CHARLIE YANKOS

Nationalityaus Australia
PositionDefender
Past TeamsHeidelberg United FC
CompetitionsAmpol Cup, NSL Cup, Buffalo Gold Cup, League
Seasons1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985
BirthdayMay 29, 1961

HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE (1999) – Medal of Excellence

A Born in 1961, Charlie Yankos made his debut aged 18 as a fullback with Fitzroy in Victoria. He progressed to become a strong defender in the Australian team. During his national career, Yankos played 89 matches for Australia, including 49 full internationals. Following his retirement Yankos became a successful businessman. Yankos will be remembered for his powerful free kicks, particularly his long-range goal that led Australia to a 4-1 win over Argentina in the Gold Cup final in Sydney in 1988.

Career: 1979 – 1994
Position: Defender
Australian Internationals: 49
Australian Caps as Captain: 30
International goals scored: 7
Internationals debut: v England (Friendly) D (0-0) 12 June 1983
Previous Clubs: Heidelberg (Australia), West Adelaide (Australia), APIA Leichhardt (Australia), PAOK (Greece), Blacktown City (Australia), Wollongong Wolves (Australia)

Ampol Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1980Heidelberg United FC0003
1982Heidelberg United FC0004
1983Heidelberg United FC0005
Total-00012

Buffalo Gold Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1985Heidelberg United FC1005
Total-1005

League

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1979Heidelberg United FC0001
1980Heidelberg United FC0001
1981Heidelberg United FC20022
1982Heidelberg United FC00030
1983Heidelberg United FC10029
1984Heidelberg United FC20028
1985Heidelberg United FC10022
Total-600133

NSL Cup

SeasonClubGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
1978Heidelberg United FC0001
1981Heidelberg United FC0002
1982Heidelberg United FC0004
1983Heidelberg United FC0005
1984Heidelberg United FC0003
1985Heidelberg United FC0002
Total-00017

Career Total

SeasonGoalsYellow CardsRed CardsAppearances
19780001
19790001
19800004
198120024
198200038
198310039
198420031
198520029
Total700167