Langley born centre forward Reverend Willie Jordan played for Langley St Michael’s in 1902 and spent 1903-04 with Liverpool without making their first eleven, before going to Oxford University. While at Oxford he played for Second Division West Bromwich Albion, for whom he made an explosive debut scoring a hat-trick in a 5-0 win over Gainsborough Trinity in February 1907. Indeed he scored 9 goals in his first 5 games for The Baggies, which included goals that helped to knock out First Division clubs Derby County and Notts County, Jordan scoring twice, as they went to the FA Cup semi final, where Jordan played as they lost 2-1 to Everton at Burnden Park. He remained with Albion while taking up the cloth, scoring 17 goals in 35 appearances through to April 1909, before returning to League football with Everton, playing twice for The Toffees in September 1911. He joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in 1912, making 3 appearances, scoring twice, in September 1912. After the First World War he played for St George’s in the Isle of Man.