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Trevor Harvey (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1916-09-07
Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Date of death: 1988-07-24
All Positions: Hall of Fame honoured member
Team Honours: 4x Dominion of Canada Championship winner (1936, 1937, 1938, 1949)
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Trevor Harvey... married his wife Doris Rees (their children were Cathy and Trevor Jr)... he was 71 years old when he passed away in Salmon Arm, BC on 24 July 1988... played soccer, lacrosse, basketball and billiards... enlisted with the Seaforth Highlanders... in 1939, he was discharged from the armed forces after the death of his father (officials decided that the youngster was needed at home)... worked as a fireman... 
a four-time Dominion of Canada Football Championship winner (1936, 1937, 1938, 1949)... an eight-time BC Province Cup winner (1936, 1938, 1941, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1948, 1949) and four-time Dominion Cup provincial series winner (1936, 1937, 1938, 1949)... a five-time Mainland Cup winner (1940, 1941, 1944, 1946, 1949) and one-time Jackson Cup winner (1942)... in 1950, he was one of 16 footballers shortlisted in a Best in 50 Years poll by The Canadian Press... in 2000, one of 17 inaugural alternates shortlisted by The Soccer Hall of Fame (he became an honoured member as part of the Class of 2004)... in 2012, he was honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame as one of “Canada Soccer’s Best XI in 50 Years: 1912-1962”... 
as noted in 1937 in the Winnipeg Tribune, “undoubtedly the finest half-back in the Dominion”... as noted in the Montréal Gazette in 1938, he was “tall and husky”... as noted in 1940, he was ”one of the Pacific Coast League`s most consistent performers”... as noted in 1947 in the Vancouver Sun, “there is no stress or strain in anything Harvey undertakes on the soccer field”... wrote historian Colin Jose, “he was considered to be the best centre half in Canada, but could also play at inside forward”... 

For Sport

served as head coach of North Shore United FC... served as head coach of the Westminster Royals... 

Year Prize Honour
2019 Honoured Player / joueur honoré Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia
2004 Honoured Player / Joueur honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1985 Honoured Athlete / Athlète honoré (Soccer) BC Sports Hall of Fame
1950 Finalist The Canadian Press Best in 50 Years Footballers
1942-43 Winner / Gagnant Top Scorer of the Pacific Coast League
1938 MVP Hero of the Connaught Series


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