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Billy Morris

Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

3 appearances, 0 goals

P 3 W 3 D 0 L 0 F 11: A 1
100% successful

1938-39

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name William Walter Morris
Born 26 March 1913 in Handsworth, Birmingham, Warwickshire [registered in Birmingham, June 1913].
Married to Winifred E. Instone [registered in Birmingham, Warwickshire, September 1941]. One child, Rodney
Died 1993 in Australia, aged 79 years nk days.
Height/Weight not known

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & Ancestry.com

Club Career

Club(s) Played school football in Handsworth, playing with Handsworth Old Boys FC and had trials with West Bromwich Albion FC but ended up at Halesowen Town FC. He signed for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC in May 1933 for a £100 fee, and went on to play in 175 league matches, scoring twice. He joined Dudley Town FC for a couple of seasons before retiring in 1949.
Club honours FA Cup runners-up 1938-39;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number 651st player to appear for England.
Position(s) Left-back
First match No. 222, 16 November 1938, England 7 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester, aged 25 years 235 days.
Last match No. 226, 24 May 1939, Romania 0 England 2, an end-of-season tour match at Stadionul ANEF, Bucureşti, aged 26 years 59 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1938-39;
Team honours British Championships winners 1938-39;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

No additioonal information. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.180.

 

Billy Morris - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
5 3 2 270 0 0 min 0 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.

 

Billy Morris - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7 0 1 7.00 0.00 100.0 +1
Away 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 100.0 +2
All 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 0 2 3.667 0.333 100.0 +3

 

Billy Morris - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 0 1 4.50 0.50 100.0 +2
Friendly 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All 3 3 0 0 11 1 +10 0 2 3.667 0.333 100.0 +3

 

Billy Morris - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championships
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1938-39 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 0 1 4.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 0 1 4.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 0 1 4.50 0.50 100.0 +2
All 2 2 0 0 9 1 +8 0 1 4.50 0.50 100.0 +2

 

Billy Morris - Match History
 Club: Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 3 full capsx

Age 25
1 222 16 November 1938 - England 7 Ireland 0, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester BC HW Start lb
2 223 15 April 1939 - Scotland 1 England 2, Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow AW Start lb
Age 26
- 224 13 May 1939 - Italy 2 England 2, Stadio Comunale San Siro, Milano Tour AD squad
- 225 18 May 1939 - Yugoslavia 2 England 1, Stadion Beogradski SK, Beograd AL
3 226 24 May 1939 - Romania 0 England 2, Stadionul ANEF, Bucureşti AW Start lb

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