Carl Valentine
Carl
Valentine

Born
Jul 04, 1958
Age
63
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Manchester, ENG
Height
175 cm
School(s)
N/A
Where they grew up
Manchester, ENG
TEAM HONOURS (3)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
31 Appearances
31 Starts
1 Goals
3 Assists

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Carl Valentine

Carl Valentine... speaks English... became a naturalized Canadian citizen in 1985 (through his career as a footballer in Vancouver)... it was noted in a 1986 FIFA Official Report that Valentine was “lightning quick”... earned his Canada Soccer Coaching B Licence in 2002...

wrote Vancouver Whitecaps in 1979, “playing the wing position on either side, he uses his exceptional speed to great advantage and likes to move for goal”... wrote Brian Lewis in 1980, Valentine was “as quick as a blink and because of that he often leaves opposing defenders behind him”... said Graham Leggat in 1985, Valentine was "was brought into the Canadian side for his scoring power and speed"...

said Valentine smiling in 2020 of his first pro contract with Oldham Athletic, “I made 16 pounds a week and eight pounds of it went to my mom and dad”...

For Country

he was 27 years old when he made his debut for Canada at the national A level (14 September 1985)... 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)... represented Canada in 1988 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for Italy 1990... represented Canada at the 1991 CONCACAF Gold Cup... represented Canada in 1992-93 CONCACAF / FIFA World Cup Qualifiers for USA 1994 (Canada was eliminated in an inter-zone playoff against Australia)...

For Sport

youth coach at TSS Player Development Academy...

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