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About William Devlin:

Born: July 30, 1899: Bellshill, in Scotland.
Passed away: July 23, 1972: Glasgow, in Scotland.
** Source for dates has been provided by Jonny Stokkeland, LFC Official Statistician.

Position: Centre forward.

Height: 176 cm. (5ft. 9in.);
Weight: 70 kilos (11st. 1lb).

Career:
Vale of Clyde.
Clyde: Signed: April 29, 1921.
* 1921-22: 9-2 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
*** Loaned to King’s Park: from February 6, 1922 until April 5, 1922.
*** 1921-22: 13-19 (Scottish League 2); 3-2 (FA Cup);
* 1922-23: 1-0 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Cowdenbeath: Signed: September 25, 1922.
* 1922-23: 31-20 (Scottish League 2); 2-4 (FA Cup);
* 1923-24: 36-25 (Scottish League 1); 2-2 (FA Cup);
* 1924-25: 38-33 (Scottish League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1925-26: 30-40 (Scottish League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup).
** Transferred to Huddersfield Town for £4,200.
Huddersfield Town: Signed: March 2, 1926.
* 1925-26: 4-4 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1926-27: 28-10 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Liverpool: Signed: May 6, 1927.
* 1926-27: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1927-28: 18-14 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Heart of Midlothian: Signed: December 27, 1927.
* 1927-28: 15-12 (Scottish League 1); 2-2 (FA Cup);
* 1928-29: 0-0 (Scottish League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
*** Macclesfield Town: Loan.
*** 1928-29: ?-? (Cheshire League).
Cowdenbeath: Signed: June 23, 1929.
* 1929-30: 20-5 (Scottish League 1); 2-1 (FA Cup);
* Transfer listed: May, 1930.
Mansfield Town, 1930.
* Left, January, 1931.
* Transferred to Burton Town (from Cowdenbeath).
Burton Town: Signed: March 6, 1931.
* Contract cancelled: April 8, 1931.
Shelbourne: Signed: June 22, 1931.
Bangor City.
Boston Town.
Ashton National.
* One month’s trial with Olympique Marseille: October 20, 1932.
F.C. Zurich: Signed: August, 1933.

Image(s):

Evening Telegraph: September 29, 1926 (William Devlin’s wedding picture, with his bride, formerly Miss Cathie Renton).
Willie Devlin with bride

Sunday Post: January 8, 1928.

Derby Daily Telegraph: March 9, 1931.

Dundee Courier: October 26, 1932.
Willie Devlin

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