Bill Dodgin Sr.
|Full name||William Dodgin|
|Date of birth||17 April 1909|
|Place of birth||Gateshead, England|
|Date of death||16 October 1999 90)(aged|
|Playing position||Wing half|
|Gateshead High Fell|
|Wallsend Boys Club|
|Kirkley & Waveney|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Dodgin played in the Football League, most notably for Clapton Orient and Lincoln City and after retiring, he turned to management with Southampton, Fulham, Brentford and Sampdoria. Dodgin later served former club Bristol Rovers as a coach, scout and manager. His final job in football was as chief scout at Eastville and he retired from football in 1981.
Dodgin's son Bill was also a footballer and played under his father at Southampton and Fulham. Prior to turning professional with Huddersfield Town in 1928, he worked as a miner. During the Second World War he worked at an aircraft factory in Hamble-le-Rice and played football for their works team Folland Aircraft. While manager of Yiewsley, he ran a tobacconists and sweet shop in Byfleet.
|Huddersfield Town||1930–31||Football League First Division||1||0||0||0||1||0|
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