24-30 September: Happy Birthday to our Canadian Footballers!
Posted on 23 September 2012 in Around the Soccer World
27 September 1957 - Tino Lettieri (Montréal, QC)
CONCACAF champion Tino Lettieri played in two of Canada’s three matches at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico. He was the lone player to represent Canada at both the Montréal 1976 and Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Football Tournaments. In 1983, he was the NASL’s North American Player of the Year. In 2001, he became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.
24 September 1990 - Jonelle Filigno (Mississauga, ON)
CONCACAF champion Jonelle Filigno has represented Canada at one FIFA Women's World Cup (Germany 2011) and two Women's Olympic Football Tournaments (Beijing 2008 and London 2012). A two-time Canadian U-20 Player of the Year (2008 and 2008), she won a CONCACAF youth title in 2008 and a CONCACAF women's title ("A") in 2010.
27 September 1871 - George Ducker - d. 26 September 1952
Olympic champion George Ducker won a gold medal with Canada at the St. Louis 1904 Olympics. In that tournament, the Galt FC defender played in both Olympic matches, a 7:0 win over Christian Brothers College and a 4:0 win over St. Rose School.
Colin Morris 25-Sep-1942
Liz Smith 25-Sep-1975 (Edmonton, AB)
Kevin Holness 25-Sep-1971 (Regina, SK)
Jonathan Beaulieu-Bourgault 27-Sep-1988 (Montréal, QC)
HOF – Steve Stavro 27-Sep-1927 – d. 23-Apr-2006
Rachelle Vernon 28-Sep-1969 (Calgary, AB)
HOF – Bob Sawtell 29-Sep-1950 (Surrey, BC)
Lisa Munro 29-Sep-1967 (Calgary, AB)
Sandro Grande 29-Oct-1979 (Montréal, QC)