Joe Marston

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Birthday
7, 1926
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 29, 2015 (89)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
7, 1926
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Nov 29, 2015 (89)

About

Former soccer player who played professionally from 1943 to 1964 before becoming the manager of clubs like Sydney Olympic. He is the recipient of such prestigious honors as the Australian Sports Medal and is a member of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Before Fame

He was born in Leichhardt, New South Wales and began his professional career with Leichhardt-Annandale.

Trivia

While playing for Preston North End, he became the first Australian ever to play in an FA Cup Final.

Family Life

He was married to Edith Marston.

Associated With

He and Paralympian Ashley Adams were both recipients of the Australian Sports Medal.