting last night, a medal was presented to an I. Muir of the Second Twenty. (a printers error?)
Relation of S. Muir, N. Muir, W. Muir Muir ?
A player named J. Muir played 4 seasons for Fitzroy. (Same person?)
(Fitzroy F.C. 1883-1890 p10)
1884 May 3rd. J. Muir playing for Fitzroy against Williamstown at Williamstown.
Below: Possibly J. Muir (right) photographed at an old players match on the M.C.G. September 1924.
J. E. Muir seated next to former Carlton player W.'Billy' Hannaysee who was the first captain of Port Melbourne.
Also pictured are two former Carlton captains shaking hands, Jack Baker and John Gardiner
Image: Trove; Argus September 27 1924 (p 29)
Left; J. Muir pictured in the 1885 Fitzroy team photo. (Image: Origins of Australian Football Vol 2 p186)