Billy Eckersley

Date of birth16 July 1925
Place of birthSouthport
NationalityEnglish
PositionFull back

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
High Park 01 Mar 1948
Blackburn Rovers 01 Mar 1948

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1949-50 Football League Inter League 2
1950-51 Football League Inter League 1
1952-53 Football League Inter League 2
1953-54 Football League Inter League 1
1955-56 England / Scotland Belgrove FC Exhibition Match 1
1955-56 England International XI An Tostal Festival 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
15 Feb 1950 FOOTBALL LEAGUE v LEAGUE OF IRELAND W 7-0 INTER LEAGUE
26 Apr 1950 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 1-3 INTER LEAGUE
04 Apr 1951 LEAGUE OF IRELAND v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-1 INTER LEAGUE
17 Mar 1953 LEAGUE OF IRELAND v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-2 INTER LEAGUE
05 May 1953 DANISH COMBINATION v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-4 INTER LEAGUE
23 Sep 1953 IRISH LEAGUE v FOOTBALL LEAGUE W 0-5 INTER LEAGUE


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
1949-50 England A v B 1
1949-50 England B International 1
1949-50 England B v A 1
1950-51 England British Home Championship 1
1950-51 England FIFA World Cup 1
1950-51 England International Friendly 3
1951-52 England International Friendly 3
1952-53 England British Home Championship 1
1952-53 England International Friendly 4
1952-53 England Unofficial 1
1953-54 England Anniversary Full 1
1953-54 England FIFA World Cup 2
1953-54 England International Friendly 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
22 Feb 1950 England v Netherlands W 1-0 B v A
11 May 1950 Italy v England L 5-0 B International
17 May 1950 Netherlands v England L 3-0 A v B
02 Jul 1950 Spain v England L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group 2
22 Nov 1950 England v Yugoslavia D 2-2 International Friendly
14 Apr 1951 England v Scotland L 2-3 British Home Championship
09 May 1951 England v Argentina W 2-1 International Friendly
19 May 1951 England v Portugal W 5-2 International Friendly
28 Nov 1951 England v Austria D 2-2 International Friendly
25 May 1952 Austria v England W 2-3 International Friendly
28 May 1952 Switzerland v England W 0-3 International Friendly
04 Oct 1952 Ireland v England D 2-2 British Home Championship
14 May 1953 Argentina v England L 3-1 Unofficial
17 May 1953 Argentina v England D 0-0 International Friendly
24 May 1953 Chile v England W 1-2 International Friendly
31 May 1953 Uruguay v England L 2-1 International Friendly
08 Jun 1953 USA v England W 3-6 International Friendly
10 Oct 1953 Wales v England W 1-4 FIFA World Cup Group 3
21 Oct 1953 England v FIFA D 4-4 Anniversary Full
11 Nov 1953 England v Ireland W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Group 3
25 Nov 1953 England v Hungary L 3-6 International Friendly


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