W. G. Richardson
|Full name||William Richardson|
|Date of birth||29 May 1909|
|Place of birth||Framwellgate Moor, County Durham, England|
|Date of death||29 March 1959(aged 49)|
|Place of death||Perry Barr, Birmingham, England|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Playing position||Centre forward|
|United Bus Company (Hartlepool)|
|1929–1945||West Bromwich Albion||320||(202)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
William "Ginger" Richardson (29 May 1909 – 29 March 1959) often referred to as W.G. Richardson and by the nickname 'Ginger' to avoid confusion with team mate Bill Richardson, was an English professional footballer, who played as a centre forward.
In the 1935-36 season, he scored 39 goals, which is still the West Brom record for top scorer in the top division of the English football league system. Richardson was the nephew of English cricketer, Tom Richardson.
In 2004, he was named as one of West Bromwich Albion's 16 greatest players, in a poll organised as part of the club's 125th anniversary celebrations.
- Wallace, Sam (17 May 2008). "Redknapp's moment of triumph threatened by Welsh upstarts". The Independent (London).
- "The wraps come off 125th anniversary mural". West Bromwich Albion F.C. 4 April 2004. Archived from the original on 2 February 2008. Retrieved 10 May 2008.
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