Colin Curran
Personal information
Full name Colin John Curran
Date of birth (1947-08-21) 21 August 1947 (age 75)
Place of birth Newcastle, NSW, Australia
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
1964–1965 Manchester United
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1966 Adamstown Rosebuds
1971 Marconi
1972 Adamstown Rosebuds
1974 Western Suburbs SC
1977 Western Suburbs SC 26 (2)
1978 Newcastle KB United 26 (3)
National team
1970–1979 Australia 34 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Colin John Curran (born 21 August 1947)[1] is a former football (soccer) defender. He was a member of the Australian 1974 FIFA World Cup squad in West Germany and represented Australia 34 times between 1970 and 1979. He scored Australia's first World Cup goal, an own goal, against East Germany.


  1. ^ Match report, including date of birth