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Ronnie Sharp

Ronnie Sharp

Scottish footballer
Ronnie Sharp
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Quick Facts

Intro Scottish footballer
Is Athlete Football player Association football player Sports official Association football manager
From United States of America Scotland
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 30 January 1948, Scotland, United Kingdom
Age 73 years
Star sign Aquarius
Sports Teams
Cowdenbeath F.C.
Miami Toros
San Luis F.C.
Fort Lauderdale Strikers
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Ronnie Sharp (born 30 January 1948) is a former professional footballer who played in the North American Soccer League and Mexican Primera División.

Career

Born in Scotland, Sharp began his football career with junior side Glenrothes. The Winger played part-time with Scottish Second Division side Cowdenbeath from 1968 to 1973. Miami Toros' coach John Young scouted Sharp on a trip to Scotland, and he joined the NASL club in 1973. During the off-season, Sharp and teammates Warren Archibald and Steve David joined Mexican side San Luis for five weeks of the 1973–74 Mexican Primera División season.

Sharp returned to the Miami Toros for three more seasons before finishing his career with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in 1977. He was named to the 1975 NASL All-Star team.

Sharp owned the Fort Lauderdale Sun of the United Soccer League in 1984, but was forced to sell the team shortly after winning the USL championship, because of his involvement in a Texas marijuana smuggling operation. In September 1984 he testified as a witness for the U.S. government, as part of a plea deal. Sworn testimony indicated that Sharp was more likely a middle-man than an active participant in the operation.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 10 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.ttfootballhistory.com/node/3789
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