14 August 2008

George Willis

Name: George Vicassy Wigram Willis
Born: 7 March 1885, Belfast
Died: 20 March 1925
Position: Right-Back

Representative Honours: Ireland: 4 Full Caps (1906-1912); Irish League: 5 Caps (1906-1911).
Club Honours: (with Linfield) Irish League Champion.

Club Career:
Linfield

Biography:
A multi-honoured full-back with Linfield represented Ireland four times and the Irish League five.

In 1907, when Ireland faced Scotland at Parkhead, he went into goals for the last fifteen minutes when Billy Scott was injured. Already 2-0 down, despite the Scots losing a man themselves after fifteen minutes, the game finisheed 3-0.

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Ireland Cap Details:
17-03-1906 Scotland H L 0-1 BC
02-04-1906 Wales... A D 4-4 BC
16-03-1907 Scotland A L 0-3 BC
16-03-1912 Scotland H L 1-4 BC

Summary: 4/0. Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 3.

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