Wallace Francis 'Wally' Buttsworth (21 January 1917 – 22 May 2002) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
A defender, Buttsworth was a best and fairest winner for Essendon on three occasions and played in two VFL premiership teams. He is the centre half-back in Essendon's 'Team of the Century'.
Before he joined Essendon, Buttsworth played for the West Perth Football Club and also represented Western Australia in two first-class cricket matches.
His younger brother Fred Buttsworth was also a cricketer and footballer. Their father, Frederick Richard Buttsworth, was himself a first-class cricketer.