Ernie Campbell

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Ernie Campbell
Personal information
Full name William Ernest Campbell
Date of birth (1949-10-20) 20 October 1949 (age 68)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1966 Chelsea 0 (0)
1967–1970 APIA ? (?)
1971–1977 Marconi Stallions ? (?)
1978–1980 Sydney City ? (?)
1981 St George ? (?)
National team
1971–1975 Australia 24 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

William Ernest "Ernie" Campbell (born 20 October 1949) is a former football (soccer) forward. He was a member of the Australian 1974 World Cup squad in West Germany and represented Australia 24 times between 1971 and 1975 and scored 3 goals.

Born in Sydney, Australia,[1] Campbell started playing football as a junior in Sydney and was spotted by scouts from English club Chelsea in 1965 in an under 16 junior curtain raiser and accepted a one-season offer from Chelsea F.C.. He later returned to Sydney to join APIA and then Marconi Stallions, playing in the NSL with Marconi Stallions, Sydney City and St George, He won NSW honours in 1974 and made his international debut against Israel in November 1971 in Melbourne.


  1. ^ Match report, including date of birth

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