Johnny Watkiss
Personal information
Full name John Watkiss
Date of birth (1941-03-28) 28 March 1941 (age 83)
Place of birth Willenhall, England
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Canterbury-Marrickville
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1957–1963 Canterbury-Marrickville
1964–1968 APIA Leichhardt
1969–1974 Hakoah
1975–1978 Sutherland
International career
1965–1974 Australia 23 (2)
Managerial career
1977–1978 Sutherland
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

John Watkiss (born 28 March 1941 in Willenhall, England[1]) is a former football (soccer) defender.[2] He was a member of the Australian 1974 FIFA World Cup squad in West Germany and represented Australia 31 times between 1965 and 1974 scoring 4 times.

Watkiss Street in the Sydney suburb of Glenwood is named for him.[3]

References

  1. ^ Planet World Cup – 1974 – Squads – Australia
  2. ^ Socceroos Greats - Where are they now: John Watkiss theworldgame.sbs.com.au
  3. ^ O'Maley, Christine (20 January 2010). "Park is a goner". Blacktown Advocate. Cumberland Newspapers. p. 14. ...streets are named after well known football identities...