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Willie Stewart

Personal information
Full nameWilliam S. Stewart
Date of birth11 February 1870
Place of birthCoupar Angus, Scotland
Date of death 
Height5 ft 11 in
Playing positionHalf back

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William S. "Willie" Stewart (11 February 1872 July 1945) was a Scottish footballer who was born in Coupar Angus. He played as an inside forward before switching to his favoured half back position. He joined Newton Heath from Warwick County in July 1889. At Newton Heath, which was renamed Manchester United in 1902, he scored a goal in the club's first Football Alliance match against Sunderland Albion on 21 September 1889. On 7 April 1890, he scored Newton Heath's first ever hat-trick against Small Heath. In the 1892-93 season, he helped the club gain League status. After scoring 23 goals in 149 appearances for the Heathens, he left the club in May 1895 for Luton Town. At the end of the career, he joined Thames Ironworks.

Category:1872 births

Category:Scottish footballers

Category:Manchester United F.C. players

Category:Luton Town F.C. players

Category:Millwall F.C. players

Category:West Ham United F.C. players

Category:Dundee F.C. players

Category:1945 deaths

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