Billy Birrell

Date of birth13 March 1897
Place of birthCellardyke
NationalityScottish
PositionForward
Died01 November 1968

With Middlesbrough, 2nd Division Champion 1927.

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1920-21 Middlesbrough League Division One 14
2
1921-22 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1921-22 Middlesbrough League Division One 35
9
1922-23 Middlesbrough FA Cup 3
1
1922-23 Middlesbrough League Division One 38
9
1923-24 Middlesbrough League Division One 21
2
1924-25 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1924-25 Middlesbrough League Division Two 27
3
1925-26 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
1
1925-26 Middlesbrough League Division Two 42
18
1926-27 Middlesbrough FA Cup 3
2
1926-27 Middlesbrough League Division Two 41
16
1927-28 Middlesbrough League Division One 7
1


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
05 Feb 1921 West Bromwich Albion v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1921 Bradford Park Avenue v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division One
19 Feb 1921 Middlesbrough v Bradford Park Avenue W 2-1 League Division One
26 Feb 1921 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
05 Mar 1921 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United D 0-0 League Division One
12 Mar 1921 Liverpool v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
19 Mar 1921 Middlesbrough v Liverpool L 0-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1921 Manchester City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
26 Mar 1921 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 1-4 League Division One
28 Mar 1921 Middlesbrough v Manchester City W 3-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1921 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division One
30 Apr 1921 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
02 May 1921 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur W 1-0 League Division One
07 May 1921 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division One
27 Aug 1921 West Bromwich Albion v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1921 Middlesbrough v Oldham Athletic D 1-1 League Division One
03 Sep 1921 Middlesbrough v West Bromwich Albion W 3-2 League Division One
05 Sep 1921 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division One
10 Sep 1921 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough W 2-4 League Division One
24 Sep 1921 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division One
01 Oct 1921 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City D 0-0 League Division One
08 Oct 1921 Bradford City v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Division One
15 Oct 1921 Middlesbrough v Bradford City L 1-2 League Division One
22 Oct 1921 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa W 5-0 League Division One
26 Nov 1921 Middlesbrough v Liverpool W 3-1 League Division One
03 Dec 1921 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
10 Dec 1921 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United D 1-1 League Division One
17 Dec 1921 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
24 Dec 1921 Burnley v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division One
26 Dec 1921 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 0-1 League Division One
27 Dec 1921 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
31 Dec 1921 Sheffield United v Middlesbrough L 6-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1922 Hull City v Middlesbrough L 5-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
14 Jan 1922 Middlesbrough v Sheffield United D 1-1 League Division One
21 Jan 1922 Manchester City v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division One
01 Feb 1922 Middlesbrough v Manchester City W 4-1 League Division One
11 Feb 1922 Middlesbrough v Everton W 3-1 League Division One
18 Feb 1922 Sunderland v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
25 Feb 1922 Middlesbrough v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division One
01 Mar 1922 Everton v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division One
11 Mar 1922 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town W 5-1 League Division One
18 Mar 1922 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City D 1-1 League Division One
25 Mar 1922 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough L 4-3 League Division One
01 Apr 1922 Arsenal v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division One
08 Apr 1922 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 4-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1922 Preston North End v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
15 Apr 1922 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers L 0-1 League Division One
29 Apr 1922 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers W 4-2 League Division One
01 May 1922 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
06 May 1922 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 4-2 League Division One
26 Aug 1922 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town D 2-2 League Division One
28 Aug 1922 Manchester City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
02 Sep 1922 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Division One
04 Sep 1922 Middlesbrough v Manchester City W 5-0 League Division One
09 Sep 1922 Chelsea v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
16 Sep 1922 Middlesbrough v Chelsea W 2-1 League Division One
23 Sep 1922 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division One
30 Sep 1922 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 2-2 League Division One
07 Oct 1922 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
14 Oct 1922 Middlesbrough v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League Division One
21 Oct 1922 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1922 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
04 Nov 1922 Middlesbrough v Sheffield United W 3-2 League Division One
11 Nov 1922 Sheffield United v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1922 Preston North End v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Division One
