Wilf Gillow

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Wilf Gillow
Personal information
Full name Wilf B. Gillow
Place of birth Lancashire, England
Date of death March 1944 (aged 51)
Place of death Middlesbrough, England
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1912–1914 Blackpool 25 (3)
Preston North End
Fleetwood
Grimsby Town
Total 25 (3)
Teams managed
1924–1932 Grimsby Town
1934–1944 Middlesbrough
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Wilf B. Gillow was an English professional association football player and manager. Gillow also played cricket at county level.

Football career[edit]

Gillow played club football for Blackpool, Preston North End, Fleetwood and Grimsby Town.[1]

Gillow began his coaching career as player-manager at Grimsby Town, and was in charge from 1924 to 1932.[2] He also managed Middlesbrough from March 1934 until his death in March 1944.[1]

Cricket career[edit]

Gillow played club cricket for Cleethorpes, and represented Lincolnshire in 1926.[3]

Managerial statistics[edit]

Managerial record by team and tenure
Team From To Record Ref
P W D L Win %
Grimsby Town June 1924 April 1932 353 142 68 143 40.2 [4]
Middlesbrough March 1934 March 1944 236 92 55 89 39.0 [4]
Total 589 234 123 232 39.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wilf Gillow (March 1934 to March 1944)". Middlesbrough F.C. official website. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Wilf Gillow". League Managers Association. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "A HISTORY OF CLEETHORPES CRICKET CLUB". Cleethorpes Cricket Club official website. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Managers: Wilf Gillow". Soccerbase. Centurycomm. Retrieved 30 March 2017.