William "Willie" Watson (born 4 December 1949) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a defender. Watson signed with Manchester United in 1970. He played sparingly for United, going on loan to the Miami Toros of the North American Soccer League in 1973. After returning to England, Watson made a free transfer to Motherwell. In 1978, Watson moved to Dundee for two seasons. In 1980, he moved to the United States and signed with the Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He spent four seasons with Phoenix. In the last season, the team was renamed the Phoenix Pride because the new Mormon ownership objected to the reference to hell.

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  • William "Willie" Watson (born 4 December 1949) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a defender. Watson signed with Manchester United in 1970. He played sparingly for United, going on loan to the Miami Toros of the North American Soccer League in 1973. After returning to England, Watson made a free transfer to Motherwell. In 1978, Watson moved to Dundee for two seasons. In 1980, he moved to the United States and signed with the Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He spent four seasons with Phoenix. In the last season, the team was renamed the Phoenix Pride because the new Mormon ownership objected to the reference to hell. (en)
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  • William "Willie" Watson (born 4 December 1949) is a Scottish former footballer, who played as a defender. Watson signed with Manchester United in 1970. He played sparingly for United, going on loan to the Miami Toros of the North American Soccer League in 1973. After returning to England, Watson made a free transfer to Motherwell. In 1978, Watson moved to Dundee for two seasons. In 1980, he moved to the United States and signed with the Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He spent four seasons with Phoenix. In the last season, the team was renamed the Phoenix Pride because the new Mormon ownership objected to the reference to hell. (en)
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