Ian Wilson

Football player

1923 –


Who is Ian Wilson?

Ian Wilson is a Scottish former professional footballer who played as a winger. He started his career with Forfar Athletic before moving to England to join Preston North End in 1946. Wilson scored 6 goals in 16 league appearances before moving to Burnley in June 1948. He made his debut for the club in the 0–1 defeat to Portsmouth on 28 August 1948. In the 1–0 win against Everton on 2 October 1948, Wilson scored his only goal for Burnley. He played his 19th and last game for the club in the 1–2 loss away at Manchester United on 4 February 1950.

Wilson signed for Leicester City in March 1950 and scored twice in 12 league appearances before leaving to join Chesterfield the following year. He spent several years in lower-league football with Chesterfield and Rotherham United, before ending his career in semi-professional football with Boston United.

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Feb 11, 1923
  • Scotland
Lived in
  • Kennoway

on July 23, 2013


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