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Brian Budd (CAN)

Date of birth: 1952-04-08
Birthplace: Toronto, ON, CAN
Raised: Delta, BC, CAN
Date of death: 2008-06-11
School(s): University of British Columbia
Height: 185 cm
Team Honours: Canada Games winner
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 7
Starts: 3
Goals: 2
Assists: 1
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2013-12-06
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Notes

grew up participating in skating (he was embarrassed into quitting at age 14), swimming, running, gymnastics, hockey, football and soccer... he was 56 years old when he passed away in Toronto, ON on 11 June 2008... was once blinded briefly (left eye) in a shooting accident... once suffered a knife attack that cut his trachea... once continued playing for 16 minutes after suffering a broken right fibula on a vicious tackle in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (12 October 1977)... said to be “national team’s joker”... shortly after his death, Canada’s team wore black armbands in his honour in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match on 20 June 2008 (a 4:1 win over Saint Vincent & the Grenadines)... after his death, The Soccer Hall of Fame’s Brian Budd Award was named in his honour... 

For Country

he was 24 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (10 October 1976)... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)... 

For Sport

served as a soccer analyst for The Score... 

Year Prize Honour
2009 Honoured Member (Athlete) Delta Sports Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Whitecaps 25
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 25
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 25
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 24
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 24
1976-09-11 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-09] Pre-competition camp 24
(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
1977 CAN MNT 1-0-1 25 3 0 2 32 1 0 0 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 2-2-1 24 4 3 2 -- 1 1 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 7 3 4 32 2 1 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
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 25 46 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-08 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 SLV 25 68 22 1 0 0 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 25 55 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-12-22 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 USA 24 1 90 1 1 0 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 24 46 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 24 1 16 0 0 0 0 0 0

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