Fred Dierden
Fred
Dierden

Born
Sep 16, 1895
Age
-
Club
N/A
Birthplace
Earleston, Lancashire, ENG
Height
170 cm
School(s)
N/A
Where they grew up
Toronto, CAN
TEAM HONOURS (5)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
8 Appearances
8 Starts
0 Goals
0 Assists

Bio

Fred Dierden

Frederick Dierden... soccer family (brother Art)... his father Jabez was born in Haydock while his mother Hannah was born in Newcastle-Under-Lyme... he was still a young boy when his family moved from Earlestown to Toronto in the early 1900s... he was 19 years old when he enlisted for the Canadian Over-Seas Expeditionary Force on 7 December 1914 in Toronto, ON... married to his wife Mary Dierden... he was 64 years old when he passed away in Toronto, ON on 1 July 1960...

in 2012, was honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame as one of “Canada Soccer’s Best XI in 50 Years: 1912-1962”...

as noted in a 1924 Australian program, Dierden was “a clever centre half (that) some say (is) the best in the east”... as noted in a 1924 Brisbane program, Dierden was “the best right or centre half in Canada”...

For Country

was part of the 1924 Canadian team that toured Australia and New Zealand (with matches played in Brisbane, Sydney, Newcastle, Adelaide and Auckland)... was part of the 1925 Canadian XI that faced USA in a Men’s International Friendly match in Montréal (a 1:0 win on 27 June 1925)... was part of the 1925 Canadian XI that faced USA in an away Men’s International Friendly match in Brooklyn, NY (a 1:6 loss on 8 November 1925)... 

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