Billy Adams (footballer, born 1892)

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Billy Adams
Personal information
Full name William Adams
Date of birth 1 August 1892
Place of birth Blackheath, Worcestershire
Date of death 1963 (aged 70–71)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
- Rowley Victoria
1920-1926 West Bromwich Albion 92 (0)
1927-1928 Barrow 23 (0)
1929 Newport County 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

William Adams (born 1 August 1892 in Blackheath, Worcestershire, England) was a footballer who played in The Football League for Barrow and West Bromwich Albion.

Adams also played for Newport County.

Adams later became the landlord of a local Black Country public house now known as The Bell Inn. It is located on Rood End Road, Rood End, Langley. Adams was later buried in Rood End Cemetery after his death.[1]


  1. ^ *Joyce, Michael: "The Football League player's records 1888 to 1939 " (ISBN 1899468676).