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Roy Turner (soccer)

Roy Turner
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-10-30) October 30, 1943 (age 70)
Place of birthLiverpool, England
Playing positionMidfielder
Senior career*
1967Philadelphia Spartans14(0)
1967Toronto Falcons9(1)
1968Cleveland Stokers
1969-1978Dallas Tornado143(5)
National team
1973United States2(0)
Teams managed
1979-1986, 1990-1991Wichita Wings
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Roy Turner (born Liverpool, England) is a former English American soccer who spent one season in the National Professional Soccer League, eleven in the North American Soccer League. He then went on to coach the Wichita Wings of Major Indoor Soccer League for eight seasons. He also earned two caps with the U.S. national team.



Turner moved to the United States in 1967 to play for the [1]

National team

Turner earned two [2]


In 1979, Turner was hired as the head coach of the expansion [4]

Post soccer career

Turner continues to live with his family in Wichita where he runs the annual Wichita Open Golf Tournament[5]

High School Soccer Coaching Career

After retiring as the coach of the Wichita Wings, he went on to coach his son's middle school and high school soccer teams. He coached six years at the Independent School. He retired from the Independent School after his son graduated in 2006.

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