Great players: Sam Chedgzoy

Samuel Chedgzoy was born in Ellesmore Port, Cheshire, England on January 27, 1889. He started his soccer career with Birnell’s Iron Works.

Sam signed for Everton in December, 1910. He won the Football League championship with Everton in the 1914-15 season.

The 5’8 and stone forward played in eight international games for the English National Team. He made his debut against Wales in 1920.

The outside right joined New Bedford Whalers in the American Soccer League in the summer of 1926. In 1930 Sam joined Montreal Carsteel.

Sam was the big star in Montreal soccer in the 1930’s.

Sam passed away on January 7, 1967, in Montreal Quebec. In 2005 he was inducted into Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame.

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