Player #59

Appearances:

64

Starts:

64

Goals:

34

Seasons:

3

Billy Dickson
Billy Dickson

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Billy Dickson
Billy Dickson

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Billy Dickson

Position

Centre Forward

From

1889-90

To

1891-92

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Billy Dickson

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

23
24
25

Division

FL
FL
FL

Appearances

64
21
18
25

Starts

64
21
18
25

Substitute

0
0
0
0

Unused

0
0
0
0

Goals

34
8
10
16

*Age on opening day of the season

FAC: FA Cup; FL: Football League; D1: Division 1; D2: Division 2; D3: Division 3; PL: Premier League; CH: Championship

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William Alexander Dickson

Birth Date

Monday, 27 August 1866

Birth Place

Crail, Fife

Birth Country

Scotland

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Sunderland

From

For

Free

On

Unknown

Previous Clubs

Dumfries Schools |
1886-88 Dundee Strathmore |
Bolton Wanderers |
1888-89 Sunderland |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Stoke

For

Free

On

1892

Subsequent Clubs

1892-96 Stoke |

Billy Dickson
Billy Dickson

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Billy Dickson
Billy Dickson

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Villa Career

Seasons Active, Fee, Starts (Sub) | Goals |

1889-92 Aston Villa, Free, 64 (34) |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 14 September 1889

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 14 September 1889

Notts County (h), Football League

DEBUT

First Goal

Saturday, 14 September 1889

Final Appearance

Monday, 18 April 1892

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h), Football League

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Monday, 18 April 1892

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Scotland

Died

1 June 1910, Aged 43

Billy Dickson

Player #59 for Aston Villa, William Alexander Dickson, known as Billy Dickson, played as a centre forward for the club. Billy represented Villa between 1889-90 and 1891-92.

Billy was born in Crail, Scotland on 27th August 1866 and made his debut as a 23 year old on 14th September 1889.

Villa had signed Billy from Sunderland and he went on to represent the club over three seasons.

Billy’s final game before his move to Stoke City was on 18th April 1892 aged 25.

Billy played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

Billy passed away in Stoke on Trent on the 1st June 1910 aged just 43.