Appleyard

William

country of birth

England

Winning the league twice (1905 and 1907) and appearing in two Cup Finals, 'Bill' was perhaps Newcastle United first famous 'Number 9'. Appleyard was also responsible for United's first every FA Cup hat-trick. A fisherman from Grimsby in his earlier life Billy scored more than a goal every other game during his time at the club

date of birth

16 Nov 1878

-

national team

signed from

Grimsby Town

transfer fee (£)

debut season

1903

all app

all gls

moved to

transfer fee (£)

left in

Oldham Athletic

1908

league app

league gls

146

88

126

71

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