Willie Rankin



Willie RankinSigned from Parkhead Juniors, in the 1920s this Inside Right was a modest goal scorer. Largely acting as provider for Hughie Ferguson. His cultured style however, was nurtured by manager John ‘Sailor’ Hunter and when he left the club some thought he was the best player they had ever seen at Fir Park. Willie Rankin gained several league caps but never a full international for Scotland.

Name:
William Rankin
Height:
5′ 7″
Weight:
11st 7lbs
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Burnbank
Position:
Inside Right
Nationality:
Scottish

Football Career:

Parkhead Juniors 1917
Motherwell 1917 1924
Cowdenbeath 1924 1929
Clyde 1929 1932

Well Career:

Apps Goals
League:
229 54
Scottish Cup:
League Cup:
Other:
Total:
229 54