Willie Whittle
Willie Whittle
Willie Whittle
● Willie Whittle, 1914 (DR)

born in Scotland

William Cameron Whittle was born on Wednesday, 9th April, 1890, in Glasgow.

The 5' 8 (13st 0lbs) forward signed for George Easton's Thistle on Tuesday, 1st September, 1914, having most recently been with Kilmarnock.

Aged 24, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 5th September, 1914, in a 4-1 win at home to Motherwell in the SFL First Division.

That day, Willie became a member of our scoring debutant's club, and even added a second for good measure.

He scored the last of his 62 goals on Saturday, 10th January, 1920, in a 3-1 win at home to Airdrieonians in the Scottish Football League.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 17th January, 1920, in a 1-0 defeat away to Motherwell in the Scottish Football League, having clocked up 158 appearances as a Jag.

His club-list included Pollok, Cambuslang Rangers, Bristol Rovers, Third Lanark, Kilmarnock, Partick Thistle, Broxburn United and Alloa Athletic.

Willie died in 1974, in Glasgow, aged 83 or 84. *

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compiled from our All Games criteria.
Age Goal(s) Match
24y, 4m, 27d goal.pnggoal.png 05.09.1914 Motherwell [h] W4-1 (SFL First Division - game 4)
24y, 5m, 17d goal.png 26.09.1914 Rangers [a] W2-0 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
24y, 6m, 1d goal.png 10.10.1914 Clyde [n] D1-1 (Glasgow Cup Final)
24y, 6m, 22d goal.pnggoal.png 31.10.1914 Airdrieonians [h] W4-0 (SFL First Division - game 10)
24y, 6m, 29d goal.png 07.11.1914 Hamilton Academical [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 11)
24y, 7m, 22d goal.png 01.12.1914 Celtic [a] L1-2 (War Fund Shield Quarter Final replay)
24y, 7m, 26d goal.png 05.12.1914 Dumbarton [a] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 15)
24y, 8m, 3d goal.pnggoal.png 12.12.1914 Aberdeen [h] W3-0 (SFL First Division - game 16)
24y, 9m, 0d goal.png 09.01.1915 Celtic [a] L1-6 (SFL First Division - game 22)
24y, 9m, 14d goal.png 23.01.1915 Raith Rovers [a] D2-2 (SFL First Division - game 24)
24y, 9m, 21d goal.pnggoal.png 30.01.1915 Ayr United [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 25)
24y, 9m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 06.02.1915 Dundee [a] W2-1 (SFL First Division - game 26)
24y, 10m, 11d goal.png 20.02.1915 Falkirk [h] W2-0 (SFL First Division - game 28)
24y, 11m, 4d goal.png 13.03.1915 Dumbarton [h] L1-2 (SFL First Division - game 31)
24y, 11m, 25d goal.png 03.04.1915 Morton [h] L1-5 (SFL First Division - game 34)
24y, 11m, 27d goal.png 05.04.1915 Rangers [a] W1-0 (SFL First Division - game 35)
25y, 0m, 1d goal.png 10.04.1915 Hamilton Academical [h] L1-4 (SFL First Division - game 36)
25y, 4m, 12d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 21.08.1915 Morton [h] W3-2 (SFL - game 1)
25y, 5m, 16d goal.png 25.09.1915 Rangers [a] L2-7 (Glasgow Cup Semi Final)
25y, 6m, 28d goal.pnggoal.png 06.11.1915 Airdrieonians [h] W4-1 (SFL - game 11)
25y, 7m, 25d goal.pnggoal.png 04.12.1915 Dundee [h] W2-0 (SFL - game 15)
26y, 0m, 27d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 06.05.1916 Queen's Park [n] W4-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
26y, 4m, 17d goal.pnggoal.pnggoal.png 26.08.1916 Ayr United [h] W3-0 (SFL - game 2)
26y, 10m, 22d goal.png 03.03.1917 Airdrieonians [a] L1-3 (SFL - game 29)
26y, 11m, 22d goal.png 31.03.1917 Aberdeen [h] W4-0 (SFL - game 33)
26y, 11m, 29d goal.png 07.04.1917 St Mirren [a] W2-1 (SFL - game 34)
27y, 0m, 0d goal.png 09.04.1917 Clyde [h] W1-0 (SFL - game 35)
27y, 5m, 20d goal.png 29.09.1917 Hibernian [h] D2-2 (SFL - game 7)
27y, 8m, 13d goal.png 22.12.1917 Queen's Park [h] W5-1 (SFL - game 18)
27y, 8m, 23d goal.png 01.01.1918 Third Lanark [h] L3-5 (SFL - game 20)
27y, 8m, 27d goal.png 05.01.1918 Airdrieonians [h] W2-1 (SFL - game 22)
27y, 10m, 7d goal.png 16.02.1918 Falkirk [a] D1-1 (SFL - game 26)
27y, 10m, 21d goal.png 02.03.1918 Morton [a] W3-1 (SFL - game 28)
28y, 1m, 2d goal.png 11.05.1918 Rangers [n] W2-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Quarter Final)
28y, 1m, 9d goal.pnggoal.png 18.05.1918 Clyde [n] W4-0 (Glasgow Charity Cup Semi Final)
28y, 4m, 15d goal.png 24.08.1918 Clydebank FC [h] W3-1 (SFL - game 2)
28y, 5m, 21d goal.png 30.09.1918 Clyde [h] D1-1 (SFL - game 7)
28y, 5m, 26d goal.png 05.10.1918 Falkirk [h] W4-2 (SFL - game 8)
28y, 6m, 17d goal.png 26.10.1918 Kilmarnock [a] W3-0 (SFL - game 11)
28y, 6m, 24d goal.png 02.11.1918 Queen's Park [h] W2-1 (SFL - game 12)
28y, 8m, 5d goal.png 14.12.1918 Heart of Midlothian [h] W3-1 (SFL - game 16)
28y, 8m, 19d goal.png 28.12.1918 St Mirren [h] W5-1 (SFL - game 18)
28y, 9m, 9d goal.png 18.01.1919 Hibernian [a] W2-0 (SFL - game 23)
28y, 9m, 30d goal.png 08.02.1919 Queen's Park [a] L3-4 (SFL - game 26)
28y, 10m, 20d goal.png 01.03.1919 Renton [h] W4-3 (Victory Cup 1st Round)
29y, 0m, 10d goal.png 19.04.1919 St Mirren [a] D1-1 (SFL - game 33)
29y, 4m, 7d goal.png 16.08.1919 Morton [h] D1-1 (SFL - game 1)
29y, 9m, 1d goal.png 10.01.1920 Airdrieonians [h] W3-1 (SFL - game 25)

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