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Eric King (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1937-11-01
Birthplace: Mansfield, ENG
Raised: Mansfield, ENG
Date of death: 2011-05-30
School(s): University of Saskatchewan
All Positions: Canada Soccer Past General Secretary
Canada Soccer Life Member (†)
Hall of Fame honoured member
Profile Text Last Updated 2017-05-12
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he was 19 years old when he moved to Toronto, ON; moved to Saskatchewan a year later... he married his wife Shirley (they had children Lisa and Michelle)... he was 73 years old when he passed away in Kingston, ON on 30 May 2011... earned a teaching degree from the University of Saskatchewan... 

For Sport

served as president of the Saskatchewan Soccer Association... served as the eighth secretary of the Canadian Soccer Association (1968-85), known as the Canadian Soccer Football Association until 1971... was in fact the first full-time Secretary of Canada Soccer (the position was part time until July 1970)... was a member of Canada Soccer’s bid committee for the 1986/1990 FIFA World Cup... served as Vice President Operations & Marketing for the Coaching Association of Canada... 

Year Prize Honour
2012 Life Member / membre à vie (†) Canada Soccer Life Member
2002 Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1994 Recipient / Récipiendaire Aubrey Sanford Meritorious Award


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