Igor Vrablic

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Igor Vrablic
Personal information
Date of birth (1965-07-19) 19 July 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983–1984 Golden Bay Earthquakes (indoor) 8 (2)
1984 Golden Bay Earthquakes 11 (4)
1985–1986 RFC Sérésien 14 (3)
1986–1987 Olympiacos 7 (1)
Total 40 (10)
National team
1982 Canada U20 4 (2)
1983–1984 Canada U23 13 (2)
1984–1986 Canada 35 (12)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Igor Vrablic (born 19 July 1965) is a Canadian former soccer player who played at both professional and international levels, as a striker.

Career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Vrablic played in the United States, Belgium, and Greece for the Golden Bay Earthquakes, RFC Sérésien and Olympiacos.[1][2] He was drafted in the 2nd round, 13th overall in the 1982 NASL entry draft by the Toronto Blizzard. [3]

International career[edit]

Vrablic earned 35 caps for Canada,[4] representing them in the 1984 Summer Olympics and 1986 FIFA World Cup.[5] His international career was ended in 1986 when, together with three other Canadian players, he was involved in a match fixing scandal at the Merlion Cup tournament.[6]

International goals[edit]

[4]

# Date City Opponent Result Competition
1 March 10, 1985 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago
2–1
Friendly
2 March 13, 1985 Montego Bay, Jamaica  Jamaica
1–1
Friendly
3 April 2, 1985 Vancouver, Canada  United States
2–0
Friendly
4
5 April 13, 1985 Victoria, British Columbia, Canada  Haiti
2–0
1986 FIFA World Cup qualification
6 May 8, 1985 Port-au-Prince, Haiti  Haiti
2–0
1986 FIFA World Cup qualification
7 September 14, 1985 St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada  Honduras
2–1
1986 FIFA World Cup qualification
8 May 10, 1986 Toronto, Canada  Wales
2–0
Friendly
9 August 24, 1986 Singapore  Singapore
1–0
Merlion Cup
10 August 25, 1986 Singapore  Malaysia
5–0
Merlion Cup
11
12 August 30, 1986 Singapore  Indonesia
4–0
Merlion Cup

References[edit]

  1. ^ Igor Vrablic at National-Football-Teams.com
  2. ^ "Profile". NASL Jerseys. 
  3. ^ http://www.upi.com/Archives/1982/12/14/NORTH-AMERICAN-SOCCER-LEAGUE-Player-Draft-round-by-round/2881408690000/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ a b "Profile". Canadian Soccer Association. 
  5. ^ Igor VrablicFIFA competition record
  6. ^ http://www.canadasoccer.com/?t=roster&pid=3269