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    William John Bennett

    Surname Bennett
    Forename(s) William John
    Position(s) Full Back
    Attributes

    5'9"  11st 4 lb.
    b. Liverpool 29 November 1879
    d. North Liverpool OND 1954
     

    Career

    Debut  22 April 1905 (25y 145d)
    CAREER: Wavertree;Wellingborough;Lincoln City May'00[4];Northampton Town '01;Luton Town '03;Leicester Fosse May'04[27-1];Blackburn Rovers Apr'05-May'05;Northampton Town May'06.
    FOOTBALL LEAGE 1 app ’03 v IL.
     

    Playing Statistics

    FL    1 app

    Summary

    Lincoln City was Bennett's first league club but he was unable to dislodge the regular full backs, McMillan and Gibson, and played three of his four appearances at left half. He established himself when he played in the Southern League and was brought to Ewood to provide reserve cover. When called upon he was found to be in poor fitness. When he returned after the close season he was found to be so unfit that he was suspended sine die.



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