Bill Berry (footballer, born 1904)

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Bill Berry
Bill Berry, Brentford FC footballer, 1926.jpg
Berry while with Brentford in 1926.
Personal information
Full name William George Berry[1]
Date of birth (1904-08-18)18 August 1904
Place of birth Hackney, England
Date of death September 1972 (aged 68)
Place of death Newham, England
Playing position Centre-forward
Youth career
Royal Naval Depot
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1923 Charlton Athletic 11 (2)
1923–1926 Gillingham 79 (9)
1926–1932 Brentford 133 (40)
1932–1933 Crystal Palace 17 (4)
1933 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 12 (2)
1934–1937 SC Fives
Teams managed
1934–1944 SC Fives
1944–1946 Lille
1946–1948 Lierse
1953–1955 Nice
1955–1956 CS Hammam-Lif
1956–1958 Étoile Sportive du Sahel
Jeunesse Esch
Union Luxembourg
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William George "Bill" Berry, known in France as George Berry or Georges Berry (born Hackney, 18 August 1904, died 1972) was an English association football player. He played professionally for clubs including Gillingham, Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace, Brentford and Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic between 1923 and 1934.[1][2][3]

He moved to France in 1934, where he played for SC Fives,[4] and coached SC Fives, Lille OSC and OGC Nice.[5] He won two Coupes de France in 1946 and 1954.[6]

He then moved to Tunisia, where he coached CS Hammam-Lif[7][8] and Étoile Sportive du Sahel.[9]

He later coached in Luxembourg, where he won 4 national titles with Jeunesse Esch and Union Luxembourg.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 25. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ CrystalPalaceFC_user. "Appearances". cpfc.co.uk. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Triggs, Roger (2001). The Men Who Made Gillingham Football Club. Tempus Publishing Ltd. p. 12. ISBN 0-7524-2243-X. 
  4. ^ "Bristol Rovers - News - Latest News - Latest News - EURO 2008 CONNECTIONS: FRANCE". bristolrovers.co.uk. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  5. ^ RSSSF Archived 4 August 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Coupes - Joueurs - FFF". Fédération Française de Football. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  7. ^ Administrator. "Entraîneurs". hamhama.com. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "Bienvenue sur le site officiel de l'Etoile Sportive du Sahel". etoile-du-sahel.com. Archived from the original on 29 October 2007. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "Archive". Archived from the original on April 4, 2016. Retrieved 2016-03-26. 
  10. ^ Alencar. "Futebol: Técnicos Campeões do Campeonato Luxemburguês". tudosobrefutebol-alencar.blogspot.com. Retrieved 18 October 2015.