Tour of America 1967

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Tour of America

1967
Washington Whips Football Club
(Aberdeen FC, Scotland)

26 May 1967 - United States President, Lyndon B. Johnston with Washington Whips (Aberdeen FC) Manager Eddie Turnbull and officials. who took part in a pre-tournament photo-shoot and carried out a ritual blessing of the match ball in the White House's Oval Office, before the first match. The President also recieved a season pass to all Washington Whips games, making him a season ticket holder.

From Graeme Watson's personal collection, United States President, Lyndon B. Johnston with Washington Whips (Aberdeen FC) Manager Eddie Turnbull, players and officials. Who took part in a pre-tournament photo-shoot.
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Washington Whips FC
1967

Washington Whips FC’s 1967 Tour

The Washington Whips were a soccer team based in Washington, D.C. that played in the United Soccer Association (USA). The league was made up of teams imported from foreign leagues. The Washington Whips were the Aberdeen F.C. from Scotland. The name was chosen as the outcome of a newspaper contest. (Source: Wikipedia).

Washington Whips Football Club

United Soccer Association
Eastern Division Champions 1967

Table Positions

United Soccer Association, Eastern Division Champions, 1967 Table Positions.

Tour Fixture List 1967

Washington Whips 1 v 2 Cleveland Stokers

26 May 1967

Storrie 44' - Setters 8', Vernon

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 9,403

Toronto City 1 v 2 Washington Whips

31 May 1967

Cormack - Storrie, Smith

Varsity Stadium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Attendance: 12,000

Washington Whips 1 v 1 Chicago Mustangs

04 Jun 1967

Storrie - Boninsegna

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 6,125

Washington Whips 3 v 0 New York Skyliners

07 Jun 1967

Dalmao (o.g.), J.Wilson, Smith

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 5,112

Detroit Cougars 2 v 2 Washington Whips

11 Jun 1967

Thompson 14', 17' - J. Wilson 11', P.Wilson 40'

Tiger Stadium, Detroit, Michigan, D.C., USA, Attendance: 5,134

Cleveland Stokers 2 v 2 Washington Whips

14 Jun 1967

Dobing, Eastham - Shewan, P.Wilson

Cleveland Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, USA, Attendance: 6,162

Washington Whips 1 v 1 Los Angeles Wolves

20 Jun 1967

J.Wilson 23' - Burnside 40'

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 7,487

Replayed on the 10 Jul 1967, due to Los Angeles Wolves illegal use of third substitute.

San Francisco Golden Gate Gales 0 v 0 Washington Whips

25 Jun 1967

Kezar Stadium, San Francisco, USA, Attendance: 4,657

Washington Whips 1 v 1 Vancouver Royal Canadians

28 Jun 1967

Munro - Gauden

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 8,709

Dallas Tornado 0 v 2 Washington Whips

01 Jul 1967

Smith 75', Whyte 88'

Dallas Cotton Bowl, Dallas, USA, Attendance: 6,839

Houston Stars 0 v 1 Washington Whips

04 Jul 1967

Smith

Astrodome, Houston, USA, Attendance: 12,380

Washington Whips 1 v 2 Boston Shamrock Rovers

8 Jul 1967

Munro - O'Neill, (pen.), Dixon

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 9,760

Washington Whips 3 v 0 Los Angeles Wolves

10 Jul 1967

Storrie (2), Buchan

D.C. Stadium, Washington, D.C., USA, Attendance: 7,641

Replay of game from 20 Jun 1967, due to Los Angeles Wolves illegal use of third substitute.

President's Cup Final

The winners from the Western Division v the winners of the Eastern Division.

Los Angeles Wolves 6 v 5 Washington Whips

14 Jun 1967

Knowles, 3', Burnside, 65', 67', 82', Dougan, 113', Shewan 122' (o.g.) - Smith, 21' Munro, 64', 89', 120',(2 pens.) Storrie, 66'

(a.e.t.)

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California, USA, Attendance: 17,842

Winners: Los Angeles Wolves

(Wolverhamptom Wanders, England)

Washington Whips Football Club 1967, (Aberdeen FC, Scotland)

United Soccer Association, Eastern Division Champions 1967, President's Cup Final, Runners-up 1967


Manager, Eddie Turnbull, Players, No 1. Goalkeeper: Bobby Clark, No 2. Right Back: Jim Whyte, No 3. Left Back: Ally Shewan, No 4. Right Half: Francis Munro,
No 5. Centre Half: Tommy McMillan, No 6. Right Half: Jens Petersen, No 7. Centre Forward: Jim Storrie, No 8. Inside Left: Jimmy Smith, No 9. Centre Forward: Dave Johnston,
No 10. Inside Right: Harry Melrose, (Capt.) and Acting Manager, No 11. Outside Left: Jimmy Wilson, No 12. Left Back: Jim Hermiston, No 13. Left Half: Martin Buchan,
No 14. Outside Right: Pat Wilson, No 15. Outside Right: Ian Taylor, No 16. Outside Left: Willie Watt, Trainer: David Shaw
President: Earl M. Foreman, General Manager: Jerry Cooper, Director of PR: Charles Brotman.

Washington Whips, Aberdeen FC, Aberdeen, Scotland - Los Angeles Wolves, Wolverhamptom Wanders FC, West Midlands, England - The Cleveland Stokers, Stoke City FC, Stoke-on-Trent, England - Toronto City, Hibernian FC, Edinburgh, Scotland - Dallas Tornado, Dundee United FC, Dundee, Scotland - Chicago Mustangs, Cagliari Calcio FC, Sardinia, Italy - New York Skyliners, C.A. Cerro FC, Montevideo, Uruguay - Vancouver Royal Canadians, Sunderland FC, Tyne and Wear, England - Houston Stars, Bangu Atlético FC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - San Francisco Golden Gate Gales, Ado den Haag, Hague FC, Netherlands - Boston Rovers, Shamrock Rovers FC, Dublin, Ireland and the Detroit Cougars consisted of players from Glentoran F.C., Belfast, Ireland.

USA Final Los Angeles Wolves v Washington Whips

Washington Whips - Aberdeen stars of '67

  • Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
    A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
    Header Background: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, American Flag and 1967 programme featuring the Washington Whips FC - Copyright © 2021 Graeme Watson. Programmes displayed on this website are to illustrate the article on the match to which the programme was issued and to bring further understanding to the reader.
    Additional Information: (Innes, David (2017). Numbers on the Front. McKenzie Print Ltd, Aberdeen.)
    Insert photo: Logo for Washington Whips. This is a logo of an organization, item, or event, and is protected by copyright. The use of low-resolution images on the English-language Aberdeen F.C. - Family/DNA, hosted on servers in the United States by the non-profit Aberdeen F.C. - Family/DNA, of logos for certain uses involving identification and critical commentary may qualify as fair use under the Copyright law of the United States.
    Insert photos: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, United States President, Lyndon B. Johnston with Washington Whips (Aberdeen FC) Manager Eddie Turnbull, players and officials. Who took part in a pre-tournament photo-shoot. Citation - Photograph contact sheet, 5/26/1967, 1967-05-26-A4190, 5/26/1967, 1967-05-26-A4191, White House Photo Office Collection, LBJ Presidential Library & President's Daily Diary Entry 1967-05-26 - Public domain.

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