Willie Newall
Willie Newall
Willie Newall
● Willie Newall, 1945 (SD)

born in Scotland

William Newall was born on Monday, 25th October, 1920, in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

The 5' 5 (12st 0lbs) forward signed for Donald Turner's Thistle on Friday, 29th April, 1938, having most recently been with Twechar United.

Aged 18, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 16th September, 1939, in a 3-1 friendly defeat away to Clyde.

That day, Willie became a member of our scoring debutant's club.

He scored the last of his 106 goals on Saturday, 3rd March, 1945, in a 2-0 win at home to Clyde in the Southern League Cup.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 17th March, 1945, in a 2-1 defeat at home to Falkirk in the Southern League Cup, having clocked up 146 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Twechar United, Partick Thistle, Morton and Stenhousemuir.

Willie died in December, 2002, in Dalmellington, East Ayrshire, aged 82. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 10m, 22d goal.png 16.09.1939 Clyde [a] L1-3 (Friendly)
18y, 11m, 1d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 26.09.1939 Glasgow Highlanders [h] W11-3 (Friendly)
19y, 3m, 23d goal.png 17.02.1940 Albion Rovers [a] L2-4 (Regional League, Western Division - game 15)
19y, 5m, 16d goal.png 10.04.1940 Queen's Park [h] W6-0 (Regional League, Western Division - game 22)
19y, 5m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 20.04.1940 Third Lanark [h] W4-1 (Regional League, Western Division - game 24)
19y, 5m, 30d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 24.04.1940 Kilmarnock [h] W5-2 (Regional League, Western Division - game 25)
20y, 0m, 1d goal.png 26.10.1940 Airdrieonians [h] D3-3 (Southern League - game 12)
20y, 1m, 19d goal.png 14.12.1940 Rangers [h] L1-4 (Southern League - game 18)
20y, 1m, 26d goal.png 21.12.1940 Heart of Midlothian [a] L1-2 (Southern League - game 19)
20y, 2m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 28.12.1940 Morton [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 20)
20y, 2m, 10d goal.png 04.01.1941 Queen's Park [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 21)
20y, 3m, 0d goal.pnggoal.png 25.01.1941 Falkirk [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 24)
20y, 3m, 7d goal.png 01.02.1941 Airdrieonians [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 25)
20y, 3m, 28d goal.png 22.02.1941 St Mirren [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 28)
20y, 6m, 25d goal.png 20.05.1941 Clyde [h] W7-5 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 6m, 29d goal.pnggoal.png 24.05.1941 Celtic [a] W2-1 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
20y, 9m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 09.08.1941 Albion Rovers [a] D2-2 (Southern League - game 1)
20y, 10m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 27.08.1941 Queen's Park [h] W5-3 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
20y, 10m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 30.08.1941 Morton [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 4)
20y, 10m, 12d goal.pnggoal.png 06.09.1941 Clyde [a] L2-4 (Southern League - game 5)
20y, 10m, 19d goal.png 13.09.1941 Queen's Park [h] L2-3 (Southern League - game 6)
20y, 10m, 26d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 20.09.1941 Dumbarton [a] W7-2 (Southern League - game 7)
20y, 11m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 27.09.1941 Hamilton Academical [h] W7-0 (Southern League - game 8)
20y, 11m, 16d goal.png 11.10.1941 Airdrieonians [a] L3-4 (Southern League - game 10)
20y, 11m, 23d goal.pnggoal.png 18.10.1941 Third Lanark [h] W7-2 (Southern League - game 11)
21y, 0m, 0d goal.png 25.10.1941 Celtic [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 12)
21y, 0m, 21d goal.png 15.11.1941 Motherwell [a] L1-6 (Southern League - game 15)
21y, 0m, 28d goal.png 22.11.1941 Albion Rovers [h] W5-1 (Southern League - game 16)
