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Billy Pease

Middlesbrough FC

1 appearance, 0 goals

P 1 W 0 D 1 L 0 F 3: A 3
50% successful

1927

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
90

Profile

Full name Willie Pease
name notes Thought to be William Harold, but their are none. Willie was one of only two Leeds-born Pease, besides, his death registry confirms his actual name. Incidentally, the other was born in 1898.
Born 30 September 1899 at 7 Roxburgh Place, Leeds, West Riding of Yorkshire [registered in Hunslet, December 1899].
Baptised 22 November 1899 in St Peter's Church, Hunslet Moor. By W. Gifford

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census, Willie is the youngest of two children, the older being Amy, to Walter and Annie (née Castle). They live at 7 Roxburgh Place in Hunslet. His father is a file grinder.

According to the 1911 census, Willie now has three younger siblings, Harry, Lillie and Laurie, still with their parents. Their father is still a file grinder and they live at 4 Westwood Grove in Hunslet.

According to passenger lists, Pease, along with other footballers, was part of a tour of South Africa that returned to Southampton on 5 August 1929 from Cape Town on board the SS Arundel Castle. His address was stated as 48 Ayresome Street in Middlesbrough.

Married to Maria Mercia Relph [registered in Middlesbrough, June 1931]. Of which they had three sons, William, Christopher and David.
Died 2 October 1955 in Redcar, aged 56 years 3 days [registered in Cleveland, December 1955] from a brain hemorrhage.
Buried in Redcar cemetery
Height/Weight 5' 9½", 11st. 5lbs [1930].

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) Began his career playing rugby at school, only learning football while he was with the Northumberland Fusiliers. He fought during WW1 as a private. Pease then joined his local league club, Leeds City AFC as an amateur during the 1918/19 season. He was sold during an auction when City were disbanded in October 1919, Pease joined Northampton Town FC. Middlesbrough FC signed Pease in May 1926 for a £2000 transfer fee and Luton Town FC signed him in June 1933. On 18 December 1934, it was discussed that Pease would become the player-manager of Gateshead FC, however, the club was not in a financial position to employ him, allowing him to retire on 25 January 1935, choosing to enter the licensing trade instead of joining Hartlepools United FC.
Club honours Football League Division Two winners 1926-27, 1928-29;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of five who became 512th player (514) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-right
Only match No. 152, 12 February 1927, Wales 3 England 3, a British Championship match at The Racecourse, Mold Road, Wrexham, aged 27 years 135 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1926-27;
Team honours British Championships shared 1926-27;
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1929;
Distinctions None

Beyond England

After leaving the game, he was employed as a licensee in the The Roseberry in Stokesley, Middlesbrough. AFterwhich he ran a bed & breakfast in Redcar, where he would die. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.194/5./Vicky Pease

 

Billy Pease - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
1 1 1 90 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 Pease - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Away - British Championship 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0

 

Billy Pease - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1926-27 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
BC All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
All 1 0 1 0 3 3 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0

 

Billy Pease - Match History
 Club: Middlesbrough F.C. - 1 full cap

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 1 full capx

Age 27
1 152 12 February 1927 - Wales 3 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start or

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