The death of Billy George

December 4, 1933
William George, the former Aston Villa and England goalkeeper, has died in Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, aged 59. He joined the Villa in 1896, and had a long record of first-team appearances, being in the Cup-winning side of 1905. George kept goal for England against Germany in 1901, and the following year played against Scotland, Ireland, and Wales.
(Source: Yorkshire Evening Post: December 7, 1933)


Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.