Bill Cranston

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William "Bill" Cranston (born 18 January 1942 in Kilmarnock) is a Scottish former professional footballer who represented Blackpool, Preston North End and Oldham Athletic throughout his career.

Cranston was a centre back who began his career at Blackpool, making 33 league appearances between 1961 and 1965. He joined Preston North End during the 1964-65 season and made 87 League appearances and scored 1 goal for the Deepdale club. He was named the club's Official Player of the Year in 1969-70 despite only making 16 appearances that season. He moved to Oldham Athletic in 1970.

Cranston is now a maintenance officer at Burnley Police Station.

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