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George Forrest
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Full name George Forrest
Date of birth July 21, 1904(1904-07-21)
Place of birth    Wallyford, Scotland
Date of death    May 22, 1986 (aged 81)
Place of death    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Playing position Inside Forward
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*



1918, 1924-1927


1933-1935
Alloa Athletic
Hearts
Toronto Ulster
Bethlehem Steel
York City
Peterhead
Plymouth Argyle
Mansfield Town



72 (25)


3 (0)   
National team
1924 Canada 07 0(2)

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

George Forrest (born in Wallyford, Scotland) was one of Canada's early star soccer players.

Club career

A forward, Forrest played for the famed Bethlehem Steel F.C. soccer club in 1918 when the team entered the National Association Football League. At some point, he left the team and returned in 1924 for three seasons.

National team

Forrest played for Canada in their 1924 tour of Australia and New Zealand. In 6 games against the Socceroos, Forrest scored twice as the Canadians split the series at two wins a piece. A week later Canada drew with New Zealand 1-1 in Auckland.

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