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I'm really happy Richard Scott has highlighted the contributions of this player on the CSA web site. Donnelly was an inspriational captain for Canada during a time when the players had to pay their own way to represent their country. While I would agree we can still do much more for all of our national teams - the hardships faced by Donnelly and her teammates in the 80s and early 90s in representing their country are far beyond what the players experience today. Her dedication to the sport deserves to recognized. A Hall of Fame place is long overdue.

Pioneer Donnelly begins last competition

October 10, 2009 - By Richard Scott, CSA

There is a quiet legend on the roster of British Columbia's Surrey United Soccer Club, one of eight teams participating in this year's BMO National Championships Jubilee Trophy competition. Geraldine Donnelly, better known as Geri, is a pioneer of Canadian women's soccer, a 43-year old midfielder who could have been inducted into The Soccer Hall of Fame five years ago.

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