21y, 1m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 06.12.1941 Heart of Midlothian [h] W2-1 (Southern League - game 18)
21y, 1m, 18d goal.png 13.12.1941 Morton [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 19)
21y, 1m, 25d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 20.12.1941 Dumbarton [h] W4-3 (Southern League - game 20)
21y, 2m, 2d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 27.12.1941 Hamilton Academical [a] W6-3 (Southern League - game 21)
21y, 4m, 17d goal.png 14.03.1942 Albion Rovers [h] W5-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 2)
21y, 4m, 24d goal.png 21.03.1942 Clyde [h] D1-1 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 3)
21y, 5m, 3d goal.png 28.03.1942 Airdrieonians [a] W3-2 (Southern League Cup Section 3 - game 4)
21y, 6m, 0d goal.png 25.04.1942 Morton [n] D1-1 (Southern League Cup Semi Final)
21y, 6m, 14d goal.png 09.05.1942 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (Southern League - game 30)
21y, 9m, 14d goal.png 08.08.1942 Heart of Midlothian [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 1)
21y, 10m, 4d goal.png 29.08.1942 Queen's Park [a] W3-2 (Southern League - game 4)
21y, 10m, 25d goal.png 19.09.1942 Falkirk [a] L1-2 (Southern League - game 6)
21y, 11m, 8d goal.png 03.10.1942 Celtic [h] L2-3 (Southern League - game 8)
22y, 0m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 07.11.1942 Albion Rovers [h] W6-2 (Southern League - game 13)
22y, 2m, 15d goal.png 09.01.1943 Airdrieonians [a] W5-3 (Southern League - game 23)
22y, 2m, 29d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 23.01.1943 St Mirren [h] W8-1 (Southern League - game 25)
22y, 3m, 5d goal.png 30.01.1943 Hibernian [h] L1-5 (Southern League - game 26)
22y, 4m, 9d goal.png 06.03.1943 Third Lanark [a] L2-3 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 2)
22y, 4m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 13.03.1943 Motherwell [h] W5-1 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 3)
22y, 5m, 2d goal.png 27.03.1943 Third Lanark [h] D1-1 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 5)
22y, 5m, 9d goal.png 03.04.1943 Motherwell [a] W3-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 6)
22y, 9m, 20d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 14.08.1943 Heart of Midlothian [a] W3-2 (Southern League - game 1)
22y, 9m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 21.08.1943 Hamilton Academical [h] D2-2 (Southern League - game 2)
22y, 10m, 3d goal.png 28.08.1943 Celtic [a] W3-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
22y, 10m, 24d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 18.09.1943 Albion Rovers [h] W4-0 (Southern League - game 5)
22y, 11m, 14d goal.pnggoal.png 09.10.1943 Celtic [a] W5-4 (Southern League - game 8)
22y, 11m, 21d goal.png 16.10.1943 Falkirk [a] L3-4 (Southern League - game 9)
22y, 11m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 23.10.1943 Airdrieonians [h] W6-1 (Southern League - game 10)
23y, 0m, 5d goal.png 30.10.1943 Motherwell [a] D2-2 (Southern League - game 11)
23y, 0m, 19d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 13.11.1943 Third Lanark [h] W6-1 (Southern League - game 13)
23y, 1m, 9d goal.png 04.12.1943 Hamilton Academical [a] L1-3 (Southern League - game 16)
23y, 2m, 7d goal.png 01.01.1944 Clyde [h] W3-2 (Southern League - game 20)
23y, 2m, 21d goal.png 15.01.1944 Dumbarton [a] D2-2 (Southern League - game 23)
23y, 2m, 28d goal.png 22.01.1944 Celtic [h] L1-2 (Southern League - game 24)
23y, 4m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 11.03.1944 Hamilton Academical [a] W3-1 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 2)
24y, 1m, 21d goal.png 16.12.1944 Albion Rovers [h] W4-1 (Southern League - game 18)
24y, 3m, 23d goal.png 17.02.1945 Third Lanark [h] L2-6 (Southern League - game 26)
24y, 4m, 6d goal.png 03.03.1945 Clyde [h] W2-0 (Southern League Cup Section B - game 2)

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