Peter Simonsen

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Peter Simonsen
Personal information
Full name Peter R. Simonsen
Date of birth (1959-04-17) 17 April 1959 (age 59)
Place of birth New Zealand
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1977–1978 Nelson United
1981–1982 Gisborne City
1982 Manurewa
1984–1985 Gisborne City
National team
1978–1985 New Zealand 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Peter R. Simonsen (born 17 April 1959 in New Zealand) was a football (soccer) player who represented New Zealand internationally, being part of the 1982 squad that participated at 1982 FIFA World Cup finals.[1]

Simonson scored on his full All Whites international debut in a 2-0 win over Singapore on 1 October 1978,[2] the only goal he was to score in official internationals.[3] He was a member of the squad that qualified for the 1982 FIFA World Cup finals in Spain, his sole appearance in qualifying a substitute appearance in the tie-breaking play-off match against China in Singapore, and he did not make the field in Spain.[1] Including friendlies and unofficial games against club sides, Simonson played 28 times for New Zealand,[1] ending his international playing career with 11 official A-international caps to his credit,[4] his final cap an appearance in a 2-0 win over Fiji on 7 June 1985.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c NZ 1982 World Cup Archived 2008-07-23 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  3. ^ "A-International Scorers - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  4. ^ "A-International Appearances - Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009. 

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