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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.

Appearances: show debut only
Date Result Competition Venue Att. Age at Debut Type
18/08/1913
Dundee 0-0 Aberdeen
Benefit Match 24 Start
21/02/1914
Aberdeen 1-2 St. Mirren
Scottish Cup R2 21,000 25 Start
28/02/1914
Partick Thistle 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 9,000 25 Start
07/03/1914
Aberdeen 2-1 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 8,000 25 Start
14/03/1914
Falkirk 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 25 Start
18/03/1914
Aberdeen 0-0 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 25 Start
21/03/1914
Aberdeen 1-2 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
28/03/1914
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 25 Start
04/04/1914
Airdrie 4-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 25 Start
11/04/1914
Aberdeen 0-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
13/04/1914
Dundee 2-1 Aberdeen
Robertson Cup 4,000 25 Start
18/04/1914
Ayr United 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 25 Start
20/04/1914
Aberdeen 1-0 Dundee
North East Cup 3,000 25 Start
22/04/1914
Kilmarnock 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 25 Start
25/04/1914
Third Lanark 0-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 25 Start
28/04/1914
Heart of Midlothian 0-1 Aberdeen
North East Cup F 2,000 25 Start
02/05/1914
Aberdeen 4-2 St. Johnstone
Fleming Charity Shield 25 Start
04/05/1914
Aberdeen 0-4 Heart of Midlothian
Friendly 2,000 25 Start
29/08/1914
Morton 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 25 Start
12/09/1914
Ayr United 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 25 Start
26/09/1914
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 25 Start
28/09/1914
Aberdeen 1-1 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
03/10/1914
Aberdeen 0-0 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 25 Start
10/10/1914
Airdrie 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 25 Start
17/10/1914
Aberdeen 1-2 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 25 Start
21/11/1914
Aberdeen 0-0 Dumbarton
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 25 Start
28/11/1914
Kilmarnock 5-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 25 Start
26/12/1914
Motherwell 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 25 Start
09/01/1915
Aberdeen 1-1 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
16/01/1915
Clyde 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 26 Start
23/01/1915
Aberdeen 1-2 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
30/01/1915
Dumbarton 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 26 Start
06/02/1915
Aberdeen 2-0 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 26 Start
13/02/1915
St. Mirren 0-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 26 Start
20/02/1915
Aberdeen 0-0 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 8,500 26 Start
27/02/1915
Third Lanark 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 26 Start
06/03/1915
Aberdeen 0-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 26 Start
13/03/1915
Queens Park 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 26 Start
20/03/1915
Aberdeen 3-0 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 26 Start
27/03/1915
Rangers 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 26 Start
03/04/1915
Aberdeen 0-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 26 Start
10/04/1915
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 26 Start
17/04/1915
Aberdeen 1-0 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
03/05/1915
Aberdeen 3-2 Garrison
Benefit Match 26 Start
21/08/1915
Kilmarnock 5-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 1,500 26 Start
28/08/1915
Aberdeen 2-2 Dumbarton
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 26 Start
04/09/1915
St. Mirren 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
11/09/1915
Aberdeen 1-1 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 26 Start
18/09/1915
Airdrie 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
25/09/1915
Aberdeen 1-1 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 1,500 26 Start
27/09/1915
Aberdeen 5-1 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
09/10/1915
Aberdeen 1-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 26 Start
16/10/1915
Morton 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 26 Start
23/10/1915
Aberdeen 1-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 26 Start
30/10/1915
Aberdeen 1-3 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 26 Start
06/11/1915
Celtic 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 26 Start
20/11/1915
Aberdeen 2-0 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 26 Start
27/11/1915
Motherwell 2-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 26 Start
04/12/1915
Heart of Midlothian 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 26 Start
11/12/1915
Aberdeen 2-1 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 26 Start
18/12/1915
Falkirk 0-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 26 Start
25/12/1915
Aberdeen 2-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 26 Start
01/01/1916
Dundee 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 27 Start
03/01/1916
Aberdeen 2-4 3rd Gordon Highlanders
Friendly 27 Start
08/01/1916
Aberdeen 2-0 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 27 Start
15/01/1916
Queens Park 0-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
22/01/1916
Aberdeen 1-1 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 27 Start
29/01/1916
Third Lanark 6-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
