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Full Name: William Rigby
Normal Position: Outside Right
Died: 27/10/1918

William RigbyWilliam died at a military hospital from wounds received. He was buried with full military honours. Before the war he was a well known local footballer, playing for Southport Central.

Star Green \'Un on Saturday Jan 27th reported he had been promoted to Sargeant.




Statistics include the following competitions
Cambrian Cup, Conference League Cup, English Jubilee Fund, FA Cup , FA Trophy , Football League Cup, Lancashire Floodlit Trophy, Lancashire Junior Cup, Lancashire League Medal Competition, Lancashire Senior Cup, League, Liverpool Challenge Cup, Liverpool Senior Cup, Northern Premier League Cup, Northern Premier League Shield, PLAY OFFS , President's Cup, President's Inter League, Third Division (North) Cup, Welsh Cup,

Season Apps Subs Goals
1913/1914 1701
1914/1915 4201
Total 59 0 2


Games where player was named on the team sheet

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
19/04/1915 LeagueH BLACKPOOL RESERVES 2 - 1
05/04/1915 LeagueH PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 1 - 1
03/04/1915 LeagueA MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 3 - 4
02/04/1915 LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 2 - 3
27/03/1915 LeagueA EVERTON RESERVES 3 - 0
20/03/1915 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 0 - 2
13/03/1915 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 0 - 2
06/03/1915 LeagueH MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 2 - 3
27/02/1915 LeagueA BLACKPOOL RESERVES 2 - 1
20/02/1915 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 1 - 3
06/02/1915 LeagueH BURNLEY RESERVES 0 - 0
30/01/1915 LeagueA PORT VALE 0 - 4
23/01/1915 LeagueA OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 1 - 1
16/01/1915 LeagueH BARNSLEY RESERVES 0 - 0
01/01/1915 LeagueH CREWE ALEXANDRA 3 - 1
28/12/1914 LeagueH BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 0 - 1
26/12/1914 LeagueH HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 2 - 3
25/12/1914 LeagueA PRESTON NORTH END RESERVES 1 - 0
19/12/1914 LeagueA BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 1 - 2
12/12/1914 LeagueH BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 0 - 2
05/12/1914 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 0 - 2
28/11/1914 LeagueH MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 3 - 2
25/11/1914 LeagueA BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 1 - 2
24/11/1914 FA Cup / 4QRH ECCLES BOROUGH 0 - 2
21/11/1914 FA Cup / 4QA ECCLES BOROUGH 2 - 2
17/11/1914 FA Cup / 3Q2RA HASLINGDEN 1 - 0
11/11/1914 FA Cup / 3QRA HASLINGDEN 3 - 3
07/11/1914 FA Cup / 3QH HASLINGDEN 1 - 1
31/10/1914 LeagueA MANCHESTER CITY RESERVES 0 - 2
24/10/1914 FA Cup / 2QH CHORLEY 4 - 1
17/10/1914 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 0 - 1
13/10/1914 FA Cup / 1QRH GREAT HARWOOD 5 - 2
10/10/1914 FA Cup / 1QA GREAT HARWOOD 3 - 3
03/10/1914 LeagueH OLDHAM ATHLETIC RESERVES 1 - 2
29/09/1914 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 2
26/09/1914 FA Cup / PrelimH SOUTHPORT PARK VILLA 1 - 0
21/09/1914 Lancashire Senior Cup / 1A SOUTH LIVERPOOL 0 - 5
19/09/1914 LeagueH LIVERPOOL RESERVES 1 - 1
15/09/1914 LeagueH BURY RESERVES 2 - 2
12/09/1914 LeagueH PORT VALE 2 - 1
08/09/1914 LeagueH ROCHDALE 1 - 0
05/09/1914 LeagueA CREWE ALEXANDRA 4 - 1
25/04/1914 LeagueA BARNSLEY RESERVES 0 - 1
20/04/1914 LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 2 - 3
13/04/1914 LeagueH STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 1 - 1
10/04/1914 LeagueH BLACKBURN ROVERS RESERVES 1 - 1
24/03/1914 LeagueH BLACKPOOL RESERVES 0 - 0
21/03/1914 LeagueA MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 0 - 2
17/03/1914 LeagueH STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 3 - 2
14/03/1914 LeagueA HUDDERSFIELD TOWN RESERVES 1 - 1
11/03/1914 LeagueA BOLTON WANDERERS RESERVES 0 - 1
28/02/1914 LeagueH PORT VALE 3 - 1
23/02/1914 LeagueA BURNLEY RESERVES 1 - 2
21/02/1914 LeagueA EVERTON RESERVES 1 - 1
14/02/1914 LeagueA BURY RESERVES 1 - 0
24/01/1914 LeagueH EVERTON RESERVES 0 - 1
17/01/1914 LeagueH MANCHESTER UNITED RESERVES 1 - 0
13/01/1914 LeagueH BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 2 - 0
03/01/1914 LeagueA STALYBRIDGE CELTIC 0 - 5

Games where player has scored

Date Competition Venue Opponents Score
25/11/1914LeagueA BRADFORD CITY RESERVES 1 - 2
20/04/1914LeagueA STOCKPORT COUNTY RESERVES 2 - 3

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