Willie Paul
Willie Paul
see also: Willie Paul (match official) →
Willie Paul
• Willie Paul (EY)

born in Scotland

William Paul was born on Wednesday, 7th February, 1866, in Partick, Glasgow.

The 6' 2 forward joined Thistle in 1884, having most recently been with Partick Elm.

Aged 18, he made his first known appearance on Saturday, 27th December, 1884, in a 2-1 friendly win at home to Kilmarnock Athletic.

Willie scored his first two known goals for Thistle on Saturday, 31st January, 1885, in a 5-0 friendly win at home to Kilmarnock Athletic.

He scored the last of his 235 known goals on Saturday, 15th September, 1900, in a 2-0 win at home to Normal Athletic in the Glasgow Cup.

He played his last known game for the club on Saturday, 23rd February, 1901, in a 2-1 defeat away to Port Glasgow Athletic in the Western League, having clocked up (at least) a mighty 408 appearances for the Thistle.

His club-list included Partick Elm, Partick Thistle, Queen's Park, Clydesdale Harriers, Kilsyth Wanderers, Cowlairs and Mossend Swifts.

Willie died on Monday, 23rd October, 1911, in Govan, Glasgow, aged 45.

Willie Paul's Summary Totals
appearances position won drew lost goals
League 106 49 10 47 70
Competitive 217 93 21 103 131
All Games 408 193 44 171 235

compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
18y, 11m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 31.01.1885 Kilmarnock Athletic [h] W5-0 (Friendly)
20y, 7m, 18d goal.png 25.09.1886 Cambuslang [h] L1-3 (Friendly)
20y, 7m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 02.10.1886 Battlefield [h] W6-4 (Friendly)
20y, 8m, 2d goal.png 09.10.1886 Morton [h] L2-3 (Friendly)
20y, 8m, 9d goal.png 16.10.1886 Airdrieonians [a] W2-0 (Friendly)
20y, 8m, 16d goal.pnggoal.png 23.10.1886 Blackburn Olympic [a] W3-1 (FA Cup 1st Round)
20y, 9m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 20.11.1886 Fleetwood Rangers [h] W7-0 (FA Cup 2nd Round)
20y, 9m, 27d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 04.12.1886 Cliftonville [a] W11-1 (FA Cup 3rd Round)
21y, 0m, 5d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 12.02.1887 St Mirren [h] W8-0 (Friendly)
21y, 0m, 19d goal.png 26.02.1887 Airdrieonians [h] W3-2 (Friendly)
21y, 0m, 26d goal.png 05.03.1887 Abercorn [h] L2-3 (Friendly)
21y, 1m, 5d goal.png 12.03.1887 Clyde [h] W11-1 (Friendly)
21y, 1m, 12d goal.png 19.03.1887 Thornliebank [h] W4-2 (Friendly)
21y, 2m, 9d goal.png 16.04.1887 Glasgow Thistle [a] W3-2 (Friendly)
21y, 3m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 09.05.1887 Church [h] W5-3 (Friendly)
21y, 6m, 3d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 10.08.1887 Shettleston [a] W4-1 (Friendly)
21y, 8m, 1d goal.png 08.10.1887 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L1-3 (Friendly)
21y, 8m, 8d goal.png 15.10.1887 Dumbarton [h] W4-3 (Friendly)
21y, 9m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 12.11.1887 Kilmarnock [a] W4-1 (Scottish Cup 4th Round replay)
21y, 9m, 12d goal.png 19.11.1887 Airdrieonians [a] W4-3 (Friendly)
21y, 10m, 27d goal.png 03.01.1888 Sunderland [a] W4-2 (Friendly)
21y, 11m, 0d goal.png 07.01.1888 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W6-0 (Friendly)
21y, 11m, 14d goal.png 21.01.1888 3rd L.R.V. [h] W1-0 (Friendly)
22y, 0m, 4d goal.png 11.02.1888 Cambuslang [h] L1-2 (Friendly)
22y, 0m, 25d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.03.1888 Morton [h] W6-2 (Friendly)
22y, 2m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 14.04.1888 Kilbirnie [a] W4-2 (Friendly)
22y, 6m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 18.08.1888 Cowlairs [a] L2-6 (Friendly)
22y, 7m, 15d goal.pnggoal.png 22.09.1888 Hibernian [h] W4-2 (Friendly)
22y, 7m, 22d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 29.09.1888 Ulster [a] W12-1 (Friendly)
22y, 7m, 29d goal.png 06.10.1888 3rd L.R.V. [a] D2-2 (Friendly)
22y, 8m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 13.10.1888 Rangers [h] W2-0 (Friendly)
22y, 8m, 20d goal.png 27.10.1888 Vale of Leven [a] W4-3 (Friendly)
22y, 9m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 10.11.1888 3rd L.R.V. [a] W2-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
22y, 11m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 12.01.1889 Northern [a] L2-4 (Friendly)
22y, 11m, 19d goal.png 26.01.1889 Albion Rovers [h] W7-6 (Friendly)
23y, 0m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 09.02.1889 Rangers [a] W4-2 (Friendly)
23y, 1m, 2d goal.png 09.03.1889 Cambuslang [h] W3-0 (Friendly)
23y, 1m, 9d goal.png 16.03.1889 Renton [a] L1-3 (Friendly)
23y, 7m, 14d goal.png 21.09.1889 Summerton Athletic [a] W4-1 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
23y, 7m, 28d goal.png 05.10.1889 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
23y, 8m, 12d goal.pnggoal.png 19.10.1889 Glasgow Hibernians [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
23y, 8m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 02.11.1889 Queen's Park [a] L3-6 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
23y, 10m, 26d goal.png 02.01.1890 Victoria United [a] W2-0 (Friendly)
23y, 11m, 4d goal.png 11.01.1890 Kilbirnie [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
23y, 11m, 11d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 18.01.1890 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] W9-2 (Friendly)
24y, 0m, 15d goal.png 22.02.1890 Clyde [h] W8-1 (Friendly)
24y, 2m, 5d goal.png 12.04.1890 St Mirren [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
24y, 2m, 12d goal.pnggoal.png 19.04.1890 Renton [h] W4-0 (Friendly)
24y, 10m, 6d goal.png 13.12.1890 Rangers [h] D1-1 (Friendly)
24y, 10m, 25d goal.png 01.01.1891 Bootle [a] D2-2 (Friendly)
25y, 1m, 23d goal.png 30.03.1891 Ardwick [a] D3-3 (Friendly)
25y, 6m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 08.08.1891 Ayr [h] W3-2 (Scottish Alliance - game 1)
25y, 6m, 29d goal.png 05.09.1891 Glasgow Wanderers [a] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Preliminary Round)
25y, 7m, 26d goal.png 03.10.1891 Cathcart [h] W5-0 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round replay)
26y, 0m, 27d goal.png 05.03.1892 East Stirlingshire [h] W5-0 (Scottish Alliance - game 17)
