Willie Watson Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: William Watson
  • Position: Centre Half
  • Signed: January 20th, 1936
  • First Manager: Jimmy Brownlie
  • Career Totals: 49 appearances, 2 goals
  • Also Played For: Ayr United, Hibernian


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1937-38 26 0 0 0 30.8% 7.7% 61.5%
1936-37 11 1 0 0 18.2% 9.1% 72.7%
1935-36 12 1 0 0 58.3% 16.7% 25.0%
Totals: 49 (0) 2


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H) 5 - 5
 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H) 1 - 4
 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A) 0 - 2
 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H) 3 - 4
 05/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A) 0 - 3

 Recent First Team Goals
 24/10/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H) 5 - 1
 28/03/36 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 6 - 1

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 24/10/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  5 - 1
 28/03/36 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  6 - 1

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 30/04/38 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  5 - 5
 23/04/38 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 4
 16/04/38 Division Two vs. Dunfermline (A)  0 - 2
 12/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (H)  3 - 4
 05/03/38 Division Two vs. Brechin City (A)  0 - 3
 26/02/38 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  4 - 2
 19/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 3
 12/02/38 2nd Round vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 5
 05/02/38 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  1 - 3
 29/01/38 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H)  1 - 4
 22/01/38 1st Round vs. Hearts (H)  3 - 1
 15/01/38 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  3 - 4
 08/01/38 Division Two vs. King's Park (H)  2 - 0
 03/01/38 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  3 - 4
 01/01/38 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  2 - 0
 25/12/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  4 - 4
 04/12/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (A)  3 - 1
 20/11/37 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  6 - 1
 13/11/37 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 3
 06/11/37 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  3 - 4
 18/09/37 Division Two vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 4
 11/09/37 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (H)  5 - 2
 04/09/37 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 28/08/37 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 1
 21/08/37 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (A)  2 - 4
 14/08/37 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (H)  1 - 7
 31/10/36 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  4 - 6
 24/10/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  5 - 1
 17/10/36 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  3 - 5
 10/10/36 Division Two vs. Airdrie (H)  2 - 1
 03/10/36 Division Two vs. St Bernard's (A)  0 - 3
 26/09/36 Division Two vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  0 - 1
 19/09/36 Division Two vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 4
 12/09/36 Division Two vs. Dumbarton (H)  1 - 1
 05/09/36 Division Two vs. Morton (A)  1 - 4
 29/08/36 Division Two vs. Raith Rovers (H)  2 - 4
 22/08/36 Division Two vs. Airdrie (A)  0 - 4
 13/04/36 Division Two vs. East Stirling (H)  12 - 1
 11/04/36 Division Two vs. Forfar Athletic (A)  4 - 3
 04/04/36 Division Two vs. Leith Athletic (H)  8 - 2
 28/03/36 Division Two vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  6 - 1
 14/03/36 Division Two vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  6 - 1
 07/03/36 Division Two vs. Edinburgh City (A)  6 - 3
 29/02/36 Division Two vs. Montrose (H)  2 - 3
 15/02/36 Division Two vs. King's Park (A)  1 - 2
 08/02/36 2nd Round vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  3 - 5
 03/02/36 1st Round 2nd Replay vs. Alloa Athletic (N)  2 - 1
 29/01/36 1st Round Replay vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 25/01/36 1st Round vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  2 - 2


Biography

Willie was signed from Ayr United. He was a regular in the line up for the remainder of 1935-36 and re-signed for the next season, but after three months he was released and joined Lincoln City. He then appears to have joined Dundee briefly but at the beginning of season 1937-38 he was back with United. Following a match against Albion Rovers that United lost 4-1, Willie and his brother Dave, were suspended by the Club for allegedly ‘not trying’. They both appealed the decision to the SFA and United were ordered to reinstate Willie. He was released in April 1938.

Debut

January 25th, 1936
Alloa Athletic 2 - 2 Dundee United

Scottish Cup (1st Round)


Timeline

  • Signed For Dundee United

    Willie was signed from Ayr United. He was a regular in the line up for the remainder of 1935-36 and re-signed for the next season, but after three months he was released and joined Lincoln City. He then appears to have joined Dundee briefly but at the beginning of season 1937-38 he was back with United. Following a match against Albion Rovers that United lost 4-1, Willie and his brother Dave, were suspended by the Club for allegedly ‘not trying’. They both appealed the decision to the SFA and United were ordered to reinstate Willie. He was released in April 1938.

  • Last Appearance - Dundee United 5 - 5 Airdrie