Wilf Gillow

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Wilf Gillow
Personal information
Full name Wilf B. Gillow
Place of birth Lancashire, England
Date of death March 1944 (aged 51)
Place of death Middlesbrough, England
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1912–1914 Blackpool 25 (3)
Preston North End ? (?)
Fleetwood ? (?)
Grimsby Town ? (?)
Total ? (?)
Teams managed
1924–1932 Grimsby Town
1934–1944 Middlesbrough
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Wilf B. Gillow was an English professional association football player and manager. Gillow also played cricket at county level.

Football career[edit]

Gillow played club football for Blackpool, Preston North End, Fleetwood and Grimsby Town.[1]

Gillow began his coaching career as player-manager at Grimsby Town, and was in charge from 1924 to 1932.[2] He also managed Middlesbrough from March 1934 until his death in March 1944.[1]

Managerial statistics[edit]

Team Nation From To Matches Won Drawn Lost Win %
Grimsby Town  England June 1924 April 1932 355 144 68 143 40.56
Middlesbrough  England March 1934 March 1944| style="text-align:center" |236 92 55 89 38.98

Source:[3]

Cricket career[edit]

Gillow played club cricket for Cleethorpes, and represented Lincolnshire in 1926.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilf Gillow (March 1934 to March 1944)". Middlesbrough F.C. official website. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Wilf Gillow". League Managers Association. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Wilf Gillow management career stats at Soccerbase
  4. ^ "A HISTORY OF CLEETHORPES CRICKET CLUB". Cleethorpes Cricket Club official website. Retrieved 28 October 2010.