Willie McAndrew

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Willie McAndrew
Personal information
Full name William McAndrew[1]
Date of birth 3 September 1887
Place of birth Kirkintilloch, Scotland
Date of death 23 December 1965(1965-12-23) (aged 78)[2]
Playing position Half back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1907–1910 Queen's Park 105 (0)
1910–1920 Clyde 158 (0)
1920–1922 Third Lanark 57 (0)
1922–1923 Dundee Hibernian 0 (0)
National team
1911–1912 Scottish Football League XI 3 (0)
Teams managed
1923 Dundee Hibernian (caretaker)
1925–1946 Hamilton Academical
1947 Dunfermline Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

William McAndrew (3 September 1887 – 23 December 1965) was a Scottish professional footballer and manager. He played for Queen's Park, Clyde, Third Lanark and Dundee Hibernian.[3]

Career[edit]

During his Clyde career, he played for the club in the 1912 Scottish Cup Final and represented the Scottish League three times.[4] After a spell as caretaker player-manager while with Dundee Hibernian,[5][6] McAndrew got his first permanent appointment as a manager with Hamilton Academical in 1925.[7] He remained in the role for 21 years, taking the club to the 1935 Scottish Cup Final as well as a fourth place League finish in the same season.[7] He briefly managed Dunfermline Athletic in 1947.[8]

Personal life[edit]

McAndrew served in the First World War as a lieutenant in the Glasgow Highlanders and was held as a prisoner of war.[8][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "QPFC.com – A Historical Queen's Park FC Website". www.qpfc.com. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Willie McAndrew". worldfootball.net. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  3. ^ Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.
  4. ^ "W McAndrew". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Willie McAndrew – Player Statistics (The Dundee United Football Club Historical Archive)". www.dufcarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Willie McAndrew – Dundee United Managerial Statistics (The DUFC Archive)". www.dufcarchive.co.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  7. ^ a b c "Willie McAndrew 1947 | Club | Former Managers | Dunfermline Athletic Football Club". www.dafc.co.uk. Retrieved 25 December 2018.
  8. ^ a b Rundo, Peter; Watson, Mike (2009). Dundee United – The Official Centenary History. Edinburgh: Birlinn. p. 267. ISBN 978 1 84158 828 5.