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Birthday Caps Name Goals Goals Ave

Name

William Thornton

Full Name

William Thornton

Position

Centre Forward/Inside Forward


Billy Thomson William Thornton Kieran Tierney

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Birthplace Winchburgh Scotland Date of Birth 3-Mar-1920
Place of Death Date of Death 26-Aug-1991
Height 5 ft 10 in Weight 12 st 3 lb
First Game Wed 15 May 1946 Last Game Fri 30 May 1952
Career Length 6y 0m 16d Career Length in Days 2208

Apps Starts Sub Used Replaced
8 8 0 0
W D L Sent Off
3 1 4 0
Goals Hat-Tricks Penalties
1 0 0

Clubs When Capped
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Club Club Seq First Last Games Goals W D L F A
Rangers 76 15 May 1946 30 May 1952 8 1 3 1 4 9 12

Appearances by Team
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British WC Euro Other Friendlies Total
Team Ranking W D L P Sts Sub P Sts Sub P Sts Sub P Sts Sub P Sts Sub P Sts Sub
NORTHERN IRELAND NORTHERN IRELAND 101 equal 1 1 2 2 2 2
SWEDEN SWEDEN 30 equal 1 1 1 1 1
SWITZERLAND SWITZERLAND 38 equal 1 1 1 1 1
WALES WALES 264 equal 1 1 1 1 1
DENMARK DENMARK 43 equal 1 1 1 1 1
ENGLAND ENGLAND 296 equal 1 1 1 1 1
FRANCE FRANCE 38 equal 1 1 1 1 1

Goals By Team
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Team Ranking Brit Champ World Cup Euro Other Friendlies Total Goals
Team Ranking H A Tot H A Tot H A Tot H A Tot H A Tot H A Tot
DENMARK DENMARK 4 equal 1 1 1 1

Appearances by date click links for details
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No P S Sb Off Club M No Date Cm R V Team Sc Agg Crowd Manager Scorers
1 P S Rangers 190 Wed 15 May 1946 s n

F

H

SWITZERLAND Switzerland

3-1

111899 Selection Committee Billy Liddell 25; Billy Liddell 28; Jimmy Delaney 35
Georges Aeby 1
2 P S Rangers 191 Sat 19 Oct 1946 s n

BC

01 of 03

A

WALES Wales

1-3

29568 Selection Committee Willie Waddell pen 49
Brynmor Jones 52; Trevor Ford 79; James Findlay Stephen og 88
3 P S Rangers 192 Wed 27 Nov 1946 s n

BC

02 of 03

H

NORTHERN IRELAND Northern Ireland

0-0

97326 Selection Committee -----
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4 P S Rangers 196 Sat 04 Oct 1947 s n

BC

01 of 03

A

NORTHERN IRELAND Northern Ireland

0-2

52000 Selection Committee -----
Samuel Smyth 35; Samuel Smyth 52
5 P S Rangers 198 Sat 10 Apr 1948 s n

BC

03 of 03

H

ENGLAND England

0-2

133426 Selection Committee -----
Thomas Finney 44; Stanley Harding Mortensen 62
6 P S Rangers 205 Wed 27 Apr 1949 s n

F

H

FRANCE France

2-0

123970 Selection Committee Billy Steel 37; Billy Steel 80
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7 P S Rangers 224 Sun 25 May 1952 s n

F

A

DENMARK Denmark

2-1

39000 Selection Committee William Thornton 49; Lawrie Reilly 71
Poul Rasmussen 64
8 P S Rangers 225 Fri 30 May 1952 s n

F

A

SWEDEN Sweden

1-3

32122 Selection Committee Billy Liddell 7
Gosta Sandberg 2; Gosta Lofgren 3; Sylve Bengtsson 68

All Goals Scored click on date for match details
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Game
No
Score
at Time
of goal
Goal
Time
Pen Hat
Trick
Club M No Date Comp R V Team S Agg Crowd Scorers
7 1-0 49

Rangers 224 Sun 25 May 1952 s

F

A

DENMARK Denmark

2-1

39000 William Thornton 49; Lawrie Reilly 71
Poul Rasmussen 64

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