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Pat Philley (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1929-04-24
Age 89
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
School(s): University of British Columbia
Height: 183 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Team Honours: Canada Soccer Championship winner (1950), 2x Pacific Coast League winner (1953-54, 1956)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 3
Starts: 3
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-07-01
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H. Patrick Philley... soccer family (brother Brian)... 
 
a one-time Canada Soccer Championship winner (1950) and two-time Pacific Coast League winner (1953-54 and 1956)... a six-time all-star selection in a nine-year span from 1949 to 1957 (including All Canada selections in 1956 and 1957)... 
 
once noted as “the durable centre half”... as noted in 1949, he was a “clever play-making artist”... wrote Roy Jukich for the Vancouver Sun in 1958, “when Pat’s right, nobody but nobody gets past him”... said in 2014, brother “Brian was a skilled player (while) I was kind of a rough and tough... people liked that I was more rough and he was more smooth”... 
 
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For Country

was part of the 1956 Canadian team that faced a touring Lokomotiv Moscow in Toronto, ON (a 1:2 loss on 18 August 1956)... he was 28 years old when he made his international debut for Canada (22 June 1957)... was captain of Canada in 1957 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Sweden 1958... 

Year Prize Honour
2014 Honoured Member (Athlete - Soccer) Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2004 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1957-07-08 CAN MNT Don Petrie [1957-06] FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Westminster Royals 28
1956-08-19 CAN MNT Don Petrie [1956-08] Men’s national team in Toronto 27
(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
1957 CAN MNT 1-0-2 28 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 3 3 0 270 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
1957-07-04 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 MEX 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1957-06-30 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 3 MEX 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1957-06-22 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 5 : 1 USA 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0

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