Scottish FA tour of Canada 1927

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Scottish FA tour of Canada 1927

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SCOTTISH F.A. TOUR OF CANADA – 1927

Players: Tom Hamilton (Rangers), T. Scott (Falkirk), Willy McStay (Celtic), Danny Blair (Clyde), J. Buchanan (Morton), Tommy Muirhead (Rangers), Jimmy McStay (Celtic), Tom Craig (Rangers), T. Morrison (St. Mirren), A. Swallow (St. Johnstone), Alex Archibald (Rangers), Patsy Gallagher (Falkirk), J. Munro (St. Johnstone), Andy Cunningham (Rangers), Adam McLean (Celtic), J, Simpson (Dundee United), J. Hunter (Falkirk), W. Cook (Dundee).
Note: Danny Blair played for Willys Overland and Davenport Albion in the Toronto and District League before returning to Scotland in the summer of 1926. Tommy Muirhead was player-coach of the Boston Wonder Workers of the American Soccer League in the summer of 1924 returning to Scotland at Christmas.

May 24 Montreal 2: Scottish F.A. 3 in Montreal, Quebec
May 26 Hamilton 1: Scottish F.A. 6 in Hamilton, Ontario
May 28 Toronto 3: Scottish F.A 2 in Toronto, Ontario
June 1 New Ontario 1: Scottish F.A. 6 in Fort William, Ontario
June 4 Manitoba 2: Scottish F.A. 5 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
June 6 Regina 0: Scottish F.A. 4 in Regina, Saskatchewan
June 8 Saskatoon 0: Scottish F.A. 9 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
June 12 Calgary 0: Scottish F.A. 6 in Calgary, Alberta
June 13 Lethbridge 0: Scottish F.A. 4 in Lethbridge, Alberta
June 16 Vancouver 2: Scottish F.A. 9 in Vancouver, B.C.
June 18 Upper Island 0: Scottish F.A. 5 in Nanaimo, B.C.
June 22 Victoria 1: Scottish F.A. 4 in Victoria, B.C.
June 26 British Columbia 0: Scottish F.A. 6 in Vancouver, B.C.
June 27 Edmonton 1: Scottish F.A. 10 in Edmonton, Alberta
June 29 Hakoah (Vienna) 1: Scottish F.A. 4 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
July 1 Northern Ontario 1: Scottish F.A. 7 in Timmins, Ontario
July 4 Windsor 2: Scottish F.A. 4 in Windsor, Ontario
July 10 Ontario 0: Scottish F.A. 10 in Toronto, Ontario
July 11 Toronto Ulster 0: Scottish F.A. 3 in Toronto, Ontario
July 15 Montreal 2: Scottish F.A. 4 in Montreal, Quebec

May 24, 1927 in Montreal, Quebec
Scottish F.A. 3 (Cunningham 2, Gallagher)
Montreal All-Stars 2 (Baillie, Renfrew)
HT: Att: 10,000 Ref: Horace S. Lyons (Quebec)
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, W. McStay – Muirhead, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Gallagher, Munro, Cunningham, McLean.
Montreal: Brown (Maroons) – Harry Barnes (CNR), Bob McAuley (Carsteel) – Jimmy Bardell (CPR), Pete Miller (Carsteel), Sinclair (Gurney) – Bill Westwater (Carsteel), Jack Green (Carsteel), Jack Renfrew (CNR), Dave McKenzie (Carsteel), Jimmy Baillie (CNR)
Note: CNR – Canadian National Railway
CPR - Canadian Pacific Railway
Bob McAuley of Carsteel later played for Rangers, Chelsea and Scotland.




