Willie McVie



Willie McVieWillie McVie was signed from Clyde by Willie McLean. He was a strong, rugged no-nonsense centre-half, effective on the ground and in the air he was a big favourite with the ‘Well fans. His football career saw him starting at Lesmahagow Juniors, before moving onto Archie Robertson’s Clyde where he spent five years. In 1975, Willie McLean signed him for Motherwell for Β£35,000. In 1979, he moved to the American Football League, along with fellow ‘war-horses’ Drew Busby and Jimmy Bone, signing for Toronto Blizzard. His career ended at Blantyre Victoria, and in 1982, he won a Scottish Junior Cup medal.

Name:
William McVie
Height:
6′ 1″
Weight:
12s 11lbs
Date of Birth:
7th August 1948
Place of Birth:
Glasgow
Position:
Centre Half
Nationality:
Scottish

Football Career:

Lesmahagow Juniors 1968
Clyde 1968 1975
Motherwell 1975 1979
Toronto Blizzard 1979 1980
Hearts 1980 1981
Blantyre Victoria 1981

Well Career:

Apps Goals
League:
85 (2) 2
Scottish Cup:
8 0
League Cup:
15 0
Other:
12 0
Total:
120 (2) 2