Ron Adair
Personal information
Full name Ron Adair
Date of birth (1931-06-02) 2 June 1931 (age 92)[1]
Place of birth Derry, Northern Ireland
Position(s) Defender
Youth career
Victoria Park
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1953 North Perth
1954 Maccabeans
1955 Perth Azzurri
1956 North Shore
1957 Swan Athletic
International career
1954–1958 Australia 3 (1)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 5 November 2009
‡ National team caps and goals, correct as of 5 November 2009

Ron Adair (born 2 June 1931) is a Northern Irish-born Australian former association footballer.

Playing career

Club career

Adair played his junior football for Victoria Park in Western Australia before joining North Perth in 1952. After playing two season for North Perth he joined Maccabeans for a season before transferring to Azzurri. In 1956 Adair played for North Shore in New South Wales before returning to WA to play for Swan Athletic.[2]

State career

Adair played 23 times for Western Australia, captaining the state 11 times.[2][3]

International career

Adair played three full international matches for the Australia national association football team between 1954 and 1958, scoring one goal.[4] Adair captained Australia in two B-internationals - against Rapid Vienna in 1955 and Heart of Midlothian in 1959.[3]




  1. ^ "Our Stars of Yesteryear: Ron Adair". Football Hall of Fame, Western Australia. 2 June 2021. Retrieved 30 November 2023.
  2. ^ a b c "Australian Player Database - A". Archived from the original on 20 February 2011. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
  3. ^ a b c "Hall of Legends". Football Hall of Fame Western Australia. Retrieved 5 November 2009.
  4. ^ The Australian National Men’s Football Team: Caps And Captains. Football Federation Australia.
  5. ^ "Ron Adair". Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame. Football Federation Australia. Retrieved 5 November 2009.