10,000 soccer fans packed Ulster Stadium in Toronto on June 27, 1931 to watch Ulster United take on Glasgow Celtic. It was Celtic’s second game of their 1931 Canadian tour.

Ulster United strengthened their team by borrowing five players from Toronto Scottish. The match was described by the Canadian Press as one of the best exhibitions of soccer ever displayed at Ulster Stadium.

Jimmy McGrory scored two goals for Celtic and Alex Thomson one goal. Hagen scored the goal for Ulster United.

The referee was Art McNeilly.


Ulster United: Kirk; Eadie, Pryor; Joe Clulow, Somers (Toronto Scottish), Weir; Spence (Toronto Scottish), Cairns, George Graham, Hagen, Stevens (Toronto Scottish)

Glasgow Celtic: J. Thomson; Cook, McGonigle; Wilson, McStay, Scarff; R. Thomson, A. Thomson, McGrory, Napier, McGee.