25 Nov 1922 Middlesbrough v Preston North End D 1-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1922 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 4-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1922 Burnley v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1922 Middlesbrough v Stoke W 3-1 League Division One
23 Dec 1922 Stoke v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
06 Jan 1923 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
13 Jan 1923 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough W 0-1 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
20 Jan 1923 Middlesbrough v Liverpool L 0-2 League Division One
27 Jan 1923 Liverpool v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
03 Feb 1923 Middlesbrough v Sheffield United D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
08 Feb 1923 Sheffield United v Middlesbrough L 3-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
10 Feb 1923 Sunderland v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
17 Feb 1923 Middlesbrough v Everton L 2-4 League Division One
28 Feb 1923 Everton v Middlesbrough L 5-3 League Division One
03 Mar 1923 Middlesbrough v Arsenal W 2-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1923 Arsenal v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1923 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
24 Mar 1923 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Division One
30 Mar 1923 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
31 Mar 1923 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1923 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 4-0 League Division One
07 Apr 1923 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 League Division One
14 Apr 1923 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
18 Apr 1923 Middlesbrough v Sunderland W 2-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1923 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers L 1-2 League Division One
05 May 1923 Middlesbrough v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division One
25 Aug 1923 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division One
29 Aug 1923 Middlesbrough v Notts County L 2-3 League Division One
01 Sep 1923 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League Division One
08 Sep 1923 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
15 Sep 1923 Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1923 West Ham United v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division One
29 Sep 1923 Middlesbrough v West Ham United L 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1923 Notts County v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division One
20 Oct 1923 Middlesbrough v Newcastle United W 1-0 League Division One
27 Oct 1923 Newcastle United v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Division One
03 Nov 1923 Arsenal v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
10 Nov 1923 Middlesbrough v Arsenal D 0-0 League Division One
08 Dec 1923 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa L 0-2 League Division One
15 Dec 1923 Preston North End v Middlesbrough L 4-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1923 Middlesbrough v Burnley W 3-0 League Division One
19 Jan 1924 Everton v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division One
26 Jan 1924 Middlesbrough v Everton D 1-1 League Division One
02 Feb 1924 Blackburn Rovers v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division One
09 Feb 1924 Middlesbrough v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division One
16 Feb 1924 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division One
23 Feb 1924 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
04 Oct 1924 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 1-3 League Division Two
29 Nov 1924 Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
01 Dec 1924 Fulham v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
06 Dec 1924 Middlesbrough v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Dec 1924 Chelsea v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
20 Dec 1924 Middlesbrough v Stockport County D 1-1 League Division Two
26 Dec 1924 Manchester United v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Dec 1924 Barnsley v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1925 Middlesbrough v Fulham L 1-3 League Division Two
03 Jan 1925 Middlesbrough v Leicester City L 1-5 League Division Two
10 Jan 1925 Bradford Park Avenue v Middlesbrough L 1-0 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
17 Jan 1925 Middlesbrough v Port Vale L 0-1 League Division Two
24 Jan 1925 Bradford City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
31 Jan 1925 Middlesbrough v South Shields AFC D 1-1 League Division Two
07 Feb 1925 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division Two
14 Feb 1925 Middlesbrough v Blackpool W 4-1 League Division Two
07 Mar 1925 Middlesbrough v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division Two
14 Mar 1925 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
19 Mar 1925 Hull City v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
21 Mar 1925 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Division Two
28 Mar 1925 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
04 Apr 1925 Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace D 0-0 League Division Two
10 Apr 1925 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division Two
11 Apr 1925 Southampton v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
12 Apr 1925 Middlesbrough v Portsmouth D 1-1 League Division Two
18 Apr 1925 Middlesbrough v Chelsea D 1-1 League Division Two
20 Apr 1925 Stockport County v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
02 May 1925 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
29 Aug 1925 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough W 1-5 League Division Two
02 Sep 1925 Middlesbrough v Blackpool W 3-2 League Division Two
05 Sep 1925 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 4-1 League Division Two
07 Sep 1925 Blackpool v Middlesbrough W 2-3 League Division Two
12 Sep 1925 Swansea Town v Middlesbrough L 4-0 League Division Two
14 Sep 1925 Preston North End v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1925 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday W 3-0 League Division Two
23 Sep 1925 Middlesbrough v Preston North End W 5-1 League Division Two
26 Sep 1925 Stoke City v Middlesbrough L 4-0 League Division Two
