Norman Conquest
Personal information
Date of birth 1916
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Aberdare
Grace Bros
1947 North Shore
National team
1947–1950 Australia 11 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Norman Conquest (1916–1968) was an Australian soccer player who played as a goalkeeper. He represented Australia eleven times.

Playing career

Club career

Conquest played for a number of teams in New South Wales, including Aberdare, Grace Brothers and North Shore.[1]

International career

Conquest played eleven times for Australia between 1947 and 1950.[2] He toured with the Australian team in South Africa. He was the Australian goalkeeper in a 1951 match between Australia and an English Football Association XI representative side at the Sydney Showground which Australia lost 17–0.[3][4] He also represented the New South Wales state team.

Later years and death

Conquest died at the age of 51 in 1968.[5]

Honours

In 2002 Conquest was posthumously inducted into the Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Australian Soccer - Player Statistics". OzSoccer!. Retrieved 3 November 2006.
  2. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.
  3. ^ "Interview with Ron Lord". OzSoccer!. Archived from the original on 3 November 2005. Retrieved 3 November 2006.
  4. ^ Schwab, Laurie (30 May 1991). "Soccer veterans relive massacre of '51". The Age. p. 24. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Soccer star dies". The Sydney Morning Herald. 8 October 1968. p. 24. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  6. ^ "Soccer Australia Announces Hall Of Fame Inductees". Football Federation Australia. Archived from the original on 18 September 2006. Retrieved 3 November 2006.