Tom Taylor (soccer)

Thomas Sylvester Taylor (December 4, 1880 – August 15, 1945) was a Canadian amateur soccer player who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.[1]

Olympic medal record
Men's Soccer
Representing  Canada
Gold medal – first place 1904 St. Louis Team competition

He was born in Ontario. In 1904 he was a member of the Galt F.C. team, which won the gold medal in the soccer tournament. He played all two matches as a forward and scored three goals. After the 1904 Games, Tom moved to Winnipeg and became Assistant Manager of the A.R. Williams Machine Company to at least 1936.[2]

He should not be confused with Thomas G. Taylor who was a coach of the US Naval Academy's soccer team.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tom Taylor". Olympedia. Retrieved February 14, 2021.
  2. ^ "Canadian Soccer History-Great Teams Galt FC 1904". www.canadiansoccerhistory.com. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  3. ^ "Physical Training Instructors Group Photo (see T.G. Taylor)". cdm16099.contentdm.oclc.org. Retrieved 2020-10-21.

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