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Player - Arthur Jennings Halliwell

Born in Manchester, England. Died Toronto, Ontario, May 18, 1964.Arthur Jennings Halliwell

Clubs: Toronto Ulster United, Dunfermline Athletic, Craigavon, Toronto Scottish. Came to Canada at the age of six and attended the Perth Avenue Public School in Toronto in 1907. Superb goalkeeper with the Toronto Scottish teams of the 1920's and 1930's. Played brilliantly for the Canadian team against the touring Scottish pros in 1921 which brought him a number of offers to play for British clubs. Among the clubs said to have made offers for his services were Sunderland and Third Lanark. Sailed for Britain in late September of 1921, and was given a big send off by everyone including the children from his old school, who presented him with an umbrella. Eventually he signed for Dunfermline Athletic of the Scottish Second Division for the 1921-22 season in Scotland, but returned home after one season. He played for the Ontario provincial team against British touring teams in 1921, 1926, 1927 and 1929 and twice for Canada against the United States in 1925. Played in Philadelphia before 1920 for the Merchants Shipbuilding F. C. He also coached the University of Toronto soccer team starting in 1925 his team winning the college championship in 1929, 1931, 1932 and 1935. Later in life he owned 51 race horses and became a millionaire. Finished in second place in the voting, one vote behind Dave Turner, among Canada's sports editors in 1950 for Canada's Soccer Player of the Half Century.