Back Row: Left to Right: Bob Millar (Coach), Jimmy Gallagher, Alexander Wood, Jimmy Douglas, George Moorhouse, Ralph Tracy, Andy Auld, Jack Coll (Physician). Front Row: Left to Right: Jim Brown, Billy Gonsalves, Bert Patenaude, Tom Florie, Bart McGhee.
The above picture shows the United States national team that lined up to face Argentina in the World Cup semi final in 1930. There were six British born players in the team:
Goalkeeper: Jimmy Douglas (New York Giants)
Full backs: Alec Wood * (Detroit Holley Carburetor)
George Moorhouse+ (New York Giants)
Half backs: Jimmy Gallagher* (New York Giants)
Raphael Tracey (Ben Millers)
Andy Auld* (Providence Gold Bugs)
Forwards: Billy Gonsalves (Fall River Marksmen)
Tom Florie (c) (New Bedford Whalers)
Bert Patenaude (Fall River Marksmen)
Jim Brown* (New York Giants)
Bart McGhee* (New York Giants)
Coach: Bob Millar*
Alec Wood later played for Leicester City, Nottingham Forest and Colchester United. In 1921 he won a Scotland youth cap.
George Moorhouse played for Tranmere Rovers (1921-1923).
Jim Brown later played for Manchester United, Brentford and Tottenham Hotspur.
Coach Bob Millar was a 41 yr old Scot who had played for St Mirren in 1909-11 before moving to the United States in 1912. Millar played in two internationals for the USA in 1925 and became coach in 1928.