In the summer of 1955 Huddersfield Town went on an extensive tour of North America. On May 18, 1955, they played against the picked team of the Hamilton & District. 5,000 soccer fans watched the English first division team beat Hamilton 7-1 at Civic Stadium in Hamilton.

The scorers for Huddersfield Town were Brian Grear 2, Jimmy Glazzard 2, Len Quested, Vic Metcalfe and Tony Cavanaugh.

Maxie Johnston scored for the Hamilton & District All-Stars.

The referee was Bill Knox.


Hamilton & District All-Stars: Jim Nicholls; Willie Westwater, N. Davis; Cecil Harrison, A. Green, J. McBean; S. Kuril, N. Bardosay, J. Friel, Maxie Johnston, L. Talbot. Subs: G. Cann, O. Schilligger, D. MacDonald

Huddersfield Town: Jack Wheeler; Ron Staniforth, R. Gibson; Bill McGarry, K. Taylor, Len Quested; Brian Grear, J. Watson, Jimmy Glazzard, Tony Cavanaugh, Vic Metcalfe. Subs: R. Parker, J. Connors, R. Simpson