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Willie Kivlichan
Scottish footballer

Willie Kivlichan

Willie Kivlichan
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro Scottish footballer
Was Military physician Athlete Football player Association football player Sports official Association football manager
From United Kingdom
Field Healthcare Military Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 March 1890, Galashiels, United Kingdom
Death 5 April 1937, Dumfries, United Kingdom (aged 47 years)
Star sign Pisces
Education
University of Glasgow
Sports Teams
Celtic F.C.
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

William Fulton Kivlichan (11 March 1886 – 5 April 1937) born in Galashiels in the Scottish borders, was a Scottish footballer. He played for both of the Old Firm rival clubs Rangers and Celtic in the early 1900s.

Kivlichan signed for Rangers in 1905 from Glasgow University and played 29 games in two years. He transferred to Celtic in 1907 and represented the Scottish League XI three times while a Celtic player.

During the First World War, Kivlichan served as a lieutenant in the Royal Army Medical Corps, attached to the King's Own African Rifles. After he qualified in medicine from the University of Glasgow, Kivlichan became the Celtic team doctor. He was by the side of John Thomson as the young Celtic goalkeeper died from an injury sustained in an Old Firm match on 5 September 1931.

He died on 5 April 1937 of heart disease at the age of 51.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 14 Jun 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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