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Bill Smith (footballer born 1897)

Bill Smith
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* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William Thomas "Bill" Smith (born 9 April 1897, date of death unknown) was an English footballer.


During his amateur career, Smith played in 17 finals, and captained the Third Army team in Germany when he was stationed in Koblenz after the armistice during the First World War.[1] He started his professional career with Hull City in 1921.[2] After making no appearances for the club, he joined Leadgate Park.[2] He joined Durham City in 1921, making 33 league appearances in the club's first season in the Football League.[2][3]

He joined York City in the Midland League in July 1922, where he scored the club's first goal in that competition.[1] He made 75 appearances for the club in the Midland League and five appearances in the FA Cup before joining Stockport County in 1925,[1] where he made no league appearances.[2]


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