26y, 1m, 5d goal.pnggoal.png 12.03.1892 Northern [h] W7-3 (Scottish Alliance - game 18)
26y, 2m, 16d goal.png 23.04.1892 King's Park [a] W3-2 (Scottish Alliance - game 21)
26y, 5m, 30d goal.png 06.08.1892 Celtic [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
26y, 6m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 13.08.1892 Third Lanark [a] L2-6 (Friendly)
26y, 6m, 13d goal.png 20.08.1892 Kilmarnock [a] L2-6 (Scottish Alliance - game 1)
26y, 6m, 20d goal.png 27.08.1892 St Bernard's [h] L3-4 (Scottish Alliance - game 2)
26y, 8m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 08.10.1892 Cowlairs [a] L3-8 (Scottish Alliance - game 5)
26y, 8m, 8d goal.png 15.10.1892 Motherwell [h] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 3rd Preliminary Round)
26y, 8m, 15d goal.png 22.10.1892 Motherwell [a] D3-3 (Scottish Cup 3rd Preliminary Round replay) both sides progressed
26y, 8m, 29d goal.png 05.11.1892 Broxburn Shamrock [a] L3-4 (Scottish Cup 4th Preliminary Round)
26y, 9m, 19d goal.png 26.11.1892 Battlefield [a] D1-1 (Friendly)
26y, 10m, 10d goal.png 17.12.1892 Battlefield [h] W1-0 (Friendly)
26y, 10m, 24d goal.pnggoal.png 31.12.1892 Cliftonville [a] W5-3 (Friendly)
26y, 10m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 02.01.1893 Belfast Zingari [a] W3-1 (Friendly)
26y, 11m, 14d goal.png 21.01.1893 Airdrieonians [h] W6-3 (Scottish Alliance - game 6)
27y, 0m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 18.02.1893 Linthouse [h] W5-2 (Scottish Alliance - game 9)
27y, 6m, 12d goal.pnggoal.png 19.08.1893 Morton [a] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 1)
27y, 7m, 2d goal.png 09.09.1893 Airdrieonians [a] L1-3 (Scottish Cup 1st Preliminary Round replay)
27y, 7m, 9d goal.png 16.09.1893 Glasgow Thistle [a] L1-2 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
27y, 8m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 14.10.1893 Morton [h] W5-2 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
27y, 8m, 28d goal.png 04.11.1893 Motherwell [a] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
27y, 10m, 2d goal.png 09.12.1893 Battlefield [h] D4-4 (Friendly)
27y, 10m, 16d goal.png 23.12.1893 Northern [a] L1-2 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
27y, 10m, 23d goal.png 30.12.1893 Victoria United [a] W5-4 (Friendly)
27y, 10m, 25d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1894 Peterhead [a] W10-1 (Friendly)
28y, 0m, 3d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 10.02.1894 Abercorn [a] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
28y, 0m, 10d goal.png 17.02.1894 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W5-0 (Friendly)
28y, 1m, 3d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 10.03.1894 Glasgow Thistle [h] W13-1 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
28y, 1m, 24d goal.png 31.03.1894 Hibernian [h] L1-7 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
28y, 2m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 14.04.1894 Linthouse [a] W5-1 (Friendly)
28y, 3m, 9d goal.png 16.05.1894 Johnstone [n] W6-1 (Greenock Charity Cup Quarter Final)
28y, 4m, 6d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 13.06.1894 Govan Select [h] L4-5 (Whiteinch Orphanage Benefit)
28y, 6m, 25d goal.png 01.09.1894 Royal Albert [h] W6-1 (Scottish Cup 1st Preliminary Round)
28y, 7m, 1d goal.pnggoal.png 08.09.1894 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L2-6 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
28y, 7m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 29.09.1894 Morton [h] D4-4 (SFL Second Division - game 4)
28y, 8m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 20.10.1894 Renton [h] W4-1 (Friendly)
28y, 9m, 17d goal.pnggoal.png 24.11.1894 Morton [a] L2-4 (SFL Second Division - game 6)
28y, 10m, 8d goal.png 15.12.1894 Cowlairs [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
28y, 10m, 15d goal.png 22.12.1894 Airdrieonians [h] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 8)
29y, 1m, 2d goal.png 09.03.1895 Dundee Wanderers [a] L5-6 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
29y, 2m, 20d goal.png 27.04.1895 Neilston [h] W6-0 (Friendly)
29y, 3m, 11d goal.png 18.05.1895 Renton [a] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 17)
29y, 3m, 18d goal.png 25.05.1895 Port Glasgow Athletic [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
29y, 7m, 14d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 21.09.1895 Airdrieonians [h] W5-1 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd Round)
29y, 7m, 21d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 28.09.1895 Cameronians [h] W15-0 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
29y, 7m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 05.10.1895 Linthouse [a] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 4)
29y, 8m, 12d goal.png 19.10.1895 Cowlairs [h] W6-1 (Glasgow Cup Quarter Final)
