Billy Jones (footballer, born 1983)

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Billy Jones
Personal information
Full name William Kenneth Jones
Date of birth (1983-06-26) 26 June 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Chatham, England[1]
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Left back
Club information
Current team
Gloucester City
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2004 Leyton Orient 72 (0)
2004–2005 Kidderminster Harriers 12 (0)
2005–2007 Exeter City 86 (17)
2007–2010 Crewe Alexandra 71 (8)
2010–2012 Exeter City 48 (1)
2012–2013 Cheltenham Town 39 (0)
2013–2014 Newport County 6 (1)
2014– Gloucester City 91 (12)
National team
2007 England C 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 03:43, 21 October 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10:54, 13 October 2008 (UTC)

William Kenneth "Billy" Jones (born 26 June 1983) is an English football defender who plays for National League North club Gloucester City.

His league debut came for Orient, in January 2001, when he was just 17. Over the next four seasons he played 79 games for the club, moving to Kidderminster Harriers in January 2005. Unfortunately, though, Kidderminster were relegated from the Football League, and Jones moved to Exeter at the end of the season.

Jones followed former teammate Dan Woodards to League One club Crewe Alexandra for £65,000 on a three-year deal. on 30 May 2007. Jones will become Crewe's second signing of the season from a non-league club.[2]

On 11 June 2010, Jones agreed to re-sign for Exeter City after passing a medical. He was Exeter's first signing of the 2005 pre-season, re-uniting him with Alex Inglethorpe, whom he had worked with during his time in Leyton Orient's youth setup.

On 11 July 2012, Jones signed for Cheltenham Town on a two-year deal.

On 12 September 2013 Jones joined Newport County on a monthly contract as cover for the injured Andy Sandell. Jones made his debut for Newport County versus Morecambe on 14 September 2013 and scored within two minutes of kick-off. He was released by Newport in January 2014 and subsequently joined Gloucester City.


  1. ^ Rollin, Glenda; Rollin, Jack, eds. (2012). Sky Sports Football Yearbook 2012–2013 (43rd ed.). London: Headline. p. 469. ISBN 978-0-7553-6356-8. 
  2. ^ "Crewe seal deal for Exeter star". BBC Sport. 2007-05-30. Retrieved 2007-05-30. 

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