Billy Jennings (Welsh footballer)

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Billy Jennings
Personal information
Full name William Jennings
Date of birth (1893-02-25)25 February 1893
Place of birth Barry, Wales
Date of death 1968
Playing position Wing-half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Barry Town
Bethel Baptists
Barry Town
1912–1930 Bolton Wanderers 267 (2)
National team
1914–1928 Wales 11 (0)
Teams managed
1937–1939 Cardiff City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11:08, 29 October 2008 (UTC). † Appearances (Goals).

William "Billy" Jennings (25 February 1893 – 1968) was a Welsh football player best known for playing for Bolton Wanderers, for whom he made over 250 appearances in The Football League. He played for the team in the 1923 FA Cup Final.[1] He also played eleven times for the Welsh national team[2] and later spent a two year spell in charge of Cardiff City.[3][4]


  • Hayes, Dean (2006). The Who's Who of Cardiff City. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-462-0. 
  1. ^ Thraves, Andrew (1994). The History of the Wembley FA Cup Final. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. p. 1. ISBN 0-297-83407-X. 
  2. ^ "Welsh International matches". Retrieved 20 July 2009. 
  3. ^ "The Roaring Twenties". Retrieved 9 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "Bill Jennings". League Managers Association. Retrieved 20 July 2009.