Norman Conquest (footballer)

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Norman Conquest
Personal information
Full name Norman Conquest
Date of birth 1916
Place of birth Kearsley, United Kingdom
Playing position Former goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Grace Bros
1947 North Shore
National team
1947-1950 Australia 11 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Norman "Norm" Conquest (born Kearsley, United Kingdom 1916- 1968) was an English Australian football (soccer) player who played as a goalkeeper.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Conquest played for a number of teams in New South Wales, including Aberdare, Grace Brothers and North Shore,[1] and also represented both the New South Wales state team and the Australian national team. He toured with the Australian team in South Africa

International career[edit]

Conquest played 11 times for Australia between 1947 and 1950.[2]

He is best known for being the Australian goalkeeper in a 1951 match between Australia and an English FA representative side at the Sydney Showground which Australia lost 17-0.[3]


In 2002 Conquest was posthumously inducted into Football Federation Australia's Hall of Fame.[4]


  1. ^ "Australian Soccer - Player Statistics". OzSoccer!. Retrieved 3 November 2006. 
  2. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia. 
  3. ^ "Interview with Ron Lord". OzSoccer!. Retrieved 3 November 2006. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Soccer Australia Announces Hall Of Fame Inductees". Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 3 November 2006.