Billy Clark (footballer, born 1881)

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Billy Clark
Personal information
Full name William Clark[1]
Date of birth 1881
Place of birth Airdrie, Scotland
Date of death 17 March 1937 (aged 55–56)
Place of death Bristol, England
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1901–1904 Port Glasgow Athletic 60 (18)
1904–1908 Bristol Rovers 133 (35)
1908–1909 Sunderland 41 (4)
1910 Bristol City 24 (1)
1911 Leicester Fosse 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

William "Billy" Clark (1881 – 17 March 1937), also known as 'Darkie' Clark, was a professional footballer who played in the Southern League for Bristol Rovers. He was signed from Port Glasgow Athletic in 1904 and won the Southern League championship in his first season with the club.[2] He went on to make 133 League appearances, scoring 35 goals, before leaving to join Sunderland.[1]


  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 58. ISBN 190589161X. 
  2. ^ "Port Glasgow Athletic Player William Clark Details". Retrieved 2016-11-27.