Inglis, Bill

Birth Date

4th September 1899


Hebburn-on-Tyne, County Durham



Biographical Text

Bill Inglis played for Exeter City in 1930/31. He joined the club from Reading and later played for Stockport County. After starting his professional career with Derby County he finished at Watford before settling in Kent. 

He  was first noticed playing for his Tyneside side Hebburn Colliery before signing professionally for Derby County in the summer of 1921. After only one season with the Rams he was transferred to Brentford and, in three seasons with the Griffin Park club, played in 80 league matches before moving to Reading in 1925. Helping his new club win promotion to the Second Division in his first season, he hardly missed a league match during his five seasons at Elm Park. 

Signing for Exeter City in the summer of 1930, Bill made his debut in the opening fixture against Norwich City on 30 August but, after playing in the first six games of the season, only made another nine league appearances during his solitary season in Devon. 

Switching to Stockport County ahead of the 1931/32 season, he made 35 league appearances before joining Watford (12 league games) followed by time with Dartford and Cray Wanderers where he was later manager. Remaining in the Kent area, Bill died in January 1977 in Dartford.





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