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About Billy Watson:

Born: September 11, 1890: North Meols (Lancashire), England.
** His birth certificate says he was given the name Richard Watson.
Passed away: September 1, 1955: Southport (Lancashire), England.

Position: Left half.

Height: (5ft. 7½in.);
Weight: (11st. 9lb.).

Career:
Blowick Wesleyans: 1906.
Southport Central: 1907.
** Transferred to Burnley for £200.
Burnley: Signed: March, 1909.
* 1908-09: 1-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1909-10: 4-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1910-11: 32-2 (Football League 2); 4-1 (FA Cup);
* 1911-12: 38-0 (Football League 2); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1912-13: 32-2 (Football League 2); 6-0 (FA Cup);
* 1913-14: 32-1 (Football League 1); 8-0 (FA Cup);
* 1914-15: 36-0 (Football League 1); 3-1 (FA Cup);
*** War time guest: Southport.
*** War time guest Fulham.
* 1919-20: 39-5 (Football League 1); 4-0 (FA Cup);
* 1920-21: 42-2 (Football League 1); 3-0 (FA Cup);
* 1921-22: 31-2 (Football League 1); 2-0 (FA Cup); 1-0 (Charity Shield);
* 1922-23: 39-4 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1923-24: 19-0 (Football League 1); 1-0 (FA Cup);
* 1924-25: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Accrington Stanley: 1925.
* 1925-26: 6-0 (Football League 3N); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Blackburn Rovers: 1926.
* 1926-27: 0-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).

Merits:
England A 3-0 (v. Scotland: April 5, 1913; v. Ireland: February 14, 1914; v. Ireland. October 25, 1919).
Football League XI 5-0.
Football League First Division Winner: 1920-21 (Burnley).
FA Cup Winner: 1913-14 (Burnley).
Lancashire Cup Winner: 1914-15 (Burnley).

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