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|
|Gateshead High Fell|
|–||Wallsend Boys Club|
|–||Kirkley & Waveney|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
William "Bill" Dodgin (17 April 1909 – 16 October 1999) was an English football player.
Born in Gateshead, Dodgin played for Huddersfield Town, Lincoln City, Charlton Athletic, Bristol Rovers, Clapton Orient and Southampton, although his career was curtailed by the Second World War. During the War he worked at the aircraft factory in Hamble-le-Rice and played football for their works team Folland Aircraft.
After retiring as a player, he became coach and then later manager of Southampton, before joining Fulham and then Brentford. He had a spell as a coach at Sampdoria, before returning home to manage his old club Bristol Rovers.
His son Bill Dodgin Jr. was also a football player and manager, who played under his father at Southampton and Fulham.
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