Frank Williams (Welsh footballer)

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Frank Williams
Personal information
Date of birth (1906-03-10)10 March 1906
Place of birth Cefn-y-bedd, Wales[1]
Date of death 1982 (aged 75–76)
Playing position Right-winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1924–1926 Wrexham 3 (0)
1926–1928 Preston North End 8 (0)
1928–1929 Port Vale 1 (0)
Oswestry Town
Northern Nomads
Ashton National Gas
Altrincham
Shrewsbury Town
Buxton
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Frank H. Williams (10 March 1906 – 1982) was a Welsh footballer who played for Wrexham, Preston North End, Port Vale, Oswestry Town, Northern Nomads, Ashton National Gas, Altrincham, Shrewsbury Town and Buxton.

Playing career[edit]

Williams played for Wrexham and Preston North End, before joining Second Division side Port Vale in March 1928.[1] His only appearance was at outside-right in a 4–1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers at The Old Recreation Ground on 25 August.[1] This proved to be his only appearance of the 1928–29 season, and he left on a free transfer in May 1929 and later played for Oswestry Town, Northern Nomads, Ashton National Gas, Altrincham, Shrewsbury Town and Buxton.[1]

Statistics[edit]

  • Sourced from Frank Williams profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wrexham 1924–25 Third Division North 2 0 0 0 2 0
1925–26 Third Division North 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 3 0 0 0 3 0
Preston North End 1926–27 Second Division 8 0 1 0 9 0
Port Vale 1928–29 Second Division 1 0 0 0 1 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 311. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.