15 November 2006

Billy Emerson

Name: William John Emerson
Born: 16 December 1891, Ely, Enniskillen
Died: 19 January 1961, Belfast
Position: Right-Half

Representative Honours: Ireland: 11 Caps/1 Goal (1919-1923), 2 Victory Caps (1919); 1 War-Time Cap (1918) ; Irish league: 4 Caps (1914-1921).
Club Honours: (with Glentoran) Irish League Champion 1916/17, 1920/21, 1924/25; Irish Cup Winner 1913/14, 1916/17, 1920/21, Runner-Up 1915/16, 1918/19, 1924/25; Gold Cup Winner 1916/17, Runner-Up 1919/20; Belfast City Cup Winner 1913/14, 1914/15, 1915/16, 1916/17, 1918/19; County Antrim Shield Winner 1915/16, 1917/18, 1920/21, 1924/25, Runner-Up 1913/14, 1914/15, 1916/17; Charities Cup Runner-Up 1913/14, 1917/18, 1918/19, 1920/21; Vienna Cup Winner 1913/14; (with Linfield) Gold Cup Winner 1926/27.

Club Career:
Teams
Seasons
Signed
Fee
League
FA Cup
Other
Owen O'Cork
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Glentoran
12/13-21/22
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*285/11
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Burnley
21/22-23/24
Mar-22
£1,250
44/ 0
1/0
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Glentoran
24/25
Sep-24
-
*23/ 1


Dundela
25/26
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-
-
-
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Linfield
26/27
Aug-26

*19/ 1


Willowfield
27/28
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-
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Dundalk
27/28-28/29
Oct-27
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*36/ 0
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Dundela
29/30
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TOTALS
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£1,250
407/13
1/0

* all games

Biography:
To follow.

Ireland Cap Details:
25/10/1919 England. H D 1-1 BC
14/02/1920 Wales... H D 2-2 BC 1 Goal
13/03/1920 Scotland A L 0-3 BC
23/10/1920 England. A L 0-2 BC
22/10/1921 England. H D 1-1 BC
04/03/1922 Scotland A L 1-2 BC
01/04/1922 Wales... H D 1-1 BC
21/10/1922 England. A L 0-2 BC
03/03/1923 Scotland H L 0-1 BC
14/04/1923 Wales... A W 3-0 BC
20/10/1923 England. H W 2-1 BC

Summary: 11/1. Won 2, Drew 4, Lost 5.


Victory Cap Details:
22-03-1919 Scotland A L 1-2
19-04-1919 Scotland H D 0-0

Summary: 2/0. Won 0, Drew 1, Lost 1.

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