Billy Jones

Date of birth24 March 1987
Place of birthShrewsbury
NationalityEnglish
Weight83 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionDefender

Jones, who has captained England at Under-16s and Under-17s levels, signed a three-year pro contract with Crewe Alexandra in July 2004.

Jones was made available for transfer by Crewe in October 2006.

He joined Preston North End in July 2007 with a four-year contract.

Jones joined West Bromwich Albion in July 2011 with a three-year contract.

He joined Sunderland in July 2014 with a three-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Crewe Alexandra 09 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2007
Preston North End 12 Jul 2007 30 Jun 2011
West Bromwich Albion 01 Jul 2011 30 Jun 2014
Sunderland 01 Jul 2014 30 Jun 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2003-04 Crewe Alexandra FA Cup 1
2003-04 Crewe Alexandra League Division 1 23
4
1
3
2004-05 Crewe Alexandra League Championship 20
4
2004-05 Crewe Alexandra League Cup 2
2005-06 Crewe Alexandra FA Cup 1
1
2005-06 Crewe Alexandra League Championship 43
1
6
5
2005-06 Crewe Alexandra League Cup 1
2006-07 Crewe Alexandra Johnstones Paint Trophy 4
1
2006-07 Crewe Alexandra League Cup 2
2006-07 Crewe Alexandra League One 41
1
2
2007-08 Preston North End FA Cup 1
2007-08 Preston North End League Championship 28
1
3
2007-08 Preston North End League Cup 1
2008-09 Preston North End FA Cup 1
2008-09 Preston North End League Championship 44
3
3
2008-09 Preston North End League Championship Play-Offs 2
2008-09 Preston North End League Cup 2
2009-10 Preston North End FA Cup 1
2009-10 Preston North End League Championship 42
2
4
3
2009-10 Preston North End League Cup 2
2010-11 Preston North End FA Cup 1
2010-11 Preston North End League Championship 43
6
6
1
2010-11 Preston North End League Cup 2
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 1
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2011-12 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 17
1
4
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion FA Cup 2
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 2
2012-13 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 24
3
1
8
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion League Cup 1
2013-14 West Bromwich Albion Premier League 21
5
2014-15 Sunderland FA Cup 2
1
2014-15 Sunderland League Cup 2
2014-15 Sunderland Premier League 14
7
2015-16 Sunderland FA Cup
1
2015-16 Sunderland Premier League 23
1
1
8
2016-17 Sunderland FA Cup 1
2016-17 Sunderland Football League Trophy 1
2016-17 Sunderland League Cup 1
1
2016-17 Sunderland Premier League 25
2
1
8
2017-18 Sunderland FA Cup 1
2017-18 Sunderland League Championship 19
3
1
4
2017-18 Sunderland League Cup 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
18 Oct 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Derby County W 3-0 League Division 1
04 Nov 2003 Sheffield United v Crewe Alexandra L 2-0 League Division 1
22 Nov 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Sunderland W 3-0 League Division 1
29 Nov 2003 Norwich City v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Division 1
06 Dec 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Gillingham D 1-1 League Division 1
09 Dec 2003 Crystal Palace v Crewe Alexandra W 1-3 League Division 1
13 Dec 2003 West Bromwich Albion v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League Division 1
20 Dec 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Wigan Athletic L 2-3 League Division 1
26 Dec 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Burnley W 3-1 League Division 1
28 Dec 2003 Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 League Division 1
03 Jan 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Telford United L 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Wimbledon W 1-0 League Division 1
17 Jan 2004 Ipswich Town v Crewe Alexandra L 6-4 League Division 1
31 Jan 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Millwall L 1-2 League Division 1
07 Feb 2004 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Division 1
24 Feb 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield United L 0-1 League Division 1
03 Mar 2004 Derby County v Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 League Division 1
06 Mar 2004 Wigan Athletic v Crewe Alexandra W 2-3 League Division 1
13 Mar 2004 Crewe Alexandra v West Bromwich Albion L 1-2 League Division 1
17 Mar 2004 West Ham United v Crewe Alexandra L 4-2 League Division 1
20 Mar 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Cardiff City L 0-1 League Division 1
23 Mar 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division 1
27 Mar 2004 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra L 2-0 League Division 1
03 Apr 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Rotherham United D 0-0 League Division 1
10 Apr 2004 Watford v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 League Division 1
12 Apr 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City W 3-1 League Division 1
24 Apr 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Crystal Palace L 2-3 League Division 1
01 May 2004 Sunderland v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Division 1
