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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

captain: none
minutes played:
270

Timeline

  William Armitt Perry
Birth 10 September 1930 at 25 Delvers Street, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Transvaal, South Africa [registered in Johannesburg, 16 September 1930]. To Arthur William Armitt (aka Thomas) and Jessie Mary (née Soudom). Arrived in England on 28 October 1949.
 

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

Marriage to Jean Heywood [registered in Blackpool, June 1953].
Death 27 September 2007 in Blackpool, Lancashire, aged 77 years 17 days, of a heart-attack. Also fighting bowel cancer.
Funeral Buried in Lytham Park Cemetery, Lytham St. Annes

Source

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

Club Career

Club(s) x
Club honours x
Individual honours x
Distinctions x
Height/Weight x' x", xst. xlbs [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 Championship 1955-56;
Team honours England B (two appearances, 1955-56)
Individual honours FA Tour of South Africa 1956; England B (two appearances, two goals, 1955-56)
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 ave.min comp. goals Capt. Disc.
- 3 2 3 0 0 270 2 135 min 0 none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.

 

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

 

Match History
 Club: Blackpool F.C. - three full appearances (270 min)

manager: Walter Winterbottom - three full appearances (270 min)x

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 5 Yugoslavia 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 2 England 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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