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McGregor, Williamlocked

(1847–1911)
  • Tony Mason

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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 ...

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