Gerry Gray
Gerry
Gray

Born
20 January 1961
Age
62
Birthplace
Glasgow, SCO
Height
170 cm
Where they grew up
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Stats
International "A" - CAN MNT
35 Appearances
33 Starts
2 Goals
4 Assists

Bio

Gerry Gray

Gerard Gray... speaks English... both of his parents were born in Glasgow, SCO... grew up playing soccer... he was 12 years old when his family moved to Canada... he was 10 years old when he started playing for Scotland Boys Club in Glasgow; he was 12 years old when he started playing for Malton MSC in Toronto... growing up, his favourites included Johan Cruyff...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as a player (he was shortlisted as an original alternate by The Soccer Hall of Fame in 2000 and then honoured as part of the Class of 2001)... honoured by the Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame... part of the first Canadian team to reach the knock-out phase at the Olympic Games (Los Angeles 1984), recognised as a Canada Soccer Team of Distinction... part of the first Canadian team to play at the FIFA World Cup (Mexico 1986), recognised as a Canada Soccer Team of Distinction...

Concacaf champion (1985)... represented Canada at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games and 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico... represented Canada in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and Olympic Qualifiers... career 54 international appearances across 14 years from 1978 to 1991 with Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team, including 35 international "A" appearances… when he left international football in 1991, he ranked sixth all-time with 54 international appearances... represented Canada at one FIFA youth tournament (U-19 at Japan 1979)... was part of the first Canadian team to qualify for a FIFA youth tournament in 1978...

club career in Canada and USA...

said coach Tony Taylor in 1988, Gerry “is a good player, confident on the field and he does the unexpected things that we don’t always see”...

For Country

won a silver medal with Canada at the 1978 CONCACAF Youth Tournament in Honduras, falling 0:1 a.e.t. to Mexico in the final (Canada qualified for a FIFA tournament for the first time in Association history)... represented Canada at the FIFA U-20 World Cup Japan 1979... he was 19 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (15 September 1980)... represented Canada in 1980-81 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Spain 1982 (helped Canada finish third in the 1981 CONCACAF Championship)... finished fifth with Canada at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Football Tournament... missed action in 1985 because of a leg injury... represented Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico (he featured in two matches)... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... represented Canada at the 1991 North American Nations Cup...

Individual Honours

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