Player #294

Appearances:

2

Starts:

2

Goals:

1

Seasons:

1

William Adshead
William Adshead

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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William Adshead
William Adshead

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William Adshead

Position

Centre Back

From

1922-23

To

1922-23

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William Adshead

Seasons Quick-View

Seasons

Age*

21

Division

D1

Appearances

2
2

Starts

2
2

Substitute

0
0

Unused

0
0

Goals

1
1

*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

FULL SEASON BREAKDOWN

William Ewart Adshead

Birth Date

Wednesday, 10 April 1901

Birth Place

Tividale, Dudley, Wolverhampton

Birth Country

England

Villa Youth

n/a

From

Transfer in

Corinthians

From

For

Free

On

August 1920

Previous Clubs

Birmingham University |
Corinthians |

Loans Out

None

Transfer Out

To

Corinthians

For

Free

On

June 1923

Subsequent Clubs

Corinthians |

William Adshead
William Adshead

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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William Adshead
William Adshead

Source: Football card Aston Villa issued by Kane Products under the Football Clubs & Colours series, 1956.

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Villa Career

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

1922-23 Aston Villa, Free, 2 | 1 |

STARTS

SUBS

GOALS

Played Under

George Ramsay led Management Committee |

First Squad Appearance

Saturday, 2 September 1922

Debut Appearance

Saturday, 2 September 1922

Blackburn Rovers (a), Division One

DEBUT

First Goal

Monday, 4 September 1922

Final Appearance

Monday, 4 September 1922

Cardiff City (h), Division One

FINAL

Final Squad Appearance

Monday, 4 September 1922

Honours

Played for the Villa

Height

Foot

International Team

Not selected

Died

28 February 1951, Aged 49

William Adshead

Player #294 for Aston Villa, William Ewart Adshead, known as William Barnie-Adshead played as a centre back for the club.

William played for Villa in 1922-23 making 2 appearances and scoring once.

William was born in Tividale, Dudley, just 10 miles from Villa Park, on 10 April 1901 and he made his debut appearance for Villa on 2 September 1922 aged 21.

Villa had signed William from Corinthians on loan in August 1920.

William made his final appearance just 2 days after his debut on 4 September 1922, scoring for good measure before returning to Corinthians.

William’s contribution to Birmingham wasn’t over on his departure however, not content with representing Villa, the now Dr Adshead was a gynaecologist and obstetrician to Birmingham United hospitals and represented Worcestershire 12 times in First-class cricket.

William had played under the George Ramsay led Management Committee.

William passed away in Edgbaston, Birmingham on 28th February 1951 aged just 49.