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Oscar Crino
Personal information
Date of birth (1962-08-09) 9 August 1962 (age 61)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1982 Tung Sing 7 (3)
1983–1985 South Melbourne 76 (18)
1985–1986 Anorthosis Famagusta
1987–1989 Footscray JUST 53 (10)
1989–1991 Preston Makedonia 31 (7)
International career
1981 Australia U20
1984 Australia B 2 (0)
1981–1989 Australia 37 (6)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Oscar Crino (born 9 August 1962) is a former Australian international soccer player who played as a central midfielder for the Australian national side. He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[1]

Early life

Crino was born in 1962 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and arrived in Australia with his family in 1972.[2][3]

Club career

Crino played primarily in the National Soccer League with South Melbourne, Footscray JUST and Preston.[4] He also played briefly in Cyprus with Anorthosis Famagusta and in Hong Kong with Tung Sing.[5]

International career

A regular player in the Australian team through the 1980s, Crino played 70 times for the national team, including 37 times in full international match for six goals.[6]

Coaching career

Crino is now coaching in Victorian State League 2NW with Cairnlea FC (www.cairnleafc.com.au).[citation needed]

References

  1. ^ "AIS at the Olympics". Ausport.gov.au. 9 January 2008. Archived from the original on 6 June 2011. Retrieved 24 January 2012.
  2. ^ Micallef, Philip (17 October 2017). "Socceroos Greats - Where are they now: Oscar Crino". The World Game. Special Broadcasting Service. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  3. ^ Hay, Roy (4 July 2011). "The Sublime Skills of a Midfield Masterclass" (PDF). Goal! Weekly. p. 9. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  4. ^ "Aussie Footballers - Oscar Crino". OzFootball. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  5. ^ "Australian Player Database - Crino, Oscar". OzFootball. Retrieved 28 April 2020.
  6. ^ Howe, Andrew (14 May 2014). "Official Media Guide of Australia at the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil" (PDF). Football Federation Australia. p. 85. Retrieved 28 April 2020 – via OzFootball.