Full name - William Turner
Date of birth - 16 November 1901
Place of birth - Tipton, England
Date of death - 1989 (aged 87–88)
Playing position - Midfielder
1925–1936 - Apps:302 - Goals:37
|William Turner (16 November 1901 – 1989) was an English, retired professional footballer who played mainly as a midfielder |
or inside forward. He made 281 League appearances for Crystal Palace scoring 36 goals. He also played non-league football for
Bromsgrove Rovers and Worcester City F.C..
Turner began his career with Bromsgrove Rovers but had already become an England schoolboy international before signing for the
club. He signed for Crystal Palace on 4 May 1925 and became a regular in the side the following season. Over the next 11 seasons,
Turner made 281 league appearances for Palace, scoring 36 goals and became noted for his committed performances and versatility,
playing in eight different positions.His nickname amongst the club's supporters was "Rubber". In June 1936, Turner moved back into
non-league football when he signed for Worcester City where he finished his playing career.
Bill Turner died in 1989 aged 87 or 88.
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