Canada at the FIFA World Cup

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This is a record of Canada's results at the FIFA World Cup. Canada has appeared in the FIFA World Cup on one occasion, which was in 1986.[1][2][3][4]

FIFA World Cup record[edit]

FIFA World Cup record FIFA World Cup
Qualification record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
Uruguay 1930 Did not participate
Italy 1934
France 1938
Brazil 1950
Switzerland 1954
Sweden 1958 Did not qualify 4 2 0 2 8 8
Chile 1962 Withdrew
England 1966 Did not enter
Mexico 1970 Did not qualify 4 2 1 1 8 9
West Germany 1974 4 1 1 2 6 7
Argentina 1978 10 4 3 3 12 11
Spain 1982 9 2 6 1 10 9
Mexico 1986 Group Stage 24th 3 0 0 3 0 5 8 5 3 0 11 4
Italy 1990 Did not qualify 2 1 0 1 3 3
United States 1994 14 6 4 4 22 20
France 1998 16 6 4 6 15 21
South Korea Japan 2002 8 2 3 3 2 8
Germany 2006 8 3 2 3 12 8
South Africa 2010 8 2 2 4 13 14
Brazil 2014 12 7 3 2 24 11
Russia 2018 To be determined
Qatar 2022
Total 1/20 0 Titles 3 0 0 3 0 5

1986 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Canada Canada Squad[edit]

[5]

Head coach: Tony Waiters

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Club
1 1GK Tino Lettieri (1957-09-27)27 September 1957 (aged 28) United States Minnesota Strikers
2 2DF Bob Lenarduzzi (1955-05-01)1 May 1955 (aged 31) United States Tacoma Stars
3 2DF Bruce Wilson (c) (1951-06-20)20 June 1951 (aged 34) no club
4 3MF Randy Ragan (1959-06-07)7 June 1959 (aged 26) no club
5 2DF Terry Moore (1958-06-02)2 June 1958 (aged 27) Northern Ireland Glentoran
6 2DF Ian Bridge (1959-09-18)18 September 1959 (aged 26) Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds
7 4FW Carl Valentine (1958-07-04)4 July 1958 (aged 27) United States Cleveland Force
8 3MF Gerry Gray (1961-01-20)20 January 1961 (aged 25) United States Chicago Sting
9 4FW Branko Segota (1961-06-08)8 June 1961 (aged 24) United States San Diego Sockers
10 4FW Igor Vrablic (1965-07-19)19 July 1965 (aged 20) Belgium Seraing
11 3MF Mike Sweeney (1959-12-25)25 December 1959 (aged 26) United States Cleveland Force
12 2DF Randy Samuel (1963-12-23)23 December 1963 (aged 22) Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
13 3MF George Pakos (1952-08-14)14 August 1952 (aged 33) Canada Victoria Athletic Association
14 4FW Dale Mitchell (1958-04-21)21 April 1958 (aged 28) United States Tacoma Stars
15 3MF Paul James (1963-11-11)11 November 1963 (aged 22) Mexico CF Monterrey
16 3MF Greg Ion (1963-03-12)12 March 1963 (aged 23) United States Los Angeles Lazers
17 3MF David Norman (1962-05-06)6 May 1962 (aged 24) United States Tacoma Stars
18 3MF Jamie Lowery (1961-01-15)15 January 1961 (aged 25) no club
19 3MF Pasquale De Luca (1962-05-26)26 May 1962 (aged 24) United States Cleveland Force
20 2DF Colin Miller (1964-10-04)4 October 1964 (aged 21) Scotland Rangers
21 1GK Sven Habermann (1961-11-03)3 November 1961 (aged 24) no club
22 1GK Paul Dolan (1966-04-16)16 April 1966 (aged 20) Canada Edmonton Brickmen

Group C[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
 Soviet Union 3 2 1 0 9 1 +8 5
 France 3 2 1 0 5 1 +4 5
 Hungary 3 1 0 2 2 9 −7 2
 Canada 3 0 0 3 0 5 −5 0

1 June 1986
16:00 CST
Canada  0 – 1  France
Report Papin Goal 79'
Estadio Nou Camp, León
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Hernán Silva (Chile)

6 June 1986
12:00 CST
Hungary  2 – 0  Canada
Esterházy Goal 2'
Détári Goal 75'
Report

9 June 1986
12:00 CST
Soviet Union  2 – 0  Canada
Blokhin Goal 58'
Zavarov Goal 74'
Report

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada World Cup Record". FIFA.com. Retrieved 25 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Molinaro, John F. (July 1, 2010). "Remembering Canada's '86 World Cup team". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved Jul 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ Doyle, Jamie; Molinaro, John; Sasha, Kalra. "One and Only: Remembering Canada's lone World Cup appearance". Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved Jul 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ Yannis, Alex (April ,5 1986). "Soccer; Canadians and M.I.S.L. at Odds for Cup". nytimes.com. Retrieved Jul 3, 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  5. ^ "1986 Canada World Cup Squad". FIFA.com. Retrieved 25 October 2011.