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About William Cockburn:
“He is neat in his footwork, strong in his tackling, and shrewd in the way he sweeps a ball out to his wing forwards or thrusts through those delightful, low passes to his inside men.” (Derby Daily Telegraph: June 7, 1924)

Born: August 27, 1899: Craghead (Durham), England.
Passed away: December 27, 1958: Liverpool (Merseyside), England.

Position: Centre half.


South Shields Schoolboy.
St. Hilary’s Colliery.
Army football for: 9th Yorkshire Light Infantry.
Army football for: 50th Territorial Division.
Rosehill Villa: Signed: January 1919.
Wallsend Park Villa.
* Trial with Stockport County early 1921.
Stockport County: Signed: 1921.
** Transferred to Liverpool.
Liverpool: Signed: May 27, 1924.
Queen’s Park Rangers: Signed: August, 1928.
Swindon Town: Signed: June 25, 1930.


Swindon Advertiser, March 30 – 1931.
Bill Cockburn

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