Frank Yallop

04 April 1964
Watford, ENG
180 cm
Where they grew up
New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
International "A" - CAN MNT
52 Appearances
51 Starts
0 Goals
2 Assists


Frank Yallop

Frank Walter Yallop... he was seven years old when he started playing soccer in New Westminster... earned his USSF Coaching A Licence...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2005... honoured by the Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia, the San Jose Earthquakes Hall of Fame, and the Ipswich Town FC Hall of Fame...

represented two cycles of FIFA World Cup Qualifiers... represented Canada at three Concacaf Gold Cups, including the inaugural edition in 1991... won the Three Nations Cup in 1990... career 54 international appearances across eight years from 1990 to 1997 with Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, including 52 international “A” appearances... represented England at one UEFA youth tournament...

club career in Canada, England and USA... with Ipswich Town FC, an English Second Division winner (1991-92 title to earn promotion to the Premier League)... with the Tampa Bay Mutiny, an MLS Supporters’ Shield winner (1996)...

served as Canada team staff at one FIFA youth tournament (U-20 at Netherlands 2005)…

featured in a Canada record crowd of 51,936 spectators at Edmonton’s Commonwealth Stadium on 5 June 1994, the largest crowd ever for a Canadian national team event played in Canada (Canada drew 1:1 with Brazil just six weeks before they won the FIFA World Cup)...

honoured by Ipswich Town FC with a testimonial match on 9 August 1992...

said Mark Watson in the North Shore News in 2013, “you’re a product of all of your environments. You may take more out of certain coaches and I will take a lot out of Frank Yallop because he was very successful”...

For Country

played five youth matches for England (1981-82)... represented England’s youth team at the 1982 UEFA U-18 Championship... he was 26 years old when he made his debut for Canada (13 May 1990)... finished first with Canada at the 1990 Corona Three Nations Cup... represented Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994 (Canada was eliminated in an inter-zone playoff against Australia)... played in a career-high 10 consecutive Canada matches from 1993 to 1995... represented Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... he was the 10th footballer to make his 50th appearance for Canada (12 October 1997)... represented Canada in 1996-97 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for France 1998...

For Sport

won the MLS Cup as coach of the San Jose Earthquake (2001, 2003)... served as coach of the Los Angeles Galaxy... served as coach of the San Jose Earthquakes...

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