Willie Gibson (footballer, born 1898)

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Willie Gibson
Personal information
Full name William Gibson
Date of birth (1898-07-21)21 July 1898
Place of birth Larkhall, Scotland
Playing position Left half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ayr United
1923–1929 Newcastle United 124 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Willie" Gibson (born 21 July 1898) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as a left half.


Born in Larkhall, Gibson played for Ayr United, before moving to Newcastle United, where he made over 120 appearances in the Football League.[1]

Gibson was trainer of Queen's Park from 1946 until 1963.[2]

Personal life[edit]

His father Neilly and brothers Neil and James were also footballers.[1]