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Bob Lenarduzzi (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1955-05-01
Age 63
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Raised: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Nickname: Mr. Perfect
Height: 185 cm
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Fullback
Midfielder
Coach
Administrator
Team Honours: CONCACAF champion (1985), Soccer Bowl winner (1979), Canadian winner (1988)
International "A" totals: #CANMNT
Appearances: 47
Starts: 47
Goals: 4
Assists: 1
Clean Sheets: 0
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-02-21
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Notes

Robert Italo Lenarduzzi... soccer family (brothers Vanni, Sam and Danny)... was celebrated in Vancouver with Bobby Lenarduzzi Night on 21 April 1989 (with donations that evening collected for the Sunshine Foundation of Canada)... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Licence in 1994... received the Order of British Columbia in 2005... carried the Olympic torch in the lead up to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics... 

For Country

he was 18 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (1 August 1973)... represented Canada in 1976-77 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Argentina 1978 (helped Canada finish fourth in the 1977 CONCACAF Championship)... represented Canada in 1980-81 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Spain 1982 (helped Canada finish third in the 1981 CONCACAF Championship)... finished fifth with Canada at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Football Tournament... helped Canada win the 1985 CONCACAF Champions / FIFA World Qualifiers for Mexico 1986...  represented Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico (he featured in two matches)... played in a career-high 12 consecutive Canada matches from 1985 to 1986... 

For Sport

was assistant coach for the Vancouver 86ers when the team posted a two-season, 46-game unbeaten streak from 5 June 1988 through  8 August 1989 (37 wins, nine draws)... served as an assistant coach with Canada’s men’s national Olympic program in 1987 (with coach Bob Bearpark)... served as Canada’s head coach at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Netherlands 1989... served as Canada’s head coach in 1989 and then again from 1992 to 1997... served as Canada’s head coach during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1992 and 1993... served as Canada’s head coach at the 1993 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s head coach at the 1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup... served as Canada’s head coach at the 1996 CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament... served as Canada’s head coach during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1996 and 1997... his record as Canada’s senior coach (61 matches) was 20 wins, 15 draws and 26 losses (although it was 12-9-9 in World Cup qualifying and 1-2-2 in Gold Cup action)... 

Year Prize Honour
2016-17 Recipient / Récipiendaire BC Soccer Special Recognition
2012 Top 100 Men's Footballers Canada Soccer Centennial Timeline
2003 Honoured Member (Athlete - Soccer) National Soccer Hall of Fame
2001 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1992 Honoured Athlete / Athlète honoré (Soccer) BC Sports Hall of Fame
End Date Team Coach National Team Project Club Age
1986-06-10 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1986-06] FIFA World Cup™ Tacoma 31
1986-05-29 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1986-05] Men’s international series and camp 31
1986-05-17 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1986-05] Men’s national camp and preparation matches 31
1986-01-30 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1986-01] Men’s International Friendly match 30
1985-09-15 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 30
1985-08-15 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-08] Pre-competition camp 30
1985-06-16 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-06] 15th President’s Cup 30
1985-05-09 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-04] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 30
1985-04-21 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-04] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 29
1984-08-08 CAN OLY Tony Waiters [1984-08] Men’s Olympic Football Tournament 29
1984-07-26 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1984-07] Men’s International Friendly 29
1984-05-27 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1984-05] Men’s International Friendly in Toronto 29
1984-04-19 CAN OLY Tony Waiters [1984-04] Olympic Qualifying 28
1984-03-29 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1984-03] Men’s national camp 28
1983-12-21 CAN OLY Tony Waiters [1983-12] Olympic Qualifying 28
1983-12-15 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1983-12] Men’s International Series 28
1983-06-20 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1983-06] The Challenge Series Vancouver Whitecaps 28
1981-11-22 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 26
1981-10-27 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-10] Pre-competition camp 26
1981-10-13 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1981-10] Exhibition and Men’s International Friendly 26
1980-11-17 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 25
1980-11-12 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-11] Pre-competition international 25
1980-11-02 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 25
1980-10-16 CAN MNT Barrie Clarke [1980-09] Labatt International Series across Canada 25
1978-05-24 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1978-05] Men’s Olympic camp 23
1977-10-22 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Vancouver Whitecaps 22
1977-09-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s international match 22
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American 22
1976-12-23 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 21
1976-10-28 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers 21
1976-09-11 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1976-09] Pre-competition camp 21
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series ENG / Reading 18
1973-05-24 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-05] Canada Selects camp ENG / Reading 18

