Years with the Lancers: 1968-1971 (Goalkeeper)
Born: Bromborough, England
A member of the 1970 NASL Champion Rochester Lancers and one of Canada's top goalkeepers for over a decade. Played 7 years in the NASL, starting with the Detroit Cougars in 1968. Joined the Lancers later in 1968 and played in both the American Soccer League and the North American Soccer League for Rochester. Earned the nickname "Mr. Zero" both for the number he wore on the field and the shutouts he posted in goal. The first player signed by the expansion Toronto Metros in 1971 and an NASL Second Team All-Star in 1972 with Toronto. Earned 5 caps for the Canadian national team from 1972-73.
Coached at both the youth and senior levels for the Canadian men’s national team. Served as technical director of the Canadian Soccer Association from 1986 to 1992. The longest-serving FIFA coaching instructor in North America (since 1988) and a member of the FIFA technical committee since 1998.
Covered Canadian and international soccer as a TV commentator since the 1980’s on The Sports Network, ESPN, Fox Sports World and CBC and was a soccer columnist with the Toronto Sun during the 1990s. Currently the international correspondent on “Soccer is a Kick in the Grass”, North America’s longest running soccer radio show. Inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame in 2002 as a builder.