Sam Davidson
Sam
Davidson

Born
Jun 20, 1885
Age
-
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Belfast, NIR
Height
182 cm
School(s)
N/A
Where they grew up
Belfast, NIR

Bio

Sam Davidson

Samuel Davidson... he was 30 years old when he enlisted for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on 22 February 1916 in Winnipeg, MB (184th Overseas Battalion)... served in the Great War with the 27th Battalion (City of Winnipeg) in the Canadian infantry... he was promoted to sargeant before his return home from the Great War... served in World War II with the Canadian army... he was 80 years old when he passed away in Winnipeg, MB on 4 November 1965... wrote footballer Dave Turner, Davidson had “charm plus brains”... in 2000, was one of two former Canadian Soccer Association general secretaries included in the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame in Canada (George Anderson and Sam Davidson)...

wrote Vince Leah in 1981, "with the building of Carruthers Park and with Sam Davidson in charge, Winnipeg became the game`s pivotal point"...

Individual Honours