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Billy Walker

Aston Villa FC

18 appearances, 9 goals
one missed penalty

P 18 W 9 D 5 L 4 F 35: A 25
64% successful

1920-32

disciplined: none
captaincies:
three
minutes played:
1620

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Profile

Full name William Henry Walker
Born 29 October 1897 [registered in x, x].

Census Notes

According to the 1901 census.....

Died x, aged x years x days [registered in x].
Height/Weight x' x½", xst. xlbs [x].

Source

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

Management Career

Club(s) Secretary/manager of Sheffield Wednesday, he tended his resignation on 7 November 1937, it was accepted two days later. On 24 January 1938, Walker was appointed manager of newly-formed Chelmsford City FC, who were applying for election to the Southern League.

England Career

Player number One of four who became 398th players (401) to appear for England.
Position(s) Centre-forward, inside-left
First match No. 123, 23 October 1920, England 2 Ireland 0, a British Championship match at Roker Park, Roker, Sunderland, aged 22 years x days.
Last match No. 184, 7 December 1932, England 4 Austria 3, a friendly match at Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road, Fulham, London, aged 35 years x days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1920-21, 1921-22, 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, 1926-27;
Team honours British Championship shared 1926-27;
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England

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

 

Billy Walker - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
19 18 13 1620 9 180 min 5 three 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 Walker - Match Record - All Matches
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 10 5 2 3 19 13 +6 2 3 1.90 1.30 60.0 +2
Away 8 4 3 1 16 12 +4 2 1 2.00 1.50 68.8 +3
All 18 9 5 4 35 25 +10 4 4 1.944 1.389 63.9 +5

 

Billy Walker - Match Record - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
British Championship 13 4 5 4 17 17 =0 4 3 1.308 1.308 50.0 =0
Friendly 5 5 0 0 18 8 +10 0 1 3.60 1.60 100.0 +5
All 18 9 5 4 35 25 +10 4 4 1.944 1.389 63.9 +5

 

Billy Walker - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1920-21 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
BC 1921-22 3 1 1 1 2 2 =0 1 1 0.667 0.667 50.0 =0
BC 1923-24 1 0 1 0 1 1 =0 0 0 1.00 1.00 50.0 =0
BC 1924-25 3 2 0 1 5 4 +1 1 0 1.667 1.333 66.7 +1
BC 1925-26 3 0 1 2 1 4 -3 2 1 0.333 1.333 16.7 -2
BC 1926-27 2 0 2 0 6 6 =0 0 0 3.00 3.00 50.0 =0
BC All 13 4 5 4 17 17 =0 4 3 1.308 1.308 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 13 4 5 4 17 17 =0 4 3 1.308 1.308 50.0 =0
All 13 4 5 4 17 17 =0 4 3 1.308 1.308 50.0 =0

 

Billy Walker - Match History
 Club: Aston Villa F.C. - 18 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 18 full capsx

Age 22
1 123 23 October 1920 - England 2 Ireland 0, Roker Park, Sunderland BC HW Start cf
Age 23
2 127 22 October 1921 - Ireland 1 England 1, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start il
Age 24
3 128 13 March 1922 - England 1 Wales 0, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HW Start il
4 129 8 April 1922 - England 0 Scotland 1, Villa Park, Birmingham HL Start il
Age 25
- 133 14 April 1923 - Scotland 2 England 2, Hampden Park, Glasgow BC AD reserve
5 135 21 May 1923 - Sweden 2 England 4, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm tour AW Start il
6 136 24 May 1923 - Sweden 1 England 3, Stockholms Olympiastadion, Stockholm AW Start il
Age 26
7 140 12 April 1924 - England 1 Scotland 1, Empire Stadium, Wembley BC HD Start il
8 142 22 October 1924 - England 3 Ireland 1, Goodison Park, Liverpool BC HW Start il
Age 27
9 143 8 December 1924 - England 4 Belgium 0, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich Fr HW Start
il
10 144 28 February 1925 - Wales 1 England 2, Vetch Field, Swansea BC AW Start il
11 145 4 April 1925 - Scotland 2 England 0, Hampden Park, Glasgow AL Start il
12 146 21 May 1925 - France 2 England 3, Stade Olympique Yves-du-Manoir, Paris Fr AW Captain
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il/g
13 147 24 October 1925 - Ireland 0 England 0, Windsor Park, Belfast BC AD Start il
Age 28
14 148 1 March 1926 - England 1 Wales 3, Selhurst Park, South Norwood BC HL Start il
15 149 17 April 1926 - England 0 Scotland 1, Old Trafford, Manchester HL Captain il
16 151 20 October 1926 - England 3 Ireland 3, Anfield Road, Liverpool BC HD Start il
Age 29
17 152 12 February 1927 - Wales 3 England 3, The Racecourse, Wrexham BC AD Start il
Age 35
18 184 7 December 1932 - England 4 Austria 3, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Fr HW Captain il

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