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William Wylie Squad Index
Information:
1915-16 Squad Number:
11
Position:
Outside Left
Date of Birth:
25th December 1888
Birthplace:
Herworth Place, Jarrow
Nationality:
English
Height:
5' 4
Weight:
11st 4lbs
Signed:
19/02/1914
Career History:
Jarrow Croft
Dundee 18th April 1911
Aberdeen 19th February 1914, Re-registered - 23rd August 1919, Freed 30th April 1920
St Johnstone 14th July 1920
 
Profile:
Willie was wounded by shell in the head and both knees in the summer of 1918, whilst serving in the Gordon Highlanders. At that time, his wife was living in Merkland Road.
He had a productive career with the Dons, interrupted by war, but eventually moved on the St Johnstone.

Willie later lived in the USA Died - Jarrow, 26th June 1964.

Senior Aberdeen Debut: show all appearances
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
18/08/1913
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 24 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
1919-20
18
0
3
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
3
1
0
1
1918-19
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
5
0
1
1916-17
34
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
34
0
3
2
0
0
1915-16
31
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
31
0
3
1
0
0
1914-15
25
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
25
0
1
1
0
0
1913-14
11
0
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
12
0
2
6
0
0
Totals:
119
0
12
0
0
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
122
0
12
16
0
2
Total Appearances/Goals: 122 12