Colonial Football Club 1910
Era: 1900 - 1950
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Western Ontario Intermediate Championship and Ontario Intermediate Cup
Season 1910, Record: Played 13, Won 9, Drawn 2, Lost 2
"Niagara Falls Means Power", "Colonials-Champions" were the headlines on the front page of the Niagara Falls Daily Record Newspaper, September 6, 1910.
In the final Ontario Championship game, overcoming the handicap of one goal from the first game, the Colonials of this city decisively defeated the strong Green River team, in extra periods, in a game played before thousands, in Queen Victoria Park.
The Championship game proved the Colonials were the premier team of Ontario and one of the best in the Dominion. It brought out the best qualities in every player The winning score was gained in a dramatic manner. The play had been fast and furious for two (2) hours before Robert Stocks kicked it through. The huge crowd went crazy with enthusiasm.
The team consisted of eight Englishmen, one Scotchman, one Welshman, by birth and two (2) native born Canadians - Burton Effrick and Robert Mitchell. All of these men were very dedicated to their sport, loved Niagara Falls and deserved all of the recognition that they received.
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|Team Member||Barnes, T|
|Team Member||Dodge, A|
|Team Member||Effrick, B|
|Team Member||Howarth, F|
|Team Member||Jones, W|
|Team Member||Lever, H|
|Team Member||Marshall, T|
|Team Member||McPherson, Alex|
|Team Member||Mitchell, R|
|Team Member||Stocks, Robert|
|Team Member||Wincott, C|
|Team Manager||Heeley, W|
|(Other)||Dores, O E|
|(Other)||Fraser, Evan E|
|(Other)||Harrison, F R|
|Team Trainer||Reid, T|
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