Full Name:
William 'Billy' Simpson


Years Active:
1929-37 (8 seasons)

Last Game:
87 years, 2 months, 2 days ago

STATS (Competitive games only):
Apr 12, 1930
Last Game:
Mar 26, 1937
244 (Rank: #58)
39 (Rank: #54)
Own Goals:

Yellow Cards:
Red Cards:






Intnl. Country:

Caps while at Forest:

Goals while at Forest:

Total Caps:

Total Goals:

Penalties scored:
Penalties missed:

Shirt numbers:
11 (236 games) , 10 (7) , 7 (1)
John Baynes (3 appearances) , Stan Hardy (33) , Noel Watson (183) , Harold Wightman (25)


Other source:

SEASON STATS (Competitive games only)
Season Age* Squad Num Played Won Drawn Lost Goals Yellows Reds Own
Went Off Came On Unused
*Age = player's age on August 1st of the season

# Season Date Type Club Fee Loan until Manager
11929-30April 1930BoughtWashington CollieryJohn Baynes
21936-37Jun 1937SoldJarrowHarold Wightman

Game First Game Last Game P W D L Goals Yellows Reds Own Goals Started Came On Went Off Unused Sub
League Tier 1
League Tier 2Apr 12, 1930Mar 26, 193723085519436230
League Tier 3
FA CupJan 10, 1931Jan 25, 193614446314
League Cup
European Cup
Fairs Cup
Super Cup
Intercontinental Cup
Full Members Cup
EFL Trophy
Charity Shield
Anglo-Scottish Cup
Anglo-Italian Cup
Total (Comp)Apr 12, 1930Mar 26, 1937244895510039244
County CupMay 06, 1935Oct 08, 193621122
FriendlyNov 06, 1930May 03, 193476117
TOTAL (Non-Comp)Nov 06, 1930Oct 08, 193697239
TOTAL OVERALLApr 12, 1930Mar 26, 1937253965510242253
League TotalApr 12, 1930Mar 26, 193723085519436230