05/02/1916
Aberdeen 0-4 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 27 Start
12/02/1916
Ayr United 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 27 Start
19/02/1916
Rangers 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 27 Start
26/02/1916
Aberdeen 2-0 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
04/03/1916
Clyde 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
11/03/1916
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 27 Start
01/04/1916
Aberdeen 5-0 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
22/04/1916
Raith Rovers 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 27 Start
19/08/1916
Aberdeen 2-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
26/08/1916
Third Lanark 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 27 Start
02/09/1916
Aberdeen 1-1 St. Mirren
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 27 Start
23/09/1916
Aberdeen 1-1 Morton
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 27 Start
30/09/1916
Ayr United 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 27 Start
07/10/1916
Aberdeen 1-2 Airdrie
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
21/10/1916
Aberdeen 1-1 Kilmarnock
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
28/10/1916
Dumbarton 1-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 27 Start
04/11/1916
Aberdeen 0-1 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
11/11/1916
Motherwell 1-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 27 Start
18/11/1916
Aberdeen 2-0 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 27 Start
25/11/1916
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 27 Start
02/12/1916
Aberdeen 0-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 27 Start
09/12/1916
Hibernian 3-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 27 Start
16/12/1916
Aberdeen 0-1 Falkirk
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 27 Start
23/12/1916
Aberdeen 0-1 Third Lanark
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 27 Start
30/12/1916
St. Mirren 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 28 Start
01/01/1917
Aberdeen 5-1 Dundee
Div 1 (Old) 4,000 28 Start
02/01/1917
Raith Rovers 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 28 Start
06/01/1917
Aberdeen 1-0 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 250 28 Start
13/01/1917
Queens Park 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 28 Start
20/01/1917
Aberdeen 0-1 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 28 Start
27/01/1917
Kilmarnock 7-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,000 28 Start
03/02/1917
Aberdeen 3-1 Rangers
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 28 Start
10/02/1917
Heart of Midlothian 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 28 Start
17/02/1917
Aberdeen 1-2 Raith Rovers
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 28 Start
24/02/1917
Airdrie 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 28 Start
03/03/1917
Rangers 1-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 28 Start
10/03/1917
Aberdeen 2-4 Dumbarton
Div 1 (Old) 2,500 28 Start
17/03/1917
Hamilton 4-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 28 Start
24/03/1917
Aberdeen 0-0 Celtic
Div 1 (Old) 7,000 28 Start
31/03/1917
Partick Thistle 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 28 Start
07/04/1917
Falkirk 4-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 28 Start
21/04/1917
Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 28 Start
05/05/1917
Aberdeen 1-2 Dundee
Friendly 28 Start
12/05/1917
Dundee 3-0 Aberdeen
Friendly 28 Start
26/04/1919
Aberdeen 3-0 Partick Thistle
Friendly 6,000 30 Start
03/05/1919
Aberdeen 2-1 Albion Rovers
Friendly 7,000 30 Start
05/05/1919
Aberdeen 0-1 Dundee
Friendly 8,000 30 Start
10/05/1919
Aberdeen 3-2 Third Lanark
Friendly 12,000 30 Start
13/05/1919
Richmond 4-2 Aberdeen
Friendly 1,500 30 Start
23/08/1919
Rangers 3-2 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 22,000 30 Start
27/08/1919
Aberdeen 2-2 Dundee
Benefit Match 5,000 30 Start
30/08/1919
Aberdeen 1-0 Clyde
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 30 Start
06/09/1919
Hibernian 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 15,000 30 Start
08/09/1919
Morton 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,500 30 Start
13/09/1919
Aberdeen 2-1 Ayr United
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 30 Start
20/09/1919
Hamilton 2-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,500 30 Start
27/12/1919
Airdrie 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 4,500 31 Start
01/01/1920
Dundee 1-3 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 16,000 31 Start
03/01/1920
Aberdeen 2-0 Hamilton
Div 1 (Old) 12,500 31 Start
05/01/1920
Aberdeen 1-1 Queens Park
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 31 Start
10/01/1920
Dumbarton 4-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 3,000 31 Start
17/01/1920
Aberdeen 1-1 Heart of Midlothian
Div 1 (Old) 14,000 31 Start
24/01/1920
Cowdenbeath 0-1 Aberdeen
Scottish Cup R1 6,300 31 Start
31/01/1920
Clyde 2-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 6,500 31 Start
07/02/1920
Aberdeen 2-0 Gala Fairydean
Scottish Cup R2 15,500 31 Start
14/02/1920
Queens Park 3-0 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 12,000 31 Start
28/02/1920
Falkirk 3-1 Aberdeen
Div 1 (Old) 5,000 31 Start
19/04/1920
Aberdeen 0-0 Partick Thistle
Div 1 (Old) 6,000 31 Start
24/04/1920
Aberdeen 3-4 Dumbarton
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 Start
01/05/1920
Aberdeen 1-1 Motherwell
Div 1 (Old) 10,000 31 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