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Dr. Tom Fried (HUN)

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Phonetic: Freed
Date of birth: 1925-12-12
Birthplace: Budapest, HUN
Raised: Budapest, HUN
Date of death: 2006-12-21
All Positions: Doctor
Canada Soccer Life Member (†)
Hall of Fame honoured member
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-01-12
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Tamas Fried... he moved to Canada on 4 January 1957, first living in North Sydney, NS before moving to Toronto a year later... he was 81 years old when he passed away in Toronto, ON on 21 December 2006... obtained certification in sport medicine at the Sport Institute of Budapest... attended Canada Soccer’s 1978 FIFA/Coca-Cola World Football Development Seminar in Victoria, BC (medical committee)... in 2000, was part of the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame in Canada (one of 11 builders)... author of the book, “Secrets of the Doctor of the Golden Team”... 
 
wrote Colin Jose in 1976, Fried was “one of the most highly respected doctors in the field of sports medicine”... wrote Dr. Fred Stambrook in 1987, Fried’s “familiar figure, easygoing manner, ever present smile and considerable expertise have graced the dressing rooms of Canadian teams around the world including the 1976 and 1984 Olympics and the 1986 World Cup in Mexico all the more remarkable”... wrote Dick Howard in 2001, “it was Fried’s knowledge of the game, his reputation, and wealth of experience that soon led to offers to work in the (Canadian) national programme”... 

For Sport

served as team doctor of Honved Club... served as a team doctor with Hungary’s national team... served as Hungary’s team doctor at the 1952 Olympic Games... served as Hungary’s team doctor at the 1954 FIFA World Cup... 
 
served as a doctor in Canada Soccer’s men’s national, men’s Olympic and men’s national youth programs... served as Chairman of Canada Soccer’s medical committee...  served on Canada’s staff at the 1974 CONCACAF Youth Tournament in Canada... served on Canada’s staff at the 1978 CONCACAF Men’s Youth Championship (Canada qualified for Japan 1979)... served on the National Organising Committee (Services) for the FIFA U-16 World Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA U-16 World Tournament Canada 1987 (FIFA U-17 World Cup)... served on Canada’s staff at the FIFA Futsal World Cup Netherlands 1989... served on Canada’s staff during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1992... served as head of delegation with Canada’s national youth team in 1990 (with coach Bert Goldberger)... 
 
served on the FIFA Medical Expert Committee (appointed in 1974)... 
Year Prize Honour
2000 Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1991 Life Member / membre à vie (†) Canada Soccer Life Member
1987 Recipient / Récipiendaire Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Award

Men's Soccer

End Date Team Coach National Team Project Role
1999-06-07 CAN MNT Holger Osieck [1999-06] Canada Cup Doctor
1992-12-07 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-12] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Doctor
1992-11-16 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-11] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Doctor
1992-06-14 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-06] Columbus 500 Cup Doctor
1992-05-21 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1992-05] Men’s international match Doctor
1990-04-03 canm17 Bert Goldberger [1990-03] Men’s U-17 camp in Denmark Head of Delegation
1989-05-01 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-04] Men’s International Friendly match Doctor
1989-01-09 CAN MNT Bob Lenarduzzi [1989-01] FIFA Futsal World Cup Doctor
1988-05-29 CAN MNT Tony Taylor [1988-05] Sir Stanley Matthews Cup Doctor
1987-07-17 canm16 Brian Hughes [1987-07] FIFA U-17 World Cup Canada 1987 Doctor
1987-05-31 CAN OLY Bob Bearpark [1987-05] Olympic Qualifying Series Doctor
1985-05-09 CAN MNT Tony Waiters [1985-04] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Doctor
1978-12-18 canm20 Barrie Clarke [1978-11] CONCACAF Youth Championship Doctor
1978-10-07 canm20 Barrie Clarke [1978-10] Men’s U-19 camp in Ontario Doctor
1977-09-19 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-09] Men’s tour in Caribbean and Central American Doctor
1977-09-06 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1977-08] Men’s selection camp Doctor
1974-11-01 CAN MNT Eckhard Krautzun [1974-10] Men’s International Tour in Europe Doctor
1974-08-27 canm20 Eckhard Krautzun [1974-08] CONCACAF Youth Tournament Doctor
1974-03-29 canm20 Eckhard Krautzun [1974-03] Men’s U-19 camp in Bermuda Doctor
1973-08-06 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1973-08] International Soccer Series Doctor
1972-09-07 CAN MNT Frank Pike [1972-08] FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers Doctor
1971-05-31 CAN OLY Frank Pike [1971-05] Olympic Qualifying Doctor
canm20 Barrie Clarke [1978-03] Men’s U-19 selection camp Doctor

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