Eddie Clear

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Eddie Clear
Personal information
Full name Edward Clear
Date of birth (1944-05-15) May 15, 1944 (age 73)
Place of birth St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1969 St. Louis Stars 11 (0)
National team
1968 United States 5 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edward “Eddie” Clear is a retired American soccer defender who earned five caps with the U.S. national team in 1968.


He played professionally for the St. Louis Stars in both the National Professional Soccer League and North American Soccer League from 1967 to 1969.[1]

National team[edit]

Clear gained his first of five caps with the U.S. national team in a 3-3 tie with Israel. He played the next three games with the U.S., then did not play in the next two U.S. games. His final appearance with the U.S. came in a 1-0 World Cup qualifier victory over Canada on October 27, 1968. He was a substitute for Bob Gansler.[2]

Clear was inducted into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame on November 14, 1996.[3]


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