John McGrane

12 October 1953
Glasgow, SCO
178 cm
Simon Fraser University
Where they grew up
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
13 Appearances
12 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists


John McGrane

John McGrane... soccer family (father John Sr.)... married to wife Arde Mae... he was seven years old when he started playing soccer in Glasgow... he was 12 years old when his family moved to Canada...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as a player... honoured by the Hamilton Sports Hall of Fame, the Hamilton Soccer Hall of Fame and the Simon Fraser University Athletics Hall of Fame...

represented Canada at the Montréal 1976 Olympic Games... represented Canada in two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... career 23 international appearances across eight years from 1976 to 1983 with Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, including 13 international "A" appearances...

as noted by the Los Angeles Aztecs in 1979, McGrane had “considerable quickness and speed; ability to attack effectively from his defensive position; excellent passer; possesses outstanding physical strength”...

For Country

represented Canada at the Montréal 1976 Olympic Football Tournament... he was 23 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (08 October 1977)... 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 (helped Canada finish third in the 1981 CONCACAF Championship)...

For Sport

served as coach of the expansion Kitchener Spirit... served as coach of the Hamilton Steelers... owns Soccerworld Systems...

Individual Honours

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