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Willie Mills Squad Index
Information:
1947-48 Squad Number:
10
Position:
Inside Left
Date of Birth:
28th January 1915
Birthplace:
Bonhill, Dunbartonshire
Nationality:
Scottish
Height:
5' 8 1/2
Weight:
10st 12lbs
Signed:
20/08/1932
Career History:
NOTE: Player Career history has been temporarily removed for data cleanse.
 
Profile:
Possibly the first ever Aberdeen player to be classed as the complete player, certainly in the opinion of manager David Halliday. As a young forward Mills arrived at Pittodrie in 1932 and was almost immediately thrown into the Dons first team, a position he was to claim for six memorable years. Formed an almost telepathic partnership with Matt Armstrong as the Dons came so close to claiming their first major trophy in the 30's. Capped for Scotland, Mills was transferred to Huddersfield for a club record 6,500 in 1938.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
17/08/1932
Aberdeen 7-1 East Stirlingshire
Dewar Shield SF 5,000 17 Start

Appearances
Season League League Cup Scottish Cup Europe Total Other
  App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals App Sub Goals
1949-50
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
4
1939-40
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6
0
0
1937-38
19
0
13
0
0
0
4
0
4
0
0
0
23
0
17
14
0
9
1936-37
31
0
15
0
0
0
5
0
0
0
0
0
36
0
15
0
0
0
1935-36
33
0
17
0
0
0
5
0
3
0
0
0
38
0
20
2
0
1
1934-35
33
0
11
0
0
0
7
0
5
0
0
0
40
0
16
4
0
2
1933-34
35
0
28
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
0
0
39
0
28
5
0
0
1932-33
31
0
18
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
34
0
18
3
0
2
Totals:
182
0
102
0
0
0
28
0
12
0
0
0
210
0
114
35
0
18
Total Appearances/Goals: 210 114  

Scottish International Caps
Season Date
Match
Tournament
1936-37 02/12/36
SCOTLAND v Wales
British Int'l Championship
1935-36 13/11/35
SCOTLAND v Northern Ireland
British Int'l Championship
1935-36 05/10/35
Wales v SCOTLAND
British Int'l Championship
Total Appearances: 3