Con Purser

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Con Purser
Personal information
Full name Conrad Purser
Date of birth (1931-08-02) 2 August 1931 (age 86)
Place of birth Collie, Western Australia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
North Perth
National team
1955 Australia 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Conrad Purser (born 2 August 1931) is an Australian former association football player.

Playing career[edit]

Purser played his club football for North Perth in the Western Australian state league where he played 13 seasons, five as captain.[1]

He played twice for Australia, once in a full international match against South Africa and once against Hungarian club team Ferencváros.[2][3]

Con was the first West Australian to be selected for an Olympics Football squad, making the 1956 Melbourne team. He represented WA 18 times being captain on 9 occasions. He was also State player/coach in 1957-58. He was inducted into the Hall of Champions in 1996 and included in the Century of Champions

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Con Purser". footballwa.net. Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Purser, Conrad". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Howe, Andrew (2008). The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.