May 26, 1927 at Scott Park in Hamilton, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 6 (Simpson 3, Cook, Archibald, Cunningham)
Hamilton and District All-Stars 1 (Munro)
HT: Att: 7,000 Ref: Alex McCulloch (Hamilton)
Scots: Hamilton – W. McStay, Blair – Morrison, J. McStay, Swallow – Archibald, Cunningham, Simpson, Hunter, Cook.
Hamilton: Joe Scanlon (City) – Bobby Lodge (Thistles), Arthur Vickers (City) – George Totten (City), Billy Gilvear (City), Slater (Thistles) – Bill Barclay (Thistles), George Munro (Thistles), Art Fell (Guelph), Hughie Aird (Brantford Cockshutts), Allan Ashthorpe (City)
(Note: City – Hamilton City and Thistles – Hamilton Thistles)

May 28, 1927 in Toronto, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 2 (Gallagher, McLean)
Toronto All-Stars 3 (Graham 2, Faulkner)
HT: Att: Ref: W. Mitchell (Toronto)
Scots: Hamilton – W. McStay, Blair – Morrison, J. McStay, Swallow – McLean, Gallagher, Buchanan, Cunningham, Cook.
Toronto: Art Halliwell (Scottish) – Bob Calder (Bell Telephone), Bert Herring (Willys Overland) – McCrone (48th Highlanders), Fred Williams (Ulster), Jimmy Matthews (Craigavon) – Roy Faulkner (Ulster), Bob Lavery (Craigavon), George Graham (Ulster), Joe Clulow (Ulster), Jimmy Moir (Ulster).
(Note: Bob Calder later played for Rangers and Cardiff City)

June 1, 1927 in Fort William, Ontario
Scottish F.A. 6 (Hunter 4, McLean, Archibald)
New Ontario All-Stars 1 (McKee pen)
HT: Att: Ref:
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, Blair – Swallow, Simpson, Craig – McLean, Hunter, Munro, Muirhead, Archibald.
New Ontario: Skinner – McCreadie, Ross – Young, Barker, Brown – Jones, Hodgson, Mckee, McKissock, Grant.

June 4, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Scottish F.A. 5 (Craig, Simpson, Cook, Hunter, Morrison)
Manitoba All-Stars 2 (Johnstone 2)
HT: Att: 12,000 Ref: Sandy McMahon (Winnipeg)
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, W. McStay – Morrison, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Cunningham, Simpson, Hunter, Cook.
Manitoba: Anderson – Dan King, Lennon – Smillie, McKay, McNeil – W. Lang, Munro, Johnstone, J. Lang, McAdam.





June 6, 1927 at Park Hughes in Regina, Saskatchewan
Scottish F.A. 4 (Munro 2, Muirhead 2)
Regina All-Stars 0
HT:1-0 Att: Ref: Bill Heatherington (Regina)
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, Blair – Swallow, Simpson, Craig – McLean, Hunter, Munro, Muirhead, Archibald.
Regina: Davidson (Leader Post) – Cameron (Scottish), Tommy Taylor (Scottish) – F. Hallam (Leader Post), Lang (Leader Post), Bobby Laing (Leader Post) – R. Taylor (Nationals), A. Smith (Moose Jaw CPR), Richardson (Leader Post), Jack Rogers (Leader Post), Jimmy McDill (Leader Post).
(Note: Leader Post is the daily paper in Regina and ran a team in those days)

June 8, 1927 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Scottish F.A. 9 (Simpson 3, Munro 2, McLean 3, Gallagher)
Saskatoon All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 2,000 Ref: L.D. Anderson
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, Blair – Swallow, Buchanan, Craig – McLean, Munro, Simpson, Gallagher, Cook.
Saskatoon: Tom Valentine (Sons of England) – Howard (Thistle), Stewart (Thistle) – Stone (Sons of England), Fred Garrett (Colonsay), Jack Fraser (Thistle), Reid (Thistle), Carson (Callies), Duncan (Callies), Jack Rivett (Sons of England), Clark (Thistle).

June 12, 1927 at Victoria Park in Calgary, Alberta.
Scottish F.A. 6 (Munro 4, Cunningham, Hunter)
Calgary All-Stars 0
HT: Att: Ref: Tim Lewis
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, W. McStay – Muirhead, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Cunningham, Munro, Hunter, McLean.
Calgary: Andy Wilson – Kirkpatrick, Stevens – Jimmy Moyes, Matt Nesbitt, Alex Pate – Stan Wakelyn, Bernie Cartwright, Strachan, Kirkwood, Bill Stenhouse.

