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William Ross (footballer, born 1874)

William Ross (1874 – after 1907) was an English footballer who scored 62 goals from 234 appearances in the Football League playing for Sheffield United, Lincoln City, Notts County, Grimsby Town and Glossop. A centre forward, he also played non-league football for Kiveton Park, Chesterfield Town, Gravesend United and Reading.[1][3]

William Ross
Personal information
Full name William Ross[1]
Date of birth 1874[a]
Place of birth Kiveton Park,[1] England
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Kiveton Park
1894–1895 Chesterfield Town 18 (13)
1895–1897 Sheffield United 19 (3)
1897–1898 Lincoln City 22 (3)
1898–1899 Gravesend United
1899–1900 Reading
1900–1904 Notts County 110 (28)
1904–1905 Grimsby Town 32 (7)
1905–1908 Glossop 51 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Joyce[1] and the Lincoln City FC Archive[2] list Ross's year of birth as 1874, but Stuart Basson's Chesterfield site gives 1876.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 227. ISBN 978-1-899468-67-6.
  2. ^ "William Ross". The Lincoln City FC Archive. Lincoln City F.C. Retrieved 28 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Chesterfield FC: Player-based information: 1891–1899" (XLS). cfchistory.com. Stuart Basson. Retrieved 28 July 2014.