Arthur Welsh 2000 Hall Of Fame
Arthur Welsh

Arthur Welsh

1935 -

Sports Club United

Born September 25, 1935 in Wishaw, Scotland. Arthur, better known in soccer circles as 'Scottie', started playing in the streets and on ash fields of his hometown. He played for his school team. Arthur played as a semi-pro with Fauldhouse United. After a stint in the British Army, he returned to his club and moved up to the professional ranks with the Hamilton F.C. In 1960, Arthur and his wife, Ann, immigrated to the United States. He joined the Ogden Soccer Club. In 1961-62 Arthur led his team to the Division II Championship and the Hermann Neumann Cup. In 1965 he transferred to Hollandia SC and while playing there in 1966 the club toured the Netherlands to play 6 exhibition matches. In 1968 Arthur transferred to SC United until 1974. During this time with SC United the club was highly successful claiming two State Championships and two Daynes Challenge Cups. On a personal level Arthurís achievements included playing for the Associationís All-Star team eight times competing against teams from Colorado, Nevada and California, in addition to several foreign team that visited Utah. He is proud of the fact that in his entire playing career he was never ejected from a game. In1974 Arthur retired from active play and spent a number of year coaches his sonís AYSO team.

Arthur Welsh 2000 Hall Of Fame
2000 Hall Of Fame
Arthur Welsh
Arthur Welsh

Arthur Welsh

1935 -

Sports Club United

Born September 25, 1935 in Wishaw, Scotland. Arthur, better known in soccer circles as 'Scottie', started playing in the streets and on ash fields of his hometown. He played for his school team. Arthur played as a semi-pro with Fauldhouse United. After a stint in the British Army, he returned to his club and moved up to the professional ranks with the Hamilton F.C. In 1960, Arthur and his wife, Ann, immigrated to the United States. He joined the Ogden Soccer Club. In 1961-62 Arthur led his team to the Division II Championship and the Hermann Neumann Cup. In 1965 he transferred to Hollandia SC and while playing there in 1966 the club toured the Netherlands to play 6 exhibition matches. In 1968 Arthur transferred to SC United until 1974. During this time with SC United the club was highly successful claiming two State Championships and two Daynes Challenge Cups. On a personal level Arthurís achievements included playing for the Associationís All-Star team eight times competing against teams from Colorado, Nevada and California, in addition to several foreign team that visited Utah. He is proud of the fact that in his entire playing career he was never ejected from a game. In1974 Arthur retired from active play and spent a number of year coaches his sonís AYSO team.

2000 Hall Of Fame
Arthur Welsh





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Utah Soccer Association4476 S. Century Drive, Suite B Salt Lake City, UT 84123(801)263-8166