Canada Soccer Association

Geraldine Donnelly (CAN)

Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1965-11-30
Age 50
Birthplace: London, ENG
Raised: Port Moody, BC, CAN
Nickname: Geri
School(s): Simon Fraser University
Height: 163 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Midfielder
Team Honours: CONCACAF champion (1998), Jubilee Trophy winner (1990, 1994, 2006)

International "A" totals

Appearances: 71
Starts: 62
Goals: 9
Assists: 1
Last Updated 2016-07-12
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Notes

soccer family (brother Vince)... she was seven years old when her family moved from England to Port Moody, BC, CAN in 1972... grew up playing soccer and basketball... enjoys carpentry, renovating, hanging out with friends and family... favourites have included Peter Beardsley... she graduated with a Bachelor of Education from Simon Fraser University (1987)... from Sweden 1995, was noted by the FIFA Women’s World Cup Technical Study Group as one of Canada’s outstanding players... as part of the Canadian Soccer Association’s Centennial Celebration in 2012, was honoured on the All-Time Canada XI women’s team... attended the Final Match at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 in Vancouver... said Nicole Wright in 2009, “she was quality and class: a class player, a class teammate, a perfect role model for a lot of the younger players coming onto the Canadian national team”... 

For Country

she was one of 23 footballers that participated in the first-ever Canadian women’s national camp in July 1986 in Winnipeg... she was 20 years old when she made her debut for Canada (9 July 1986)... she scored Canada’s first two international goals on 9 July 1986... represented Canada at the 1988 Women’s International Tournament in China PR... won a silver medal with Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for China 1991... finished third with Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament... won a silver medal with Canada at the 1994 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Sweden 1995... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup Sweden 1995... she was the first women's footballer to reach 50 appearances for Canada (12 May 1996)... won a gold medal with Canada at the 1998 CONCACAF Women's Championship / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1999... represented Canada at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999... she left international football after making 71 appearances for Canada, at the time a national record... 

