Ron Adair

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Ron Adair
Personal information
Full name Ron Adair
Date of birth 1931
Place of birth Derry, Northern Ireland
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Victoria Park
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1953 North Perth
1954 Maccabeans
1955 Perth Azzurri
1956 North Shore
1957 Swan Athletic
National team
1954–1958 Australia 3 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 November 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 November 2009

Ron Adair (born 1931 in Derry, Northern Ireland) is an Australian former association footballer.

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Adair played his junior football for Victoria Park in Western Australia before joining North Perth in 1952. After playing two season for North Perth he joined Maccabeans for a season before transferring to Azzurri. In 1956 Adair played for North Shore in New South Wales before returning to WA to play for Swan Athletic.[1]

State career[edit]

Adair played 23 times for Western Australia, captaining the state 11 times.[1][2]

International career[edit]

Adair played three full international matches for the Australia national association football team between 1954 and 1958, scoring one goal.[3] Adair captained Australia in two B-internationals - against Rapid Vienna in 1955 and Heart of Midlothian in 1959.[2]




  1. ^ a b c "Australian Player Database - A". Archived from the original on 2011-02-15. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Hall of Legends". Football Hall of Fame Western Australia. Retrieved 2009-11-05. 
  3. ^ a b The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.  Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "ffa1" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).