Gus Eadie


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Gus Eadie played youth team soccer at Glasgow Celtic in the 1960's before signing for St. Mirren. He then went on to play for Bury in England and both Cork Hibs and Cork Celtic in Ireland, in early 70's. He played in a European Cup tie for Cork Hibs against Valencia of Spain. He then went on to play professionally in both Hong Kong and Australia before arriving in the USA in the early 80's. He currently runs a successful soccer program in San Francisco called 'Simply Soccer'.

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Posted by raymac
Thursday 16th of January 2014 20:37:29
Played with gus at st columbkilles in the 60's good player he will rem us twinnies !
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Wednesday 07th of November 2012 13:09:17
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Posted by anonymous
Wednesday 26th of October 2011 21:40:59
FORMER St Mirren player Gus Eadie predicted it would take 20 years for America to fall in love with football when he first arrived there in 1983. It's still not the biggest sport but the fact he is in Scotland with 30 American kids from 11 to 14 for a series of games says much about how far football has come on across the Atlantic. Eadie lives in San Francisco San Francisco (săn frănsĭs`kō), city (1990 pop. 723,959), coextensive with San Francisco co., W Calif., on the tip of a peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and San Francisco Bay, which are connected by the strait known as the Golden and runs a business called Simply Soccer, coaching and training youngsters. He and his kids have been at Everton and in Belfast and today will play seven-a-side and five-a-side games at Glasgow Green Glasgow Green is situated in the east end of the city on the north bank of the River Clyde at , is the oldest park in Glasgow dating back to the 15th century. from 11am and face Cambuslang School at Blantyre's Jock Stein Stadium tomorrow. Eadie, who was at Love Street in the early 70s, said: "A few years ago, the idea of so many American kids travelling so far to play football would have been unimaginable. "It is now the most participated sport in the country among boys and girls boys and girls mercurialisannua. . "The kids also got a tour of Celtic Park which was a real thrill for them. "I said it would take 20 years for football to really take off. There are more big names playing and coaching in the States and the standard is improving."