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Billy Bennett (footballer born 1872)

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Full nameWilliam Ambrose Bennett
Date of birthApril 1872
Place of birthAltrincham, England
Date of deathUnknown
Place of deathManchester, England
Playing positionOutside right

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:For the footballer born in 1955, see Billy Bennett (footballer born 1955)William Ambrose "Billy" Bennett (born April 1872, deceased) is a former English professional footballer born in Altrincham, Cheshire, who played as an outside right. He made more than 100 appearances in the Football League playing for Crewe Alexandra and Small Heath.

When Crewe finished bottom of the Second Division for the second consecutive season and failed to be re-elected to the league for the 1896 97 season, Bennett joined Small Heath. He contributed to Small Heath's runners-up spot in the Second Division in the 1900 01 season and consequent promotion to the First Division, but left the club for Stafford Rangers of the Birmingham & District League later that year.

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