Friday, September 9, 2016

The uncapped, Part Thirteen

1- Bertram Beierlorzer
Bertram Beierlorzer was a solid defender with spells at Nuremberg and especially Bayern Munich, where he won two Bundesliga titles.
He was capped at B and U-21 level, but full honors eluded him.

Photo From: Fussball Magazin, Issue 2, March April 1982
(Bertram Beierlorzer)

2- Renzo Contratto
1980s Fiorentina defender was in Enzo Bearzot’s list of the Provisional 40 players for the 1982 World Cup. In the end he did not make the final 22 and was never capped at full International level.

Photo From: Panini, Italy 1981/82
(Renzo Contratto)

3- Jean-Guy Wallemme
French defender Jean-Guy Wallemme was a solid servant of RC Lens for a decade and led the squad to the League title in 1998.
However, he was never called up for International duty.

Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Hors Serie 28, June 1998
(RC Lens’ Jean-Guy Wallemme)

4- Benoit Thans
Belgian midfielder Benoit Thans played for RFC Liege in the early to mid 80s before transferring to French Club RC Lens and also had a spell at Standard Liege.
Photo From: Mondial, new series, issue 98, May 1988
(Benoit Thans)

5- Lee Chapman
English striker Lee Chapman played for many teams in the 80s-90s, such as Arsenal, Sheffield Wednesday, Nottingham Forest. His best spell was at Leeds United where he won the League Title in 1992.
He earned one B cap, but never achieved full honors.

Photo From: Guerin Sportivo, Issue 820 (Number 46), November 21-27, 1990
(Leeds United’s Lee Chapman)


  1. Who was on the 40-man provisional list for Bearzot's 1982 world cup squad?



    2. Where did you get this information? (Magazine, book) I'd love to know the provisional list of teams in the major tournaments.

    3. this was from world soccer magazine

    4. june 1982

    5. By the way, are the provisional squads of the other 12 teams on the magazine too?

    6. no that was all that was published

    7. No problem. Thanks a lot anyways.