Kingston & District Sports Hall of Fame

Bernie Houghton

Birth: April 26, 1936
Home Town: Blackpool, England
Inducted as: Builder
Inducted for: Soccer,
Inducted in: 2003


Bernie arrived in Kingston in 1957 and was active in soccer as a player until 1972.

During this time he also served as a referee and in various capacities on the executive of the Kingston District Senior Soccer Association, including president from 1965 to 1972.

In 1961 Bernie co-founded the Kingston Minor Soccer Association.

He was involved in the development of Caton’s Pasture, and in 1972 he was instrumental in the construction of a change house, overseeing a project that took only one month to complete.