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Topic: Eddie Firmani

  MetroStars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
American stars Tony Meola, Tab Ramos, Tim Howard, Clint Mathis, and Eddie Pope have all played in the red and fl.
Currently, the youngster Eddie Gaven, the Honduran star Amado Guevara are two of the brightest lights on the team, with head coach Bob Bradley looking to steer the Metros into the right direction.
The MetroStars' main rival is D.C. United, with whom they compete annually for the Atlantic Cup, a minor title instituted by the two teams' management.
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Eddie Firmani replaced Gordon Bradley during the season as more elite players joined the team.
Still playing under Eddie Firmani, the Cosmos were the Eastern Division champions.
Eddie Firmani returned to coach the team in their final season.
www.nyc.gov /html/sports/html/cosmos_history.html   (1459 words)

They reached a fever pitch with the announcement that Eddie Firmani, the greatest coach the NASL had seen at that point and the holder of three NASL championships with two different teams, had been hired to coach the club.
Firmani assured all who would listen that Robb would barely be missed, since two of his "discoveries," Bob Vosmaer from Holland and Ossama Khalil from Egypt, would develop into major goal scorers.
The fact that Philadelphia fans were not thrilled that their hero had been replaced by two players whose names could not be pronounced was apparently lost on the club's rock-and-roll ownership, as well as on new general manager Tom Fleck.
www.jamiepeck.com /atoms/psuedoatoms.htm   (3201 words)

 The Money Bag - I - nternational Football Question   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
I'ld never heard of Eddie Firmani but quick use of search engine suggests that he may be one Edwin Ronald Firmani of Charlton Athletic fame.
He always used to be known as 'Eddy Neddy' by the fans.
Eddie N. was clearly no match for Jose Luis Chilavert, the Paraguayan keeper who has scored nearly 50 goals in professional football.
www.themoneybag.com /vb/archive/index.php/t-12127.html   (483 words)

 March 26, 2003: Cosmos Owners, Firmani, Toye And Howard On Hall Of Fame Ballot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
March 26, 2003: Cosmos Owners, Firmani, Toye And Howard On Hall Of Fame Ballot
The New York Cosmos were well represented on the final ballot for North American Soccer League builders for the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
* Former coach Eddie Firmani, who guided the Cosmos, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Philadelphia Fury and Montreal Manic from 1975-82.
www.enysoccer.com /newsandfeatures/news/articles/2003/mar/03_26_03_02.htm   (337 words)

 Cosmos History
Eddie Firmani replaces Gordon Bradley as coach and the new stadium and all-star international cast begin paying huge dividends at the gate.
Their new acclaim has them in demand all over the world, and the club goes on post-season tours of Europe and South America.
Dutch stars Johan Neeskens and Wim Rijsbergen, Iranian defender Andranik Eskandarian, Portugal’s speedy Seninho and flamboyant Brazilian Francisco Marinho are added, along with a less-heralded signing of German goalkeeper Hubert Birkenmeier, who would become the most reliable netminder in club history.
www.nycosmos.com /cosmos/history.html   (2129 words)

 Storia della Sampdoria
Guidata ancora da Czeizler e grazie ai 17 gol totali di Firmani, ai 10 a testa realizzati da Ronzon e Tortul, la Sampdoria festeggia il suo primo decennale con un prestigioso sesto posto frutto dei 35 punti conquistati.
Nonostante le 62 reti segnate (23 di Firmani) e l'ennesimo cambio in panchina (Dodgin affiancato da Gei sostituisce alla 21ª il rientrante Baloncieri), è solo dodicesimo posto.
Milani e il nuovo idolo Cucchiaroni fanno dimenticare il grande Firmani rispettivamente con 13 e 10 reti.
www.globalizzazione2000.it /sampdoriastoria.htm   (2617 words)

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During this event, it was announced that the NY/NJ club would be known as the MetroStars and their first player would be Tab Ramos, both a member of the U.S. World Cup team and native of New Jersey.
In January, the MetroStars hired Eddie Firmani, former coach of the New York Cosmos, to become the first Head Coach of the team.
Later in the season, Firmani resigned as coach of the team and was replaced by Portuguese coaching legend, Carlos Queiroz.
www.nyc.gov /html/sports/html/metrostars_history.html   (1435 words)

 Montreal Impact - The Team - History
The Impact kicks off its inaugural season under president Joey Saputo, general manager Pino Asaro and head coach Eddie Firmani.
Among the newcomers that season: Carl Fletcher, Eddy Berdusco and Ian Carter.
Also new on the team is a young Jamaican striker, Onandi Lowe, who would eventually play in the 1998 World Cup in France.
www.montrealimpact.com /historique/history.htm   (822 words)

