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Induction 2011 to be held in Foxborough
April 27th, 2011 4:06PM

TAGS:  hall of fame, men's national team


[HALL OF FAME] Ceremonies for the induction of Cobi Jones, Eddie Pope, Earnie Stewart, Bruce Murray and Bob Gansler into the National Soccer Hall of Fame will be held on June 4 in Foxborough, Mass., prior to the USA-Spain friendly at Gillette Stadium.

The Soccer Hall and U.S. Soccer will host Induction 2011 presented by Eurosport at Showcase Live at Patriot Place at noon in an invitation-only ceremony that will be followed by a reception for the new inductees, Hall of Famers, and invited guests. Current members of the Hall of Fame as well as the newly inducted class will be recognized on the field.

(Click here for more on the 2011 Class.)

  1. Don Wishon
    commented on: May 2, 2011 at 9:39 a.m.
    Still think they are missing someone important to U.S. Soccer - Perry Van Der Beck. First American drafted straight out of high school into the NASL - Tampa Bay Rowdies (1978), 23 caps playing for the U.S. National team trying to qualify for the 1982 and 1986 World Cups, captain of the U.S. Soccer team at the 1980 Olympic Games (boycotted by President Carter), U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year 1985, Dallas Sidekicks, St. Louis Steamers, Wichita Wings (1984-1990), U.S. Soccer Board of Directors (1986-1993), Tampa Bay Mutiny (player, coach), Super Y-League ODP National Camp Technical Director, and now Executive Vice President, Technical Director and Director of Player Development for FC Tampa Bay. He should be elected on the Veterans ballot, without question.

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