William Thomson (Dumbarton footballer)

William Thomson (sometimes William Thompson) was a Scottish footballer of the 1890s.

William Thomson
Personal information
Full name William Thomson
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1889–1893 Dumbarton[1][2] 31 (8)
1893–1894 Aston Villa
1893–1894 Newton Heath[3]
1894–1898 Dumbarton 24 (3)
1898–1901 Clyde 25 (1)
National team
1892–1898 Scotland[4] 4 (1)
1894–1895 Scottish League XI 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


Thomson played with Dumbarton (two spells), Aston Villa, Newton Heath and Clyde. He also played internationally for Scotland.




  1. Emms, Steve; Wells, Richard (2007). Scottish League Players' Records Division One 1890/91 to 1938/39. Beeston, Nottingham: Tony Brown. ISBN 978-1-899468-66-9.
  2. "William Thomson - Player Statistics (The Sons Archive - Dumbarton Football Club History)". www.sonsarchive.com. Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  3. "William Thompson - Manchester United Player Profile & Stats". www.mufcinfo.com. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  4. Smith, Paul (2013). Scotland Who's Who. Pitch Publishing. ISBN 9781909178847.
  5. Litster, John. Record of Pre-War Scottish League Players. Norwich: PM Publications.

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