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Derek Wisdom (WAL)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1934-04-06
Age 83
Birthplace: Porth, WAL
Raised: Porth, WAL
All Positions: Canada Soccer Life Member
Hall of Fame honoured member
Canada Soccer Past Board Member
Profile Text Last Updated 2016-07-12
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Notes

worked as a Physical Education co-ordinator for the Saint John School Board... 

For Country

played for Wales youth team... 

For Club

played for Cardiff City... played for Ton Pentre... played for Bridgewater... played for Gladesville-Ryde in Australia... played for Saint John Olands... 

For Sport

served as president of the Saint John Youth Soccer Association (starting in 1975)... served on the Canadian Soccer Association Referees’ Committee... served as Referee-in-Chief for the Atlantic Soccer League... served as Vice Chairman and worked as the Venue Operations for the Saint John Site at the FIFA U-16 World Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served as head of delegation with Canada’s national youth teams, including the 2003-04 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament... 

Year Prize Honour
2012 Recipient Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
2009 Honoured Member (Builder) The Soccer Hall of Fame
2006 Honoured Member (Builder - Soccer) New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame
2006 Honoured Member (Builder - Soccer) Saint John Sports Hall of Fame
1998 Life Member / membre à vie Canada Soccer Life Member
1988 Recipient / Récipiendaire Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Award
1985 Winner / Gagnant Soccer NB Referee of the Year

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2004-02-08 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2004-02] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Head of Delegation
2003-09-27 canm16 Ray Clark [2003-09] Men’s U-16 camp in Germany Head of Delegation
2003-09-11 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2003-09] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Head of Delegation
2002-10-25 canm20 Dale Mitchell [2002-10] Men’s U-20 camp in Costa Rica Head of Delegation
2002-05-31 canm23 Bruce Twamley [2002-05] Men’s U-23 camp in USA and Honduras Head of Delegation
2001-10-28 canm16 Derek Possee [2001-10] Men’s U-16 camp in Germany Head of Delegation

Women's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
2005-07-17 canw20 Ian Bridge [2005-07] Women’s U-20 camp in Mexico Head of Delegation
2003-04-06 canw19 Ian Bridge [2003-04] Women’s U-19 camp in USA Head of Delegation
2001-06-18 canw21 Stuart Neely [2001-06] Women’s U-21 camp in Mexico Head of Delegation

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