Year Prize Honour
2016 Honoured Member (Athlete - Soccer) BC Sports Hall of Fame
2014 Honoured Member (Player) The Soccer Hall of Fame
2012 Women's Team All-Time Canada XI
2012 Top 30 Women's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2002 Recipient Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Award
1999 Women's BMO Canadian Players of the Year
1996 Women's BMO Canadian Players of the Year
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1999-06-27 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-06] FIFA Women’s World Cup USA 1999 33
1999-06-13 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-06] Pre-tournament camp 33
1999-05-25 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-05] Women’s national camp 33
1999-01-11 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1999-01] Australia Cup 33
1998-09-07 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1998-09] CONCACAF / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier 32
1998-07-22 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1998-07] Women’s national camp 32
1997-06-08 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1997-06] US Cup ‘97 31
1996-07-08 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1996-07] Women’s national camp 30
1996-05-19 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1996-05] US Cup ‘96 30
1995-06-18 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-06] FIFA Women’s World Cup Sweden 1995 29
1995-06-04 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s national camp 29
1995-05-23 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s international series 29
1995-05-14 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s international series 29
1995-05-09 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-05] Women’s international series 29
1995-04-16 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1995-04] Tournoi Paris 29
1994-08-22 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-08] CONCACAF / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier 28
1994-08-06 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-07] Women’s national camp 28
1994-04-18 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1994-04] Women’s international series 28
1993-08-09 CAN WNT Sylvie Béliveau [1993-08] CONCACAF Women’s Invitational Tournament 27
1991-04-29 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1991-04] CONCACAF Women’s Championship / FIFA Women’s World Cup Qualifier Coquitlam Strikers 25
1990-07-28 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1990-07] International Women’s Invitational Coquitlam Strikers 24
1990-07-20 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1990-07] Pre-tournament camp Coquitlam Strikers 24
1990-04-22 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1990-04] Varna International Women’s Tournament 24
1988-06-09 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1988-06] Women’s Invitational Tournament 22
1987-12-21 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1987-12] Chinese Cup 1987 22
1987-12-06 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1987-12] Women's pre-tournament camp in Canada 22
1987-07-12 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1987-07] North American Cup 21
1986-07-10 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1986-07] North American Cup 20
1986-07-04 CAN WNT Neil Turnbull [1986-07] Women’s national selection camp 20
CAN WNT Even Pellerud [2000-02] Women’s national camp 34
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1999 CAN WNT 3-1-7 34 11 9 2 -- 1 1 1 0 N/A 0
1998 CAN WNT 3-0-1 33 4 0 4 169 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1997 CAN WNT 0-0-2 32 2 2 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1996 CAN WNT 0-1-4 31 5 5 0 450 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1995 CAN WNT 1-2-9 30 12 12 0 1031 2 0 2 0 N/A 0
1994 CAN WNT 4-0-7 29 11 11 0 990 1 0 1 0 N/A 0
1993 CAN WNT 1-1-1 28 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1991 CAN WNT 4-0-1 26 5 5 0 353 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1990 CAN WNT 1-1-3 25 5 5 0 430 3 0 1 0 N/A 0
1988 CAN WNT 1-1-2 23 4 4 0 320 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1987 CAN WNT 1-1-6 22 8 8 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1986 CAN WNT 1-0-0 21 1 1 0 90 2 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 71 65 6 4103 9 1 2 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1999-06-26 New York, NY, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 4 RUS 33 1 90 0 1 0 0 0 0
1999-06-23 Washington, DC, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 7 NOR 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-19 San Jose, CA, USA FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 1 : 1 JPN 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-12 Toronto, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 AUS 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-09 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 3 AUS 33 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1999-06-06 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 4 USA 33 1 76 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-06-03 Portland, OR, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 4 BRA 33 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-05-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 MEX 33 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-05-21 Vancouver, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 0 MEX 33 1 60 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999-01-10 Canberra, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 3 : 4 AUS 33 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1999-01-06 Sydney, AUS Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 ITA 33 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-09-04 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 2 : 0 CRC 32 47 43 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-09-01 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 4 : 0 GUA 32 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-08-28 Etobicoke (Toronto), ON, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 21 : 0 PUR 32 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-07-19 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 CHN 32 46 36 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997-06-04 Worcester, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 2 ITA 31 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1997-05-31 New Britain, CT, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 4 USA 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-07-07 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 2 DEN 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-07-04 SD, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 BRA 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-18 Washington, DC, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 0 JPN 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-15 New Britain, CT, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 5 CHN 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-12 Worcester, MA, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 6 USA 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-10 Gävle, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 0 : 7 NOR 29 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1995-06-08 Helsingborg, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 3 : 3 NGA 29 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-06 Helsingborg, SWE FIFA Women's World Cup™ CAN WNT 2 : 3 ENG 29 1 90 1 0 1 0 0 0
1995-05-29 København, DEN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 5 DEN 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-22 Edmonton, AB, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 USA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-19 Dallas, TX, USA Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 9 USA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-13 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 AUS 29 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-11 Burnaby, BC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 3 : 0 AUS 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-05 Tokyo, JPN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 1 JPN 29 1 96 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-04-14 Montpellier, FRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 1 ITA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-04-12 St-Maur, FRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 5 USA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-04-11 Poissy, FRA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 FRA 29 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-21 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 0 : 6 USA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-19 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 5 : 0 TRI 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-15 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 6 : 0 MEX 28 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1994-08-13 Montréal, QC, CAN FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 7 : 0 JAM 28 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-05 Montréal, QC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 SWE 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-08-03 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 SWE 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-07-27 Montréal, QC, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 2 GER 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-07-25 Ottawa, ON, CAN Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 4 CHN 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-17 Port of Spain, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 0 : 3 USA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-14 San Fernando, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 1 : 4 USA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1994-04-12 Milford, TRI Women's International Friendly CAN WNT 2 : 0 TRI 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-08 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 USA 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-06 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 0 NZL 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-08-04 Long Island, NY, USA CONCACAF Women's Tournament CAN WNT 4 : 0 TRI 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-04-28 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 0 : 5 USA 25 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-04-24 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 6 : 0 TRI 25 1 58 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-04-21 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 2 : 0 HAI 25 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-04-19 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 9 : 0 JAM 25 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991-04-16 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA Women's World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN WNT 6 : 0 CRC 25 1 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990-07-27 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 4 USA 24 1 80 0 0 1 0 0 0
1990-07-23 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 NOR 24 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990-04-21 Varna, BUL Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 5 : 0 URS 24 1 90 3 0 0 0 0 0
1990-04-20 Varna, BUL Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 CHN 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990-04-16 Varna, BUL Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 1 : 1 URS 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-08 Guangzhou, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 0 : 1 SWE 22 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-05 Guangzhou, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 1 : 1 NED 22 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-03 Fu-Shan, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 6 : 0 CIV 22 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988-06-01 Guangzhou, CHN International Women’s Tournament (FIFA) CAN WNT 0 : 2 CHN 22 1 80 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-20 Taipei Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 1 NZL 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-19 Taipei Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 4 USA 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-17 Taipei Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 0 AUS 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-16 Taipei Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 TPE 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-12 Kaohsiung Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 AUS 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-12-11 Kaohsiung Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 0 HKG 22 1 70 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-07-07 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 4 USA 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987-07-05 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 0 : 2 SWE 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-07-09 Blaine, MN, USA Women's International Tournament CAN WNT 2 : 1 USA 20 1 90 2 0 0 0 0 0

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