Harry Williams (footballer, born 1898)

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Harry Williams
Personal information
Full name Henry Archibald Williams[1]
Date of birth (1898-07-29)29 July 1898[1]
Place of birth Hucknall Torkard, England[1]
Date of death 8 April 1980(1980-04-08) (aged 81)[1]
Place of death Sheerness, England[1]
Playing position Inside left, centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Hucknall Olympic
1918–1921 Sunderland 1 (0)
1921–1922 Chesterfield 29 (10)
1922–1923 Manchester United 5 (2)
1923–1925 Brentford 52 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Henry Archibald "Harry" Williams (29 July 1898 – 8 April 1980) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside left in the Football League for Sunderland, Chesterfield, Manchester United and Brentford.[2]

Honours[edit]

Chesterfield

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Sunderland 1920–21[4] First Division 1 0 0 0 1 0
Chesterfield 1920–21[3] Midland League 1 0 0 0 2[a] 2 3 2
1921–22[5] Third Division North 28 10 0 0 28 10
Total 29 10 0 0 2 2 31 10
Manchester United 1922–23[6] Second Division 5 2 5 2
Brentford 1923–24[7] Third Division South 25 5 3 28 5
1924–25[7] 27 2 1 1 28 3
Total 52 7 4 1 56 8
Career Total 87 19 4 1 2 2 93 20
  1. ^ Appearances in Derbyshire Senior Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Chesterfield FC: Player-based information 1921–2015". CFCHistory.com. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 281. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6. 
  3. ^ a b "Chesterfield FC line-ups, 1919 to date: 1920-21". 
  4. ^ "Harry Williams". TheStatcat.co.uk. Retrieved 18 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Chesterfield FC line-ups, 1919 to date: 1921-22". 
  6. ^ "Harry (1922–1923) Williams – Manchester United Player Profile & Stats". www.mufcinfo.com. Retrieved 18 December 2016. 
  7. ^ a b White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. pp. 367–368. ISBN 0951526200.