Former Socceroos captain Bob Bignall dies

August 12, 2013
Former Socceroos captain Bob Bignall has died at the age of 91.

Bignall played eight matches for Australia during the mid 1950s, captaining the side at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne.

A member of Football Federation Australia's Hall of Fame, he amassed 424 club appearances over 24 years with the Corrimal Rangers, Woonona, North Shore and South Coast United in NSW.

But his on-field success wasn't limited to the round-ball code.

Bignall also played first-grade ...

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