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William Smith

Nottingham Forest FC




Full name William Smith
Born 10 November 1868 in Sawley, Derbyshire [registered in Shardlow, December 1868]
Died 1907
Height/Weight not known



Club Career

Club(s) Began his career with Long Eaton Rangers FC, before joining Notts County FC in 1889, and scored seven goals in fifteen league matches, scoring one in the FA Cup run of 1890. However, from at least January 1891, Smith joined Nottingham Forest FC and scored six goals in 36 league appearances. He scored five goals in the two Forest FA Cup runs of 1891 and 1892. He returned to Long Eaton Rangers FC for the 1892-93 season. Played another eight league matches, scoring four, for Notts County FC in 1897-98. The following season was spent at Loughborough FC, making 27 league appearances, scoring just the one. In 1899, he was at Lincoln City FC for a final 33 league appearances.
Club honours not known
Individual honours not known
Distinctions not known

England Career

Player number Did not appear for England.
Position(s) Inside-right
Major tournaments None
Team honours None
Individual honours None
Distinctions None

Beyond England



William Smith - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Capt. Disc.
1 0 0 0 0 min 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.


William Smith - Match History
 Clubs: Nottingham Forest .F.C. - 0 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 0 full capsx

Age 22
- 43 4 April 1891 - England 2 Scotland 1, Ewood Park, Blackburn BC HW reserve