George Wyllie

George Wyllie
George Wyllie
● George Wyllie, 1933 (EBY)

born in Scotland

George McHarg Wyllie was born on Monday, 27th January, 1913, in Maybole, South Ayrshire.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 4th February, 1931, having most recently been with Seaview Thistle.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 11th April, 1931, in a 2-0 win at home to Leith Athletic in the SFL First Division.

That day, George became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 48 goals on Saturday, 25th April, 1936, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Celtic in the SFL First Division.

He played his last game for the club on Wednesday, 6th May, 1936, in a 1-0 defeat away to Celtic in the Glasgow Charity Cup, having appeared as a Jag on 79 occasions.

His club-list included Seaview Thistle, Partick Thistle, Airdrieonians, Alloa Athletic and Stenhousemuir.

George died in 1999, in Ayr, South Ayrshire, aged 86. *

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Bio Extra

The PGE (21/3/1962) reported that George had been appointed Rector of Langlands Approved School in Port Glasgow. He had formerly been Headmaster of Drummore Public School Wigtonshire. Announcement of the appointment included a reference to him having played for Thistle and Airdrie.

(AFK)



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