Con Purser
Personal information
Full name Conrad Purser
Date of birth (1931-08-02) 2 August 1931 (age 92)
Place of birth Collie, Western Australia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
North Perth
International career
1955 Australia 1 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Conrad Purser (born 2 August 1931) is an Australian former association football player.

Playing career

Purser played his club football for North Perth in the Western Australian state league where he played 13 seasons, five as captain.[1]

He played twice for Australia, once in a full international match against South Africa and once against Hungarian club team Ferencváros.[2][3]

Con was the first West Australian to be selected for an Olympics Football squad, making the 1956 Melbourne team.[4] He represented WA 18 times being captain on 9 occasions. He was also State player/coach in 1957–58. He was inducted into the Hall of Champions in 1996 and included in the Century of Champions

References

  1. ^ "Con Purser". footballwa.net. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Purser, Conrad". Australian Player Database. OzFootball. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  3. ^ Howe, Andrew (2008). The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.
  4. ^ "Con Purser". Olympedia. Retrieved 1 December 2021.