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Sonny Askew

Football player from United States of America

John "Sonny" Askew (born April 17, 1957) is a retired American soccer forward who spent seven seasons in the North American Soccer League, two in the second American Soccer League, two in the third American Soccer League, and one in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned four caps with the United States men's national soccer team. Askew grew up in Baltimore, Maryland where he was a Parade High School All-American soccer player at Patterson High School. He then attended and played soccer at Essex Community College. He was a 1976 NJCAA All-American. In 2005, he was inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame for his time playing for Essex. Askew joined the Washington Dips of the North American Soccer League for the 1977 season. He played for the Dips two more season, 1979 and 1980 before moving to the Montreal Manic for the 1981 season. In 1981, he signed with the expansion Baltimore Blast of Major Indoor Soccer League, playing only one season of indoor soccer. In 1982, he moved to the Georgia Generals of the second American Soccer League, but was back in the NASL for the short lived Team America in 1983. In 1984, the last year of  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1957-04-17
Place of birth
Baltimore
Nationality
United States of America

Athlete facts

Sports
Football

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