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Full Name: William Fotheringham Bauchop
Born: 18 January 1882
Came from: Alloa Athletic Went to: Heart of Midlothian
First game: 16 September 1905 Last game: 28 April 1906
Appearances: 7 (7/0) Goals: 1
Bauchop was born in Alloa in 1882 and played for his hometown club, Alloa Athletic, as well as Abercorn and East Stirlingshire, before heading south to join Argyle in the summer of 1905. Primarily an outside-left, the Argyle handbook of 1905/06 states that he was "a young stranger we know little of, but if trial matches go for anything he should turn out a real find". Sadly this optimism was not borne out and he made little impression on the first team during his single season at Home Park.
After moving back to Scotland to play for Heart of Midlothian, Bauchop also had a short spell with Carlisle United before spending two seasons with Stockport County. He scored 6 goals in 41 appearances for The Hatters and in 1911 signed for Leicester Fosse, playing 18 times in his only season at the club. He went on to play for Norwich City, Fulham and Grimsby Town before returning to Alloa Athletic to end his career.
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