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by dw
Sun Apr 22, 2007 5:22 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Penn State tour of Scotland 1934
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Penn State tour of Scotland 1934

Me again. This kind of follows on from my posting a few months ago on John McEwan. In 1934 Penn State College, under their Edinburgh-born coach Bill Jeffrey (of USA 1, England 0 fame), became the first American team to tour the UK. They played 8 matches in Scotland, and were trounced in all of them....
by dw
Sun Feb 25, 2007 11:21 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Douglas Stewart / Queen's Park early 1900s
Replies: 4
Views: 4280

Have come across a few more stories about this guy. One claims he "played on the crack Queensborough soccer team and two English teams." I must confess I've never heard of Queensborough (perhaps the writer meant Queen's Park). Has anyone else?
by dw
Mon Feb 12, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Queen's Park Strollers / John McEwan (1934)
Replies: 4
Views: 5143

Thanks very much for these. It's occurred to me that the newspaper might have mistaken "Strollers" for "Rangers" and that McEwan might have ended up in London. I don't think that's very likely, but it might explain some of the inconsistencies in the report. McEwan seems to have had at last three oth...
by dw
Tue Feb 06, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Queen's Park Strollers / John McEwan (1934)
Replies: 4
Views: 5143

Queen's Park Strollers / John McEwan (1934)

In the formative days of the American college game, one of its top strikers was John McEwan, a Scottish-born centre-forward who played for Syracuse University (US) in 1933. McEwan had a couple of brothers, all of whom played in college as well, including Bill, who enrolled at Penn State a few years ...
by dw
Mon Feb 05, 2007 8:43 pm
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Douglas Stewart / Queen's Park early 1900s
Replies: 4
Views: 4280

Douglas Stewart / Queen's Park early 1900s

First post. Please be gentle. I am attempting to trace the career of Douglas Stewart, who was the soccer coach at the University of Pennsylvania (USA) from 1910 to 1942 and a reasonably important figure in the early history of the game there. It is claimed that before emigrating to North America on ...