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Shep Messing
Born: October 9, 1949 City: Bronx, New York   Height: 5' 11" Weight: 170 lbs.   College: NYU and Harvard
             
Team League Year Num Pos Gms Min Svs GA SO Avg. Citizen
New York Cosmos NASL 73 1 G 1 90 9 1 0 1.00 USA
New York Cosmos NASL 74 1 G 8 719 59 15 0 1.88 USA
Boston Minutemen NASL 75 1 G 18 1640 144 17 6 0.93 USA
Boston Minutemen NASL 76 1 G 9           USA
New York Cosmos NASL 76 1 G 10           USA
New York Cosmos NASL 77 1 G 20 1737 155 28 4 1.45 USA
Oakland Stompers NASL 78 1 G 25 2332 185 48 5 1.85 USA
New York Arrows MISL 78-79 1 G 22 1236 502 107   5.19 USA
Rochester Lancers NASL 79 1 G 29 2707 187 50 4 1.66 USA
New York Arrows MISL 79-80 1 G 32 1754 573 151   5.17 USA
New York Arrows MISL 80-81 1 G 27 1411 482 103   4.38 USA
New York Arrows MISL 81-82 1 G 27 1652 461 125   4.54 USA
New York Arrows MISL 82-83 1 G 24 1361 296 113   4.98 USA
New York Arrows MISL 83-84 1 G 31 1604 359 157   6.25 USA
New York Cosmos MISL 84-85 33 G 3 134 29 23   10.33 USA
Pittsburgh Spirit MISL 84-85   G 3 94 18 11   7.10 USA
New York Express MISL 86-87 1 G 13 758 174 77   6.10 USA
                       
                       
                       
                       
College: NYU and Harvard
     
 
USA Olympic Team 1972

Standing L-R: Bob Guelker Head Coach, Julie Menendez Asst Coach, Horst Stemke, Steve Gay, Hugo Salcedo, John Carenza, Neil Stamm, Al Trost, Mike Seerey, Shep Messing, Mike Ivanow, Gene Edwards, Manager, Buzz Budell, Trainer
Kneeling L-R: Joe Hamm, Buzz Demling, Mani Hernandez, Archie Robostoff, Mike Margulas, Casey Bahr, John Bocwinski, Wally Ziaja
Thanks Marc Morris
New York Cosmos 1973 Goalie
     
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 73 Goalie Shep Messing
Len Renery (11), Randy Horton (16), Shep Messing (G), Joe Fink (19)
Thanks http://mytampabayrowdies.blogspot.com/
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 73 Road Team
New York Cosmos 1974 Goalie (NASL)
     
    NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 74 Road Team 2
Boston Minutemen 1975 Goalie (NASL)
     
NASL Soccer Boston Minutemen 75 Goalie Shep Messing, Pele.jpg
New York Cosmos At Boston Minutemen
Pele, Shep Messing (1)
NASL Soccer Boston Minutemen 75 Goalie Back Shep Messing.jpg


Alan Wooler (3), Glen Johnson, Shep Messing (1)
Boston Minutemen at Vancouver Whitecaps
Photo by John Denniston http://www.johndenniston.ca/
Boston Minutemen 1976 Goalie
     
   
New York Cosmos 1976 Goalie
     

Terry Garbett (8), Paul Cannell (9), Shep Messing (1)
Washington Diplomats at New York Cosmos
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 76 Home Team 3
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 76 Goalie Shep Messing 3
Leroy DeLeon (8), Gerry Ingram (11), Shep Messing (1), Keith Eddy (5)
Washington Dips at New York Cosmos
Photo by Richard Pilling
 
New York Cosmos 1977 Goalie (NASL)
     
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Home Pele, Messing, Rildo NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Goalie Back Shep Messing 
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Road Back Rildo 2
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Goalie Shep Messing 3
Derek Possee (24), Buzz Parsons (7), Werner Roth (4), Nelsi Morais (14), Vito Dimitrijevic (3), Shep Messing (1), Rildo (23)
New York Cosmos at Vancouver Whitecaps

Derek Smethurst (12), Adrian Alston (9), Shep Messing (1)
New York Cosmos at Tampa Bay Rowdies
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Goalie Back Shep Messing  NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Road Lineup
New York Cosmos 1977 Exhibition Goalie
     
NASL Soccer New York Cosmos 77 Exhibition Roth, Alberto, Messing, Pele.jpg    
Oakland Stompers 1978 Goalie (NASL)
     
NASL Soccer Oakland Stompers 78 Goalie Shep Messing 3 NASL Soccer Oakland Stompers 78 Goalie Back Shep Messing Oakland Stompers 78 Home Team.JPG
NASL Soccer Oakland Stompers 78 Goalie Shep Messing 2 NASL Soccer Oakland Stompers 78 Road Sam Rosenthal  
 
New York Arrows 1978-79 Goalie (MISL)
     
Arrows 78-79 Goalie Shep Messing x   Arrows 78-79 Home Team
Arrows 78-79 Goalie Shep Messing    
Rochester Lancers 1979 Goalie (NASL)
     
 
Shep Messing (L), Tad DeLorm (R)
Rochester Lancers 1979 Ilija Mijatovic, Shep Messing NASL Soccer Rochester Lancers 79 Goalie Back Shep Messing  
New York Arrows 1979-80 Goalie (MISL)
     
Arrows 79-80 Goalie Shep Messing (2)  
Shep Messing (G), Gene Strenicer (13), Dave Butler (11)
Pittsburgh Spirit at New York Arrows
New York Arrows 1980-81 Goalie (MISL)
     
   
Thanks Jan Reinertsen
New York Arrows 1981-82 Goalie (MISL)
     
Arrows 81-82 Goalie Back Shep Messing Arrows 81-82 Home Team
New York Arrows 1982-83 Goalie (MISL)
     
Arrows 82-83 Home Back Val Tuksa, Gary Etherington
Val Tuksa (21), Shep Messing (G), Gary Etherington
New York Arrows vs Baltimore Blast
 
Thanks Jan Reinertsen
All-Stars 1982-83 East (MISL)
     
   
New York Arrows 1983-84 Goalie (MISL)
     
   
New York Cosmos 1984-85 Goalie (MISL)
     
     
Pittsburgh Spirit 1984-85 Goalie (MISL)
     
     
New York Express 1985-86 Goalie (MISL)