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Billy Meredith

Billy Meredith
Personal information
Full nameWilliam Henry Meredith
Date of birth30 July 1874
Place of birthBlack Park, Chirk, Wales
Date of death19 April 1958(age 83)
Place of deathManchester, England
Height5 ft 9 in
Playing positionOutside forward

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William Henry "Billy" Meredith (30 July 1874 19 April 1958) was a Welsh footballer. He was considered one of the early superstars of football due to his performances, notably for Manchester City and Manchester United. He won each domestic trophy in the English football league and also gained 48 caps for Wales, for whom he scored 11 goals. 22 of these international appearances were gained while playing for Manchester City, while 26 were gained while playing for Manchester United. His favoured position was outside right.

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