Charlie Falzon

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Charlie Falzon
Personal information
Date of birth (1961-11-14) November 14, 1961 (age 52)
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Playing position Defender / Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1982 Montreal Manic 5 (0)
1983-1984 Toronto Blizzard 10 (1)
1985-1986 Pittsburgh Spirit (indoor) 39 (4)
1986-1987 St. Louis Steamers (indoor) 43 (16)
1987-1988 Tacoma Stars (indoor) 27 (5)
National team
1983-1989 Canada 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charlie Falzon is a retired Canadian soccer player who spent time in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned nine caps with the Canadian national soccer team between 1983 and 1989. Charlie is currently an advanced care paramedic working for Toronto EMS.[citation needed]

Professional[edit]

A midfielder, Falzon played the last 3 seasons of the NASL before the league's demise - the 1982 with the Montreal Manic and 1983 and '84 with the Toronto Blizzard. In September 1985, Falzon signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Spirit of the original Major Indoor Soccer League.[1] In 1986, he moved to the St. Louis Steamers. In December 1987, the Steamers traded Falzon to the Tacoma Stars in exchange for Godfrey Ingram and cash.[2]

National team[edit]

Falzon earned nine caps with the Canadian national soccer team. He played three times in 1983 and another three gamed in 1984. After two games in 1988, he finished his career with a single game against Belgium in 1989. He scored no goals with the national team.

Coach[edit]

Falzon has been involved with the Ontario Soccer Association, being an assistant coach of the OSA's U-14 boys team. Falzon is also involved as a coach with a girls Select soccer team at the North Mississauga Soccer Club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Popovic set at midfield despite ruling
  2. ^ Stars lose to Comets, trade Godfrey Ingram San Diego Union, The (CA) - Saturday, December 5, 1987

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