03 Oct 1925 Middlesbrough v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League Division Two
10 Oct 1925 Stockport County v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Division Two
17 Oct 1925 Middlesbrough v Darlington W 3-2 League Division Two
24 Oct 1925 Hull City v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Division Two
31 Oct 1925 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division Two
07 Nov 1925 Southampton v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division Two
14 Nov 1925 Middlesbrough v Barnsley W 5-0 League Division Two
21 Nov 1925 Port Vale v Middlesbrough L 4-0 League Division Two
28 Nov 1925 Middlesbrough v Bradford City L 2-5 League Division Two
05 Dec 1925 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
12 Dec 1925 Middlesbrough v Chelsea L 1-2 League Division Two
19 Dec 1925 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
25 Dec 1925 Fulham v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
26 Dec 1925 Middlesbrough v Fulham W 4-0 League Division Two
01 Jan 1926 Middlesbrough v South Shields AFC L 1-2 League Division Two
02 Jan 1926 Middlesbrough v Portsmouth W 4-1 League Division Two
09 Jan 1926 Middlesbrough v Leeds United W 5-1 FA Cup 3rd round
16 Jan 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division Two
23 Jan 1926 Middlesbrough v Swansea Town L 0-3 League Division Two
30 Jan 1926 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough L 4-2 FA Cup 4th round
06 Feb 1926 Middlesbrough v Stoke City W 3-0 League Division Two
13 Feb 1926 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division Two
20 Feb 1926 Middlesbrough v Stockport County W 4-0 League Division Two
22 Feb 1926 Sheffield Wednesday v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
27 Feb 1926 Darlington v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Division Two
06 Mar 1926 Middlesbrough v Hull City D 3-3 League Division Two
13 Mar 1926 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
20 Mar 1926 Middlesbrough v Southampton W 3-0 League Division Two
27 Mar 1926 Barnsley v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1926 South Shields AFC v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
03 Apr 1926 Middlesbrough v Port Vale W 3-1 League Division Two
10 Apr 1926 Bradford City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
17 Apr 1926 Middlesbrough v Derby County L 1-2 League Division Two
24 Apr 1926 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
01 May 1926 Middlesbrough v Leyton Orient L 1-2 League Division Two
28 Aug 1926 Chelsea v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two
30 Aug 1926 Southampton v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Two
04 Sep 1926 Middlesbrough v Preston North End L 0-2 League Division Two
11 Sep 1926 South Shields AFC v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
18 Sep 1926 Middlesbrough v Hull City W 2-0 League Division Two
22 Sep 1926 Middlesbrough v Bradford City W 4-3 League Division Two
25 Sep 1926 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Division Two
29 Sep 1926 Bradford City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
02 Oct 1926 Middlesbrough v Notts County W 4-2 League Division Two
09 Oct 1926 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough W 2-3 League Division Two
16 Oct 1926 Nottingham Forest v Middlesbrough L 4-3 League Division Two
23 Oct 1926 Middlesbrough v Barnsley W 5-1 League Division Two
30 Oct 1926 Darlington v Middlesbrough W 1-4 League Division Two
06 Nov 1926 Middlesbrough v Portsmouth W 7-3 League Division Two
13 Nov 1926 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Two
20 Nov 1926 Middlesbrough v Fulham W 6-1 League Division Two
27 Nov 1926 Middlesbrough v Southampton W 3-1 League Division Two
04 Dec 1926 Middlesbrough v Blackpool D 4-4 League Division Two
25 Dec 1926 Manchester City v Middlesbrough W 3-5 League Division Two
27 Dec 1926 Middlesbrough v Manchester City W 2-1 League Division Two
01 Jan 1927 Middlesbrough v Port Vale W 5-2 League Division Two
08 Jan 1927 Middlesbrough v Leicester City W 5-3 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1927 Middlesbrough v Chelsea D 0-0 League Division Two
22 Jan 1927 Preston North End v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
29 Jan 1927 Preston North End v Middlesbrough W 0-3 FA Cup 4th round
05 Feb 1927 Hull City v Middlesbrough D 3-3 League Division Two
08 Feb 1927 Grimsby Town v Middlesbrough W 4-7 League Division Two
12 Feb 1927 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-0 League Division Two
19 Feb 1927 Millwall v Middlesbrough L 3-2 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 1927 Notts County v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
26 Feb 1927 Middlesbrough v Leyton Orient W 6-0 League Division Two
05 Mar 1927 Middlesbrough v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 League Division Two
12 Mar 1927 Barnsley v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
16 Mar 1927 Middlesbrough v South Shields AFC W 5-0 League Division Two
19 Mar 1927 Middlesbrough v Darlington W 4-1 League Division Two
26 Mar 1927 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
02 Apr 1927 Middlesbrough v Oldham Athletic W 3-1 League Division Two
09 Apr 1927 Fulham v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Division Two
15 Apr 1927 Port Vale v Middlesbrough L 3-1 League Division Two
16 Apr 1927 Middlesbrough v Grimsby Town W 3-0 League Division Two
20 Apr 1927 Reading v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Two
23 Apr 1927 Blackpool v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
30 Apr 1927 Middlesbrough v Reading W 5-0 League Division Two
07 May 1927 Swansea Town v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
27 Aug 1927 Manchester United v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division One
17 Sep 1927 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers W 2-0 League Division One
24 Sep 1927 Bolton Wanderers v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division One
01 Oct 1927 Middlesbrough v Sheffield Wednesday D 3-3 League Division One
08 Oct 1927 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 5-1 League Division One
15 Oct 1927 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Division One
22 Oct 1927 Middlesbrough v Burnley L 2-3 League Division One


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