William Voisey

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William Voisey
Personal information
Full name William Voisey
Date of birth (1891-11-19)19 November 1891
Place of birth Isle of Dogs, England
Date of death 19 October 1964(1964-10-19) (aged 72)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Millwall Athletic ? (?)
National team
1919 England Wartime 1 (0)
Teams managed
1936 Great Britain
1940–1944 Millwall

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (Goals).

William Voisey (19 November 1891 – 19 October 1964) was an English football player and manager.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

Voisey, who played for Millwall Athletic, made one war time appearance for the England Wartime team.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Voisey coached Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[2]

Voisey later managed Millwall between 1940 and 1944, but was forced to retire after sustaining injuries during an air raid; he survived a direct hit on Millwall's stadium.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England - War-Time/Victory Internationals - Details". RSSSF. Retrieved 10 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Great Britain squad - Berlin 1936". FIFA. Retrieved 10 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Barney Ronan (12 August 2009). "Football managers: camel coat optional". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 November 2009.