Billy Guest

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Billy Guest
Personal information
Full name William Francis Guest[1]
Date of birth (1914-02-08)8 February 1914
Place of birth Brierley Hill,[1] England
Date of death 15 November 1994(1994-11-15) (aged 80)[1]
Place of death Darwen,[1] England
Playing position Outside left
Youth career
1928–1932 Birmingham
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1932–1937 Birmingham 76 (15)
1937–1947 Blackburn Rovers 88 (30)
1947–1948 Walsall 5 (0)
1948–1949 Peterborough United 38 (18)
1949–19?? Kidderminster Harriers
Lovell's Athletic
Hinckley United
Bilston United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

William Francis Guest (8 February 1914 – 15 November 1994) was an English professional footballer who played as an outside left for Birmingham, Blackburn Rovers and Walsall in the Football League either side of the Second World War.[2] During the war, he won a runners-up medal with Blackburn Rovers in the 1940 Football League War Cup Final. He went on to play for Peterborough United in the Midland League, for Kidderminster Harriers and Lovell's Athletic in the Southern League, and for Hinckley United and Bilston United.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Derby: Breedon Books. p. 92. ISBN 978-1-85983-010-9. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 109. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 

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