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William Simpson [pictures] [edit]
Born: 1894-09-13
Death: 1974-06-21
"Hall of Fame" soccer player (defence - Canada). He played for Toronto Fraserburgh, Davenport Albion, Toronto Scottish, the Caledonians and Toronto City. As well, he was Tour Manager for the Glasgow Rangers and Preston North End. Also, he as a Director and, later, Vice President of the Toronto and District Soccer Association, a member of the Board of Management of the National Soccer League (1933), President of the Toronto and District Soccer Association (1949-1965), Secretary-Treasurer of the Ontario Soccer Association (1952-1969), President of the Canadian Soccer Football Association and Manager of Canada's World Cup team (1967-1968).
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