Ralph Williams (footballer)

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Ralph Williams
Personal information
Full name Ralph Shipley Williams[1]
Date of birth 2 October 1905
Place of birth Aberaman, Wales
Date of death 1 March 1985(1985-03-01) (aged 79)[2]
Place of death Pontypridd, Wales
Playing position Centre forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Aberaman Athletic
Aberdare Athletic 2
1924–1925 Brentford 7 (1)
Aberaman Athletic
Poole Town
1927 Chesterfield 31 (15)
Manchester Central
Colwyn Bay United
1929–1930 Cardiff City 30 (17)
1931 Crewe Alexandra 13 (16)
1931 Rochdale 8 (1)
1932–1933 Southport 12 (3)
Merthyr Town
Lovell's Athletic
Aberdare Town
Bangor City
Rhyl
Aberdare Town
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ralph Shipley Williams (2 October 1905 – 1 March 1985) was a Welsh professional football centre forward who played in the Football League for a number of clubs,[1] most notably Chesterfield and Cardiff City.[3][4]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brentford 1924–25[5] Third Division South 7 1 0 0 7 1
Chesterfield 1927–28[6] Third Division North 31 15 1 0 32 15
Southport 1932–33[4] Third Division North 12 3 2 0 14 3
Career total 50 19 3 0 53 19

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Haynes, Graham; Coumbe, Frank (2006). Timeless Bees: Brentford F.C. Who's Who 1920–2006. Harefield: Yore Publications. pp. 169, 170. ISBN 978-0955294914. 
  2. ^ "Chesterfield FC: Player-based information 1921–2016". 
  3. ^ Joyce, Michael (2012). Football League Players' Records 1888 to 1939. Nottingham: Tony Brown. p. 313. ISBN 190589161X. 
  4. ^ a b "Player Details". Port Online. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2017. 
  5. ^ White, Eric, ed. (1989). 100 Years Of Brentford. Brentford FC. p. 368. ISBN 0951526200. 
  6. ^ "Chesterfield FC, 1919 to date: 1927-28".