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
1997-11-17 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-10-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-09-15 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-09] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-08-18 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-08] Men's International Friendly in Toronto Head Coach
1997-06-02 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-06] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-04-28 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-05] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-04-07 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-04] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-03-17 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-03] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1997-03-03 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1997-03] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1996-12-16 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1996-11-04 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1996-10-14 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1996-08-31 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1996-07-15 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-07] Men’s national camp in Toronto Head Coach
1996-06-03 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] Men’s Olympic Qualifying Playoff Head Coach
1996-05-20 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Head Coach
1996-05-07 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-05] Men’s U-23 pre-tournament camp Head Coach
1996-04-11 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-04] Men’s U-23 camp Head Coach
1996-03-21 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-03] Men’s U-23 camp in Italy Head Coach
1996-02-19 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-02] Men’s U-23 camp in USA Head Coach
1996-02-14 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-02] Men’s U-23 camp in Vancouver Head Coach
1996-01-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1996-01] CONCACAF Gold Cup Head Coach
1995-10-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-10] Men’s national camp Head Coach
1995-08-04 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-08] Canada Caribana Challenge Cup Head Coach
1995-06-08 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-06] Men’s international series Head Coach
1995-05-29 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-05] Canada Cup Head Coach
1995-04-16 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-04] Men’s U-23 camp in USA Head Coach
1995-01-27 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1995-01] SkyDome Cup Head Coach
1994-12-05 canm23 Bob Lenarduzzi [1994-12] Pan American Games Qualifying Head Coach
1994-06-13 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1994-06] Men’s national camp Head Coach
1994-04-24 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1994-04] Men’s national camp Head Coach
1994-04-15 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1994-04] Men’s national camp Head Coach
1993-08-16 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1993-07-19 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-07] CONCACAF Gold Cup Head Coach
1993-07-09 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-07] Pre-tournament camp in Burnaby Head Coach
1993-06-22 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-06] Men’s international match Head Coach
1993-05-10 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-04] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1993-03-25 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-03] International match and pre-competition camp Head Coach
1993-03-12 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-03] Men’s international match Head Coach
1993-03-05 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1993-03] Men’s international match Head Coach
1992-12-07 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1992-11-16 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1992-10-26 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-10] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Head Coach
1992-10-15 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-10] International match and pre-competition camp Head Coach
1992-09-04 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-09] Men’s international match Head Coach
1992-06-14 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-06] Columbus 500 Cup Head Coach
1992-05-21 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-05] Men’s international match Head Coach
1992-04-03 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-04] Men’s international match Head Coach
1989-05-01 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-04] Men’s International Friendly match Head Coach
1989-04-19 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-04] Men’s tour in Denmark and Faroe Islands Head Coach
1989-01-09 canFutsal Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-01] FIFA Futsal World Cup Head Coach
1987-05-31 CAN OLY Bob Bearpark [1987-05] Olympic Qualifying Series Assistant Coach
1987-04-01 CAN OLY Bob Bearpark [1987-03] Tour to England and Netherlands Assistant Coach
(GP = Games Played; GS = Games Started; SU = Games Played as Substitute; Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)

International "A" records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1986 CAN MNT 0-1-5 31 6 6 0 -- 0 0 1 0 N/A 0
1985 CAN MNT 6-3-1 30 11 10 0 900 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 CAN MNT 1-1-1 29 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 CAN MNT 0-0-3 28 3 3 0 270 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 CAN MNT 1-3-1 26 5 5 0 405 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
1980 CAN MNT 4-3-1 25 8 8 0 720 2 0 0 0 0 0
1977 CAN MNT 2-1-0 22 4 3 0 270 1 0 2 0 0 0
1976 CAN MNT 2-3-1 21 5 6 0 540 1 1 3 0 0 0
1973 CAN MNT 0-0-2 18 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 0 N/A 0
TOTALS 47 46 0 3555 4 1 4 0 0 0

