Former U.S. coach Phil Woosnam dies

July 18, 2013
By Associated Press


Phil Woosnam, the former Welsh soccer star who served as the North American Soccer League's commissioner and had a brief stint as coach of the U.S. national team, has died. He was 80.



U.S. Soccer said Sunday that Woosnam died Friday in Dunwoody, Ga., of complications related to prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease.



"We are saddened by the loss of one of the most important individuals in the history of American soccer. Our thoughts ...

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