Sports | 1912 British United Football Club | Back



"British United Football Club. Standing, left to right: C. Westgarth. G. Pearson, L. C. Gibson (Mayor), T. Dring, George Eatwell (Manager and Secretary), Harold Eatwell, Robert Thompson (Trainer), H. Eames, G. McLachan (President). Front row -- T. Alabone, H. Glazebrook, H. McNaughton, Will Stevens, Wm G. Eatwell, G. Renwick, Walter Eatwell. "The above all-British soccer team were the pioneers of the game in Simcoe in the year 1912.  The team was broken up at the outbreak of the Great War, twelve of the team enlisting for overseas service."
Photo courtesy Simcoe & Norfolk County, published Pearce Publishing Co., Simcoe, 1924

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