Ron Corry

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Ron Corry
Personal information
Full name Ronald Corry
Date of birth (1941-07-21) 21 July 1941 (age 78)
Place of birth Sydney, Australia
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Western Sydney Wanderers (goalkeeping coach)
Youth career
Canterbury
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964 Canterbury
1965 Pan Hellenic
1966–1975 Sydney United
1976 Manly
1977 Sutherland
1977–1978 Manly
1980–1981 Marconi
National team
1967–1973 Australia 33 (0)
Teams managed
1989–1990 Sydney United
1990–1991 Blacktown City
1995 Bankstown City
2000–2003 Wollongong Wolves
2006 Canterbury-Marrickville
2007 Sutherland
2012–2018 Western Sydney Wanderers (goalkeeping coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ron Corry (born 21 July 1941) is an Australian former football (soccer) player and coach. He played as a goalkeeper for Australia before entering a coaching career. He is the Goalkeeping coach of Western Sydney Wanderers.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Corry, known to many as 'Yoda', began his playing career with Canterbury as a junior, graduating to the senior team in 1964. He moved to Pan Hellenic in 1965 before transferring to Croatia in 1966. After 10 seasons at Croatia he moved to Manly in 1976. He switched to Sutherland for the start of 1977 season before a mid-season return to Manly. In 1980, he joined Marconi in the National Soccer League. After the 1981 NSL season he retired from football.[2][3]

International career[edit]

Corry played 33 full international matches for Australia between 1967 and 1973.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

In 1989 Corry became manager of Sydney Croatia. In 2000, Corry was appointed as manager of the current NSL champions the Wollongong Wolves. Corry led the side to another championship in his first season with the club.

He was appointed goalkeeping coach of Western Sydney Wanderers in 2012.[5]

Honours[edit]

Coaching[edit]

Club[edit]

Wollongong Wolves
Western Sydney Wanderers

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.wswanderersfc.com.au/news/legends-west-ron-corry
  2. ^ "Corry, Ron". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  3. ^ Cockerill, Michael (4 October 2002). "Long and the short of it: four decades at the top". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 29 October 2011.
  4. ^ The Australian National Men's Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.
  5. ^ Ed, Jackson (27 June 2012). "Ante Milicic one of three additions to Western Sydney Wanderers coaching staff". Herald Sun. Retrieved 3 July 2012.