Billy Clark (footballer, born 1967)

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Billy Clark
Personal information
Full name William Raymond Clark
Date of birth (1967-05-19) 19 May 1967 (age 50)
Place of birth Christchurch, England
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1987 A.F.C. Bournemouth 4 (0)
1987–1997 Bristol Rovers 248 (14)
1991 Bath City (loan) 3 (0)
1997 Cheltenham Town (loan)
1997–1999 Exeter City 41 (3)
1999–2001 Forest Green Rovers 75 (6)
2001–2003 Newport County
2003–2005 Weston-super-Mare
2005–2007 Clevedon Town
2007 Weston-super-Mare 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William Raymond Clark (born 19 May 1967) is a former professional footballer and a current youth team coach with Bath City.

Clark was born in Christchurch, Hampshire on the south coast of England and began his footballing career as a trainee with A.F.C. Bournemouth. Most of his career was spent with Bristol Rovers, where he spent ten years and made 289 appearances for the club in all competitions, scoring fifteen goals.

Recently, Clark rejoined Weston-super-Mare for his second stint with the club. He captained The Seagulls from 2003-2005 before moving to rivals Clevedon Town. His role with Weston was a coach/player which he played defense as well as being used in a coaching capacity.

Clark has since retired from professional football with Weston-super-Mare retaining his rights. He was a youth coach with Bristol Rovers before moving on to perform the same role with Bath City FC in 2009.[1]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Clark takes the reins as Bath City academy coach". This Is Somerset. Retrieved 29 June 2009.