Bill Pocock

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Bill Pocock
Personal information
Full name William Thomas Pocock
Date of birth (1884-02-24)24 February 1884
Place of birth Bristol, England
Date of death (1959-02-04)4 February 1959
Place of death Bristol, England
Playing position Outside left
Youth career
Bedminster St Francis
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1919–1926 Bristol City 238 (46)
1926–1927 St Johnstone 24 (1)
1927–1928 Bath City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William Thomas Pocock (24 February 1884 — 4 February 1959) was an English footballer who played as an outside left.


Bill Pocock played locally for Bedminster St Francis before joining the Army. Joe Palmer signed him in July 1919 for Bristol City.[1][2][3]


with Bristol City


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