Charles Ballard

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Charles Ballard
Personal information
Full name W Charles Ballard
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Wellington YMCA
National team
1922–1927 New Zealand 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Charles Ballard was an association football player who represented New Zealand, playing in New Zealand's first ever official international.[1]

Ballard made his full All Whites debut in New Zealand's inaugural A-international fixture, beating Australia 3-1 on 17 June 1922[2] and ended his international playing career with eight A-international caps and one goal to his credit,[1] his final cap an appearance in a 4-1 loss to Canada on 23 July 1927.[2]

Ballard appeared in two Chatham Cup finals, in 1923 and 1925.


  1. ^ a b "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 June 2009. 

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