|Full name||William MacFadyen|
|Date of birth||23 June 1904|
|Place of birth||Motherwell, Scotland|
|Date of death||1971|
|Place of death||Birmingham, England|
→ Bo'ness (loan)
→ Clyde (loan)
1 Senior club appearances and goals
William MacFadyen (June 23, 1904 - 1971) was a Scottish football player and manager. Events 1180 - First Battle of Uji, starting the Genpei War in Japan 1305 - The Flemish Year 1904 ( MCMIV) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link will display calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting on Year 1971 ( MCMLXXI) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. Scotland ( Gaelic: Alba) is a Country in northwest Europethat occupies the northern third of the island of Great Britain. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered Football Manager is a series of football management simulation games designed by Sports Interactive. A goalscoring centre forward, his 52 league goals for Motherwell's 1931-32 championship winning side remains the record goals total for a single season in Scottish League history. Motherwell Football & Athletic Club is a Scottish football club based in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire. Founding members The Scottish League's first season of competition was in 1890-91. He also topped the scoring charts again the following season, netting 45 times. In total, he scored 251 league goals for Motherwell - the eighth-best top flight total in Scottish League history. 
Born in Overtown, Lanarkshire, MacFadyen played junior football for Wishaw YMCA before beginning his Motherwell career in 1921. Lanarkshire ( Siorrachd Lannraig in Gaelic) officially the County of Lanark, was formerly a county of Scotland. History Junior football as distinguished from senior football has existed since the early 1880s Year 1921 ( MCMXXI) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link will display full 1921 calendar of the Gregorian calendar Before establishing himself at Fir Park, he spent periods on loan with Bo'ness and Clyde. Fir Park is a football Stadium situated in Motherwell Scotland. Bo'ness United FC are a Scottish junior football club based in the town of Bo'ness. Clyde Football Club are a Scottish professional football team currently playing in the First Division of the Scottish Football League. As well as the 1932 league title, he gained two Scottish Cup runners-up medals while at Motherwell, in 1931 and 1933. The Scottish Football Association Challenge Cup, usually known as the Scottish Cup, is the national football cup competition of Scotland He appeared for Scotland twice during 1933, against Wales and Austria. The Scotland national football team represents Scotland in international football and is controlled by the Scottish Football Association. Year 1933 ( MCMXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Wales national football team represents Wales in international men's football. The Austria national football team is the association football team that represents the Country of Austria in international competition and is controlled Despite scoring in both matches, he wasn't selected for international duty again, although he did also represent the Scottish League against the Irish League in 1934, scoring twice. Year 1934 ( MCMXXXIV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar of the Gregorian calendar.
After leaving Motherwell, he played for Huddersfield Town, for whom he appeared in the 1938 FA Cup final, and Clapton Orient. Huddersfield Town Football Club is an English football club formed in 1908 and based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. The Football Association Challenge Cup, commonly known as the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, run by and named after Leyton Orient FC are an English Professional football team from east London currently playing in League One of the Football League During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Air Force and was a guest player for Blackpool, Huddersfield, Nottingham Forest and Rochdale. World War II, or the Second World War, (often abbreviated WWII) was a global military conflict which involved a majority of the world's nations, including Blackpool Football Club are an English football club founded in 1887 and located in the Lancashire seaside town of Blackpool. Nottingham Forest Football Club is an English professional football club based at the City Ground in West Bridgford, a suburb of Nottingham Rochdale Association Football Club is a English professional football club based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.
In October 1945, MacFadyen was appointed as secretary-manager of Dundee United, a position he would hold for nine years. Year 1945 ( MCMXLV) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar While he led the club to a memorable Scottish Cup giant killing against Celtic in 1949, he also oversaw United's record defeat when they lost 12-1 against the team where MacFadyen had been idolised as a player, Motherwell. The Celtic Football Club is a Scottish football club based in the east end of Glasgow, which currently plays in the Scottish Premier League. He resigned from his post not long afterwards, in August 1954. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar)
The Dundee United job was to be his last in football. After leaving the game, he worked as a physiotherapist and chiropodist. Podiatry or podiatric medicine is a field of Healthcare devoted to the study and treatment of disorders of the Foot, Ankle, and the "anatomical Willie MacFadyen died in 1971.
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