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Colin Bennett (footballer)

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Full name  Colin Bennett
1970-74  Sutherland
Place of birth  Sydney, Australia
Name  Colin Bennett

Playing position  Defender
Role  Footballer
Years  Team
Position  Defender
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Date of birth  (1950-09-12) 12 September 1950 (age 65)

Col Bennett (born 12 September 1950) is a retired Australian footballer. He is member of the Football Federation Australia - Football Hall of Fame.


Club career

Bennett played Sutherland in the New South Wales State League in the early 1970s. 70 - 74

APIA 75 - 76

In 1977, he joined the Brisbane Lions in the National Soccer League. Bennett played every NSL game for the club between 1977 and 1983.

International career

Bennett represented Australia in 32 full international matches and 23 B-international matches. His first match for Australia was in a B-international against a travelling Legia Warsaw team at the Sydney Sports Ground in February 1975. His full international debut came in August of the same year against China in Melbourne. After being involved in Australia's failed qualification for the 1978 FIFA World Cup, Bennett played his last game for the Socceroos against Greece in June 1978.



  • Football Federation Australia Hall of Fame - Medal of Excellence - 2003 Inductee
  • Coached Nudgee College 1st XI Football Side to the Premiership in 2013 - 2014
  • References

    Colin Bennett (footballer) Wikipedia