A crowd of 15,000 watched the Scottish Touring XI beat Ontario All-Stars 2-0 at Maple Leafs Stadium in Toronto on June 8, 1949.

Bill Thornton scored after 11 minutes.

Tom Orr scored after 26 minutes.

Scotland’s goalkeeper Jimmy Brown had a lonely job in the second half, as he was tested only once by the Ontario team.

Ray Morgan of Toronto was the referee.

Scottish inside right Sammy Cox returned to Canada in 1958 to play for Ulster United.


Ontario All-Stars: Dick Arends (Toronto Scottish); Bill Davison (Ulster United), Jack Perrett (Ulster United); Sam Davidson (Ulster United), Phil McKay (Ulster United), Archie McDowell (Ulster United); Jimmy Carnegie (Ulster United), John Gifford (Ulster United), Walter “Wally” McCarrell (Ulster United), Bill Cowie, Telfer.

Scotland XI: James Robertson Brown (Heart of Midlothian); George Lewis Young (Rangers), William Douglas Telfer (St.Mirren); Robert Evans (Celtic), William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers), George Graham Aitken (East Fife); William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers), Samuel Richmond Cox (Rangers), William Thornton (Rangers) Thomas Bingham Orr (Morton), Lawrence Reilly (Hibernian).