Gordon Wills

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Gordon Wills
Personal information
Full name Gordon Francis Wills
Date of birth (1934-04-24)24 April 1934
Place of birth Wednesbury, England
Date of death 10 January 2018(2018-01-10) (aged 83)
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1951–1953 Wolves 1 (0)
1953–1958 Notts County 170 (47)
1958–1962 Leicester City 128 (33 [1])
1962–1965 Walsall 1 (1)
Total 300 (81)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Gordon Wills (24 April 1934 – 10 January 2018)[2][3] was a professional footballer who played for Wolves,[4] Notts County, Leicester City[5] and Walsall as an attacking midfielder. He played in the Cup Winners Cup[6] for Leicester City.

Club career[edit]

Wolverhampton Wanderers[edit]

Notts County[edit]

Leicester City[edit]

Walsall[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Division Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
England League FA Cup League Cup Europe Total
Wolves First Division 1951–52 0 0 0 0 0 0
1952–53 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 1 0
Notts County Second Division 1953–54 19 3 0 0 19 3
1954–55 36 10 0 0 36 10
1955–56 32 5 0 0 32 5
1956–57 41 19 0 0 41 19
1957–58 42 10 0 0 42 10
Total 170 47 0 0 170 47
Leicester City First Division 1958–59 22 2 0 0 22 2
1959–60 39 11 4 1 43 12
1960–61 28 10 5 1 2 0 35 11
1961–62 22 7 1 0 1 0 4 1 28 8
Total 111 30 10 2 3 0 4 1 128 33
Career Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Personal life[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gordon Wills". 11v11.com. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  2. ^ "Football : Gordon Wills". Footballdatabase.eu. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  3. ^ Gordon Wills: 1934-2018
  4. ^ "Wolves Heroes » Blog Archive » The Leicester Connection". Wolvesheroes.com. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  5. ^ "Gordon Wills - Leicester City career stats - FoxesHistory". Foxestalk.co.uk. Archived from the original on 2016-03-05. Retrieved 2015-12-09.
  6. ^ "Gordon Wills". Leballonrond.fr. Retrieved 2015-12-09.