Vaughan, William

Birth Date

18th December 1888

Birthplace

Willenhall

Occupation

Forward

Biographical Text

Vaughan played in the Birmingham and District League with his local side Willenhall. He then spent two seasons with Bristol Rovers (6 league appearances, one goal).

He then signed for Shrewsbury Town in 1921 and on to Merthyr Town a year later. Vaughan signed for Wrexham in 1924 and scored 2 goals in 11 league matches.

His next move was to Burton Town in 1926-27, from where he joined Exeter City in the summer of 1927.

Although he only had one season at St James’ Park, he was a regular in the team and weighed in with some useful goals as well, the first of which came on his debut at Torquay United in August 1927.

After leaving the Grecians, Vaughan signed for Merthyr Town for a second spell with the club, playing 9 league games for them.

His stay was a short one though and he moved to Luton Town adding 2 goals in 3 league starts.

After that he appeared for Scunthorpe & Lindsey United, Brierley Hill Alliance, Bloxwich Strollers, Cheltenham Town and Walsall Wood. He died in 2003.

Appearances

33

Goals

9

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