Donachie, Willie

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Willie Donachie

Willie Donachie

Clubs played for: Manchester City, Portland Timbers , Norwich City, Burnley, Oldham Athletic (1965-1990)

Born: 1951

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Position: Left-back

Biography: Glasgow born Scottish international (35 caps) started at Celtic before moving South to join Manchester City in December 1968. Had two spells in America with Portland Timbers before ending his playing days at Burnley, then Oldham where he became assistant Manager/Coach. Moved to Everton in the same capacity with boss, Joe Royle in early 1995. He took charge of Antigua and Barbuda for a couple of games against Cuba in late 2008. In December 2009 he was appointed Assistant Director at Newcastle United's academy. (League Cup winners medal in 1976)

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DONACHIE, Willie Watched Airdrie host ManC in the 'new-fangled' Texaco Cup in the '70s. Pleased to say that we beat Summerbee/Lee/Bell & co, but my only particular memory of the night was of some young full back playing up a storm. "Who's that?" "Programme says it's W. Donachie" "Who?"

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