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[edit]

FIFA World Cup record
Year Result Position Pld W D L GF GA
Uruguay 1930 to Switzerland 1954 Did not enter
Sweden 1958 Did not qualify
Chile 1962 Withdrew
England 1966 Did not enter
Mexico 1970 to Spain 1982 Did not qualify
Mexico 1986 Group stage 24th 3 0 0 3 0 5
Italy 1990 to Russia 2018 Did not qualify
Total Group stage 1/21 3 0 0 3 0 5

1986 FIFA World Cup[edit]

Canada Canada Squad[edit]

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Head coach: England Tony Waiters

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Tino Lettieri (1957-09-27)September 27, 1957 (aged 28) United States Minnesota Strikers
2 2DF Bob Lenarduzzi (1955-05-01)May 1, 1955 (aged 31) United States Tacoma Stars
3 2DF Bruce Wilson (c) (1951-06-20)June 20, 1951 (aged 34) no club
4 3MF Randy Ragan (1959-06-07)June 7, 1959 (aged 26) no club
5 2DF Terry Moore (1958-06-02)June 2, 1958 (aged 27) Northern Ireland Glentoran
6 2DF Ian Bridge (1959-09-18)September 18, 1959 (aged 26) Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds
7 4FW Carl Valentine (1958-07-04)July 4, 1958 (aged 27) United States Cleveland Force
8 3MF Gerry Gray (1961-01-20)January 20, 1961 (aged 25) United States Chicago Sting
9 4FW Branko Segota (1961-06-08)June 8, 1961 (aged 24) United States San Diego Sockers
10 4FW Igor Vrablic (1965-07-19)July 19, 1965 (aged 20) Belgium Seraing
11 3MF Mike Sweeney (1959-12-25)December 25, 1959 (aged 26) United States Cleveland Force
12 2DF Randy Samuel (1963-12-23)December 23, 1963 (aged 22) Netherlands PSV Eindhoven
13 3MF George Pakos (1952-08-14)August 14, 1952 (aged 33) Canada Victoria Athletic Association
14 4FW Dale Mitchell (1958-04-21)April 21, 1958 (aged 28) United States Tacoma Stars
15 3MF Paul James (1963-11-11)November 11, 1963 (aged 22) Mexico CF Monterrey
16 3MF Greg Ion (1963-03-12)March 12, 1963 (aged 23) United States Los Angeles Lazers
17 3MF David Norman (1962-05-06)May 6, 1962 (aged 24) United States Tacoma Stars
18 3MF Jamie Lowery (1961-01-15)January 15, 1961 (aged 25) no club
19 3MF Pasquale De Luca (1962-05-26)May 26, 1962 (aged 24) United States Cleveland Force
20 2DF Colin Miller (1964-10-04)October 4, 1964 (aged 21) Scotland Rangers
21 1GK Sven Habermann (1961-11-03)November 3, 1961 (aged 24) no club
22 1GK Paul Dolan (1966-04-16)April 16, 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
Canada  0–1  France
Report Papin Goal 79'
Attendance: 36,000
Referee: Hernán Silva (Chile)

Hungary  2–0  Canada
Esterházy Goal 2'
Détári Goal 75'
Report

Soviet Union  2–0  Canada
Blokhin Goal 58'
Zavarov Goal 74'
Report
Attendance: 14,200

References[edit]

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