07 Aug 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Cardiff City D 2-2 League Championship
10 Aug 2004 Sunderland v Crewe Alexandra L 3-1 League Championship
14 Aug 2004 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League Championship
21 Aug 2004 Crewe Alexandra v West Ham United L 2-3 League Championship
24 Aug 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Blackpool W 4-1 League Cup 1st round
28 Aug 2004 Derby County v Crewe Alexandra W 2-4 League Championship
11 Sep 2004 Burnley v Crewe Alexandra L 3-0 League Championship
14 Sep 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Queens Park Rangers L 0-2 League Championship
25 Sep 2004 Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Championship
28 Sep 2004 Rotherham United v Crewe Alexandra W 2-3 League Championship
02 Oct 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Watford W 3-0 League Championship
16 Oct 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Brighton and Hove Albion W 3-1 League Championship
19 Oct 2004 Wigan Athletic v Crewe Alexandra L 4-1 League Championship
23 Oct 2004 Reading v Crewe Alexandra L 4-0 League Championship
26 Oct 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Manchester United L 0-3 League Cup 3rd round
29 Oct 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield United L 2-3 League Championship
02 Nov 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
06 Nov 2004 Brighton and Hove Albion v Crewe Alexandra W 1-3 League Championship
13 Nov 2004 Stoke City v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Championship
11 Dec 2004 Crewe Alexandra v Plymouth Argyle W 3-0 League Championship
30 Apr 2005 Ipswich Town v Crewe Alexandra L 5-1 League Championship
08 May 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City W 2-1 League Championship
06 Aug 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Burnley W 2-1 League Championship
09 Aug 2005 Norwich City v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
13 Aug 2005 Brighton and Hove Albion v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League Championship
20 Aug 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Leicester City D 2-2 League Championship
23 Aug 2005 Lincoln City v Crewe Alexandra L 5-1 League Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2005 Southampton v Crewe Alexandra L 2-0 League Championship
29 Aug 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield United L 1-3 League Championship
11 Sep 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Derby County D 1-1 League Championship
13 Sep 2005 Plymouth Argyle v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
17 Sep 2005 Reading v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Championship
24 Sep 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Watford D 0-0 League Championship
27 Sep 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Wolverhampton Wanderers L 0-4 League Championship
01 Oct 2005 Ipswich Town v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 League Championship
15 Oct 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Luton Town W 3-1 League Championship
18 Oct 2005 Stoke City v Crewe Alexandra L 2-0 League Championship
22 Oct 2005 Cardiff City v Crewe Alexandra L 6-1 League Championship
29 Oct 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Crystal Palace D 2-2 League Championship
01 Nov 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Leeds United W 1-0 League Championship
05 Nov 2005 Millwall v Crewe Alexandra W 1-3 League Championship
19 Nov 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Stoke City L 1-2 League Championship
22 Nov 2005 Luton Town v Crewe Alexandra L 4-1 League Championship
26 Nov 2005 Burnley v Crewe Alexandra L 3-0 League Championship
03 Dec 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Preston North End L 0-2 League Championship
10 Dec 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Norwich City L 1-2 League Championship
17 Dec 2005 Leicester City v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
26 Dec 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Hull City D 2-2 League Championship
28 Dec 2005 Coventry City v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
31 Dec 2005 Crewe Alexandra v Queens Park Rangers L 3-4 League Championship
02 Jan 2006 Sheffield Wednesday v Crewe Alexandra L 3-0 League Championship
07 Jan 2006 Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 FA Cup 3rd round
14 Jan 2006 Derby County v Crewe Alexandra L 5-1 League Championship
21 Jan 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Plymouth Argyle L 1-2 League Championship
28 Jan 2006 Watford v Crewe Alexandra L 4-1 League Championship
04 Feb 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Reading L 3-4 League Championship
11 Feb 2006 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League Championship
14 Feb 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Ipswich Town L 1-2 League Championship
03 Mar 2006 Sheffield United v Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 League Championship
11 Mar 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Southampton D 1-1 League Championship
18 Mar 2006 Hull City v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Championship
25 Mar 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Coventry City W 4-1 League Championship
