Bill Whare

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Bill Whare
Personal information
Full name William Whare
Date of birth (1925-05-14)14 May 1925
Place of birth Guernsey, Channel Islands
Date of death 28 May 1995(1995-05-28) (aged 70)
Place of death Nottingham, England
Playing position Right back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1960 Nottingham Forest 298 (2)
1960 Boston United
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William "Bill" Whare (14 May 1925 – 28 May 1995)[1] was a professional footballer from Guernsey who played as a right-back.


Born in Guernsey, Channel Islands, Whare spent his entire professional career with Nottingham Forest, making 298 appearances in the Football League between 1946 and 1960.[2] Whare represented Forest in the 1959 FA Cup Final,[3] as well as the 1959 FA Charity Shield, before leaving the club to play non-league football with Boston United.