Billy Holmes (footballer born 1875)

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William "Billy" Marsden Holmes (1875 – 18 February 1922)[1] was a footballer who played as a half back for Manchester City between 1896 and 1904. Holmes made his Manchester City debut in October 1896 in a 4-1 defeat against Notts County. He made 156 league appearances for Manchester City and scored 4 goals.[2] His first goal for the club was scored in the 1897/98 football season in a 2-2 draw against Arsenal.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Untitled". The Manchester Guardian. 1922-02-20. p. 3. 
  2. ^ http://www.bluemoon-mcfc.co.uk/History/Players/Player.aspx?id=87
  3. ^ Penney, Ian (1995). The Maine Road Encyclopedia. Edinburgh: Mainstream. ISBN 1-85158-710-1.  p197