Willie Cooper

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Willie Cooper
Personal information
Full name William Cooper
Place of birth Scotland
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928–1948 Aberdeen 347 (2)
National team
1934–1935 Scottish League XI 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Willie Cooper was a professional footballer who played as a full back for Aberdeen.

Cooper played junior football with Mugiemoss before starting his professional career with Aberdeen in 1928. Cooper played almost 400 senior games for Aberdeen in a 20-year career which was temporarily halted by the Second World War in 1939. Two years after resuming his career, he played a large part in Aberdeen's 1947 Scottish Cup run but missed the final through injury. The Scottish Football Association gave Aberdeen permission to award him a winners' medal, despite him not playing.[1] He represented the Scottish League XI twice, before the war.[2]

Honours[edit]

Aberdeen

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Willie Cooper". AFC Heritage Trust. Retrieved 4 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Willie Cooper". Londonhearts.com (London Hearts Supporters' Club). Retrieved 5 December 2011. 

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