Gordon Bradley

Gordon Bradley (23 November 1933 – 29 April 2008) was an - soccer midfielder born and raised on Wearside who played several seasons with lower-division clubs before moving to play in at the age of 30.

During the Canadian off-season, he played and coached in the U.S.-based German Soccer League.

In 1971, he became a player and head coach for the Cosmos.

In addition to coaching the Cosmos, he has coached the U.S. national team and at the collegiate and high school levels.

Bradley also earned one cap with the U.S. national team in 1973.

He is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame.