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ON THIS DAY: Friday 6th January 1950 - Willie Carr was born in Glasgow

6 January 2017

Carr went on to make over 200 appearances, and wrote himself in the history books for a famous 'assist'...

Willie Carr, who joined Coventry City as an apprentice in 1967, was born in Glasgow

He played 288 first-team games and scored 36 goals from his central midfield position. It was Carr's back flick that lifted the ball into the air for Ernie Hunt to volley into Everton's net, the 'donkey kick', which was later outlawed by the football authorities.

While at City, he made six appearances for Scotland and then spent a further seven years at Wolverhampton Wanderers where he picked up a League Cup winners' medal in 1980.

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