Wilf Gillow
Wilf Gillow
Wilf Gillow
● Wilf Gillow, 1921 (VIF)

born in England

Wilfred Bernard Gillow was born on Friday, 8th July, 1892, in Preston, Lancashire.

The 5' 10 midfielder temporarily transferred to George Easton's Thistle on Monday, 2nd September, 1918, from his parent club, Preston North End.

Aged 26, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 31st August, 1918, in a 1-0 win away to Ayr United in the Scottish Football League.

There were no goals for Wilf during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 25th January, 1919, in a 3-1 defeat at home to Dumbarton in the Scottish Football League, having appeared as a Jag on 6 occasions.

His club-list included Lancaster Town, Blackpool, Preston North End, Fleetwood, Partick Thistle and Grimsby Town.

Wilf died on Saturday, 11th March, 1944 in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, aged 51.

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