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Ed McIlvenny
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Ed McIlvenny

1976 Inductee

Defender

Midfielder

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1949, 1950

ASL Champion

Midfielder who captained the United States in its upset win against England at the 1950 World Cup in Brazil. McIlvenny had emigrated from Scotland in 1949. He won an American Soccer League championship with Philadelphia Nationals in 1950 but after the World Cup, signed with Manchester United and played in England and Ireland through most of the 1950s. Played in all three of the United States’ games at the 1950 World Cup. Inducted in 1976.

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