William Collins Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: William Collins
  • Height: 1.75m
  • Position: Half Back/ Forward
  • Signed: August 25th, 1947
  • First Manager: Archie Anderson
  • Career Totals: 98 appearances, 24 goals
  • Also Played For: Thorniewood United


Playing History

Season Win % Draw % Loss %
1949-50 26 7 0 0 19.2% 34.6% 46.2%
1948-49 37 9 0 0 37.8% 27.0% 35.1%
1947-48 35 8 0 0 37.1% 11.4% 51.4%
Totals: 98 (0) 24


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 GtGR = Goals to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 24/04/50 First Round vs. Forfar (A) 1 - 1
 22/04/50 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H) 3 - 1
 12/04/50 First Round Second Replay vs. Dundee (A) 1 - 2
 05/04/50 First Round Replay vs. Dundee (A) 3 - 3
 29/03/50 First Round vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 2

 Recent First Team Goals
 29/03/50 First Round vs. Dundee (H) 2 - 2
 21/01/50 Division B vs. Dundee United (A) 4 - 3
 03/01/50 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H) 2 - 3
 24/12/49 Division B vs. Dumbarton (A) 2 - 4
 24/09/49 Division B vs. Forfar (H) 2 - 3

 List of Goals Scored (click to expand)
 29/03/50 First Round vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 21/01/50 Division B vs. Dundee United (A)  4 - 3
 03/01/50 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  2 - 3
 24/12/49 Division B vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 4
 24/09/49 Division B vs. Forfar (H)  2 - 3
 17/09/49 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (A)  2 - 2
 13/08/49 Group Stage vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 12/03/49 Division B vs. Queen's Park (H)  1 - 2
 20/11/48 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  4 - 1
 21/08/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  6 - 1
 21/08/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  6 - 1
 21/08/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  6 - 1
 18/08/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 2
 18/08/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 2
 18/08/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 2
 14/08/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  1 - 1
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A)  3 - 2
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 3
 13/03/48 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 21/02/48 Division B vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 3
 11/10/47 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  1 - 0
 04/10/47 Division B vs. Dundee United (A)  3 - 4
 13/09/47 Group Stage vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  5 - 1
 27/08/47 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  2 - 4

