Maccabi NSW pays tribute to Ian Gray


The President and Executive of Maccabi NSW wish to offer condolences to his family and to acknowledge the great Ian Gray  

Career Highlights:
An attacking midfielder, Ian Gray was born in 1963. He began his senior career with A.P.I.A. Leichhardt in 1980 where he played 85 games. Five years later he switched to Marconi, playing for 10 seasons, amassing another 244 games and becoming the club’s second highest player for appearances. Gray won a place in the 1981 Australian Youth team for the World Youth Cup, held in Australia. He made his senior debut as a substitute in the match against China in Beijing in 1984. Gray played in the 1986 World Cup campaign and had a total of 33 matches for Australia with 14A internationals and three goals. Since retiring from active duty, Gray has been involved in coaching. He had a particular soft-spot for Maccabi, where he has coached generations of footballers, and attended many tournaments including the Maccabiah in Israel.

Career Statistics:
Career from 1980 to 1995
Position: Defender
?A? Internationals: 14
International Goals Scored: 3
International Debut: 3 Nov 1984 Australia vs. China, Beijing.
Domestic League Games: 329
Domestic Goals Scored: 47
Clubs: Apia Leichardt, Marconi

With deepest regret
Mick Vasin & Maccabi NSW Executive
Maccabi NSW