William McCann
William McCann
A. Player

probably born in Scotland

William McCann was probably born in Scotland, although his place and date of birth remain unknown to us. *

The forward signed for Thistle on Friday, 20th November, 1896, having most recently been with Abercorn.

He made his first known appearance on Saturday, 5th December, 1896, in a 4-1 win at home to Port Glasgow Athletic in the SFL Second Division.

William scored his only known goal for Thistle on Saturday, 19th December, 1896, in a 2-1 friendly win at home to Vale of Leven.

That goal came in his second (and last known) appearance for the club.

His club-list included Strathclyde, Celtic, Clydebank United, Abercorn, Partick Thistle and Kilsyth Wanderers.

We don't know where or when William died. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 19.12.1896 Vale of Leven [h] W2-1 (Friendly)

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