The death of William Ryott


July 11, 1932
William Ryott, the Liverpool footballer, of Picton Terrace, Newcastle, has died in Newcastle infirmary following a motor accident yesterday.

Ryott was driving a delivery van when, in an attempt to avoid a lorry, he swerved and skidded broadside on in front of a Corporation bus. The van was wrecked and Ryott was pinned beneath the wreckage.

Ryott was home on leave prior to rejoining the Liverpool team. He formerly played with Newcastle United Reserves, and then went to Carlisle.
(Source: Hull Daily Mail: July 12, 1932)

** Liverpool Echo contacted both Everton and Liverpool for information about this player but none of the clubs had any knowledge of the player.

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