Willie Lyon

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Willie Lyon
Personal information
Full name William Lyon
Date of birth 7 March 1912
Place of birth Birkenhead, England
Date of death 5 December 1962(1962-12-05) (aged 50)
Place of death Manchester, England
Playing position Centre-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
–1935 Queens Park
1935-1940 Celtic 146 (16)
National team
1938 Scottish League XI[1] 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Willie Lyon (7 March 1912 – 5 December 1962) was a professional footballer, who played for Celtic and Queens Park. He was a Centre-half and was made captain of Celtic. He won the Scottish league championship in 1936 and 1938 and the Scottish Cup in 1937.[2]


Preceded by
Bobby Hogg
Celtic F.C. captain
Succeeded by
Official football suspended for WW2