ALL GAMES FOR WILLIAM SIMPSON (Competitive: 244, Other: 9)
# Date Game Opponent H/A Score Num Started Came
Yellow Red
Manager: John Baynes
1Sat Apr 12, 1930League Tier 2Cardiff CityA1-111Started
2Fri Apr 18, 1930League Tier 2BuryA0-011Started
3Mon Apr 21, 1930League Tier 2BuryH1-211Started
Manager: Stan Hardy
4Sat Sep 27, 1930League Tier 2Oldham AthleticH4-111Started
5Sat Oct 04, 1930League Tier 2Bristol CityA4-111Started
6Sat Oct 11, 1930League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurA1-211Startedgoal
7Sat Oct 18, 1930League Tier 2EvertonH2-211Started
8Sat Oct 25, 1930League Tier 2Cardiff CityA1-111Started
9Sat Nov 01, 1930League Tier 2Bradford CityH4-111Startedgoal
Thu Nov 06, 1930FriendlyOxford UniversityA4-011Started
10Sat Nov 08, 1930League Tier 2Port ValeA2-311Started
11Sat Nov 15, 1930League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH1-111Started
12Sat Nov 22, 1930League Tier 2Swansea TownA2-311Started
13Sat Nov 29, 1930League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionH1-611Started
14Sat Dec 06, 1930League Tier 2BuryA0-111Started
15Fri Dec 26, 1930League Tier 2ReadingA2-511Started
16Sat Dec 27, 1930League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersA2-411Started
17Sat Jan 03, 1931League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH1-011Started
18Sat Jan 10, 1931FA CupNewcastle UnitedA0-411Started
19Sat Jan 17, 1931League Tier 2Stoke CityA0-111Started
20Sat Jan 24, 1931League Tier 2MillwallH2-111Started
21Sat Jan 31, 1931League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA1-311Started
22Sat Feb 07, 1931League Tier 2Bristol CityH6-111Startedgoalgoal
23Sat Feb 14, 1931League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurH2-211Startedgoal
24Sat Feb 21, 1931League Tier 2EvertonA0-211Started
25Sat Feb 28, 1931League Tier 2Cardiff CityH3-111Started
Wed Mar 04, 1931FriendlyNetherlands XIA3-111Started
26Sat Mar 07, 1931League Tier 2Bradford CityA0-111Started
27Sat Mar 14, 1931League Tier 2Port ValeH1-011Startedgoal
28Sat Mar 21, 1931League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA0-111Started
29Sat Mar 28, 1931League Tier 2Swansea TownH3-011Started
30Fri Apr 03, 1931League Tier 2Preston North EndA4-211Started
31Sat Apr 04, 1931League Tier 2West Bromwich AlbionA1-211Started
32Mon Apr 06, 1931League Tier 2Preston North EndH1-411Started
33Sat Apr 11, 1931League Tier 2BuryH3-011Startedgoal
34Sat Apr 18, 1931League Tier 2BarnsleyA1-311Started
35Sat Apr 25, 1931League Tier 2Charlton AthleticH4-311Started
36Sat May 02, 1931League Tier 2SouthamptonH3-111Started
Manager: Noel Watson
37Sat Aug 29, 1931League Tier 2Charlton AthleticA1-311Started
38Sat Sep 05, 1931League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersH2-011Startedgoal
39Sat Sep 12, 1931League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueA1-411Started
40Wed Sep 16, 1931League Tier 2Preston North EndH2-211Started
41Sat Sep 19, 1931League Tier 2Manchester UnitedH2-111Started
42Sat Sep 26, 1931League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurA3-111Startedgoal
43Thu Oct 01, 1931League Tier 2BurnleyH1-211Started
44Sat Oct 03, 1931League Tier 2Notts CountyH2-111Startedgoal
45Sat Oct 10, 1931League Tier 2ChesterfieldH4-011Started
46Sat Oct 17, 1931League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA1-511Started
47Sat Oct 24, 1931League Tier 2Bristol CityH3-111Started
48Sat Nov 14, 1931League Tier 2Port ValeA0-211Started
49Sat Dec 05, 1931League Tier 2Leeds UnitedH3-311Started
50Sat Dec 12, 1931League Tier 2Swansea TownA1-411Started
51Sat Dec 19, 1931League Tier 2BuryH0-211Started
52Fri Dec 25, 1931League Tier 2Stoke CityA1-211Started
53Sat Dec 26, 1931League Tier 2Stoke CityH1-111Started
54Sat Jan 02, 1932League Tier 2Charlton AthleticH3-211Started
55Sat Jan 09, 1932FA CupChesterfieldA2-511Startedgoal
56Sat Jan 16, 1932League Tier 2Wolverhampton WanderersA0-011Started
57Wed Jan 27, 1932League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH6-111Started
58Sat Jan 30, 1932League Tier 2Manchester UnitedA2-311Started
59Sat Feb 06, 1932League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurH1-311Started
60Sat Feb 13, 1932League Tier 2Notts CountyA6-211Startedgoal
61Sat Feb 20, 1932League Tier 2ChesterfieldA0-111Started
62Sat Feb 27, 1932League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH3-211Started
63Sat Mar 05, 1932League Tier 2Bristol CityA1-111Started
64Sat Mar 12, 1932League Tier 2Oldham AthleticH2-011Started
65Sat Mar 19, 1932League Tier 2BarnsleyA1-311Started
66Fri Mar 25, 1932League Tier 2SouthamptonH2-011Started
67Sat Mar 26, 1932League Tier 2Port ValeH2-111Started
