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Bill Dodgin, Sr.

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Full nameWilliam Dodgin
Date of birth17 April 1909
Place of birthGateshead, England
Date of death16 October 1999(age 90)
Playing positionWing-half

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William "Bill" Dodgin (17 April 1909 16 October 1999) was an English football player.

Born in Gateshead, Dodgin played for Huddersfield Town, Lincoln City, Charlton Athletic, Bristol Rovers, Clapton Orient and Southampton, although his career was curtailed by the Second World War.

After retiring as a player, he became coach and then later manager of Southampton, before joining Fulham and then Brentford. He had a spell as a coach at Sampdoria, before returning home to manage his old club Bristol Rovers.

His son, Bill Dodgin, Jr., was also a football player and manager, who played under his father at Southampton and Fulham.

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