Willie Wann - Player Profile


Full Name:William Wann
Position:Centre Forward
Signed:April 3rd, 1943
First Manager:Jimmy Littlejohn
Career Stats: 48 appearances, 20 goals
Debut: January 3rd, 1938 - Dundee United 3 - 4 Leith Athletic (League - Division Two)
First Goal: January 8th, 1938 - Dundee United 2 - 0 King's Park (League - Division Two)
Also Played For:Brechin City, Forfar Athletic, Raith Rovers

 Season  League Apps Gls GtGR Yel Red W D L
 1944/45  North Eastern 11 2 0.18 - - 27.3% 27.3% 45.5%
 1943/44  North Eastern 23 9 0.39 - - 60.9% 4.3% 34.8%
 1942/43  North Eastern 9 6 0.67 - - 44.4% 11.1% 44.4%
 1941/42  North Eastern 3 2 0.67 - - 66.7% 0.0% 33.3%
 1937/38  Division Two 2 1 0.50 - - 50.0% 0.0% 50.0%
48 (0) 20 0.42

 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

 Most Recent 1st Team Starts:
 May 12th, 1945 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 1 - 6
 May 5th, 1945 Wartime  (A)  vs. Aberdeen 0 - 6
 Apr 28th, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. Heart of Midlothian 0 - 0
 Apr 14th, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 2 - 5
 Apr 7th, 1945 Wartime  (A)  vs. Arbroath 2 - 0
 
 Most Recent Goals:
 May 12th, 1945 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 1 - 6
 Mar 17th, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. East Fife 3 - 1
 Mar 25th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 0
 Mar 18th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Dunfermline Athletic 2 - 0
 Jan 15th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 6 - 2

Willie made his first appearance for United as a trialist after spending time with Brechin City and Forfar Athletic He then returned to junior football with St Johnstone YMCA and United Juniors. During WW2 he played several times and was signed in April 1943. Willie was in the side on a regular basis until October 1944 and went on loan to Raith Rovers, returning to United for the last few games of season 1944-45. Although he was retained for the following season he never took part and was probably reinstated to the junior ranks.

 Goals Scored
Jan 8th, 1938 League  (H)  vs. King's Park 2 - 0 (-)
Mar 28th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 5 - 1 (16')
Apr 4th, 1942 Wartime  (H)  vs. St Bernard's 2 - 0 (49')
Jan 1st, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Aberdeen 1 - 0 (-)
Jan 16th, 1943 Wartime  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 2 (80')
Jan 16th, 1943 Wartime  (A)  vs. Hearts 2 - 2 (67')
Mar 6th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 0 (21')
Mar 6th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Hibernian 2 - 0 (53')
Apr 10th, 1943 Mitchell Trophy  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 4 - 3 (9')
Aug 14th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Hearts 6 - 3 (73')
Aug 28th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 2 - 1 (80')
Oct 9th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 7 - 1 (57')
Nov 20th, 1943 Wartime  (H)  vs. East Fife 4 - 3 (78')
Jan 3rd, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Raith Rovers 3 - 1 (32')
Jan 15th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 6 - 2 (34')
Jan 15th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Rangers 6 - 2 (87')
Mar 18th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Dunfermline 2 - 0 (20')
Mar 25th, 1944 Wartime  (H)  vs. Falkirk 3 - 0 (89')
Mar 17th, 1945 Wartime  (H)  vs. East Fife 3 - 1 (11')
May 12th, 1945 Wartime  (A)  vs. East Fife 1 - 6 (17')

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