Canada Soccer Hall of Fame
|Birthplace:||Washington County Durham, ENG|
|Date of death:||1952-10-05|
|School(s):||University of Edinburgh|
Hall of Fame honoured member
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John Morley RIchardson... moved to Canada in 1919... he married his wife Winifred Frewin on 25 June 1924 (they had a son Ron)... he passed away in Vancouver, BC on 5 October 1952... worked as a barrister... named in his honour, the John M. Richardson Memorial Cup was presented to Mainland competition winners for three seasons from 1952-53 to 1954-55 (it was first presented on 1 January 1953 to Westminster Royals FC)...
said Richardson in 1946, “one thing I really like is a dashed good argument, but I want to be able to walk out of it and say to my opponent, let’s go and have a cup of coffee, chum’”... said Jock Hendry in 1952, “we will be lucky if we can replace John Richardson (as) no man devoted more time to the game and I suspect he gave up a lot of business to help us”...
served as secretary of the British Columbia Soccer Commission...
|2019||Honoured Builder / bâtisseur honoré||Soccer Hall of Fame of British Columbia|
|2012||Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré||Canada Soccer Hall of Fame|
|1966||Honoured Builder / Bâtisseur honoré (Soccer)||BC Sports Hall of Fame|