Watty Allan

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Watty Allan
Personal information
Full nameWalter Lennie Allan
Date of birth(1868-12-24)24 December 1868
Place of birth Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland [1]
Date of death 1 November 1943(1943-11-01) (aged 74)
Place of death Blackpool, Lancashire, England [1]
Playing position Inside-forward
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
Abercorn
1888– Stockton
1890–1891 Middlesbrough
1891–1892 Stockton
1892–1893 Heywood Central
1893 Rotherham Town 1 (0)
1893– Fairfield
1895 Chorley
1895– Stalybridge Rovers
1896–1897 Northfleet United 1 (0)
1897 Kettering
1897– Berry's
1898– Manchester City 0 (0)
1899– Loughborough 18 (6)
1900–1901 Watford 18 (1)
1901– Blackpool 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Walter Lennie Allan (24 December 1868 – 1 November 1943), usually known as Watty Allan, was a Scottish footballer who played as an inside-forward. He played for a number of clubs during his career, most notably Watford and Blackpool. [2] [3]

Watford F.C. Association football club

Watford Football Club is a professional football club based in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, that plays in the Premier League, the highest level in the English football league system. Founded in 1898 by the amalgamation of West Herts and Watford St. Mary's. After finishing the 1914–15 season as Southern League champions under the management of Harry Kent, Watford joined the Football League in 1920. The club played at several grounds in its early history, before moving to a permanent location at Vicarage Road in 1922, where it remains. Watford spent most of the following half century in the lower divisions of The Football League, changing colours and crest on multiple occasions.

Blackpool F.C. association football club

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Having previously played in the Second Division with Rotherham Town and Loughborough, he played one season in the Southern League for Watford at inside-left, scoring one goal. After leaving Watford, he joined Blackpool. He died in the town in 1943, aged 74. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Walter Lennie ALLAN". watfordfcarchive.com. Retrieved 5 January 2018.
  2. Jones, Trefor (1996). The Watford Football Club Illustrated Who's Who. p. 22. ISBN   0-9527458-0-1.
  3. Joyce, Michael (2012) [2002]. Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. ISBN   978-1-905891-61-0.