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William "Willie" Cooper

1927-48

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William 'Willie' Cooper - original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.

William "Willie" Cooper

Football Player, No 2 Right Back

  • Birth: 24 Oct 1909 • Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Death: 18 May 1994 • Aberdeen, Scotland


Experience

  • Senior Debut:

    Div 1

    Aberdeen 3 v 0 Cowdenbeath

  • 14 Apr 1928

  • Scottish Cup Final

    19 Apr 1947

    Aberdeen 2 v 1 Hibernian

    A rare injury prevented Willie from playing in the Final, but such was his popularity special permission was given by the SFA for Cooper to be presented with a medal.
    AFC Heritage

Photo

  • Aberdeen F.C. 1933-34

    • Aberdeen F.C. 1933-34 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.

    Back Row L-R: Paddy Travers,(manager), Joe O'Riley, Willie Cooper, Steve Smith,
    Charlie M'Gill, Bob Fraser, George Thomson, Donald Colman, (trainer).
    Front Row L-R: Jackie Beynon, Jack Beattie, Matt Armstrong, Willie Mills, Willie Gall.


Photo

  • Aberdeen F.C. 1935-36

    • Aberdeen F.C. 1935-36 in colour - No copyright - attached.

    Back Row L-R: Paddy Travers,(manager), Bob Fraser, (capt.), Willie Cooper,
    Steve Smith, Charlie M'Gill, Willie Mills, George Thomson, Donald Colman, (trainer).
    Front Row L-R: Jackie Beynon, Johnny Mckenzie, Matt Armstrong, Eddie Falloon,
    Johnny Lang.

    (Note: The shirt/jersey in this colour photo is different from previously documented.)


Honours (1927-1948)

Trophy Description Year Match Location
Southern League Cup - Silhouette Southern League Cup
11 May 1946
Aberdeen 3 v 2 Rangers
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland
Scottish Cup - Silhouette Scottish Cup
19 Apr 1947
Aberdeen 2 v 1 Hibernian
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland

External Link

  • Family Tree Official's, Player's and staff details: Ancestry.com
    A.F.C Official's, Player's and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
    Aberdeen Football Club 1925 Logo - Designed by Graeme Watson © 2019
    Profile Photo: William "Willie" Cooper - original colour picture - No copyright - attached.
    Team Photo's: Aberdeen F.C. 1933-34 - Original B&W picture - No copyright - attached.
    Team Photo: Aberdeen F.C. 1935-36 in colour - No copyright - attached. Edited by Graeme Watson 2020.
    Insert photo: From Graeme Watson's personal collection, William "Willie" Cooper football card - No copyright - attached.
    Header Background: Aberdeen Football Club, Pittodrie Stadium, Main Stand Entrance, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland - Copyright © 2015 Graeme Watson.

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