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Bill Appleyard

Newcastle United FC

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Profile

Full name John William Appleyard
Born 16 November 1878 in Caistor, Lincolnshire [registered in Caistor, December 1878]
Married to Eva Elizabeth Sparkes [registered in Grimsby, March 1908]
Died 12 June 1953
Height/Weight not known

Source

Ancestry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began with Grimsby Town FC, but found fame and success with Newcastle United FC, whom he signed for in 1903. He left the club through injury in 1908, rejoining Grimsby Town FC for a year, before spending a season with Mansfield Mechanics FC,
Club honours Football League Champions 1904-05, 1906-07; FA Cup runners-up 1904-05, 1907-08; FA Charity Shield winners 1907;
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

A shipyard builder at Vickers, Wallsend

 

Bill Appleyard - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 min none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Bill Appleyard - Match History
 Clubs: Newcastle United F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 29
- 94 4 April 1908 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve

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