William "Bill" Findlay (17 February 1900 – 11 June 1949) was a Scottish professional association football player and manager. Born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Findlay started his career in Scottish football. He played for Musselburgh Bruntonians and Third Lanark, as well as representing Scotland at junior level. In 1924 Third Lanark sold Findlay to English club Liverpool for a fee of £2,500, and he subsequently played for Leicester City and finally Watford, whom he managed between 1938 and 1947. During his tenure as manager Watford finished 4th in the Football League Third Division South in consecutive seasons in 1937-38 and 1938-39, before the interruption of competitive football in England due to the Second World War. Although primarily the club's manager, Findlay occasionally made wartime a

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  • William "Bill" Findlay (17 February 1900 – 11 June 1949) was a Scottish professional association football player and manager. Born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Findlay started his career in Scottish football. He played for Musselburgh Bruntonians and Third Lanark, as well as representing Scotland at junior level. In 1924 Third Lanark sold Findlay to English club Liverpool for a fee of £2,500, and he subsequently played for Leicester City and finally Watford, whom he managed between 1938 and 1947. During his tenure as manager Watford finished 4th in the Football League Third Division South in consecutive seasons in 1937-38 and 1938-39, before the interruption of competitive football in England due to the Second World War. Although primarily the club's manager, Findlay occasionally made wartime appearances for Watford due to player shortages, playing his final game for the club at the age of 44. He became manager of Enfield in 1947, a post that he held until his death two years later. His brother Alex was also a footballer who played for Wrexham, Bristol Rovers, Cheltenham Town and Evesham Town (en)
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  • William "Bill" Findlay (17 February 1900 – 11 June 1949) was a Scottish professional association football player and manager. Born in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Findlay started his career in Scottish football. He played for Musselburgh Bruntonians and Third Lanark, as well as representing Scotland at junior level. In 1924 Third Lanark sold Findlay to English club Liverpool for a fee of £2,500, and he subsequently played for Leicester City and finally Watford, whom he managed between 1938 and 1947. During his tenure as manager Watford finished 4th in the Football League Third Division South in consecutive seasons in 1937-38 and 1938-39, before the interruption of competitive football in England due to the Second World War. Although primarily the club's manager, Findlay occasionally made wartime a (en)
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