William Wallace

William Wallace
William Wallace
● William Wallace (ANC)

born in Scotland

William Wallace was born on Saturday, 16th October, 1875, in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute.

The goalkeeper joined Thistle for a trial period in February, 1900, having most recently been with Third Lanark.

Aged 19, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 10th March, 1900, in a 1-0 friendly win away to East Stirlingshire.

In doing so, William joined the goalies' clean-sheet debutant's club.

He kept his second and last clean-sheet on Saturday, 17th March, 1900, in a 4-0 win away to Clyde in the Western League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 31st March, 1900, in a 4-2 win away to Hamilton Academical in the SFL Second Division, having appeared as a Jag on 4 occasions.

His club-list included Dunoon, Morton, Port Glasgow Athletic, Third Lanark, Partick Thistle, Heart of Midlothian, Abercorn and Rangers.

William died on Wednesday, 9th May, 1934, in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, aged 58.

compiled from our All Games criteria.
# Age Clean-Sheet Match
1 24y, 4m, 23d clean-sheet 10.03.1900 East Stirlingshire [a] W1-0 (Friendly)
2 24y, 5m, 1d clean-sheet 17.03.1900 Clyde [a] W4-0 (Western League - game 5)
William Wallace's clean-sheet ratio
2/4 ← success rate → 50.0%
Thistle's clean-sheet ratio
1545/6656 ← success rate → 23.2%
@ 25-Jun-2022

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