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Gogie Stewart (CAN)

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Date of birth: 1929-01-02
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Date of death: 2003-05-12
Height: 170 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Team Honours: 3x Canada Soccer Championship winner (1950, 1955, 1960), 6x Pacific Coast League winner (1952-53, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960-61, 1964-65)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 4
Starts: 4
Goals: 2
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-07-03
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Gordon Selkirk Stewart... soccer family (nephew Peter Stanley)... married to wife Doris (they had five sons)... worked as a safety officer at a pulp mill in Prince George, BC... suffered from Alzheimer's disease for the last five years of his life... he was 74 years old when he passed away on 12 May 2003... 
 
a three-time Canada Soccer Championship winner (1950, 1955, 1960) and six-time Pacific Coast League winner (1952-53, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1960-61, 1964-65)... a 11-time all-star selection in a 13-year span from 1949 to 1961 (including All Canada selections in 1956, 1957 and 1960)... over the course of one decade, he was the Pacific Coast League’s seventh-highest scorer in the 1950s with 55 goals scored... in 2012, was honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame as one of “Canada Soccer’s Best XI in 50 Years: 1912-1962”... in lacrosse, a two-time Mann Cup winner (1949, 1956)... 
 
as noted in 1950 all-star program, “possesses very good ball control, is good dribbler - a powerful shot to back it up”... wrote Austin Delany in 1951, Gogie was “an outside left and the best hereabouts when he plays there”... as noted in a 1951 all-star program, one of the cleverest soccer players around with brilliant ball control; hits a ball beautifully and possesses powerful shot; always in the pink of physical condition; an all-round athlete”... as noted in the Calgary Herald in 1955, Stewart was “just about the best Canadian to ever play soccer”... said Lou Moro in 1953, “Gogie was one of the most competitive athletes I’ve ever seen. He had a very fiery nature and gave you 150 percent in every game. At times, I thought he was a little too fiery, but there’s no question that he was a winner in every sport he played”... as noted by The Globe and Mail in 2003, Gogie was known for “his adept ball control, clever playmaking and powerful shot”...
 
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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)... he scored his first international “A” goal for Canada on 22 June 1957 in Toronto (FIFA World Cup Qualifiers)… represented Canada in 1957 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Sweden 1958... was part of the 1960 Canadian team that toured the Soviet Union and United Kingdom (with matches in Moscow, Kharkov, Donetsk, Leningrad, Dundee, and West Bromwich)... 

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2004 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1988 Honoured Athlete / Athlète honoré (Soccer) BC Sports Hall of Fame
1960-61 Winner / Gagnant Austin Delany Memorial Trophy
1955 Winner / Gagnant Top Scorer of the Challenge Trophy
1947-48 Winner / Gagnant Ed Bayley Trophy
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1960-10-07 CAN MNT Bill Simpson [1960-09] Tour of Soviet Union and Britain 31
1957-07-08 CAN MNT Don Petrie [1957-06] FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 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 2-0-2 28 4 4 0 360 2 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 4 4 0 360 2 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
1957-07-07 St. Louis, MO, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 2 USA 28 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
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 1 0 0 0 0 0

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