Richard Williams (footballer)

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Richard Williams
Personal information
Date of birth (1869-01-01)1 January 1869
Place of birth Chesterfield, England
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1891–1895 Everton 58 (0)
Luton Town ? (?)
Total 58 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Richard Williams (born 1 January 1869) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper.


A native of Chesterfield, Williams began his career as a trainee with Everton, and was a member of the first team between 1891 and 1895, making a total of 70 appearances - 58 in the Football League and 12 in the FA Cup.[1] Williams played in the 1893 FA Cup Final for Everton, and moved to Luton Town in February 1895.[2]


  1. ^ "Pre-1900 players". EFC History. Archived from the original on 7 March 2009. Retrieved 11 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Everton Player Stats Richard Williams". Everton F.C. official site. Retrieved 11 November 2009.