Joe Kennaway
Joe
Kennaway

Born
Jan 25, 1905
Age
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Club
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Birthplace
Montréal
Height
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School(s)
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Where they grew up
Montréal
TEAM HONOURS (1)
STATS
International "A" Level - CAN MNT
1 Appearances
1 Starts
1 cleansheets

Bio

Joe Kennaway

James Kennaway... grew up playing soccer, hockey, basketball and water polo... spent a decade playing professional soccer in Scotland, but returned to Canada upon the outbreak of the Second World War... settled in Providence, RI after the Second World War (his wife’s hometown)... he was 64 years old when he passed away in Johnston, RI, USA on 7 March 1969... a two-time Scottish League champion (1936 and 1938) and two-time Scottish Cup champion (1933 and 1937)... became an American citizen in 1948...  said Bill Roper in 1951 in reaction to Kennaway’s omission from the Canadian Press Best in 50 Years poll, “if Joe doesn’t belong in the game’s upper bracket, neither do Morenz, Conacher or McLarnin in theirs!”... wrote Alan Parsley for the Montréal Star in 1961, Kennaway was “acknowledged to be one of the all-time greats of his trade in Scottish football”... in 2000, was part of the inaugural class honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame (one of 11 former players)... in 2012, was honoured by The Soccer Hall of Fame as one of “Canada Soccer’s Best XI in 50 Years: 1912-1962”... 

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