More International Records

Year Team Record Age GP GS SU Min G A Y R GA CS
1984 CAN OLY 2-4-1 29 7 7 0 660 0 0 1 0 0 0
1983 CAN OLY 1-0-0 28 1 1 0 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 8 8 0 750 0 0 1 0 0 0
(Min. = Minutes; G = Goals; A = Assists; Y = Cautions; R = Ejections; GA = Goals Allowed; CS = Clean Sheets)
Date Location Match CAN RESULT Opponent Age Start Min. G A Y R GA CS
1986-06-09 Irapuato, MEX FIFA World Cup™ CAN MNT 0 : 2 URS 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-06-06 Irapuato, MEX FIFA World Cup™ CAN MNT 0 : 2 HUN 31 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1986-06-01 León, MEX FIFA World Cup™ CAN MNT 0 : 1 FRA 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-05-24 Burnaby, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 1 ENG 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-05-19 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 3 WAL 31 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986-01-29 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 PAR 30 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-09-14 St. John's, NF, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 HON 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-09-01 San José, CRC FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 CRC 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-08-25 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 HON 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-08-17 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 CRC 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-06-09 Kwangju, KOR Men's International Tournament CAN MNT 1 : 6 IRQ 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-06-02 Seoul, KOR Men's International Tournament CAN MNT 2 : 1 GHA 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-05-08 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 0 HAI 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-05-05 Ciudad Guatemala, GUA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 GUA 30 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-04-20 Victoria, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-04-13 Victoria, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 0 HAI 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985-04-04 Portland, OR, USA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 USA 29 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-08-06 Palo Alto, CA, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 1 : 1 BRA 29 1 120 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-08-03 Cambridge, MA, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 3 : 1 CMR 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-08-01 Annapolis, MD, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 0 : 1 YUG 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-07-30 Cambridge, MA, USA Men's Olympic Football Tournament CAN OLY 1 : 1 IRQ 29 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1984-07-25 Edmonton, AB, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 0 CHI 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-05-26 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 ITA 29 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-04-18 Victoria, BC, CAN CAN OLY 0 : 0 CRC 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-04-14 Victoria, BC, CAN CAN OLY 3 : 0 CUB 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-04-01 San José, CRC CAN OLY 0 : 0 CRC 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984-03-28 Port-au-Prince, HAI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 HAI 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983-12-20 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA CAN OLY 1 : 0 MEX 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983-12-14 Tegucigalpa, HON Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 1 HON 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983-06-16 Edmonton, AB, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 3 SCO 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983-06-12 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 SCO 28 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981-11-21 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 2 CUB 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981-11-15 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 MEX 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981-11-12 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 2 HON 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981-11-06 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 26 1 45 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981-11-02 Tegucigalpa, HON FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 SLV 26 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-11-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 MEX 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-11-11 Ciudad Guatemala, GUA Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 0 GUA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-11-09 Tegucigalpa, HON Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 HON 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-11-01 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-10-25 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 USA 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-10-18 Toronto, ON, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 MEX 25 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980-09-17 Edmonton, AB, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 3 : 0 NZL 25 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1980-09-15 Vancouver, BC, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 4 : 0 NZL 25 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-20 Monterrey, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 HAI 22 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977-10-16 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 GUA 22 1 90 1 0 0 0 0 0
1977-10-12 Ciudad México, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 2 : 1 SUR 22 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1977-09-11 Port of Spain, TRI Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 1 TRI 22 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1976-12-22 Port-au-Prince, HAI FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 3 : 0 USA 21 1 90 1 1 1 0 0 0
1976-10-27 Toluca, MEX FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 0 MEX 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-10-20 Seattle, WA, USA FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 21 1 90 0 0 1 0 0 0
1976-10-10 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 0 MEX 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976-09-24 Vancouver, BC, CAN FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers CAN MNT 1 : 1 USA 21 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-05 Windsor, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 0 : 2 USA 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973-08-01 Toronto, ON, CAN Men's International Friendly CAN MNT 1 : 3 POL 18 1 90 0 0 0 0 0 0

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