Rose, William Crispin ‘Billy’

Goalkeeper.
Born: St Pancreas, London, 4 February 1861; Died: Bordesley Green, 4 February 1937.

Career: Small Heath Alliance 1877, London Swifts 1878, Swindon Town 1884, Preston North End 1884, Stoke Aug 86, Warwick County 1888, WOLVES Jan 89, Loughborough Jly 94, WOLVES 1895, Retired 1896.

 

Domestic Honours

Wolves (FA Cup winner 1893, semi-finalist 1890; Birmingham Senior Cup winner: 1892, Lord Mayor of Birmingham Charity Cup winner: 1892, runner-up 1889, 1890, 1891).

 

International Honours

England (5 appearances / 4 appearances with Wolves; British International Championship winner 1890/91, joint winner 1885/86, runner-up 1883/84).

 

First Team

Debut: Notts County (a) FL 19/1/89.

FL   FAC   SSC   BSC   BCC   T  
  A G A G A G A G A G A G
1888/89 4 1 5
1889/90 22 5 3 2 2 34
1890/91 21 3 2 3 1 30
1891/92 26 4 3 2 35
1892/93 19 6 3 28
1893/94 23 1 24
1895/96 19 2 1 22
Total 134 21 6 11 6 178

 

Reserves

Debut: Old Hill Wanderers (H) 1/10/92.

L SC BC Oth Tot
A S G A S G A S G A S G A S G
1892/93 2 2
1893/94 6 6
Total 8 8