 The Year in American Soccer - 1976
Arnie Mausser, rescued from Hartford by Tampa Bay prior to the season, had an outstanding year for the Rowdies, and was named a first-team NASL all-star for his efforts.
Incredibly, Rowdies coach Eddie Firmani released Mausser at the end of the season, instead preferring to go with returning English journeyman Paul Hammond.
Tampa Bay’s Eddie Firmani was named Coach of the Year.
www.sover.net /~spectrum/year/1976.html   (3605 words)

 The Observer | Sport | The 10...
Born in South Africa of Italian ancestry - which earned him caps for Italy - Firmani travelled to London as a 16-year-old and matured into a stylish inside-left.
Welsh legend John Charles once said of him: 'Always there, always fair.' Firmani set a British transfer record of £35,000 when Charlton sold him to Sampdoria in 1955.
He also played for Inter Milan and remains the only man ever to have scored 100 League goals in both England and Italy.
observer.guardian.co.uk /osm/story/0,6903,1034708,00.html   (1163 words)

 Charlton Athletic - Eddie Firmani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The following season was soon going the wrong way when Firmani's side suffered a 5-0 humbling by Swindon Town and a 6-0 defeat at Bristol City.
By March 1970 the Addicks were at the foot of the table having won just once in 12 games and Firmani was dismissed - two days after a 5-0 home defeat by Leicester City.
A legend as a player he proved not to be a great Charlton manager, and it was reported many of the players did not appreciate his strict disciplinarian style.
www.charlton-athletic.co.uk /personality.ink?page=7287   (312 words)

 REAPER'S DELIGHT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If "Eddie" and/or "Moose" dies, his age must be adjusted to 84 ---- dog years, the well-known 7-to-1 ratio of canine to Homo sapiens.
Rommie Johnson went deep with his selections of former Rowdies coach Eddie Firmani, confetti comedian Rip Taylor and professional smiler Carol Channing.
Eddie Van Halen, 47: First tongue cancer, then divorce.
reapersdelight.blogspot.com   (13895 words)

 Sportsline USA - Soccer Column   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Cosmos were trounced by the Chicago Sting, 5-0, in front of 12,134 fans, 12 years to the day.
Ironically, former MetroStars coach Eddie Firmani was the coach of that side as well.
And while the 1984 version of the Cosmos certainly was nowhere near the juggernaut of the 1977-82 teams, there still were a number of name players on the team -- Eskandarian, Johan Neeskens and Vladislav Bogicevic.
ps1.sportsline.com /b/page/pressbox/archive/jun96/lewism61196.htm   (1272 words)

 dreaming in colour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In the spring of 1991, during training camp in Boca Raton, Florida, Montreal Supra head coach Eddie Firmani asked Eric Puig and myself to pass by his
We were elated and thrilled and we could hardly contain ourselves as we softly knocked on his door that afternoon.
The door opened partly, and Eddie Firmani's cheerful head popped out from behind the door.
www.biellosoccer.com /english/tide.html   (136 words)

 MLSnet.com -- The Official Site of Major League Soccer
Anyway, six games later, Eddie Firmani is fired, replaced by Carlos Queiroz, who leaves at the end of the year for a job in Japan, only to be replaced by Carlos Alberto Parreira who lasts one season before going to Saudi Arabia.
If only last year’s MLS Cup, with 63,000 fans and pristine weather in a state-of-the-art stadium, was half as enteratining as the first MLS Cup final, played in a raging Nor’Easter, in an out-of-date, concrete and aluminum dump.
When Convey makes his debut in MLS, at the age of 16, LA coach Sigi Schmid likens it to the pinch-hitting appearance of Eddie Gaedel (a midget) for the St. Louis Browns.
www.mlsnet.com /content/03/datastore/firstXI0603.html   (1156 words)

 MetroStars (1996-Present)
The stars included Tab Ramos, Giovanni Savarese, and coach Eddie Firmani.
In the middle of the season, Firmani would resign and Carlos Queiroz would take over.
The Metros, with 16-year-old surprise star, Eddie Gaven, played well and qualified for the playoffs with a record of 11-10-9.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /mls/metros/metrostars.html   (889 words)

 shrimpers.net - Story
He stayed with Blues until 1954, when he joined Glenavon as player/manager, and he received a standing ovation in his final game for Southend.
Born in South Africa in 1933, Blues paid out £10,000 for Firmani in 1965 after he had won three caps for Italy whilst playing high-profile football for Sampdoria and Internazionale in Italy.
He also had two spells at Charlton Athletic, and will be remembered by Shrimpers fans for his uplifting performances during his two-season stay.
sunderland.rivals.net /default.asp?sid=970&p=2&stid=8100320   (725 words)

