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Sam Lenarduzzi (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1949-12-19
Age 68
Birthplace: Udine, ITA
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height: 178 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Centre Back
Fullback
Team Honours: 2x Canada Soccer Championship winner (1966, 1969), 3x Pacific Coast League winner (1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71), Canada Games winner (1969)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 28
Starts: 27
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-07-01
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Notes

Silvano Lenarduzzi... soccer family (brothers Vanni, Bob and Danny)... he was two years old when his family moved from Italy to Vancouver... favourites have included Franz Beckenbauer, Liverpool... worked for North West Industries in Vancouver before moving to Toronto in 1974 to join Canada Soccer’s national team “in being”... worked for Labatt’s Breweries...  
 
a two-time Canada Soccer Championship winner (1966 and 1969) and three-time Pacific Coast League winner (1968-69, 1969-70, 1970-71)... represented Canada in four cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from 1968 to 1980... in 2000, was part of the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame (one of 11 former players)... 
 
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For Country

finished fourth with Canada at the V Pan American Games Winnipeg 1967... he was 18 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (6 October 1968)... represented Canada in 1968 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Mexico 1970... represented Canada at VI Pan American Games Cali 1971... represented Canada in 1971 Olympic Qualifying for München 1972... represented Canada in 1972 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 1974... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)... played in a career-high 17 consecutive Canada matches from 1968 to 1975 (Canada “A” matches), at the time a national record (later surpassed by Robert Iarusci)... made 28 appearances for Canada at the international “A” level (he played in 28 of 29 Canada “A” matches from 1968 to 1980... made 43 combined appearances (”A” and “B”) for the national team, at the time a Canadian record... 

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2000 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1966-67 Winner / Gagnant Ed Bayley Trophy
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1981-10-13 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-10] Exhibition and Men’s International Friendly 31
1980-11-02 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 30
1980-10-16 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-09] Labatt International Series across Canada 30
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Whitecaps 27
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 27
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 27
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 27
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 26
1975-01-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1975-01] Men’s camp in Bermuda 25
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe 24
1974-10-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-09] Men’s national camp 24
1974-06-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-06] Men’s national and national youth camp 24
1974-04-16 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-04] Men’s national camp in Bermuda 24
1973-11-13 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1973-11] Men’s International Friendly Series 23
1973-10-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1973-10] International Tour of Europe 23
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series Vancouver Columbus 23
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Columbus 22
1971-08-25 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Olympic Qualifying 21
1971-08-13 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Pan American Games 21
1971-06-14 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-06] Olympic Qualifying 21
1971-06-05 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Men’s national camp Vancouver Columbus 21
1971-05-31 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Olympic Qualifying 21
1971-04-20 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-04] Western Identification Trials 21
1968-10-28 CAN MNT Peter Dinsdale [1968-10] FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Vancouver Columbus 18
1968-10-02 CAN MNT Peter Dinsdale [1968-09] Pre-competition camp 18
1967-08-04 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-07] Pan American Games Winnipeg 1967 17
1967-06-25 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-06] Olympic Qualifying 17
1967-05-22 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-05] Olympic team selection camp 17
(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
1980 CAN MNT 1-0-0 31 1 1 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CAN MNT 2-1-2 28 6 5 0 450 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 2-3-1 27 4 5 1 471 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 CAN MNT 0-1-3 25 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-3 24 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1972 CAN MNT 1-1-2 23 4 4 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1968 CAN MNT 2-1-1 19 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 27 27 1 2046 0 0 0 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1973 CAN OLY 1-0-0 24 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1971 CAN OLY 4-2-5 22 11 11 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 CAN OLY 1-0-0 18 1 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 13 12 1 90 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
1980-09-15 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 0 NZL 30 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-08 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 SLV 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 27 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-12-22 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 USA 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 26 24 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-28 Budapest, HUN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 HUN 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-09 Frankfurt, GER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 DDR 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-04-12 Hamilton, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-10 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 5 HAI 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-10-07 Luxembourg, LUX Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 0 LUX 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-05 Windsor, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-09-05 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 MEX 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-29 Baltimore, MD, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 USA 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-24 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 MEX 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-20 St. John's, NF, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 2 USA 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 0 MEX 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-12 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 1 CUB 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-11 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 1 TRI 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-09 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 1 USA 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-07 Buga, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 2 ARG 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-05 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 5 : 0 BAH 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-02 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 2 COL 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-01 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 4 : 0 DOM 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-13 Toronto, ON, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 1 BER 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-08 Ciudad México, MEX Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 0 : 1 MEX 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-05-30 Kingston, JAM CAN OLY 3 : 0 BER 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-27 Atlanta, GA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 USA 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-20 Devonshire Parish, BER FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-17 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 2 USA 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-06 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 0 BER 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-07-25 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY 2 : 1 CUB 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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