June 13, 1927 at Adams Park in Lethbridge, Alberta.
Scottish F.A. 4 Cook, Muirhead 2, Simpson)
Lethbridge and District League 0
HT: 3-0 Att: 1,700 Ref: Jimmy Gurr
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, Blair – Morrison, Simpson, Swallow – Archibald, Muirhead, Munro, McLean, Cook.
Lethbridge: Bert Sawyer (Fernie) – J. Jenkins (Michel), Jimmy Carrington (Vulcan) – W. Dunlop (Callies), G. Bakke (Vulcan), A. Pink (Callies) – M. McLuckie (Callies), A. Corett (Coal Creek), A. Heatherington (Vulcan), W. Beadie (Legion), Page (Coleman).
(Sub: R. Patterson (Medicine Hat) for Bakke)





June 16, 1927 at Athletic Park in Vancouver, B.C.
Scottish F.A. 9 (Cunningham 3, Simpson 3, Gallagher, Swallow, Cook)
Vancouver All-Stars 2 (Kerr, Smith)
HT: Att: 7,200 Ref: Moore
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, W. McStay – Morrison, J. McStay, Swallow – Archibald, Gallagher, Simpson, Cunningham, Cook.
Vancouver: King – MacDowell, Bert Dagger – George Russell, Les Rimmer, Frankoe O’Neill – Wilf Moffatt, Alex Cameron, Quene Yip, J. Smith, Adam Kerr.

June 18, 1927 in Nanaimo, British Columbia
Scottish F.A. 5 (McLean 2, Morrison, 2, Hunter)
Upper Island All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 5,000 Ref: Jones
Scots: Hamilton – Scott, W. McStay – Muirhead, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Morrison, Munro, Hunter, McLean.
Upper Island: A. Orr – Len Perry, Alex Thomson – Jimmy Knight, Neil McFarlane, Dickie Stobbart – Nelson Wilson, John Sandland, Dave Cowie, “Tuffy” Davis, Alex Fowler.

June 22, 1927 in Victoria, British Columbia.
Scottish F.A. 4 (Munro 2, Cook, Hunter)
Victoria All-Stars 1 (Glancy)
HT: Att: Ref:
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, Blair – Muirhead, Simpson, Swallow – McLean, Gallagher, Munro, Hunter, Cook.
Victoria: Tom Bridges – Bill Campbell, Alex Whyte – Hosmer, Bob Preston, John Peden – Archie Campbell, Johnny Watt, Danny Glancy, Ernie Warren, Alex Cameron.

June 26, 1927 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Scottish F.A. 6 (Munro 3, Cook 2, Swallow)
British Columbia All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 6,000 Ref:
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, W. McStay – Swallow, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Cunningham, Munro, Hunter, Cook.
B.C: Andy Roots – Bert Dagger, Vic Laven – George Russell, Neil McFarlane, Jimmy Heaps – Alex Cameron, Bob McDougall, Duff Davies, Dickie Stobbart, Adam Kerr.

June 27, 1927 at Renfrew Park in Edmonton, Alberta.
Scottish F.A. 10 (Munro 5, Morrison 2, Swallow, Simpson, Archibald)
Edmonton All-Stars 1 (McKay)
HT: Att: Ref: Billy Thompson
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, Blair – Morrison, Simpson, Swallow – Archibald, Craig, Munro, Hunter, McLean.
Edmonton: Charlie Pinnell (CNR) – Teddy Geldart (CNR), Lamb (Legion) – Reid (Callies), Johnny Wilson (Legion), Dingley (Legion) – S. Patterson (CNR), Bobby Sneddon (Callies), Bill Findler (Shamrocks), Colin McKay (CNR), Tommy Minchin (Shamrocks).

