|Birth name||William Henry Cail|
|Date of birth||28 February 1849|
|Place of birth||Gateshead|
|Date of death||25 November 1925|
|Place of death||Newcastle upon Tyne|
William Cail established the Northern Football Club. In 1892 he was elected president of the Rugby Football Union. In 1894 William Cail became treasurer of the RFU. His influence was important when the Rugby Football Union purchased the Twickenham ground. William Cail was head coach of the British and Irish Lions during the 1910 British Lions tour to South Africa.
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