29y, 9m, 16d goal.png 23.11.1895 Renton [h] L1-2 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
29y, 10m, 26d goal.pnggoal.png 02.01.1896 Dundee [a] W3-0 (Friendly)
29y, 11m, 4d goal.pnggoal.png 11.01.1896 Motherwell [a] D3-3 (SFL Second Division - game 10)
29y, 11m, 11d goal.pnggoal.png 18.01.1896 Morton [h] W4-1 (SFL Second Division - game 11)
29y, 11m, 18d goal.png 25.01.1896 Heart of Midlothian 'A' [h] W5-2 (Friendly)
30y, 0m, 8d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 15.02.1896 Abercorn [a] W4-3 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
30y, 0m, 15d goal.png 22.02.1896 Leith Athletic [h] L3-5 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
30y, 1m, 0d goal.png 07.03.1896 Airdrieonians [a] L2-4 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
30y, 6m, 8d goal.png 15.08.1896 Dumbarton [a] D2-2 (SFL Second Division - game 1)
30y, 6m, 29d goal.png 05.09.1896 Renton [h] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 3)
30y, 7m, 5d goal.png 12.09.1896 Linthouse [h] D1-1 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Round)
30y, 7m, 12d goal.png 19.09.1896 Linthouse [a] W5-3 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Round replay)
30y, 7m, 26d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 03.10.1896 Cameronians [h] W4-1 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)
30y, 9m, 0d goal.png 07.11.1896 Kilmarnock [h] L2-5 (Scottish Qualifying Cup 4th Round)
30y, 9m, 7d goal.pnggoal.png 14.11.1896 Dumbarton [h] W6-1 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
30y, 9m, 14d goal.png 21.11.1896 Linthouse [h] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 6)
30y, 9m, 21d goal.png 28.11.1896 Airdrieonians [a] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
31y, 0m, 6d goal.pnggoal.png 13.02.1897 Motherwell [a] W6-0 (SFL Second Division - game 12)
31y, 0m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 20.02.1897 Motherwell [h] W6-2 (SFL Second Division - game 13)
31y, 0m, 20d goal.png 27.02.1897 Linthouse [a] W5-3 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
31y, 0m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 06.03.1897 Airdrieonians [h] W6-2 (Friendly)
31y, 1m, 13d goal.pnggoal.png 20.03.1897 Leith Athletic [h] W5-0 (SFL Second Division - game 15)
31y, 1m, 20d goal.pnggoal.png 27.03.1897 Kilmarnock [a] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 16)
31y, 6m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 04.09.1897 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-2 (SFL First Division - game 1)
31y, 7m, 18d goal.png 25.09.1897 Dundee [h] W3-1 (SFL First Division - game 3)
31y, 10m, 4d goal.png 11.12.1897 Celtic [h] L3-6 (SFL First Division - game 13)
31y, 10m, 11d goal.png 18.12.1897 Linthouse [h] W1-0 (Friendly)
31y, 10m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 01.01.1898 Third Lanark [h] W5-2 (SFL First Division - game 15)
32y, 1m, 12d goal.png 19.03.1898 St Mirren [h] W3-0 (Friendly)
32y, 2m, 2d goal.png 09.04.1898 St Mirren [a] L1-3 (Friendly)
32y, 7m, 24d goal.png 01.10.1898 Dundee [a] L1-5 (SFL First Division - game 6)
32y, 9m, 5d goal.png 12.11.1898 St Mirren [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 12)
32y, 9m, 26d goal.png 03.12.1898 Celtic [h] L3-8 (SFL First Division - game 14)
32y, 11m, 7d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 14.01.1899 Irvine [h] W5-0 (Scottish Cup 1st Round)
33y, 0m, 4d goal.pnggoal.png 11.02.1899 Morton [h] D2-2 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round)
33y, 0m, 11d goal.png 18.02.1899 Morton [a] W2-1 (Scottish Cup 2nd Round replay)
33y, 1m, 11d goal.png 18.03.1899 Rangers [a] L1-4 (Glasgow League - game 4)
33y, 6m, 8d goal.png 15.08.1899 Clyde [h] L3-4 (Friendly)
33y, 6m, 12d goal.png 19.08.1899 Motherwell [a] W3-1 (SFL Second Division - game 1)
33y, 6m, 19d goal.png 26.08.1899 Morton [h] W2-1 (SFL Second Division - game 2)
33y, 7m, 16d goal.png 23.09.1899 Ayr [h] W4-1 (SFL Second Division - game 5)
33y, 8m, 0d goal.png 07.10.1899 Airdrieonians [h] W3-2 (SFL Second Division - game 7)
33y, 8m, 7d goal.png 14.10.1899 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L1-4 (SFL Second Division - game 8)
33y, 10m, 2d goal.pnggoal.png 09.12.1899 Linthouse [h] W8-1 (SFL Second Division - game 14)
33y, 10m, 26d goal.png 02.01.1900 Orion [a] W8-3 (Friendly)
34y, 1m, 17d goal.pnggoal.png 24.03.1900 Abercorn [h] W5-3 (SFL Second Division - game 17)
34y, 1m, 24d goal.png 31.03.1900 Hamilton Academical [a] W4-2 (SFL Second Division - game 18)
34y, 2m, 28d goal.png 05.05.1900 Port Glasgow Athletic [a] L2-3 (Western League - game 9)
34y, 3m, 5d goal.png 12.05.1900 St Bernard's [h] D1-1 (Friendly)
34y, 3m, 8d goal.png 15.05.1900 Galston [h] W3-2 (Friendly)
34y, 6m, 25d goal.png 01.09.1900 King's Park [a] W4-0 (Friendly)
34y, 7m, 8d goal.png 15.09.1900 Normal Athletic [h] W2-0 (Glasgow Cup 1st Round)

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