Sam Chedgzoy (ENG)
Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
|Date of birth:||1889-01-27|
|Birthplace:||Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, ENG|
|Date of death:||1967-01-07|
Hall of Fame honoured member
|Team Honours:||England First Division winner|
soccer family (son Sydney)... married his wife Annie Ferrington in December 1910... served in the First Great War (Scots Guards)... his dribbling maneuver on a corner kick forced IFAB to rewrite the law on corner kicks (Laws of the Game)... he was 33 years old when he first came to Canada on vacation... worked for 25 years for the Canada Car and Foundry Company in the payroll audit department... he was 77 years old when he passed away on 7 January 1967 in Montréal, QC... wrote Everton FC, Chedgzoy had “blistering pace, bewitching technique and ability to hang centres in opposition penalty boxes”... wrote Alan Parsley for the Montréal Star in 1959, Chedgzoy “rated one of the speediest and smartest forwards of his time”...
he was 30 years old when he made his international debut for England... he made eight international appearances for England (1920-24)...
served as coach for Grenadier Guards in Montréal (1924)... served as player-coach with Montréal Carsteel (1930-40)...
|2005||Honoured Player / Joueur honoré||Canada Soccer Hall of Fame|