Lovatt, William

Birthplace

Bolton, England

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Signed from Rochdale in the summer of 1913, Lovatt made his Exeter City debut in a 2-0 defeat at Southampton on the opening day of the Southern League season.

In his first season at St James’ Park, he netted five goals in 21 league appearances. In subsequent seasons he scored 7 in 32 matches and then after a break when football was halted during the First World War, Lovatt was back in the City side for 1920-21 when he scored five goals in 34 starts.

He was to sign for Blackpool in the summer of 1921 and made what were to be his only two Football League appearances for the Bloomfield Road club during his one season stay with them.

Appearances

89

Goals

17

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