William Newton (footballer)

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William Newton
Personal information
Full name William Griffiths Newton
Date of birth 1900
Place of birth Crewe, England[1]
Date of death 3 May 1965(1965-05-03) (age 64–65)[1]
Place of death Nantwich, England[1]
Playing position Left-back
Youth career
Red Street P.S.A.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1922–1924 Port Vale 1 (0)
Congleton Town
Oswestry Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

William Griffiths Newton (1900 – 3 May 1965) was an English footballer who played at left-back for Port Vale, Congleton Town, and Oswestry Town.

Playing career[edit]

Newton played for Red Street P.S.A. before joining Port Vale as an amateur in March 1922, signing professional forms in June 1923.[1] His only Second Division appearance was in a 2–1 win at Crystal Palace on 25 August 1923.[1] He was transferred to Congleton Town in February 1924, and later turned out for Oswestry Town.[1]


  • Sourced from William Newton profile at the English National Football Archive (subscription required)
Club Season Division League FA Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Port Vale 1923–24 Second Division 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0


  1. ^ a b c d e f Kent, Jeff (1996). Port Vale Personalities. Witan Books. p. 214. ISBN 0-9529152-0-0.