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Bill Perry

Blackpool FC

3 appearances, 2 goals

P 3 W 2 D 1 L 0 F 8: A 2
83% successful

1955-56

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
270

Profile

Full name William Perry
Born 10 September 1930 at 25 Delvers Street, Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa [registered in Johannesburg, 16 September 1930]. To Thomas and Jessie Mary (née Soudom). Arrived in England in 1949.

Notes

According to Passenger Lists, William Perry was on board the UCM Edinburgh Castle that had left Durban, arriving in Southampton on 28 October 1949.

Married to Jean Heywood [registered in Blackpool, June 1953].
Died 27 September 2007, aged 77 years 17 days, of a heart-attack.
Buried in Lytham Park Cemetery, Lytham St. Annes
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Biographies x
 

x. - A Football Compendium, Peter J. Seddon (1999).

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x

Source

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

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 751st players (752) to appear for England.
Position(s) Outside-left
First match No. 300, 2 November 1955, England 3 Northern Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Empire Stadium, Wembley, London, aged 25 years 53 days.
Last match No. 302, 14 April 1956, Scotland 1 England 1, a British Championship match at Hampden Park, Mount Florida, Glasgow, aged 25 years 217 days.
Major tournaments British Championships 1955-56;
Team honours None
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1956
Distinctions His father was born in England.

Beyond England

x.  - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.x.

 

Bill Perry - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Starts Sub on Sub off Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 3 0 0 270 2 135 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.

 

Bill Perry - Match Record - All Matches - By Colour of Shirt
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 2 2 0 0 7 1 +6 0 1 3.50 0.50 100.0 +2
Away 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
All - White 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 2.667 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Bill Perry - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
Friendly 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3 0 0 4.00 1.00 100.0 +1
All 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 0 1 2.667 0.667 83.3 +2

 

Bill Perry - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1955-56 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
BC All 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1
All 2 1 1 0 4 1 +3 0 1 2.00 0.50 75.0 +1

 

Bill Perry - Match History
 Club: Blackpool F.C. - 3 full caps

Coach: Walter Winterbottom - 3 full capsx

Age 25
1 300 2 November 1955 - England 3 Northern Ireland 0, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HW Start 11
1 b 19 October 1955 - England B 5 Yugoslavia B 1, Maine Road, Manchester Fr HW Start 11
2 301 30 November 1955 - England 4 Spain 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley Fr HW Start 11
2 b 29 February 1956 - Scotland B 2 England B 2, Dens Park, Dundee Fr HW Start 11
3 302 14 April 1956 - Scotland 1 England 1, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD Start 11

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