Bill Cartwright (footballer, born 1884)

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Bill Cartwright
Personal information
Full name William Cartwright
Date of birth 24 June 1884
Place of birth Burton upon Trent, England
Playing position Full back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1906–1907 Gainsborough Trinity 59 (4)
1908–1912 Chelsea 44 (0)
1913 Tottenham Hotspur 17 (0)
000?–? Swansea city ? (?)
000?–? Gillingham ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William 'Bill' Cartwright (born 24 June 1884 in Burton upon Trent–died ?) was a professional footballer who played for Gainsborough Trinity, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City and Gillingham.[1]

Football career[edit]

Cartwright began his career at Gainsborough Trinity. He featured in 59 matches and scored four goals between 1906–07, before joining Chelsea. The full back played 44 matches between 1908–12 for the Stamford Bridge club. In 1913 he signed for Tottenham Hotspur and made his debut against Newcastle United on 15 November 1913 [2] and featured in 19 matches in all competitions for the Lilywhites.[3] After leaving White Hart Lane he played for Swansea City and finally Gillingham.


  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records. soccerdata. p. 50. ISBN 1-899468-63-3. 
  2. ^ Debuts against Newcastle Retrieved 29 April 2009
  3. ^ A-Z of Tottenham Hotspur players Retrieved 28 November 2012