Born: Falmouth, Cornwall, England, July 11, 1936
Colin Jose has been a diligent and prolific researcher and author for over 40 years and is recognized internationally as the preeminent authority on the history of soccer in North America. His painstaking research and writing forms the basis of most contemporary writing on the subject. He was North American correspondent for 'World Soccer' for almost 20 years and has contributed to almost every major English language soccer publication and to 'The Canadian Encyclopedia'. He has authored more than ten books, including 'Keeping Score - Canadian Encyclopedia of Soccer' and remains a regular contributor to match programs, magazines, newspapers and official soccer publications.