William Kanerva

Yrjö William Kanerva (26 November 1902 – 10 October 1956) was a Finnish international footballer who earned 51 caps at international level between 1922 and 1938, scoring 13 goals.[1] Kanerva played club football for HJK and HPS,[2] and he competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[3][4]

William Kanerva
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Kanerva in HPS shirt in 1927.
Personal information
Full name Yrjö William Kanerva
Date of birth (1902-11-26)26 November 1902
Place of birth Impilahti, Grand Duchy of Finland
Date of death 10 October 1956(1956-10-10) (aged 53)
Place of death Helsinki, Finland
Playing position(s) Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1923 HJK
1923–1941 HPS ? (?)
National team
1922–1938 Finland 51 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Finland - International Player Records". RSSSF. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  2. ^ "William Kanerva". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 27 September 2018.
  3. ^ "William Kanerva". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 November 2009.
  4. ^ "William KANERVA". FIFA. Retrieved 7 November 2009.

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