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 24/04/50 First Round vs. Forfar (A)  1 - 1
 22/04/50 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  3 - 1
 12/04/50 First Round Second Replay vs. Dundee (A)  1 - 2
 05/04/50 First Round Replay vs. Dundee (A)  3 - 3
 29/03/50 First Round vs. Dundee (H)  2 - 2
 04/02/50 Division B vs. Ayr Utd (H)  0 - 0
 28/01/50 First Round vs. Third Lanark (A)  1 - 2
 21/01/50 Division B vs. Dundee United (A)  4 - 3
 14/01/50 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  1 - 3
 07/01/50 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  2 - 2
 03/01/50 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  2 - 3
 02/01/50 Division B vs. Forfar (A)  1 - 3
 31/12/49 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 2
 24/12/49 Division B vs. Dumbarton (A)  2 - 4
 17/12/49 Division B vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 10/12/49 Division B vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 0
 03/12/49 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  2 - 1
 19/11/49 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  1 - 1
 12/11/49 Division B vs. Airdrie (Old) (H)  2 - 2
 08/10/49 Division B vs. Alloa (H)  1 - 2
 01/10/49 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (A)  1 - 2
 24/09/49 Division B vs. Forfar (H)  2 - 3
 19/09/49 1948-49 Semi Final vs. Dundee United (H)  6 - 3
 17/09/49 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (A)  2 - 2
 17/08/49 Group Stage vs. Airdrie (Old) (H)  1 - 2
 13/08/49 Group Stage vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 5
 19/04/49 First Round Second Replay vs. Hamilton Accies (N)  0 - 4
 16/04/49 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  0 - 1
 13/04/49 First Round Second Leg vs. Brechin City (A)  4 - 3
 09/04/49 Division B vs. Dundee United (H)  1 - 0
 12/03/49 Division B vs. Queen's Park (H)  1 - 2
 26/02/49 Division B vs. Airdrie (Old) (H)  3 - 3
 19/02/49 Division B vs. Dunfermline (A)  2 - 4
 12/02/49 Division B vs. Ayr Utd (A)  1 - 0
 05/02/49 First Round vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  1 - 1
 29/01/49 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H)  3 - 0
 22/01/49 First Round vs. Partick Thistle (H)  3 - 4
 05/01/49 First Round First Leg vs. Brechin City (H)  2 - 0
 03/01/49 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (A)  0 - 8
 01/01/49 Division B vs. Stirling (H)  2 - 1
 25/12/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (A)  2 - 2
 18/12/48 Division B vs. East Stirling (A)  1 - 2
 11/12/48 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  5 - 1
 04/12/48 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  3 - 0
 27/11/48 Division B vs. Queen's Park (A)  1 - 3
 20/11/48 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  4 - 1
 13/11/48 Division B vs. Airdrie (Old) (A)  1 - 4
 06/11/48 Division B vs. Dunfermline (H)  1 - 1
 30/10/48 Division B vs. Ayr Utd (H)  1 - 0
 23/10/48 Division B vs. Dundee United (A)  5 - 5
 16/10/48 Group Stage vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 1
 09/10/48 Group Stage vs. Airdrie (Old) (A)  2 - 3
 06/10/48 Final vs. Dundee United (N)  1 - 4
 02/10/48 Group Stage vs. Ayr Utd (H)  1 - 1
 25/09/48 Group Stage vs. Dumbarton (H)  4 - 2
 20/09/48 Semi Final vs. Dundee (H)  5 - 0
 11/09/48 Group Stage vs. Ayr Utd (A)  2 - 4
 04/09/48 Division B vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 2
 01/09/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (A)  1 - 1
 28/08/48 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (H)  1 - 1
 21/08/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  6 - 1
 18/08/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  3 - 2
 14/08/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  1 - 1
 14/04/48 First Round Second Leg vs. Forfar (A)  3 - 2
 07/04/48 First Round First Leg vs. Forfar (H)  2 - 1
 03/04/48 Division B vs. Dumbarton (H)  2 - 3
 31/03/48 First Round Replay vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 6
 27/03/48 Division B vs. Stirling (A)  2 - 0
 20/03/48 Division B vs. East Fife (A)  0 - 3
 13/03/48 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (H)  3 - 1
 28/02/48 Division B vs. Alloa (A)  1 - 3
 21/02/48 Division B vs. Albion Rovers (H)  1 - 3
 14/02/48 Division B vs. Raith Rovers (A)  0 - 2
 07/02/48 Second Round vs. Hibernian (A)  0 - 4
 31/01/48 First Round vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 1
 24/01/48 First Round vs. Babcock & Wilcox (H)  9 - 1
 17/01/48 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (A)  3 - 0
 10/01/48 Division B vs. Dundee United (H)  6 - 0
 05/01/48 Division B vs. Leith Athletic (H)  3 - 2
 03/01/48 Division B vs. Leith Athletic (A)  4 - 2
 01/01/48 Division B vs. St Johnstone (H)  2 - 0
 27/12/47 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (A)  0 - 3
 20/12/47 Division B vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 1
 13/12/47 Division B vs. Dumbarton (A)  3 - 3
 06/12/47 Division B vs. Stirling (H)  1 - 2
 29/11/47 Division B vs. East Fife (H)  1 - 4
 22/11/47 Division B vs. Cowdenbeath (A)  1 - 2
 15/11/47 Division B vs. Kilmarnock (A)  1 - 2
 08/11/47 Division B vs. Alloa (H)  1 - 1
 01/11/47 Division B vs. Albion Rovers (A)  1 - 2
 25/10/47 Division B vs. Raith Rovers (H)  1 - 6
 18/10/47 Division B vs. Ayr Utd (A)  0 - 1
 11/10/47 Division B vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  1 - 0
 04/10/47 Division B vs. Dundee United (A)  3 - 4
 27/09/47 Division B vs. Ayr Utd (H)  2 - 2
 20/09/47 Division B vs. St Johnstone (A)  0 - 1
 13/09/47 Group Stage vs. Stenhousemuir (H)  5 - 1
 27/08/47 Division B vs. Hamilton Accies (H)  2 - 4


Biography

Collins was signed early on during the 1947-48 season from Thorniewood and he spent three seasons at the club, initially featuring in his preferred place in the forward line but also featuring as a back and half back when required. In September 1949 he even played in goal in a Forfarshire Cup game against Dundee Utd in a 6-3 win, but at the end of the 1949-50 campaign he was listed for £250 and towards the end of the summer he was given a free transfer.

Debut

August 27th, 1947
Hamilton Academical 4 - 2 Arbroath

Scottish League (Division B)


Timeline

  • Signed For Arbroath

    Collins was signed early on during the 1947-48 season from Thorniewood and he spent three seasons at the club, initially featuring in his preferred place in the forward line but also featuring as a back and half back when required. In September 1949 he even played in goal in a Forfarshire Cup game against Dundee Utd in a 6-3 win, but at the end of the 1949-50 campaign he was listed for £250 and towards the end of the summer he was given a free transfer.

  • Last Goal - Arbroath 2 - 2 Dundee

  • Last Appearance - Forfar 1 - 1 Arbroath