Bill Curry

Date of birth12 October 1935
Place of birthLongbenton
NationalityEnglish
PositionCentre forward

The first Newcastle player to play for England's Under-23s, Bill became Len White's understudy at Gallowgate at a time of his career when he needed first team action.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Newcastle United 01 Oct 1953 01 Jul 1959
Brighton and Hove Albion 01 Jul 1959 01 Oct 1960
Derby County 01 Oct 1960 01 Feb 1965
Mansfield Town 01 Feb 1965 01 Jan 1968

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1954-55 Newcastle United FA Cup 1
1
1954-55 Newcastle United League Division One 10
4
1955-56 Newcastle United FA Cup 4
2
1955-56 Newcastle United League Division One 19
7
1956-57 Newcastle United FA Cup 3
1
1956-57 Newcastle United League Division One 18
4
1957-58 Newcastle United League Division One 23
11
1958-59 Newcastle United League Division One 10
10
1960-61 Derby County FA Cup 1
1960-61 Derby County League Cup 2
1
1960-61 Derby County League Division Two 30
19
1961-62 Derby County FA Cup 3
4
1961-62 Derby County League Cup 4
3
1961-62 Derby County League Division Two 41
18
1962-63 Derby County FA Cup 2
1962-63 Derby County League Cup 2
1
1962-63 Derby County League Division Two 38
21
1963-64 Derby County FA Cup 1
1963-64 Derby County League Division Two 21
5
1964-65 Derby County FA Cup 1
1964-65 Derby County League Division Two 18
4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Oct 1954 Manchester United v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
30 Oct 1954 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 2-3 League Division One
13 Nov 1954 Newcastle United v Charlton Athletic W 3-1 League Division One
20 Nov 1954 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1954 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town D 2-2 League Division One
11 Dec 1954 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 2-1 League Division One
18 Dec 1954 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 5-1 League Division One
25 Dec 1954 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1954 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 2-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1955 Sheffield United v Newcastle United L 6-2 League Division One
29 Jan 1955 Newcastle United v Brentford W 3-2 FA Cup 4th round
03 Dec 1955 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 3-0 League Division One
24 Dec 1955 Newcastle United v Preston North End W 5-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1955 Sunderland v Newcastle United W 1-6 League Division One
27 Dec 1955 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 3-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1955 Burnley v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
02 Jan 1956 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion L 0-3 League Division One
07 Jan 1956 Sheffield Wednesday v Newcastle United W 1-3 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 1956 Newcastle United v Luton Town W 4-0 League Division One
21 Jan 1956 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
28 Jan 1956 Fulham v Newcastle United W 4-5 FA Cup 4th round
04 Feb 1956 Newcastle United v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 League Division One
11 Feb 1956 Everton v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
18 Feb 1956 Newcastle United v Stoke City W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
22 Feb 1956 Portsmouth v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
25 Feb 1956 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1956 Newcastle United v Sunderland L 0-2 FA Cup Quarter-final
07 Mar 1956 Cardiff City v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Mar 1956 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 2-3 League Division One
17 Mar 1956 Blackpool v Newcastle United L 5-1 League Division One
24 Mar 1956 Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1956 Newcastle United v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
14 Apr 1956 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1956 Newcastle United v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1956 Charlton Athletic v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1956 Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
24 Nov 1956 Blackpool v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
01 Dec 1956 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1956 Bolton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1956 Portsmouth v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
22 Dec 1956 Newcastle United v Sunderland W 6-2 League Division One
25 Dec 1956 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 1-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1956 Newcastle United v West Bromwich Albion W 5-2 League Division One
29 Dec 1956 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday L 1-2 League Division One
01 Jan 1957 Newcastle United v Birmingham City W 3-2 League Division One
05 Jan 1957 Newcastle United v Manchester City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 1957 Manchester City v Newcastle United W 4-5 FA Cup 3rd round replay
12 Jan 1957 Manchester United v Newcastle United L 6-1 League Division One
19 Jan 1957 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 3-1 League Division One
26 Jan 1957 Millwall v Newcastle United L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
06 Apr 1957 Newcastle United v Blackpool W 2-1 League Division One
13 Apr 1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
19 Apr 1957 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-2 League Division One
20 Apr 1957 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 1-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1957 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 6-2 League Division One
24 Aug 1957 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1957 Birmingham City v Newcastle United W 1-4 League Division One
11 Sep 1957 Newcastle United v Portsmouth W 2-0 League Division One
14 Sep 1957 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 1-3 League Division One
18 Sep 1957 Portsmouth v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
21 Sep 1957 Sunderland v Newcastle United L 2-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1957 Newcastle United v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One
28 Sep 1957 Burnley v Newcastle United W 0-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1957 Newcastle United v Preston North End L 0-2 League Division One
12 Oct 1957 Newcastle United v Everton L 2-3 League Division One
19 Oct 1957 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 4-3 League Division One
26 Oct 1957 Newcastle United v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 1-1 League Division One
02 Nov 1957 Leicester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
09 Nov 1957 Newcastle United v Blackpool L 1-2 League Division One
30 Nov 1957 Arsenal v Newcastle United W 2-3 League Division One
14 Dec 1957 Leeds United v Newcastle United L 3-0 League Division One
18 Jan 1958 Chelsea v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
01 Feb 1958 Newcastle United v Sunderland D 2-2 League Division One
22 Feb 1958 Everton v Newcastle United W 1-2 League Division One
01 Mar 1958 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 2-4 League Division One
08 Mar 1958 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Newcastle United L 3-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1958 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 2-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1958 Newcastle United v Arsenal D 3-3 League Division One
23 Aug 1958 Newcastle United v Blackburn Rovers L 1-5 League Division One
26 Dec 1958 Newcastle United v Nottingham Forest L 1-3 League Division One
11 Mar 1959 Portsmouth v Newcastle United W 1-5 League Division One
14 Mar 1959 Manchester City v Newcastle United L 5-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1959 Newcastle United v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1959 West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1959 Newcastle United v Leeds United D 2-2 League Division One
22 Apr 1959 Newcastle United v Bolton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1959 Burnley v Newcastle United D 2-2 League Division One
29 Apr 1959 Newcastle United v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1957-58 England Under-23 1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Oct 1957 England v Romania W 3-2 U23


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.