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Henry Meyerdierks

Henry Meyerdierks
Personal information
Full nameHenry Meyerdierks
Place of birthNew York City, United States
Playing positionOutside forward / Wing half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1915-1916Continentals
1918-1919Paterson
1921-1924New York Field Club54(3)
1924-1927New York Giants45(0)
National team
1925United States1(0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Henry Meyerdierks was an American soccer wing half who played six seasons in the first American Soccer League and earned one cap with the U.S. national team. He was born in New York City, New York.

Professional career

Meyerdierks played for Continentals F.C. during the 1915-1916 season. In 1919, he played for Paterson F.C. of the National Association Football League in the 1919 National Challenge Cup final. In 1921, Meyerdierks signed with the New York Field Club of the American Soccer League. He played three seasons with them before transferring to the New York Giants in 1924. He saw time in thirty-three games during the 1924-1925 season, but only three and nine games in the next two seasons. He left the Giants at the end of the 1926-1927 season.[1]

National team

Meyerdierks earned his lone cap in a 1-0 loss to Canada on June 27, 1925.[2]

Spelling of last name

While this article uses the National Soccer Hall of Fame spelling of Meyerdierks last name, other sources have different versions. A June 13, 1925 newspaper article lists it as Meyerdeicks,[3] and Colin Jose, in his book on the American Soccer League, spells it as Meyerdirks.[1]

References

External links

  • Henry Meyerdierks' profile at worldfootball.net


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