Paul Dolan
Paul
Dolan

Born
16 April 1966
Age
56
Birthplace
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Height
191 cm
Where they grew up
Port Moody, British Columbia, Canada
TEAM HONOURS (3)

Bio

Paul Dolan

Kenneth Paul Dolan... growing up, favourites included Ray Clemence... other favourites included Ken Dryden... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Diploma in 2006...

honoured by the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2004... honoured by the Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia... 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 1986 FIFA World Cup Mexico... represented Canada at two Concacaf Gold Cups, including the inaugural edition in 1991... career 58 international appearances across 14 years from 1984 to 1997 with Canada Soccer's Men's National Team as a goalkeeper, including 53 international "A" appearances... when he left international football in 1997, he ranked first all-time with 58 international goalkeeper appearances (11th overall)...

club career in Canada and USA... with Vancouver 86ers, a two-time Canadian Soccer League Championship winner (1990, 1991)...

was part of Canada Soccer’s post-match Guard of Honour on 27 March 2022 to celebrate Canada’s qualification to the men’s 2022 FIFA World Cup (along with nine other former players)...

said Paul in 1987, “the goalkeeping training (at Sheffield Wednesday) under Alex Hodgkinson is brilliant. His help was so valuable, but because I didn’t have a work permit I couldn’t play in matches and that was a big setback”...

For Country

he was 18 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (30 October 1984)... won a silver medal with Canada at the 1984 CONCACAF Youth Tournament in Trinidad & Tobago after a 1:2 loss to México in the final (Canada qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Soviet Union 1985)... helped Canada win the 1985 CONCACAF Champions / FIFA World Qualifiers for Mexico 1986... represented Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico (he featured in one match)... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... represented Canada at the inaugural FIFA Futsal World Cup Netherlands 1989... finished first with Canada at the 1990 Corona Three Nations Cup (he did not feature)... represented Canada at the 1991 North American Nations Cup... represented Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994... represented Canada at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup (he did not feature)... he was the ninth footballer to make his 50th appearance for Canada (13 November 1996)... represented Canada in 1996-97 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for France 1998...

For Sport

served as a goalkeeper coach in Canada Soccer’s men’s national, men’s national youth and women’s national programs starting in 2003... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2004 (Canada was eliminated in the CONCACAF semi-final stage)... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach when the team finished second at the 2006 CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup (Canada qualified for China 2007)... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup (Canada reached the semifinal)... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2008 (Canada was eliminated in the CONCACAF semi-final stage)... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach when the team reached the quarter-final stage of the 2009 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s goalkeeper coach during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 2011 and 2012 (Canada was eliminated on the final day of the CONCACAF semi-final stage)...

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