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Real Name: William Caulfield
Normal Position: Forward
Born: 20/03/1892(St Helens)

Born in St Helens in 1892, William Caulfield began his career in local football in Ormskirk before joining Southport Central as a Forward for the start of the 1913/14 season. In his first season he scored 13 goals in 35 games. Continuing his second season in the same vein he had noticed 14 in 31 before making a move into the Football League with Blackburn Rovers in Feburary 2015.

Due to the suspension of competitive football following the outbreak of the First World War he failed to make an appearance for Rovers and returned to Central for the start of the 1915/16 season.

He remained with Southport until the summer of 1920 when he joined fellow Central League outfit Crewe Alexandra, initially as an amateur. When Crewe became founding members of Football League Division Three North at the start of the 1921 campaign he signed professional terms. After a successful spell in which he scored just shy of 60 goals, he joined Nelson, newly promoted to the second division, in July 1923.

After an injury hit start to the season which saw him miss the first three months he eventually played 18 times, scoring 5 goals. Despite this he was released by Nelson and made his return to Crewe for a further season before joining Chester in the summer of 1925, where he finished his career.

Billy passed away early in 1972 in Haydock.




Statistics include the following competitions
FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, League, PLAY OFFS , Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1913/1914 34013
1914/1915 29014
1916/1917 1007
1917/1918 300
1918/1919 000
1919/1920 2008
Total 96 0 42

Last 10 games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
13/04/1920 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 0 - 1
03/04/1920 LeagueH ASTON VILLA RESERVES 0 - 1
02/04/1920 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 4
28/02/1920 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 0
21/02/1920 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 1
14/02/1920 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 2 - 4
07/02/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / FA LANCASTER TOWN 1 - 0
20/01/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / SF RH CHORLEY 2 - 0
17/01/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / SFA CHORLEY 1 - 1
10/01/1920 LeagueH BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 1 - 0

Last 10 games where player started

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
13/04/1920 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 0 - 1
03/04/1920 LeagueH ASTON VILLA RESERVES 0 - 1
02/04/1920 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 4
28/02/1920 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 0
21/02/1920 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 1
14/02/1920 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 2 - 4
07/02/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / FA LANCASTER TOWN 1 - 0
20/01/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / SF RH CHORLEY 2 - 0
17/01/1920 Lancashire Junior Cup / SFA CHORLEY 1 - 1
10/01/1920 LeagueH BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 1 - 0

Last 10 Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
21/02/1920LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 1
20/01/1920Lancashire Junior Cup / SF RH CHORLEY 2 - 0
20/12/1919LeagueH MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 6 - 2
06/12/1919LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 2 - 4
11/10/1919LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 1 - 2
30/08/1919LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 4 - 2
28/10/1916LeagueH BURNLEY 3 - 0
14/10/1916LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC 5 - 3
07/10/1916LeagueH PORT VALE 3 - 1
30/09/1916LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS 3 - 0
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