28 Mar 2006 Preston North End v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League Championship
01 Apr 2006 Queens Park Rangers v Crewe Alexandra W 1-2 League Championship
08 Apr 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield Wednesday W 2-0 League Championship
15 Apr 2006 Crystal Palace v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League Championship
17 Apr 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Cardiff City D 1-1 League Championship
30 Apr 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Millwall W 4-2 League Championship
05 Aug 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Northampton Town D 2-2 League One
08 Aug 2006 Doncaster Rovers v Crewe Alexandra L 3-1 League One
12 Aug 2006 Scunthorpe United v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League One
19 Aug 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Bradford City L 0-3 League One
22 Aug 2006 Grimsby Town v Crewe Alexandra W 0-3 League Cup 1st round
27 Aug 2006 Brighton and Hove Albion v Crewe Alexandra W 1-4 League One
02 Sep 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Huddersfield Town W 2-0 League One
09 Sep 2006 AFC Bournemouth v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League One
12 Sep 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Cheltenham Town W 3-1 League One
16 Sep 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Millwall W 1-0 League One
19 Sep 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Wigan Athletic W 2-0 League Cup 2nd round
23 Sep 2006 Yeovil Town v Crewe Alexandra L 2-0 League One
26 Sep 2006 Swansea City v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 League One
30 Sep 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Carlisle United W 5-1 League One
07 Oct 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Gillingham W 4-3 League One
28 Oct 2006 Rotherham United v Crewe Alexandra L 5-1 League One
18 Nov 2006 Brentford v Crewe Alexandra W 0-4 League One
25 Nov 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Chesterfield D 2-2 League One
29 Nov 2006 Port Vale v Crewe Alexandra W 2-3 Johnstones Paint Trophy Quarter-final - northern section
05 Dec 2006 Oldham Athletic v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League One
09 Dec 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Nottingham Forest L 1-4 League One
23 Dec 2006 Leyton Orient v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League One
26 Dec 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Swansea City L 1-3 League One
30 Dec 2006 Crewe Alexandra v Yeovil Town L 2-3 League One
02 Jan 2007 Cheltenham Town v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1 League One
10 Jan 2007 Chesterfield v Crewe Alexandra W 2-4 Johnstones Paint Trophy Semi-final - northern section
13 Jan 2007 Crewe Alexandra v AFC Bournemouth W 2-0 League One
16 Jan 2007 Tranmere Rovers v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League One
20 Jan 2007 Carlisle United v Crewe Alexandra W 0-2 League One
27 Jan 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Leyton Orient L 0-4 League One
30 Jan 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers D 3-3 Johnstones Paint Trophy Final - northern section (1st leg)
03 Feb 2007 Northampton Town v Crewe Alexandra W 1-2 League One
12 Feb 2007 Doncaster Rovers v Crewe Alexandra L 3-2 Johnstones Paint Trophy Final - northern section (2nd leg)
17 Feb 2007 Bradford City v Crewe Alexandra W 0-1 League One
20 Feb 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers W 2-1 League One
03 Mar 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Brighton and Hove Albion D 1-1 League One
10 Mar 2007 Gillingham v Crewe Alexandra L 1-0 League One
13 Mar 2007 Millwall v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2 League One
17 Mar 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Bristol City L 0-1 League One
24 Mar 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Rotherham United W 1-0 League One
31 Mar 2007 Blackpool v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 League One
07 Apr 2007 Chesterfield v Crewe Alexandra L 2-1 League One
09 Apr 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Brentford W 3-1 League One
14 Apr 2007 Port Vale v Crewe Alexandra L 3-0 League One
21 Apr 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic W 2-1 League One
28 Apr 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Tranmere Rovers D 1-1 League One
05 May 2007 Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra D 0-0 League 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
2002-03 England Under-16 Montaigu Tournament 3
1
2002-03 England Under-16 Tournament 3
2005-06 England Under-20 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
12 Nov 2002 England v Spain L 0-1 Under 16 Tournament
15 Nov 2002 England v Netherlands W 2-1 Under 16 Tournament
18 Nov 2002 England v Germany D 2-2 Under 16 Tournament
16 Apr 2003 England v Russia W 1-0 Under 16 Montaigu Tournament
17 Apr 2003 England v Gabon W 2-0 Under 16 Montaigu Tournament
19 Apr 2003 France v England L 3-1 Under 16 Montaigu Tournament
21 Apr 2003 Portugal v England L 2-1 Under 16 Montaigu Tournament
16 Aug 2005 Russia v England L 4-0 Under 20


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