Bill Patterson (footballer)

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Bill Patterson
Personal information
Full name William G. Patterson
Date of birth 15 September 1888
Date of death 17 September 1956(1956-09-17) (aged 68)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1911–1912 St Kilda 11 (0)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1938 St Kilda 1 (0–1–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1912.
Sources: AFL Tables,

William 'Bill' Patterson (15 September 1888 – 17 September 1956)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for the St Kilda Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Patterson made 11 appearances for St Kilda, with the only win coming against University. Following his retirement from football, Patterson became head trainer of St Kilda[2] and during the 1938 VFL season he took over from Ansell Clarke as coach of St Kilda for a game against North Melbourne at Arden Street.[2] St Kilda lost 12.11 (83) to 7.15 (57).


  1. ^ "Bill Patterson - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Main, Jim. "Encyclopedia of AFL Coaches, The". Bas Publishing. Bas Publishing. Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  • Bill Patterson's statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.