McGill Redmen soccer

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McGill Redmen Soccer
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University McGill University
Association CIS
Conference QSSF
Athletic director Drew Love
Location Montreal, Quebec
Football stadium Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Nickname Ni' shilfair id' aomar choiche
Colours
     Red       White
Website McGill Athletics

The McGill Redmen are the men's athletic teams that represent McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The women's teams are known as the McGill Martlets. The name Redmen was first published in 1929 as "Red Men" and was used to describe the red uniforms worn by McGill sports teams. Research done by McGill historian Dr. Stanley Frost indicated that the name Redmen derived from ancient times, when Celts were known as the "Red Men" because of their red hair... "our own Red Men were no doubt Celts in honour of James McGill's Scottish descent," notes Frost.

Men's Soccer[edit]

The soccer program at McGill operates throughout the entire school year. In addition to the regular CIS fall season, the Redmen also compete in the QSSF indoor season running from January to mid March. Preparation for the CIS season begins with exhibition games during the month of August in the United States. Previous exhibition opponents include Syracuse University, Harvard University, Cornell University, Brown University and Fairfield University.[1]

To view the team's current schedule and results please view the McGill Athletics or the CIS website in External Links.

McGill finished with an 11-3-5 record overall in Fall 2008, including a 7-1-4 mark in league play. The loss to Laval in the semifinals of the QSSF put a sudden end to McGill’s most successful campaign in eight years, since finishing first in the 2000 season with a 6-0-4 mark…. Aside from James Scholefield, 2nd team All- Canadian, other expected losses to graduation include goaltender Olivier Boulva (2nd team All-Conference), defender Omar John, midfielder Shawn Amarasekera and forward Gareth Pugh.

Current squad[edit]

Players[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 France GK Max Leblond (captain)
2 Canada DF Stefano Carter
3 Canada DF James Allester
4 Canada DF James Taylor
5 Canada DF Adam Dijkerman-Mounji (vice captain)
6 Canada DF Patrick Fusarini
7 Canada MF Alexandre De Santis
8 Canada MF Michael McIntyre
9 Canada FW Massimo Di Ioia
10 England FW Alexander King
11 Canada MF Guillaume Sabourin
12 Canada FW Conor O'Loughlin
13 Argentina MF Yannick Toker
14 Canada MF Mohamed Kleit
No. Position Player
15 Belarus MF Valentin Radevich
16 France FW Antoine Chauvel
17 Canada MF Marc Palachi-Olgun
18 Canada MF Thomas Bissett
19 Canada DF Davide Salvoni
20 France MF Clovis Fowo
21 Canada DF Alexandre Lamont
22 United States MF Julien Marlatt
23 Canada FW Sebastian Munro
24 Canada MF Liam Doig
27 Canada GK Thomas Daechsel
29 England MF Henri Ashe-Taylor
30 Canada GK Kai Melamed Turkish

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Canada Marc Mounicot
Assistant Coach Andrea Di Pietrantonio
Assistant Coach Adrien Moufflet
Goalkeeper Coach Greg Walters
Mental Training Consultant William Falcao

See also[edit]

External links[edit]