Canada Soccer

Niall Thompson (CAN)

Date of birth: 1974-04-16
Age 44
Birthplace: Birmingham, ENG
Raised: Surrey, BC, CAN
Nickname: Knack Daddy
Height: 183 cm
All Positions: Coach
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 9
Starts: 4
Goals: 2
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2015-11-22
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Notes

he was four years old when he started playing soccer...

For Country

represented Canada at the 1990 CONCACAF Youth Championship in Guatemala... represented Canada at the XI Pan American Games Havana 1991... finished third with Canada at the 1992 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Canada... he was 18 years old when he made his debut for Canada (09 March 1993)... represented Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... finished second with Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying tournament in Canada... represented Canada in 2000 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Korea/Japan 2002...

For Sport

earned his USSF Coaching A License... served as technical support in Canada Soccer’s women’s national program in 2013... 

Year Prize Honour
2012-13 Winner / Gagnant BC Soccer Adult Coach of the Year
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
2000-10-10 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [2000-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Bay Seals 26
1998-05-19 CAN MNT Bruce Twamley [1998-05] Men’s international match 24
1996-06-03 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] Men’s Olympic Qualifying Playoff 22
1996-05-20 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying 22
1996-05-07 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] Men’s U-23 pre-tournament camp 22
1996-04-11 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-04] Men’s U-23 camp 21
1996-03-21 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-03] Men’s U-23 camp in Italy 21
1996-02-19 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-02] Men’s U-23 camp in USA 21
1996-02-14 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-02] Men’s U-23 camp in Vancouver 21
1996-01-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-01] CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN / Impact de Montréal 21
1995-10-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-10] Men’s national camp CAN / Impact de Montréal 21
1995-06-08 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-06] Men’s international series 21
1995-05-29 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-05] Canada Cup 21
1993-07-19 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup ENG / Crystal Palace 19
1993-07-09 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-07] Pre-tournament camp in Burnaby ENG / Crystal Palace 19
1993-03-12 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-03] Men’s international match 18
1992-05-15 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1992-05] CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship ENG / Crystal Palace 18
1991-08-10 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-08] Pan American Games 17
1991-07-08 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-07] Gillette Cup Nova Scotia Clippers 17
1991-04-04 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1991-04] Men’s U-20 pre-tournament camp Edmonton Brick Men 16
1990-05-05 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1990-05] CONCACAF Men’s Under-20 Championship Vancouver 86ers 16
1990-04-05 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1990-04] Men’s U-20 camp in Bermuda Vancouver 86ers 15
1990-01-07 canm20 Frank Donlavey [1990-01] Men’s U-20 national camp 15

Women's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2013-03-14 CAN WNT John Herdman [2013-03] Cyprus Women’s Cup Technical Support
(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
2000 CAN MNT 1-0-0 26 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1998 CAN MNT 1-0-0 24 1 1 0 54 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1996 CAN MNT 0-0-1 22 1 0 1 34 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1995 CAN MNT 0-0-4 21 4 2 2 196 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1993 CAN MNT 0-1-1 19 2 1 1 107 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 9 4 5 402 2 0 0 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1996 canm23 2-2-1 22 6 5 0 418 2 0 1 0 N/A 0
1992 canm20 4-1-0 18 5 5 0 450 5 4 2 0 N/A 0
1991 canm20 1-0-1 17 2 2 0 138 1 0 1 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 13 12 0 1006 8 4 5 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
2000-10-09 Winnipeg, MB, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 PAN 26 79 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
1998-05-18 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 MKD 24 1 54 1 0 0 0 0 0
1996-06-02 Sydney, AUS Olympic Qualifying canm23 0 : 5 AUS 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-26 Edmonton, AB, CAN Olympic Qualifying canm23 2 : 2 AUS 22 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1996-05-17 Edmonton, AB, CAN CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 0 : 0 CRC 22 1 63 0 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-15 Edmonton, AB, CAN CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 4 : 2 SLV 22 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1996-05-13 Edmonton, AB, CAN CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 - TRI 22 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1996-05-10 Edmonton, AB, CAN CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying canm23 3 : 0 JAM 22 1 85 1 0 0 0 0 0
1996-01-12 Los Angeles, CA, USA CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 4 BRA 21 56 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-10-11 Concepcion, CHI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 CHI 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-07 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 3 TUR 21 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1995-06-04 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 TUR 21 46 45 1 0 0 0 0 0
1995-05-28 Edmonton, AB, CAN Men's International Tournament CAN MNT 1 : 2 CHI 21 74 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-07-11 Ciudad México, MEX CONCACAF Gold Cup CAN MNT 1 : 1 CRC 19 73 17 0 0 0 0 0 0
1993-03-09 Coquitlam, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 KOR 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992-05-14 Burnaby, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 USA 18 1 90 1 0 1 0 0 0
1992-05-12 Burnaby, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 1 MEX 18 1 90 1 0 1 0 0 0
1992-05-10 Burnaby, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 1 : 0 HON 18 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1992-05-07 Burnaby, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 5 : 1 CUB 18 1 90 1 2 0 0 0 0
1992-05-03 Burnaby, BC, CAN CONCACAF Men's Under-20 canm20 4 : 2 GLP 18 1 90 1 2 0 0 0 0
1991-08-07 La Habana, CUB Pan American Games canm20 1 : 3 USA U-23 17 1 48 0 0 1 0 0 0
1991-08-05 La Habana, CUB Pan American Games canm20 1 : 0 HON U-23 17 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0

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