Alex Gibb

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Alex Gibb
Personal information
Full name Alex Gibb
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Bundamba Athletic
Bundamba Rangers
South Brisbane Scottish
National team
1922–1933 Australia 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Alex Gibb was an Australian football (soccer) player. Gibb is recognised as Australia's first international captain and was awarded retrospectively by Football Federation Australia cap number 1.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

In a career lasting over twenty years, Gibb played for a number of Queensland clubs including Bundamba Athletic, Bundamba Rangers and South Brisbane Scottish.[2]

International career[edit]

Gibb made his international debut for Australia in June 1922 in Australia's first recognised international match. Gibb played seven matches for Australia between 1922 and 1933, playing as captain in six matches.[3]

Honours[edit]

In 2000 Gibb was inducted to the Australian Football Hall of Fame.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Injuries force Socceroo changes for Ghana match". sportsaustralia.com. 13 November 2006. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Alex Gibb". Football Federation Australia – Hall of Fame. Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 15 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  3. ^ "The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains" (PDF). Football Federation Australia. ozfootball.net. Retrieved 2009-06-23.