Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

McGregor, Williamlocked

  • Tony Mason


McGregor, William (1847–1911), football administrator, was born in Braco, Perthshire. Little is known about him before he moved in 1870 to Birmingham, where he and his brother Peter opened a linen draper's shop at 306–7 Summer Lane, Newtown, then about a mile from the city centre. He does not seem to have been much of a football player himself, although he had played the game with other boys in ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription