William McNamee

William McNamee (1891 – 10 June 1935) was a Scottish footballer who played as a centre half, primarily for Hamilton Academical.

William McNamee
Personal information
Date of birth 1891
Place of birth Hamilton, Scotland
Date of death 10 June 1935 (aged 4344)[1]
Place of death Hamilton, Scotland
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)[1]
Position(s) Centre half
Youth career
Hamilton St Mary's
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1912–1920 Hamilton Academical 215 (16)
1920–1921 Airdrieonians 17 (0)
National team
1919 Scotland (wartime) 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

McNamee was selected to play for Scotland in an unofficial 'Victory International' in 1919,[2][3] but by the end of the following year he had fallen out of favour at hometown club Accies, where he had spent eight seasons, and moved on to Airdrieonians for a short spell.[1][4]


  1. McNamee, William (1912), Hamilton Academical Memory Bank
  2. "William McNamee". London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
  3. Association Football. | Ireland v. Scotland, The Glasgow Herald, 21 April 1919
  4. John Litster (October 2012). "A Record of pre-war Scottish League Players". Scottish Football Historian magazine. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)