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W Malcolm (inside-right) 1916

Malcolm was a former Scottish junior player who was serving as a private in the Army at Ripon in early 1916 when he got an opportunity to play for Leeds City after John Edmondson and Simpson Bainbridge were called to the colours.

He figured at inside-right on 29 January when the Peacocks faced Sheffield United at Bramall Lane. In the first minute he came close to a debut goal, firing in a shot which was turned aside for a corner. He faded thereafter and in the second half, with City losing 2-1, Malcolm conceded a penalty, though his handball did not appear to be intentional. Utley converted and United went on to a 4-1 victory.

The Leeds Mercury reported that Malcolm "opened excellently, but did not sustain his promise, and possibly his ignorance of Walden's desires helped to make that famous midget's display disappointing to his side". The Yorkshire Evening Post added, "Nor was the expected support forthcoming from the Scottish soldier-footballer, Malcolm, who, it was evident, had been used to junior rather than to senior football".

Malcom never appeared again in senior football.