Gordon Ion (born 26 August 1934) is a Canadian former soccer player. He was a standout player that played for several teams, most notably North Shore FC with whom he reached the 1954 and 1957 Canadian final. He was Canada's starting outside right in two matches during FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in 1957. He is an honoured member of the Canada Soccer Hall of Fame.
|Full name||Gordon Ion|
|Date of birth||August 26, 1934|
|Place of birth||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
|Playing position||Outside Forward / Inside Forward|
|1950–1951||Westminster Royals FC|
|1952–1955||North Shore FC|
|1953||→ Westminster Royals FC (loan)|
|1955–1956||Vancouver Pilseners FC|
|1955–1959||North Shore FC / Carling's|
|1959–1960||Vancouver Hale-Co / City FC|
|1960–1963||Vancouver Firefighters FC|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
After making his Pacific Coast League debut in 1951-52, Ion won the Ed Bayley Trophy in 1952-53 as BC Soccer's most outstanding player in his first full year in senior soccer. At the start of the 1953-54 season, he played in the 1953 North American championship on loan with Westminster Royals FC, helping the Canadian club win the Jack Diamond Trophy over the Chicago Falcons.
From 1953 to 1957, Ion was a British Columbia all-star in five consecutive seasons. He helped British Columbia beat Northern Ireland in 1953 (he scored on a penalty kick) and Tottenham Hotspur in 1957.
Gordon's son Greg Ion was a professional and international soccer player.
- Trevor Swangard (October 13, 1953). "Royals Rule as Champs". Google. Retrieved July 4, 2018.