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Will Devey
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Full name William Devey
Date of birth 12 April 1865
Place of birth    Birmingham, England
Date of death    10 June 1935  (aged 70)
Place of death    Birmingham, England
Playing position Centre-forward
Youth career
Clarendon Montrose
Wellington Town
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1884–1885
1885–1891
1891–1892
1892–1894
1894–1895
1895–1896
1896–1897
1897
1897–1898
1898
1898
1898–1899
Aston Unity
Small Heath
Wolverhampton Wanderers
Aston Villa
Walsall Town Swifts
Burton Wanderers
Notts County
Walsall
Burton Wanderers
Walsall
Darlaston
Small Heath

40 (35)
41 (17)
10 0(2)
21 0(7)
22 0(7)
14 0(3)
11 0(6)

00 0(0)

02 0(1)   

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

William 'Will' Devey (born 12 April 1865 in Perry Barr, Birmingham, died 10 June 1935 in Birmingham) was an English professional footballer who played as a centre-forward for Small Heath (renamed from Small Heath Aliiance in 1888) in the Football Alliance and for a variety of Midlands clubs in the Football League and outside it.

Football career

He was Small Heath Alliance's leading scorer for their first two seasons in the Football Alliance (1889–90 and 1890–91)[1] before moving to Wolverhampton Wanderers where he became their leading scorer in the next Football League season.

Family

He was one of five brothers who all played professional football, Ted and Will for Small Heath and Jack, Harry and Bob for Aston Villa. Another brother, Abel, was a cricketer with Staffordshire.[2]

References

  1. ^ Matthews, Tony (1995). Birmingham City: A Complete Record. Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-010-2.  
  2. ^ "Abel Devey". cricketarchive. http://www.cricketarchive.com/Archive/Players/127/127571/127571.html. Retrieved 1 March 2009.  
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