Art Welch

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Art Welch
Personal information
Date of birth (1944-04-16) 16 April 1944 (age 72)
Place of birth Kingston, Jamaica
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Cavaliers FC ? (?)
1967–1969 Baltimore Bays 45 (16)
1970–1973 Atlanta Chiefs/Apollos 60 (21)
1974–1975 San Jose Earthquakes 41 (6)
1976 Vancouver Whitecaps 11 (0)
1976 San Diego Jaws 6 (1)
1977 Washington Diplomats 14 (1)
1979–1980 Wichita Wings (indoor) 11 (4)
1980 Washington Diplomats 0 (0)
1980–1981 San Francisco Fog (indoor) 0 (0)
Total 188 (49)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Art Welch (born 16 April 1944) is a Jamaican former professional soccer player who played in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League.

He began his career in Jamaica with Cavaliers FC, alongside twin brother Asher.[citation needed]

In May 1977, the Las Vegas Quicksilvers traded Welch to the Washington Diplomats in exchange for Tom Galati.[1]

Welch also represented the Jamaican national team in international play, appearing in qualifying matches for the 1966 and 1970 World Cup tournaments.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Welch Joins Dips Washington Post, The (DC) - Friday, 13 May 1977
  2. ^ Art WelchFIFA competition record

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