Billy Batty

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Billy Batty
Personal information
Full name William Batty[1]
Date of birth (1886-07-13)13 July 1886[1]
Place of birth Killamarsh,[1] Derbyshire, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
High Green Swifts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1907–1910 Sheffield United 38 (6)
1910–1911 Bristol City 5 (0)
1911–1912 Lincoln City
1912–1922 Swindon Town 111 (44)
1922–1923 Barnsley 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Billy" Batty (13 July 1886 – after 1922) was an English footballer who scored 24 goals in 85 appearances in the Football League playing for Sheffield United, Bristol City, Swindon Town and Barnsley. He played as an inside forward.[1] He also played in Lincoln City's 1911–12 Central League title-winning side,[2] and in the Southern League for Swindon Town, during which time he appeared four times for the Southern League representative eleven.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 20. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ "Billy Batty". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 10 April 2013.  Appearances per season are sourced via the Season Stats dropdown menu at the bottom right of this page. The site is partly subscription-based, but only free-access sections are used for reference. If pop-up login dialogue boxes appear, press the "Cancel" button to proceed.
  3. ^ "Billy Batty". Retrieved 10 April 2013.