June 29, 1927 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Scottish F.A. 4 (Muirhead, Munro 2, Cunningham)
Hakoah (Vienna) 1 (Gruenwald)
HT: Att: 10,000 Ref: Sandy McMahon (Winnipeg)
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, W. McStay – Morrison, J. McStay, Muirhead – Archibald, Cunningham, Munro, Hunter, McLean.
Hakoah: Alexander Fabian – Scheur, Hans Tandler – Strohs, Bela Guttmann, Fried – Erno Schwarz, Moritz Haeusler, Hess, Max Gruenwald, Fischer.
(Note: Hakoah were an Austrian club touring North America at the time, and there were several Austian and Hungarian internationals in the team. Most famous of all Bela Guttmann who coached Benfica in the 1960s.)

July 1, 1927 in Timmins, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 7 (Craig 2, Gallagher 2, Swallow, Cook, Buchanan)
Northern Ontario 1 (Dougall)
HT: 5-0 Att: 2,000 Ref: Steve Lynn.
Scots: Hamilton – Blair, Scott – Swallow, J. McStay, Buchanan – Cook, Craig, Morrison, Gallagher, Simpson.
N.O: J. Elrick, J, Liddle, T. Ramsey – G. Cooper, L. Loberg, F. Rankin – H. Richmond, A. Hamilton, W. Parsons, E. Dougall, W. Carroll.

July 4, 1927 at Kelsey Park in Windsor, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 4 (Muirhead 2, Cunningham, Cook)
Windsor All-Stars 2 (Mercer, Visser)
HT: Att: 4,000 Ref: Dave Evans (Detroit)
Scots: Hamilton – W. McStay, Blair – Morrison, Swallow, Craig – Archibald, Muirhead, Munro, Cunningham, Cook.
Windsor: Orr (Canadian) - Robert Greig (Windsor), Maurice Fairhurst (Canadian) – Inglis (Canadian), Tommy McGowan (Windsor), Joe Spence (CNR) – Ponic (Windsor), Maurice Honeyman (CNR), Gerrit Visser (CNR), Jackson (CNR), Bobby Mercer (Windsor).

July 10, 1927 in Toronto, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 10 (Munro 4, McLean 4, Cunningham, Hunter)
Ontario All-Stars 0
HT: Att: 12,000 Ref: Art McNeilly
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, W. McStay – Morrison, J. McStay, Craig – Archibald, Cunningham, Munro, Hunter, McLean.
Ontario: Art Halliwell (Scottish) – Bob Calder (Bell Telephone), Bert Herring (Willys Overland) – George McCrone (48th Highlanders), Fred Williams (Ulster), Jimmy Matthews (Craigavon) - Roy Faulkner (Ulster), Bob Lavery (Craigavon), George
Graham (Ulster), Jimmy Galloway (Ulster), Jimmy Moir (Ulster).
(Note: This was the same eleven players from Toronto who beat the Scots 3-2 earlier in the tour)

July 11, 1927 in Toronto, Ontario.
Scottish F.A. 3 (Muirhead, Gallagher, Munro)
Toronto Ulster United 0
HT:2-0 Att: 10,000 Ref: Art McNeilly
Scots: Hamilton – W. McStay, Blair – Muirhead, J. McStay, Swallow – McLean, Gallagher, Munro, Hunter, Cook.
Ulster: Fraser – Dave Eadie, Walter Rankin – Grant, Fred Williams, Watt – Cowan, Jimmy Galloway, George Graham, Forrest, Jimmy Moir.

July 15, 1927 in Montreal, Quebec.
Scottish F.A. 4 (Munro, Archibald, McLean, Cook)
Montreal All-Stars 2 (Green, Renfrew)
HT: 2-0 Att: Ref: Horace S. Lyons (Montreal)
Scots: Hamilton – Buchanan, W. McStay – Morrison, J. McStay, Swallow – Archibald, McLean, Munro, Hunter, Cook.
Montreal: Brown (Maroons) – Adams (…..), Bob McAuley (Carsteel) – Peter Miller (Carsteel), Dunlop (…..), Sinclair (Gurney) – Bill Westwater (Carsteel), Jack Green (Carsteel), Jack Renfrew (CNR), Smith (…..), Jimmie Baillie (Carsteel).
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