Bill Murray (footballer, born 1901)

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Bill Murray (born 10 June 1901, date of death unknown) was a football player and manager for Sunderland A.F.C.. He was born in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Managerial career[edit]

Murray having formerly played for Sunderland for 10 seasons, was appointed manager of the club in 1 March 1939 and went on to lead the side for 18 seasons, a record at Sunderland. During his managerial time at Sunderland, he failed to win a trophy, whilst disrupted by the 2nd World War. He managed the Wearside club for 512 games and was eventually replaced by Alan Brown in 1957.