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Les (Buzz) Parsons (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1950-12-16
Age 67
Birthplace: Burnaby, BC, CAN
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Nickname: Buzz, Buzzi
School(s): Simon Fraser University
Height: 175 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Team Honours: Soccer Bowl winner, Challenge Trophy winner
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 23
Starts: 20
Goals: 6
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-05-13
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For Country

represented Canada at VI Pan American Games Cali 1971... represented Canada in 1971 Olympic Qualifying for München 1972... he was 21 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (20 August 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)... twice played in a career-high eight consecutive Canada matches (1972 to 1973 and 1977 to 1980); played in 23 of 26 Canada “A” matches from 1972 to 1980...

For Sport

coach FC Victoria...

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2003 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
2001 Honoured Member (Athlete - Soccer) Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1980-10-16 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-09] Labatt International Series across Canada 29
1978-05-24 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1978-05] Men’s Olympic camp 27
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Whitecaps 26
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 26
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 26
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 25
1976-09-11 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-09] Pre-competition camp 25
1976-01-29 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-01] Men’s Olympic BC League Series 25
1975-08-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1975-07] International Competitions 24
1975-01-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1975-01] Men’s camp in Bermuda 24
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe 23
1974-10-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-09] Men’s national camp 23
1974-06-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-06] Men’s national and national youth camp 23
1973-11-13 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1973-11] Men’s International Friendly Series 22
1973-10-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1973-10] International Tour of Europe 22
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series Vancouver Columbus 22
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver 21
1971-08-25 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Olympic Qualifying 20
1971-08-13 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-08] Pan American Games 20
1971-06-14 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-06] Olympic Qualifying 20
1971-06-05 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Men’s national camp Eintracht 20
1971-05-31 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Olympic Qualifying 20
1971-04-20 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-04] Western Identification Trials 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)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1980 CAN MNT 2-0-0 30 2 1 1 115 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CAN MNT 2-1-2 27 6 4 1 360 3 0 1 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 1-2-1 26 3 3 1 309 1 0 0 0 0 0
1974 CAN MNT 0-1-3 24 3 4 0 -- 0 0 1 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-3 23 4 4 0 271 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1972 CAN MNT 1-1-2 22 4 4 0 360 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 22 20 3 1415 6 0 1 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 23 1 1 0 90 1 0 0 0 N/A 0
1971 CAN OLY 5-2-4 21 12 10 1 -- 6 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 13 11 1 90 7 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
1980-09-17 Edmonton, AB, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 3 : 0 NZL 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-09-15 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 0 NZL 29 65 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 26 1 90 1 0 1 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 26 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 26 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-08 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 SLV 26 80 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 26 1 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 25 16 74 1 0 0 0 0 0
1976-09-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-09 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 24 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-06 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-28 Budapest, HUN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 HUN 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-09 Frankfurt, GER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 DDR 23 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 22 1 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-10 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 5 HAI 22 1 69 1 0 0 0 0 0
1973-10-07 Luxembourg, LUX Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 0 LUX 22 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-05 Windsor, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-09-05 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 MEX 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-29 Baltimore, MD, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 USA 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972-08-24 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 1 MEX 21 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 21 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 0 MEX 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-12 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 1 CUB 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-11 Palmira, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY - TRI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-09 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 1 USA 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-08 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 3 : 2 COL 20 N/A N/A 1 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-07 Buga, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 2 ARG 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-05 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 5 : 0 BAH 20 1 90 4 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-02 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 1 : 2 COL 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-08-01 Cali, COL Pan American Games CAN OLY 4 : 0 DOM 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-13 Toronto, ON, CAN Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 1 : 1 BER 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-06-08 Ciudad México, MEX Olympic Qualifying CAN OLY 0 : 1 MEX 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971-05-30 Kingston, JAM CAN OLY 3 : 0 BER 20 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0

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