Billy Green (footballer)

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Billy Green
Personal information
Full name William John Green[1]
Date of birth March 1881[1]
Place of birth Gravesend, England
Date of death February 1951 (aged 69)
Place of death Gravesend, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1900 Gravesend United
1900–1903 Brentford 23 (0)
1903–1908 Burnley 147 (0)
1908–1910 Bradford Park Avenue 31 (0)
1910–1915 Morley Town
Total 178 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William John "Billy" Green (March 1881 – February 1951) was an English professional association football player who played as a goalkeeper. Born in Gravesend, Kent, he started his career in non-league football with Gravesend United and Brentford before being signed by Football League Second Division side Burnley in 1903. In five years with the Clarets he played 147 league games before transferring to Bradford Park Avenue at the beginning of the 1908–09 season. He spent two seasons with Bradford Park Avenue and played 31 matches for the side before retiring in 1910.


  1. ^ a b Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 117. ISBN 190589161X.