Ron Lord

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Ron Lord
Personal information
Full name Ron Lord
Date of birth (1929-07-25) 25 July 1929 (age 87)
Place of birth Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
1946– Rozelle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949 Drummoyne
1950–1957 Auburn
1957–1965 Sydney Prague
Career Total: 339 (0 )
National team
1951–1964 Australia 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Ron Lord (born 25 August 1929) was an Australian international football (soccer) goalkeeper during the 1950s, appearing for the host nation in the 1956 Olympic Games staged in Melbourne.

Lord played well in the defeat of the Japanese side, but the Australians were well-defeated by India where Neville D'Souza scored the first and, so far, only hat-trick by an Asian football in either a FIFA World Cup or Olympic Games tournament.

Lord initially played for Australia in the early-1950s taking over duties between-the-posts from the famous Norman Conquest.

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