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Billy Wright
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Statue of Billy Wright outside Wolves' Molineux Stadium
Personal information
Full name William Ambrose Wright
Date of birth (1924-02-06)6 February 1924
Place of birth Ironbridge, Shropshire, England
Date of death 3 September 1994(1994-09-03) (aged 70)
Place of death Barnet, London, England
Playing position Midfielder (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1939-1959 Wolverhampton Wanderers
National team
1946-1959 England
Teams managed
1962-1966 Arsenal
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Billy Wright was a football player. He has played for Wolverhampton Wanderers and England national team.

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
England League
1939-40 Wolverhampton Wanderers First Division 0 0
1946-47 34 1
1947-48 39 5
1948-49 35 2
1949-50 35 3
1950-51 38 0
1951-52 39 0
1952-53 38 1
1953-54 39 0
1954-55 39 1
1955-56 37 0
1956-57 40 0
1957-58 38 0
1958-59 39 0
Country England 490 13
Total 490 13

International career statistics

England national team
Year Apps Goals
1946 4 0
1947 8 0
1948 7 0
1949 7 2
1950 7 1
1951 6 0
1952 7 0
1953 9 0
1954 9 0
1955 8 0
1956 9 0
1957 7 0
1958 11 0
1959 6 0
Total 105 3
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