Bertie Williams

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Bertie Williams
Personal information
Full name Albert Williams
Date of birth (1907-03-04)4 March 1907
Place of birth Merthyr, Wales
Date of death 1968
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
19??–19?? Carfartha Stars
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
19??–19?? Merthyr Town
1926–1932 Bristol City 103 (26)
1932–1937 Sheffield United 113 (16)
National team
1930 Wales 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Albert "Bertie" Williams (4 March 1907 in Merthyr, Wales – 1968) was a Welsh footballer who played as an inside forward. He made over 210 Football League appearances in the years before the Second World War.[1]

Career[edit]

Bertie Williams played for Merthyr Town. Alex Raisbeck signed Bertie Williams in August 1926 for Bristol City.[2] He made his debut in the Second Division at inside right in a 3-1 win at South Shields on 24 December 1927.[3] Williams made 14apps scoring 4gls in 1927-28. Bertie Williams made a single appearance for Wales v Northern Ireland in February 1930. Bertie Williams joined Sheffield United for £1,400 in January 1932.[2]

Honours[edit]

with Sheffield United

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 – 1939. Tony Brown. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ a b Woods, David; Edwards, Leigh (1997). Bristol City FC The First 100 years. Redcliffe Press. ISBN 1-900178-26-5. 
  3. ^ Woods, David (1994). Bristol Babe The First 100 years of Bristol City FC. Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-95-X.