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About Willie Groves:

Born: August 20, 1868: Hutchesontown (Glasgow), Scotland.
Passed away: February 13, 1908: Denaby Colliery, England.

Position: Left half or centre forward.

Height: (5ft. 9½in);
Weight: (11st. 1lb.).

Career:
Hibernian: 1884.
Celtic: Signed: August, 1888.
* 1888-89: 9-0 (FA Cup);
* 1889-90: 2-0 (FA Cup);
* 1890-91: 2-2 (Scottish League); 4-2 (FA Cup);
West Bromwich Albion: Signed: October 25, 1890.
* 1890-91: 8-1 (Football League); 3-1 (FA Cup);
* 1891-92: 20-3 (Football League); 5-1 (FA Cup);
* 1892-93: 30-3 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup).
Aston Villa: Signed: Signed: September, 1893.
* 1893-94: 22-3 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup).
Hibernian: Signed: August 29, 1895.
* 1895-96: 5-1 (Scottish League 1); 3-3 (FA Cup);
* 1896-97: 0-0 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Celtic: Signed: November 29, 1896.
* 1896-97: 2-1 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Rushden: Signed: 1898.

Merits:
Scotland A 3-4: (v. Wales: March 10, 1888 ‘1g’; v. Ireland: March 9, 1889 ‘3g’; v. England: April 5, 1890).
Scotland A Trial 4-0: (March 5, 1887; February 18, 1888; March 1, 1890; March 8, 1890).
Edinburgh Select XI 6-5: (v. Renfrewshire: October 16, 1886; v. Lanarkshire: November 27, 1886 ‘1g’; v. Dumbartonshire: January 29, 1887; v. Glasgow: February 26, 1887 ‘2g’; v. Renfrewshire: December 3, 1887 ‘2g’; v. Dumbartonshire: January 28 1888).
Scottish League Champion: 1890-91 (Celtic).
Scottish Cup Winner: 1886-87 (Hibernian).

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Scottish Referee (September 16, 1889):

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