Billy Millar

Billy Millar
Billy Millar
● Billy Millar (AFC)

born in Scotland

William Millar was born on Thursday, 24th July, 1924, in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

The 5' 7 (10st 1lbs) forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle circa October, 1943, having most recently been with Annbank United.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 16th October, 1943, in a 4-3 defeat away to Falkirk in the Southern League.

Billy scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 1st January, 1944, in a 3-2 win at home to Clyde in the Southern League.

He scored the last of his 5 goals on Saturday, 16th February, 1946, in a 4-3 win at home to Falkirk in the Southern League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th May, 1946, in a 2-0 defeat away to Hibernian in the Victory Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 35 occasions.

His club-list included Annbank United, Partick Thistle, Aberdeen, Stirling Albion, Buckie Thistle, Swindon Town, Gillingham, Accrington Stanley and Kettering Town.

Billy died in March, 1995, aged 70. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
19y, 5m, 8d goal.png 01.01.1944 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 20)
19y, 7m, 16d goal.png 11.03.1944 Hamilton Academical [a] W3-1 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 2)
20y, 1m, 9d goal.png 02.09.1944 Albion Rovers [a] W3-0 (Southern League - game 3)
21y, 5m, 26d goal.png 19.01.1946 Third Lanark [a] L2-4 (Southern League, Division A - game 26)
21y, 6m, 23d goal.png 16.02.1946 Falkirk [h] W4-3 (Southern League, Division A - game 30)


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