On Thursday night June 9, 1949, a great crowd of 12,000 soccer fans turned up at Stade Delorimier in Montreal to watch the Eastern Canada XI play against the Scottish International XI.


Eastern Canada All-Stars: Abie Grosser (Montreal Stelco); Bill Kennedy (Toronto Scottish), Doug Cunningham (Montreal Stelco); Johnny Sinclair (Montreal Cancar), Art Froggatt (Canadair Falcons), Joe Caplan (Montreal Stelco); Les Talbot (Hamilton), Andy Menyes (Montreal Cancar), Bruce Godfrey (Montreal Stelco), Doug McMahon (Montreal Cancar), Jimmy Weir (East End Canadians).

Scotland: James Robertson Brown (Heart of Midlothian); Thomas John Govan (Hibernian), William Douglas Telfer (St.Mirren); Robert Evans (Celtic), William Alexander Woodburn (Rangers), William Yates Redpath (Motherwell); John Archie MacKenzie (Partick Thistle), William Thornton (Rangers), Lawrance Reilly (Hibernian), Thomas Bingham Orr (Morton), William Tweedie Orr Waddell (Rangers)