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Garry Ayre (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1953-10-12
Age 65
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Nickname: Tarzan
Height: 180 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Team Honours: Soccer Bowl winner (1978)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 14
Starts: 12
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-05-13
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Notes

soccer family (son Keegan)... once noted historian Colin Jose, Garry was “often used in a special midfield role... to overshadow the opposition’s key player”...

For Country

he was 20 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (10 November 1973)... represented Canada at VII Pan American Games Mexico 1975... represented Canada at the Montréal 1976 Olympic Football Tournament... 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 eight consecutive Canada matches from 1976 to 1977...

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2005 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer 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 24
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 23
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 23
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 23
1976-07-22 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-07] Men’s Olympic Football Tournament New Westminster Blues 22
1976-07-16 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-07] Canada eastern pre-tournament camp 22
1976-06-03 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-05] Men’s Olympic camp in British Columbia 22
1976-04-11 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-04] Men’s Olympic BC League Series 22
1976-01-29 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1976-01] Men’s Olympic BC League Series 22
1975-10-20 CAN OLY Colin Morris [1975-10] Pan American Games 22
1975-08-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1975-07] International Competitions 21
1975-01-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1975-01] Men’s camp in Bermuda 21
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe 21
1974-10-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-09] Men’s national camp 20
1974-06-05 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-06] Men’s national and national youth camp 20
1974-04-16 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-04] Men’s national camp in Bermuda 20
1973-11-13 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1973-11] Men’s International Friendly Series 20
1973-10-11 CAN OLY Bill McAllister [1973-10] International Tour of Europe 19
(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 2-1-2 24 6 5 0 450 0 0 1 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 1-2-0 23 2 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 CAN MNT 0-0-3 21 3 1 2 -- 0 0 1 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-1 20 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 13 11 2 900 0 0 1 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1976 CAN OLY 0-0-2 23 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1975 CAN OLY 0-1-5 22 8 6 0 -- 0 0 0 1 0 0
1973 CAN OLY 1-0-0 20 1 1 0 -- 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 11 9 0 180 0 0 0 1 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
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 24 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-08 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 SLV 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-12-22 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 USA 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-07-21 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 1 : 3 PRK 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-07-19 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 1 : 2 URS 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-10-17 Puebla, MEX Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 2 ARG 22 1 89 0 0 0 1 0 0
1975-10-13 Puebla, MEX Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 0 JAM 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-08-10 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 3 HUN 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-08-06 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 1 : 4 HUN 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-31 Ottawa, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 1 : 7 DDR 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-29 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 0 : 3 DDR 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-09 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 21 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-07-06 Montréal, QC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN OLY - POL 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 21 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 21 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-10-09 Frankfurt, GER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 DDR 21 80 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974-04-12 Hamilton, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-11-10 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 5 HAI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-10-07 Luxembourg, LUX Men's International Friendly CAN OLY 2 : 0 LUX 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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