William Gray

William Gray
William Gray
● William Gray, 1935 (ARD)

probably born in Scotland

William Charles Gray was born on Tuesday, 21st December, 1915, in Inverness.

The forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Wednesday, 23rd September, 1936, having most recently been with Glentoran.

Aged 20, he made his debut appearance on Monday, 28th September, 1936, in a 3-0 win at home to Clyde in the Glasgow Cup.

William scored his first goal for Thistle on Wednesday, 11th November, 1936, in a 6-1 defeat away to Rangers in the Glasgow Cup.

He scored the last of his 6 goals on Saturday, 13th February, 1937, in a 4-1 win at home to Arbroath in the Scottish Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Monday, 26th April, 1937, in a 1-0 friendly win away to Plymouth Argyle, having appeared as a Jag on 27 occasions.

His club-list included Inverness Thistle, Glentoran and Partick Thistle.

William died in 1991, in Inverness, aged 75. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
20y, 10m, 21d goal.png 11.11.1936 Rangers [a] L1-6 (Glasgow Cup Final replay)
20y, 10m, 24d goal.png 14.11.1936 Celtic [h] D1-1 (SFL First Division - game 16)
20y, 11m, 7d goal.png 28.11.1936 Motherwell [h] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 18)
21y, 0m, 5d goal.png 26.12.1936 Kilmarnock [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 23)
21y, 1m, 9d goal.png 30.01.1937 Ayr United [a] W2-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
21y, 1m, 23d goal.png 13.02.1937 Arbroath [h] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)

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