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Billy Nicol (CAN)

Date of birth: 1936-11-17
Age 83
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Raised: West Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height: 178 cm
Team Honours: Canada Soccer Championship winner (1973), 2x Pacific Coast League winner (1958, 1962-63)
Profile Text Last Updated 2019-03-02
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William Knight Nicol... sports family (basketball son Bill Jr, rugby/baskeball son Steve)... he married his wife Sylvia on 3 September 1960... actually had to adjust his wedding date so he could take part in Canada Soccer’s international tour to the Soviet Union and United Kingdom (Billy and Sylvia honeymooned for one week before the Canadian team left for Europe)... played basketball at Seattle University, but left school to return home and help support his family (some family members, notably his grandparents who helped raise him, had passed away)... worked in the sporting good business for Sparlings in Vancouver... owned All-Star Sports in Vancouver (originally called Champions Sports)... 
a Canada Soccer Championship winner (1973)... a two-time Pacific Coast League winner (1958, 1962-63)... was a member of Firefighters FC that won the 1973 Sport BC Team of the Year award... a five-time all-star selection in five successive seasons (including an All Canada selection in 1960)... 

For Country

was part of the 1960 Canadian team that toured the Soviet Union and United Kingdom (with matches in Moscow, Kharkov, Donetsk, Leningrad, Dundee, and West Bromwich)...

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1960-10-07 CAN MNT Bill Simpson [1960-09] Tour of Soviet Union and Britain 23


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