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Ian Noel Carter (born 20 September 1967)[1] is a Canadian former association football player who played at both professional and international levels.

Ian Carter
Personal information
Full name Ian Noel Carter
Date of birth (1967-09-20) 20 September 1967 (age 51)
Place of birth Birmingham, England
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1987–1988 Toronto Italia ? (?)
1992 Winnipeg Fury ? (?)
1993 Toronto Blizzard 10 (0)
1993–1994 Peterborough United 11 (0)
1994–1995 Dover Athletic ? (?)
1996 Montreal Impact 11 (0)
1997 Toronto Lynx 17 (0)
1998 Toronto Olympians ? (?)
2004 Harrisburg City Islanders 5 (0)
Total 54+ (0+)
National team
1986–1987 Canada U20 11 (1)
1992–1996 Canada 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Early and personal lifeEdit

Born in Birmingham, England, Carter grew up in the Canadian city of Mississauga.[2]

CareerEdit

Club careerEdit

Carter made his professional debut in 1987 with Toronto Italia, and also played for Winnipeg Fury, Toronto Blizzard, Peterborough United,[3] Dover Athletic, Montreal Impact, Toronto Lynx and Harrisburg City Islanders.[4]

In 1998, he signed with the newly expansion franchise the Toronto Olympians in the newly formed Canadian Professional Soccer League.[5] Throughout the 1998 CPSL season, Carter achieved an undefeated streak with the Olympians the first club within the league to achieve this milestone. As well as winning the winning the regular season and the Open Canada Cup.[6] The club reached the playoff finals but where defeated by the St. Catharines Wolves by 4-2 defeat in a penalty shootout.

International careerEdit

Carter was part of the Canada youth squad that took part at the 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship which were held in Chile.[7]

He also earned a total of 8 caps for the Canadian senior team.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Up The Posh! profile
  2. ^ Canadian Soccer Association profile
  3. ^ "PETERBOROUGH UNITED : 1960/61 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database.
  4. ^ a b "Ian Carter". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman.
  5. ^ Glover, Robin (22 July 1998). "CPSL game of Wednesday July 22, 1998". Rocket Robin's Home Page.
  6. ^ Glover, Robin (25 September 1998). "CPSL game of Friday September 25, 1998". Rocket Robin's Home Page.
  7. ^ Canada squad - 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship