Willie Thornton
Manager Profile

Manager Details

  • Born:
  • First Appointed: July 19th, 1954


Managerial History


Jul 19th, 1954 to Sep 23rd, 1959

Most Appearances Top Scorers
1. Bill Brown - 193
2. Albert Henderson - 186
3. Doug Cowie - 173
4. George Christie - 145
5. Bobby Cox - 123
6. Alan Cousin - 119
7. Hugh Reid - 114
8. Gordon Black - 100
9. Jimmy Chalmers - 94
10. Andy Irvine - 87
1. Alan Cousin - 56
2. George Merchant - 41
3. Jimmy Chalmers - 28
4. George Christie - 24
5. George O'Hara - 23
6. Albert Henderson - 21
7. Hugh Robertson - 17
8. Dave Sneddon - 14
9. Doug Cowie - 12
10. Dave Curlett - 11

First Match In Charge
Aug 14th, 1954 1 - 3 vs. Heart of Midlothian, League Cup (Group 4)

Last Match In Charge
Sep 19th, 1959 1 - 1 vs. Clyde, League

Total Players Used:
72 (71 including unused subs)

Biggest Win(s)
Sep 1st, 1956 7 - 1 vs. Airdrieonians, League Cup (Group 1)

Heaviest Defeat(s)
Dec 28th, 1957 1 - 7 vs. Airdrieonians, League (Division One)
Sep 7th, 1957 0 - 6 vs. Heart of Midlothian, League (Division One)

Overall Record

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
221 87 42 92 361 378
(39.4%) (19.0%) (41.6%)

At Home

Games Won Drawn Lost For Against
110 58 17 35 219 167
(52.7%) (15.5%) (31.8%)

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