William McDonald [ii]
William McDonald [ii]
William McDonald [ii]
● William McDonald, 1911 (SR)

probably born in Scotland

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

The midfielder signed for George Easton's Thistle on Wednesday, 1st December, 1909, having most recently been with Maryhill.

He made his debut appearance on Saturday, 25th December, 1909, in a 3-1 win at home to Hibernian in the SFL First Division.

William scored his first goal for Thistle on Saturday, 15th April, 1911, in a 6-1 friendly win at home to East Stirlingshire.

He scored his second and last goal on Wednesday, 3rd January, 1912, in a 5-3 defeat away to St Mirren in a Benefit match.

That turned out to be his last game for the club, having appeared as a Jag on 49 occasions.

His club-list included Maryhill, Partick Thistle, St Mirren and Vale of Leven.

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

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Goal(s) Match
goal.png 15.04.1911 East Stirlingshire [h] W6-1 (Friendly)
goal.png 03.01.1912 St Mirren [a] L3-5 (Tom Paton Benefit)

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