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Tony Chursky (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1953-06-13
Age 65
Birthplace: New Westminster, BC, CAN
Nickname: Square Ball
School(s): Simon Fraser University
Height: 178 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Goalkeeper
Team Honours: Canada Games winner (1973)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 18
Starts: 17
Goals: 0
Assists: 0
Clean Sheets: 5
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-10-02
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Notes

soccer family (son Alex)... earned Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University... teacher at Charles Wright Academy Upper School... 

For Country

represented Canada in 1972 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Germany 1974 (he did not feature)... he was 20 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (1 August 1973)... represented Canada at VII Pan American Games Mexico 1975... played in a career-high six consecutive Canada matches from 1974 to 1976 (Canada “A” matches)... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)... represented Canada in 1980-81 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Spain 1982 (he did not feature)...

Year Prize Honour
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2004 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1987 Honoured Member (Athlete - Soccer) Simon Fraser University Athletics Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1981-11-22 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 28
1981-10-27 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-10] Pre-competition camp 28
1981-10-13 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-10] Exhibition and Men’s International Friendly 28
1980-11-12 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-11] Pre-competition international 27
1980-11-02 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 27
1980-10-16 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-09] Labatt International Series across Canada 27
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Seattle Sounders 24
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 24
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 24
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 23
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 23
1976-09-11 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-09] Pre-competition camp 23
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
1975-01-06 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 21
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 20
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series Simon Fraser University 20
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Spartans 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
1981 CAN MNT 1-0-0 28 1 0 1 45 0 0 0 0 2 0
1980 CAN MNT 1-0-1 27 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 0 2 1
1977 CAN MNT 2-1-1 24 5 4 0 315 0 0 1 0 6 0
1976 CAN MNT 1-4-1 23 4 6 0 540 0 0 0 0 4 2
1974 CAN MNT 0-0-3 21 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 8 1
1973 CAN MNT 1-0-1 20 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 0 3 1
TOTALS 17 17 1 1530 0 0 1 0 25 5

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1975 CAN OLY 0-0-1 22 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
TOTALS 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 2 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
1981-10-12 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 2 TRI 28 46 45 0 0 0 0 2 0
1980-11-09 Tegucigalpa, HON Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 HON 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
1980-09-15 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 0 NZL 27 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 1
1977-10-22 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 3 MEX 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 3 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 1 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 24 1 90 0 0 1 0 1 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 24 1 45 0 0 0 0 1 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 24 1 90 0 0 0 0 1 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 1
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 1
1976-09-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 USA 23 1 90 0 0 0 0 1 0
1975-10-17 Puebla, MEX Pan American Games CAN OLY 0 : 2 ARG 22 1 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
1975-01-05 La Habana, CUB Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 4 CUB 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 4 0
1974-10-31 Warsaw, POL Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 POL 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
1974-10-09 Frankfurt, GER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 DDR 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 2 0
1974-04-12 Hamilton, BER Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 BER 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 1
1973-11-12 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 1
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 20 1 90 0 0 0 0 3 0

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