Bill Murphy (footballer)

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Bill Murphy
Personal information
Full name John William Murphy
Date of birth (1921-11-21)21 November 1921
Place of birth Birstall, West Yorkshire, England
Date of death 2004 (aged 82–83)
Playing position Wing half
Youth career
19??–1939 Heckmondwike Spen
1939–1946 Liverpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1952 Bradford City 146 (9)
1952 Scarborough ? (?)
???? Weybridge ? (?)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

John William "Bill" Murphy (21 November 1921 – 2004) was an English professional footballer who played as a wing half.

Career[edit]

Murphy began his career with Heckmondwike Spen and Liverpool, before turning professional with Bradford City in 1946. Murphy made 146 appearances in the Football League for Bradford, scoring nine goals.[1] He later played non-league football with Scarborough and Weybridge.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BRADFORD CITY : 1946/47 - 2008/09". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Transfer Database. Retrieved 25 September 2009.