Billy Cook (footballer, born 1909)

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Billy Cook
Personal information
Full name William Cook
Date of birth (1909-01-20)20 January 1909
Place of birth Coleraine, Ireland
Date of death 11 December 1992(1992-12-11) (aged 83)
Place of death Liverpool, England
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1928-1930 Port Glasgow Athletic
1930-1932 Celtic 100 (0)
1932-1939 Everton 228 (5)
1945-1946 Wrexham
1946 Ellesmere Port Town
1946-1947 Rhyl
National team
1932-1939 Ireland 15 (0)
Teams managed
1946-1947 Rhyl (player-manager)
1947 Brann
1948-1949 Sunderland (coach)
1949-1951 Brann
1953 Peru
1954-1955 Portadown
1955-1956 Iraq
1956 Wigan Athletic
1957-1958 Crewe Alexandra (coach)
1958 Norwich City (coach)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

William Cook (20 January 1909 – 11 December 1992) was a Northern Irish professional football player and manager. He was capped 15 times for Ireland.[1]

During his career he played for Celtic in Scotland and Everton in England. Cook took up the position of player-manager at Rhyl F.C. in 1946 before moving on to SK Brann in Norway and the Peru national side amongst others.

He was a member of Everton's FA Cup winning side of 1933, and on his death in December 1992, almost 60 years later, he was the last surviving player from that team.


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Dixie Dean
Everton captain
Succeeded by
Jock Thomson