George Gross (CAN)
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
|Date of birth:||1923-01-23|
|Date of death:||2008-03-21|
Hall of Fame honoured member
he was 27 years old when he moved to Canada in April 1950... cover Canada’s first FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1957 for the Toronto Telegram... covered the 1958 FIFA World Cup in Sweden... was the first sports editor of the Toronto Sun in 1971... the George Gross Memorial Trophy was presented in his memory in 2008 (Nutrilite Canadian Championship Most Valuable Player)... wrote Gross in 2000, Toronto City SC of 1961 was “the best soccer team ever assembled in Canada”...
served as general manager of Toronto City (1961 to July 1965)...
|2006||Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré||Canada Soccer Hall of Fame|
|2005||Honoured Member (Builder - Sports)||Canada's Sports Hall of Fame|
|2002||Honoured Member (Builder - Soccer et al.)||Etobicoke Sports Hall of Fame|