1948 Ontario Major Soccer League

Clubs and players

Ulster United
Key players: Goalkeeper Larry Gage; fullback Bill Davidson.

A newcomer to Ulster United was goalkeeper Larry Gage. He had formerly played for Aldershot in the English Football League. He impressed greatly for the Redhanders in their exhibition game against Liverpool. After the season he returned to England where he signed for Fulham. He later played for Gillingham.

Review of the season

On Tuesday June 15 Ulster United met Liverpool in an exhibition game in Toronto. Liverpool defeated Ulster United 5-1 in front of 17,000 fans. Ulster United’s goalkeeper Larry Gage was said to have been sensational. In an interesting note in the Windsor Star newspaper it said: “William Ferguson, Claremont, Ont., a spectator, died from excitement during the perfoamnce”.