18 October 2014

986278 Gunner William Thornton—Rangers War Hero

By Gary Havlin | Contributor

One of the greatest players in Rangers' history, William Thornton spent his entire career with the Glasgow club. He made his debut for Rangers as a 16 year old in a reserve match v Partick Thistle at Firhill in March 1936. Alongside him also making his debut was a 15 year old, the great William Waddell.