Doug Greig
Doug
Greig

Born
Mar 16, 1928
Age
-
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Vancouver
Height
180 cm
School(s)
N/A
Where they grew up
Vancouver
TEAM HONOURS (8)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
3 Appearances
3 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists

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Doug Greig
John Douglas Greig... soccer family (father David, brothers George and Jimmy)... he was 74 years old when he passed away on 9 March 2003 in Vancouver after a battle with kidney disease... worked 37 years for the Vancouver Fire Department... 
 
a six-time Pacific Coast League winner (1949-50, 1954-55, 1956, 1958, 1961-62, 1962-63)... a North American Championship winner for the Jack Diamond Trophy (1953)... a Pacific Coast International Championship winner for the J.F. Kennedy Trophy (1962)... a 10-time all-star selection in a 14-year span from 1950 to 1963 (including an All Canada selection in 1956 and 1957)... 
 
noted as “clever”... as noted in 1950 all-star program, “a natural soccer player with a beautiful body swerve; kicks the ball without effort with either foot and his sudden left-footed drive is feared by all goalkeepers”... as noted in a 1951 all-star program, he was a “supreme ball control artist; has a most sudden electric shot and is one of the best two-footers in the game; on his day, he is in a class all his own”... as noted in a 1956 all-star program, “one of the best shifts in league and possesses one of the hardest shots”... as noted in a 1963 all-star program, “regarded as one of the finest players ever developed locally”... wrote Colin Jose, Greig was “admired as a supreme ball control artist with a sudden electric shot... one of the best two footers in the game in his day”... as noted in his obituary, he was “a left halfback with a reputation for savvy ball control”... 
 
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