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Sam Lenarduzzi (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1948-12-19
Age 69
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 2018-12-03
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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 19 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 32
1980-11-02 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 31
1980-10-16 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-09] Labatt International Series across Canada 31
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Whitecaps 28
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 28
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 28
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 28
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 27
1975-01-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1975-01] Men’s camp in Bermuda 26
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe 25
1974-10-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-09] Men’s national camp 25
1974-06-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-06] Men’s national and national youth camp 25
1974-04-16 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-04] Men’s national camp in Bermuda 25
1973-11-13 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1973-11] Men’s International Friendly Series 24
1973-10-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1973-10] International Tour of Europe 24
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series Vancouver Columbus 24
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Columbus 23
1971-08-25 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Olympic Qualifying 22
1971-08-13 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Pan American Games 22
1971-06-14 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-06] Olympic Qualifying 22
1971-06-05 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Men’s national camp Vancouver Columbus 22
1971-05-31 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Olympic Qualifying 22
1971-04-20 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-04] Western Identification Trials 22
1968-10-28 CAN MNT Peter Dinsdale [1968-10] FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Vancouver Columbus 19
1968-10-02 CAN MNT Peter Dinsdale [1968-09] Pre-competition camp 19
1967-08-04 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-07] Pan American Games Winnipeg 1967 18
1967-06-25 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-06] Olympic Qualifying 18
1967-05-22 CAN OLY Terry Weatherall [1967-05] Olympic team selection camp 18
(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 32 1 1 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CAN MNT 2-1-1 29 6 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 2-3-1 28 4 5 1 471 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 CAN MNT 0-1-3 26 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-3 25 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1972 CAN MNT 1-1-2 24 4 4 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1968 CAN MNT 2-1-1 20 4 4 0 360 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 27 26 1 1956 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 25 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1971 CAN OLY 4-2-4 23 11 10 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967 CAN OLY 1-0-0 19 1 0 1 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 13 11 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 31 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT - MEX 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-08 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 SLV 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 28 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-12-22 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 USA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 27 24 66 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-28 Budapest, HUN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 HUN 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-09 Frankfurt, GER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 DDR 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-04-12 Hamilton, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-10 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 5 HAI 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-10-07 Luxembourg, LUX Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 0 LUX 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-05 Windsor, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-09-05 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 MEX 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-29 Baltimore, MD, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 USA 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-24 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 MEX 23 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 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 0 MEX 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-12 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 1 CUB 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-11 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY - TRI 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-09 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 1 USA 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-07 Buga, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 2 ARG 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-05 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 5 : 0 BAH 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-02 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 2 COL 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-01 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 4 : 0 DOM 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-13 Toronto, ON, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 1 BER 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-08 Ciudad México, MEX Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 0 : 1 MEX 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-05-30 Kingston, JAM CAN OLY 3 : 0 BER 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-27 Atlanta, GA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 USA 19 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-20 Devonshire Parish, BER FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 19 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-17 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 2 USA 19 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968-10-06 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 4 : 0 BER 19 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1967-07-25 Winnipeg, MB, CAN Pan American Games CAN OLY 2 : 1 CUB 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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