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Mike Dodd (soccer)

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Mike Dodd
Personal information
Full name Michael Dodd
Date of birth (1971-04-24) April 24, 1971 (age 50)
Place of birth North Vancouver, British Columbia
Position(s) Midfielder
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1989–1990 Capilano Blues
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1991–1993 Winnipeg Fury 31+ (3+)
1993Vancouver 86ers (loan) 3 (0)
1994–1998 Vancouver 86ers 31 (2)
National team
1991–1992 Canada U23 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Mike Dodd (born April 24, 1971) is a Canadian former soccer player.

Career

Dodd began playing at the college level in 1989 with Capilano College.[1] In 1991, he was drafted by the Vancouver 86ers of the Canadian Soccer League (CSL), but was loaned to the Winnipeg Fury.[2][3] In 1992, he signed a contract with Winnipeg and secured the Mita Cup.[4] After the demise of the CSL the Fury joined the Canadian National Soccer League, and he re-signed with Winnipeg.[5] During the 1993 season he was temporarily loaned to the Vancouver 86ers of the American Professional Soccer League.[6][7]

In 1994, he permanently signed with Vancouver, and played with them until the 1998 USISL A-League season.[8][9] In 1998, he was inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum as a member of the 1992 Winnipeg Fury team.[10]

International career

He made his debut for the Canada men's national under-23 soccer team on May 5, 1991 against Trinidad and Tobago in an Olympic qualifier match.[11]

Honours

1992

References

  1. ^ "1989 Capilano Men's Soccer Roster". Capilano University. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  2. ^ "Winnipeg Fury Rosters". www.nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  3. ^ Paraskevas, Joe (July 7, 1991). "Changes in works for Fury". NewspaperArchive.com. Winnipeg Free Press. p. 20. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  4. ^ Prest, Ashley (January 28, 1992). "Fury ecstatic with drafting". NewspaperArchive.com. Winnipeg Free Press. p. 38. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  5. ^ McDonald, Marvin (May 21, 1993). "Fury expect high-scoring tilt". NewspaperArchive.com. Winnipeg Free Press. p. 30. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  6. ^ "Reinforcements arrive to help fill up 86ers' roster". Newspapers.com. Vancouver Sun. August 12, 1993. p. 46. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  7. ^ "Mike Dodd | SoccerStats.us". soccerstats.us. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  8. ^ Lodes, Kirk J. (2008). The American Soccer Guide. Kirk Lodes. ISBN 978-1-930852-09-9.
  9. ^ "Stats Review". Newspapers.com. Richmond Review. September 7, 1994. p. 37. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  10. ^ "Honoured Members Database | Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame". honouredmembers.sportmanitoba.ca. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
  11. ^ "Canada Soccer". www.canadasoccer.com. Retrieved 2020-04-15.
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