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Joe Petrone (CAN)

Date of birth: 1946-11-11
Age 73
Birthplace: Montagano, ITA
Raised: Edmonton, AB, CAN
School(s): Idaho State University, University of Alberta
Height: 180 cm
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-10-17
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Joseph Petrone... he was 12 years old when his family moved from Italy to Edmonton, AB... grew up playing soccer, gridiron football, volleyball, basketball... growing up, favourites included Nils Liedholm, Gunnar Gren, Gunnar Nordahl, AC Milan... authored book “Can’t Hold Me Down” in honour of his son who was born with Down syndrome... 

For Country

finished fourth with Canada at the V Pan American Games Winnipeg 1967...

For Club

In ITALY • briefly enrolled in AC Milan’s regional development academy before his family moved to Canada... 
/ in CANADA • played soccer at St. Joseph’s High School in Edmonton... played for Edmonton Ital-Canadians (1961-79)... in gridiron football, drafted first overall by the Calgary Stampeders (he instead signed with the Dallas Cowboys)... 
/ in USA • in gridiron football, attended Dallas Cowboys training camp in 1971... 

For Sport

served as assistant coach at Eastern Illinois University... served as head coach with Edmonton Drillers (initially served as an assistant coach)... served as manager and director of soccer for Edmonton Eagles... served as director soccer operations for Edmonton Brickmen... served as director of soccer operations with Edmonton Drillers... served as director of soccer operations for FC Edmonton... 

Year Prize Honour
2003 Recipient / Récipiendaire Alberta Soccer President’s Award
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1967-08-04 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-07] Pan American Games Winnipeg 1967 20
(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)

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1967 CAN OLY 2-0-1 21 4 3 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 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
1967-08-03 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY - TRI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-08-01 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 2 MEX 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-07-27 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY 2 : 1 USA 20 1 N/A 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-07-25 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY 2 : 1 CUB 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0

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