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Player - David Turner

David Binnie TurnerBorn: Edinburgh, Scotland, Oct 11, 1903. Died: Victoria, British Columbia, April 6, 1989.
Clubs: Canadian Collieries, Vancouver St. Andrews, New Bedford Whalers, Philadelphia, Toronto Ulster United, New Westminster Royals.

Came to Canada at age 11 and lived in Edmonton, moving to the west coast in 1923 at age 19. Signed with Canadian Collieries in Cumberland, Vancouver Island, and in his second game scored three goals against Nanaimo, then the Canadian champions. Played for Vancouver St. Andrew's for two years, then a brief spell of ten games in pro soccer in the U.S., with New Bedford Whalers and then Philadelphia. Signed with Toronto Ulster United and was with them in the International League in 1926, helping them win the unofficial Canadian championship played between professional and amateur teams in that year. Made international debut in 1927 against New Zealand at Christchurch and his goal gave Canada its victory. Played for Canada in two other internationals on that tour. Helped New Westminster Royals win the Canadian championship against Montreal CNR in 1928. Ended career in 1937 helping the Royals win
their fourth championship. Member of the Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in 1950 and the British Columbia Sports Hall of Fame in 1966.