 This Is Local London: Archive
Up front, most people will be surprised I haven't gone for Allan Simonsen, but although he was a fantastic world-class player, he was only with us for a short time.
So I have gone for Stuart Leary and Eddie Firmani, while my five subs would be Dean Kiely, Gordon Hurst, Charlie Vaughan, Frank Haydock and Bert Johnson.
We've had some great players in the past at The Valley and I feel choked I can't include Charlie Vaughan in my side, but I've got to put Firmani in, and Stuart Leary is my favourite player of all time.
www.thisislocallondon.co.uk /archive/display.var.442353.0.0.php   (793 words)

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 Denis Law "Lad to Legend" - A biography
With Bill Shankly away from Huddersfield Town, Denis Law knew that it was only a matter of time now before he too would depart for pastures new.
The whole Italian league took on a new British flavour because in that same closed season period, AC Milan had signed up Jimmy Greaves.
And having players such as Eddie Firmani and the first Welshman ever to sign for an Italian club, John Charles, already well established within the Italian league framework, Britain was certainly well represented by the time the 1961-62 Italian League season had kicked off.
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 The Year in American Soccer, 1996
The major tasks at hand for MLS at the start of 1996 were to finalize the player pool for the inaugural draft.
They kicked off by filling the final three coaching vacancies, hiring Eddie Firmani to coach the MetroStars on January 3, followed later by Bruce Arena at D. United, and Frank Stapleton with the New England Revolution.
Many fans were already heading back to their cars by this time to avoid hypothermia, and heard the cheers, but had to get back to their car radios to find out who had won.
www.sover.net /%7Espectrum/year/1996.html   (8284 words)

 Builders added to Soccer Hall ballot
Elizabeth and Joe Robbie, who made up the Miami/Fort Lauderdale group (1975-84), also count as one builder.
The other five builders are former coach Eddie Firmani (1975-82); former league executives Ted Howard (1971-84) and Clive Toye (1968-84); and former owners Lee Stern (1974-84) and George Strawbridge (1975-83).
The 2003 ceremony will be Oct. 13 at the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta.
www.theheartlandofny.com /sports/2003/03/26/spsoc.html   (331 words)

We would learn how grass height affected speed of the ball, and the energy level of the player.
Pele's coach Eddie Firmani would remark however that it didn't matter what type of surface Pele played on his performance would always be superb.
But nonetheless, most World Cup level players insisted that the playing surface makes a difference most preferring a low cut dry playing surface.
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 USLFans.com -- For the Fans, By the Fans
Following all the changes the Montreal Impact has occurred in the last week, it is now the turn of Nick DeSantis to take the helm.
He becomes the fifth head coach in franchise history, following Eddie Firmani, Valerio Gazzola, Paul Kitson, and Zoran Jankovic.
A core of veteran players, including defender Patrick Diotte will help "Captain Nick".
www.a-league.com /news/2001/news,2001,0464.shtml   (1109 words)

 Whittier Daily News - More Sports Headlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
I walked out 45 minutes before kickoff and the place was packed and guys were chanting and screaming, which speaks volumes to where this league is heading.'
It was just 10 years ago when the Galaxy played its inaugural game against New York/New Jersey in front of 62,255 fans at the Rose Bowl when former New York coach Eddie Firmani said afterward that he felt something special was happening in America.
A decade later, those words still ring true.
www.whittierdailynews.com /Stories/0,1413,207~29581~2833510,00.html   (601 words)

 Untitled Document
dans le bon stade», déclare Eddie Firmani, entraîneur-chef du Manic en
Firmani déclare que la magie du Manic, c'était aussi que ses joueurs
«En 1993, Eddie et moi avons bâti l'équipe (de l'Impact).
www.quebecsoccer.com /freng/archives/09.2001.fr.htm   (10026 words)

 BigSoccer Boards - New Soccer Magazine Covers MLS
I think there's some more stuff in the archives, if y'all are interested in seeing it.
My favorite issue is the one with the headline "Eddie Firmani--America's Soccer Genius Will Win MLS' First Title."
As the minutes pile up, will fatigue strike the Burn's Eddie Johnson?
www.bigsoccer.com /forum/archive/index.php/t-55307.html   (4996 words)

 Match Summaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
George Farm, Eddie Shimwell, Tom Garrett, Ewan Fenton, Harry Johnston, Hugh Kelly, Stanley Matthews, Ernie Taylor, Stan Mortensen, Allan D Brown, Bill Perry
Sam Bartram, Jock Campbell, Don Townsend, John Hewie, Derek Ufton, Cyril Hammond, Gordon Hurst, Syd O'Linn, Bobby Ayre, Eddie Firmani, Billy Kiernan
Bert Williams, Eddie Stuart, Bill Shorthouse, Bill Slater, Billy Wright, Ron Flowers, Johnny Hancocks, Peter Broadbent, Roy Swinbourne, Dennis Wilshaw, Leslie J Smith
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