About William Lacey:
“He possesses an intelligent idea of the requirements of an inside forward, and when once within the danger zone can shoot with power and precision.”
(Joint Everton and Liverpool match programme).
Born: September 24, 1889: Enniscorthy (County Wexford), Ireland.
Passed away: May 30, 1969: Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, England.
Position: Inside left, inside right.
Height: 174 cm. (5ft. 8½in.);
Weight: 71 kilos (11st. 2lb.).
Westland Road school.
** Transferred to Everton.
Everton: Signed: May 28, 1908.
** Transferred to Liverpool in a player-exchange with Harold Uren.
Liverpool: Signed: February 27, 1912;
* eligible for Liverpool F.C. in official matches: February 28, 1912.
*** War time guest, Belfast United: May, 1915.
*** War time guest, Linfield: 1916.
** Released on Free Transfer: May, 1924.
** Transferred to New Brighton.
New Brighton: Signed: August, 1924.
Player-Manager: Shelbourne: Signed: 1926.
Player-Manager: Cork Bohemians: Appointed: October, 1932.
Liverpool Senior Cup Winner: 1909-10 (Everton); 1910-11 (Everton); 1911-12 (Liverpool).
Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme: February 8, 1913.
Joint Everton and Liverpool Match Programme: February 7, 1914.
Joint Everton and Liverpool Programme: October 3, 1914.
Liverpool Echo: October 5, 1915.
Liverpool Echo: October 27, 1915.
William Lacey, 1923, from the collection of James Cotton.
Source: Evening Express: September 8, 1924.
Liverpool Echo: December 14, 1935.
Liverpool Echo: May 30, 1969.
Liverpool Echo: June 2, 1969.