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William Whitehurst, born Thurnscoe. Billy the Whale was one of those rare players, who became popular with the crowd despite, or possibly because of, being crap. Billy was possibly the hardest forward to have played for the club, what he lacked in talent he made up for in sheer brawn.

Goals in all competitions (incl. subs)

Scored 6 in total (6 for full appearances but none as a sub)

2 brace(s)

Highest number scored in one game is 2 .

12.24% Average goals per game (incl as a sub)

17.14% Average goals per game started

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Other clubs

Frickley Athletic
South China (Hong Kong)
Stafford Rangers
Goole Town
Hatfield Main Colliery
Kettering Town
Crewe Alexandra
Doncaster Rovers
Stoke City
Sheffield United
Newcastle United
Hull City
Mexborough Town
Bridlington Trinity
Retford Town

Competition data

Competition First Final Apps
FA Cup 1987-01-10 1987-01-10 1
Full Members Cup 1987-01-20 1987-11-11 2
League 1986-10-18 1988-01-02 36
League Cup 1987-09-23 1987-11-18 3
Overall 1986-10-18 1988-01-02 42

Substitute competition data

Competition First Final Apps
FA Cup 1988-01-30 1988-01-30 1
League 1986-11-22 1988-02-06 4
League Cup 1987-10-28 1988-01-20 2
Overall 1986-11-22 1988-02-06 7