Full name:Andrea Furlanetto
Date of Birth:1 February 1937
Place of Birth:Castelfranco Veneto, Italy
Date of Death:26 November 2021
Place of Death:Vineland, Ontario

Playing career:

1957Toronto Italia
1960Hamilton Italo-Canadians
1961Hamilton Steelers


Andy started his professional soccer career with his local club Cittadelle in Italy. Emigrated to Canada and joined Toronto Italia.

Won the 1957 National Soccer League regular season championship and playoff championship with Toronto Italia.

Andy then joined the Italo-Canadian club in Hamilton, Ontario. Helped Hamilton Italo-Canadians to a sixth-place finish in the final standings in the 1960 National Soccer League season.

The Italo-Canadians then became the Hamilton Steelers and joined the newly-formed Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League before the start of the 1961 season.

After retiring from top-level soccer he continued to play in local Old Timers leagues.

Worked at Stanley Steel/Cold Metal Products in Hamilton as maintenance manager for 38 years.

Andy passed away at the age of 84 on November 26, 2021 at Vineland, Ontario.