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Andrew Wilson

Andrew Wilson

Clubs played for: Middlesbrough, Dunfermline Athletic, Heart of Midlothian, Middlesbrough, Chelsea, QPR, Sporting Club N”mois (1914-1934)

Born: 1896

Birthplace: Newmains, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Position: Centre-forward

Biography: One of the most popular and loyal players to have worn the shirt in the years between the two World Wars. He was certainly one of the greatest players of the early 1920's, in 1923-1924 - was leading scorer for both Middlesbrough and Chelsea, whom he joined for £6,500 before making a goal scoring debut against Preston. Wilson was converted to an inside forward when he moved to Stamford Bridge and spent eight seasons at the club before moving to QPR. He managed Walsall but never took to the role, coached at Chelsea before World War Two, after which he worked in Westminster as a civil servant at the Ministry of Works. He lived in London after his retirement and was a regular at Chelsea games. Died in October 1973 aged 77.

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