Adrian Elrick

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Adrian Elrick
Personal information
Full name Adrian Coroon Elrick
Date of birth (1949-09-29) 29 September 1949 (age 69)
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 1.71 m (5.6 ft)
Playing position Left Back, Sweeper
Number 10
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1968–1985 North Shore United 301 (98)
National team
1975–1984 New Zealand 53 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Adrian Coroon Elrick (born 29 September 1949 in Scotland) was an association football player who represented New Zealand.

Moving from Scotland at a young age to New Zealand, Adrian became part of the Auckland football scene, he spent most of his career playing for North Shore United.

Elrick made his full All Whites debut in a 2–0 win over China on 26 July 1975.[1]

He represented the All Whites for all three matches at the 1982 FIFA World Cup in Spain, where they lost to Scotland, USSR and Brazil.[2] Elrick was fortunate enough to grab Zico's coveted No.10 shirt at the end of the New Zealand vs. Brazil game.

Elrick ended his international playing career having pulled on the all white shirt 92 times, including 53 A-international caps in which he scored one goal,[3][4] his final cap coming in a 0–1 loss to Bahrain on 24 April 1984.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "A-International Lineups". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  2. ^ NZ 1982 World Cup Archived 5 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "A-International Appearances – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 12 February 2009.
  4. ^ "A-International Scorers – Overall". The Ultimate New Zealand Soccer Website. Archived from the original on 16 June 2009. Retrieved 12 February 2009.

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