30 July to 5 August: Happy Birthday to our Canadian Footballers!
Posted on 29 July 2012 in Around the Soccer World
31 July 1987 - Desiree Scott (Winnipeg, MB)
CONCACAF champion Desiree Scott is part of Canada's London 2012 Olympic team this year in the United Kingdom. Already a one-time FIFA Women's World Cup player (Germany 2011), she has also represented Canada at one Pan American Games and one FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. Nicknamed the Destroyer, the former University of Manitoba footballer represented Canadian Interuniversity Sport at two Summer Universiades (Bangkok 2007 and Belgrade 2009).
4 August 1953 - Jack Brand
Soccer Bowl champion Jack Brand played his football in Toronto, Rochester, New York, Tulsa, Seattle and Tampa Bay. He was a champion in New York and an NASL Second Team All-Star in 1980. He represented Canada at both the Pan American Games (1975) and Olympic Football Tournament (Montréal 1976). In 2008, he became an honoured member of The Soccer Hall of Fame.
Stathis Kappos 31-Jul-1979 (Toronto, ON)
Roberto Giacomi 1-Aug-1986 (Richmond Hill, ON)
Ike MacKay – 2-Aug-1948 (Victoria, BC)
Roy Faulkner 5-Aug-1897 – d. 14-Oct-1971
Peter Sloly 5-Aug-1966 (Toronto, ON)