Referee Willie Young
Willie Young
  • Formally William S. G. Young, born on 21st December, 1955.
  • Most commonly listed as W. S. G. Young; also seen as W. Young & W. S. Young.
  • Made the grade as a FIFA referee.
  • Brother of John Young and cousin of Louis Thow.
  • A lawyer by profession.
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mh-assistant-referees.png - Willie Young (Clarkston) 10.03.1987 Celtic [h] L0-1 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
mh-assistant-referees.png - Willie Young (Clarkston) 30.11.1991 Meadowbank Thistle [h] L0-2 (SFL First Division - game 21) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
mh-assistant-referees.png - Willie Young (Clarkston) 27.03.1993 Heart of Midlothian [h] D1-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 36) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 04.05.1993 Rangers [h] W3-0 (SFL Premier Division - game 42) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 02.05.1995 Celtic [a] W3-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 34) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 20.09.1995 Airdrieonians [a] L*1-1 (League Cup Quarter Final) aet; * L2-3 pens 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 04.05.1996 Hibernian [a] L0-1 (SFL Premier Division - game 36) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 23.11.1996 Airdrieonians [h] D0-0 (SFL First Division - game 15) 0 0 - - 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 09.08.1997 Stirling Albion [h] L2-3 (League Cup 2nd Round) 0 0 2-yellow-cards.png 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 L1-2
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 25.10.1997 Hamilton Academical [h] D3-3 (SFL First Division - game 10) 2-penalties.png 0 2-yellow-cards.png 3-yellow-cards.png 0 0 W13-2
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 25.02.1998 Dundee [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 26) 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 0 L0-1
- mh-referee.png Willie Young (Clarkston) 24.10.1998 Clyde [h] L0-2 (SFL Second Division - game 12) 0 0 3-yellow-cards.png 2-yellow-cards.png 1-red-card.png 0 L2-7
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 21.08.2001 Clyde [a] L0-1 (Challenge Cup Quarter Final) 0 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 1-red-card.png 0 L1-4
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 12.01.2002 Falkirk [a] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 22) 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 0 L0-1
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 27.03.2002 Clyde [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 31) 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 0 L0-1
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 06.11.2002 Celtic [a] L*1-1 (League Cup Quarter Final) aet; * L4-5 pens 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 0 L0-1
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 07.12.2002 Dunfermline Athletic [h] W4-0 (Scottish Premier League - game 19) 0 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 W1-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 26.07.2003 Deveronvale [h] W3-1 (Friendly) 0 0 0 0 0 0 D0-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 16.08.2003 Kilmarnock [a] L1-2 (Scottish Premier League - game 2) 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 1-red-card.png 0 L0-5
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 25.10.2003 Heart of Midlothian [h] L1-4 (Scottish Premier League - game 10) 0 0 0 2-yellow-cards.png 0 0 W2-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 20.03.2004 Dunfermline Athletic [a] L0-1 (Scottish Premier League - game 29) 1-penalty.png 0 0 0 0 0 W5-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 09.05.2004 Livingston [a] D2-2 (Scottish Premier League - game 37) 0 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 W1-0
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 25.09.2004 St Johnstone [a] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 8) 0 0 1-yellow-card.png 0 0 0 L0-1
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 29.12.2004 Falkirk [h] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 21) 0 0 2-yellow-cards.png 0 0 0 L0-2
- mh-referee.png Willie Young 07.05.2005 Hamilton Academical [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 36) 0 0 0 0 0 0 D0-0
3 22 ← Totals → 25 3 0 15 11 3 0 L26-27
Willie Young's Summary
Average crime count per game 2.12 pts
The crime count % balance 49-51 to Thistle's detriment
Thistle's ppg (@ 3pts per win) 0.92 (W6 D5 L14)
compiled to our All Games criteria @ 28-Oct-2022
Thistle's Historical Summary
Average crime count per game ᵃ 1.417 pts
Average crime count per game ᵇ 1.091 pts
The crime count % balance 48-52 to Thistle's detriment
Thistle's ppg (@ 3pts per win) 1.405 (W2671 D1396 L2628)
from 1886-87 to 1996-97 (see crime count notes)
from 1997-98 to date (see crime count notes)
compiled to our All Games criteria @ 27-Nov-2022

crime-count.png Crime Count notes
penalty.png 5 pts are allocated for a penalty, in favour of whichever team is awarded the kick. Our data is comprehensive from 1891-92 (the season of introduction) to date.
yellow-card.png 1 pt is allocated for any given player's first yellow card, the point being in Thistle's favour when an opponent is booked and vice-versa. Second yellows are always ignored as superfluous. We introduce the yellow card count from season 1997-98 onwards as our records are comprehensive and meaningful from that season onwards. Official cautions began in the 1940s and we continue to (casually) build such data with a view to, perhaps, setting an earlier date for our yellow card analysis. Incidentally, the actual yellow card was first introduced to the Scottish domestic game in season 1979-80.
red-card.png 4 pts are allocated for sending offs, the points being in Thistle's favour when an opponent is sent-off and vice-versa. Our crime count database is 'open for business' from 1886-87 onwards as this was the first season that the English FA decreed that the referee had the power to send a player off, although the first known in a Scottish game wasn't until a season later and the first known in a Thistle game wasn't until 1891. Our data is comprehensive from then to the present day. As per the yellow, the actual red card was first introduced to the Scottish domestic game in season 1979-80.

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