Scottish flag Willie Young

Born25 November 1951, Edinburgh
NationalityScottish
PositionDefender/Centre back

A flame-haired Scottish stopper, the flamboyant centre-back followed manager Terry Neill from Tottenham Hotspur to Arsenal in March 1977. FA Cup winner 1979 and runner-up 1978, 1980 and ECW Cup runner-up 1980. Hard man Willie Young was banned from playing for Scotland, along with Billy Bremner and others, after breaking a 1 am curfew, celebrating Scotland's win against Denmark in a World Cup qualifier.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup 2
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 6
1
1975-76 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 35
2
1976-77 Arsenal League Division One 14
1
1976-77 Tottenham Hotspur League Cup 2
1976-77 Tottenham Hotspur League Division One 19
1
1977-78 Arsenal FA Cup 6
1
1977-78 Arsenal League Cup 7
1977-78 Arsenal League Division One 35
3
1978-79 Arsenal FA Cup 10
2
1978-79 Arsenal League Cup 1
1978-79 Arsenal League Division One 33
1978-79 Arsenal UEFA Cup 6
1
1979-80 Arsenal FA Charity Shield
1
1979-80 Arsenal FA Cup 11
1979-80 Arsenal League Cup 6
1979-80 Arsenal League Division One 38
3
1979-80 Arsenal UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 9
3
1980-81 Arsenal FA Cup 1
1980-81 Arsenal League Cup 4
1980-81 Arsenal League Division One 40
4
1981-82 Arsenal League Division One 10
1981-82 Arsenal Milk Cup 2
1
1981-82 Arsenal UEFA Cup 3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
20 Sep 1975 Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
27 Sep 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1975 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1975 Crewe Alexandra v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Cup 3rd round
11 Oct 1975 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
18 Oct 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
25 Oct 1975 Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-3 League Division One
01 Nov 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
08 Nov 1975 Queens Park Rangers v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
12 Nov 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United D 0-0 League Cup 4th round
15 Nov 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1975 Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1975 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Cup 4th round replay
29 Nov 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley W 2-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Doncaster Rovers W 7-2 League Cup Quarter-final
06 Dec 1975 Sheffield United v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
10 Dec 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 2-2 League Division One
13 Dec 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool L 0-4 League Division One
20 Dec 1975 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1975 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City L 1-3 League Division One
27 Dec 1975 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 1976 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-3 League Division One
14 Jan 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
17 Jan 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United D 1-1 League Division One
21 Jan 1976 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
24 Jan 1976 Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round replay
31 Jan 1976 Ipswich Town v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
07 Feb 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United D 1-1 League Division One
14 Feb 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Queens Park Rangers L 0-3 League Division One
21 Feb 1976 Stoke City v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
24 Feb 1976 Everton v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Leicester City D 1-1 League Division One
06 Mar 1976 Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 5-2 League Division One
16 Mar 1976 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1976 Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Division One
27 Mar 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United W 5-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1976 Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur W 0-2 League Division One
10 Apr 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1976 Birmingham City v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Division One
19 Apr 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City W 4-1 League Division One
24 Apr 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 0-3 League Division One
21 Aug 1976 Ipswich Town v Tottenham Hotspur L 3-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 0-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
31 Aug 1976 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
04 Sep 1976 Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-3 League Division One
11 Sep 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Leeds United W 1-0 League Division One
18 Sep 1976 Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One
22 Sep 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Wrexham L 2-3 League Cup 3rd round
16 Oct 1976 Derby County v Tottenham Hotspur L 8-2 League Division One
20 Oct 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City W 1-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 0-1 League Division One
30 Oct 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Everton D 3-3 League Division One
06 Nov 1976 West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur L 5-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Bristol City L 0-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1976 Sunderland v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City D 2-2 League Division One
18 Dec 1976 Leicester City v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1976 Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal D 2-2 League Division One
19 Feb 1977 Leeds United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-1 League Division One
26 Feb 1977 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Tottenham Hotspur 01 Sep 1975 01 Mar 1977
Arsenal 01 Mar 1977 01 Dec 1981
Nottingham Forest 01 Dec 1981 01 Aug 1983
Norwich City 01 Aug 1983 01 Sep 1984

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
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Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.