Keith Mackay

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Keith Mackay
Personal information
Full name Keith Gordon Mackay
Date of birth (1956-12-08) 8 December 1956 (age 57)
Place of birth Wellington, New Zealand
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1980–1982 Gisborne City
1983–1984 Manurewa
National team
1980–1984 New Zealand 36 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Keith "Buzzer" Gordon Mackay (born 8 December 1956 in Wellington, New Zealand) was a football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand internationally, appearing in all 3 matches of New Zealand's first FIFA World Cup finals appearance.[1]

Mackay made his full All Whites debut in a 4-0 win over Mexico on 20 August 1980.[2] He represented the All Whites for all three matches at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain,[3] where they lost to Scotland, USSR and Brazil.[1] Mackay ended his international playing career having played 48 times for New Zealand, of which 36 were A-international caps.[4] He scored a solitary goal in A-internationals.[5] his final cap a substitute appearance in a 1-1 draw with Fiji on 18 October 1984.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b NZ 1982 World Cup
  2. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  3. ^ 1982 FIFA World Cup Spain - New Zealand squad
  4. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  5. ^ "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 

External links[edit]

  • Keith MackayFIFA competition record (note: Incorrectly named at FIFA site as "Keith McKay")