Willie Mills

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Willie Mills
Personal information
Full name William Mills
Date of birth (1915-01-28)28 January 1915
Place of birth Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Date of death 1991 (aged 75–76)
Place of death Aberdeen, Scotland
Playing position Inside forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1937 Aberdeen 183 (102)
1937–1939 Huddersfield Town 27 (7)
1939–1940 Dumbarton (wartime guest)[1] 7 (4)
Clyde
Lossiemouth
Huntly
National team
1935–1936 Scotland 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Willie" Mills (28 January 1915 – 1991) was a professional footballer, who played for Aberdeen, Huddersfield Town, Dumbarton and Clyde. He was born in Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Mills was signed by Aberdeen from junior club Bridgeton Waverley in 1932.[2] He entered their first team almost immediately, aged 17.[2] Mills was primarily a creative player, but also scored frequently and was the club's top goalscorer in the 1933–34 season.[2] Mills represented Scotland three times between October 1935 and December 1936.[2][3]

He was transferred to Huddersfield Town in March 1938 for £6,500.[2] Mills did not stay long in English football, however, as the Second World War curtailed league play.[2] After the war concluded he played in the Highland Football League for Lossiemouth and Huntly.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "Willie Mills". www.afc.co.uk. Aberdeen FC. 13 February 2007. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "William Mills". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 9 September 2012. 
Sources
  • 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History