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Horace Lyons (CAN)

Canada Soccer Hall of Fame

Date of birth: 1882-03-07
Birthplace: Reading, Berkshire, ENG
Date of death: 1972-08-15
Height: 178 cm
All Positions: Referee
Canada Soccer Life Member (†)
Hall of Fame honoured member
Canada Soccer Past Board Member
Profile Text Last Updated 2018-12-31
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Horace S. Lyons... moved to Canada in 1912... passed away in Pointe-Claire, QC on 15 August 1972... worked for Southam Printing Co. Ltd... in 2000, was one of two former Canadian referees included in the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame in Canada (Horace Lyons and Werner Winsemann)... 

For Sport

was appointed referee for the first Men’s International Friendly match played in Canada (27 June 1925)... served as president of the Fédération du soccer du Québec (1945-47)... served as a vice president of the Canadian Soccer Association (1947-49), then known as the Dominion of Canada Football Association... 

Year Prize Honour
2000 Honoured Referee / Arbitre honoré Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
1951? Life Member / membre à vie (†) Canada Soccer Life Member


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