68Sat Apr 09, 1932League Tier 2Bradford CityH2-111Started
69Sat Apr 16, 1932League Tier 2Leeds UnitedA1-111Started
Mon Apr 18, 1932FriendlyPeterborough and Fletton United?2-111Started
70Sat Apr 23, 1932League Tier 2Swansea TownH6-111Startedgoalgoal
Mon Apr 25, 1932FriendlyPeterborough and Fletton UnitedA2-111Started
71Sat Apr 30, 1932League Tier 2BuryA2-211Started
Mon May 02, 1932FriendlyChesterfieldA4-211Started
72Sat May 07, 1932League Tier 2BurnleyA0-111Started
73Sat Aug 27, 1932League Tier 2Grimsby TownA1-111Started
74Mon Aug 29, 1932League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurH3-111Started
75Sat Sep 03, 1932League Tier 2Oldham AthleticH2-311Started
76Mon Sep 05, 1932League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurA0-011Started
77Sat Sep 10, 1932League Tier 2Preston North EndA1-211Started
78Sat Sep 17, 1932League Tier 2BurnleyH1-111Started
79Sat Sep 24, 1932League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueA1-311Started
80Sat Oct 08, 1932League Tier 2Notts CountyA4-211Started
81Sat Oct 15, 1932League Tier 2Charlton AthleticA0-311Started
82Sat Oct 22, 1932League Tier 2Swansea TownH2-211Started
83Sat Oct 29, 1932League Tier 2Bradford CityA2-211Startedgoal
84Sat Nov 05, 1932League Tier 2ChesterfieldH2-311Startedgoal
85Sat Nov 12, 1932League Tier 2Port ValeA1-011Started
86Sat Dec 03, 1932League Tier 2West Ham UnitedH2-210Started
87Sat Dec 10, 1932League Tier 2SouthamptonA2-010Started
88Sat Dec 17, 1932League Tier 2MillwallH0-010Started
89Sat Dec 24, 1932League Tier 2FulhamA1-011Started
90Mon Dec 26, 1932League Tier 2Stoke CityA1-011Startedgoal
91Tue Dec 27, 1932League Tier 2Stoke CityH1-011Startedgoal
92Sat Dec 31, 1932League Tier 2Grimsby TownH3-211Startedgoal
93Sat Jan 07, 1933League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA2-111Startedgoal
94Sat Jan 14, 1933FA CupBuryA2-211Started
95Wed Jan 18, 1933FA CupBuryH1-211Startedgoal
96Sat Jan 21, 1933League Tier 2Preston North EndH2-111Started
97Tue Jan 31, 1933League Tier 2BurnleyA3-311Started
98Sat Feb 04, 1933League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH1-111Started
99Sat Feb 11, 1933League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA1-111Started
100Sat Feb 18, 1933League Tier 2Notts CountyH3-011Started
101Sat Mar 04, 1933League Tier 2Swansea TownA1-011Started
102Sat Mar 11, 1933League Tier 2Bradford CityH3-111Started
103Thu Mar 16, 1933League Tier 2Charlton AthleticH0-111Started
104Sat Mar 18, 1933League Tier 2ChesterfieldA1-011Started
105Sat Mar 25, 1933League Tier 2Port ValeH1-111Startedgoal
106Sat Apr 01, 1933League Tier 2BuryA2-511Started
107Sat Apr 08, 1933League Tier 2Lincoln CityH2-211Started
108Fri Apr 14, 1933League Tier 2Manchester UnitedH3-211Started
109Sat Apr 15, 1933League Tier 2West Ham UnitedA3-411Started
110Mon Apr 17, 1933League Tier 2Manchester UnitedA1-211Startedgoal
111Sat Apr 22, 1933League Tier 2SouthamptonH4-211Started
112Sat Apr 29, 1933League Tier 2MillwallA1-111Startedgoal
Wed May 03, 1933FriendlyBristol RoversA0-211Started
113Sat May 06, 1933League Tier 2FulhamH1-011Started
114Sat Sep 16, 1933League Tier 2Preston North EndA0-411Started
115Sat Sep 23, 1933League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH3-011Started
116Sat Sep 30, 1933League Tier 2Grimsby TownA1-211Started
117Sat Oct 07, 1933League Tier 2Notts CountyH2-010Started
118Sat Oct 14, 1933League Tier 2West Ham UnitedH0-110Started
119Sat Dec 09, 1933League Tier 2BlackpoolH0-011Started
120Sat Dec 23, 1933League Tier 2Port ValeH6-111Started
121Mon Dec 25, 1933League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA3-411Started
122Tue Dec 26, 1933League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH2-111Started
123Sat Dec 30, 1933League Tier 2BrentfordA1-211Started
124Sat Jan 06, 1934League Tier 2BurnleyH0-211Started
125Sat Jan 13, 1934FA CupQueens Park RangersH4-011Startedgoal
126Sat Jan 20, 1934League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA1-411Started
127Sat Jan 27, 1934FA CupChelseaA1-111Started
128Wed Jan 31, 1934FA CupChelseaH0-311Started
129Sat Feb 03, 1934League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueA2-611Started
130Wed Feb 07, 1934League Tier 2Preston North EndH2-311Started
131Sat Feb 10, 1934League Tier 2Grimsby TownH4-211Startedgoal
132Sat Feb 17, 1934League Tier 2Notts CountyA0-111Started
133Sat Mar 03, 1934League Tier 2Swansea TownH4-211Startedgoal
134Sat Mar 10, 1934League Tier 2MillwallA0-011Started
135Sat Mar 17, 1934League Tier 2Lincoln CityH6-211Started
136Sat Mar 24, 1934League Tier 2BuryA2-411Started
137Mon Apr 02, 1934League Tier 2Bolton WanderersH2-211Started
138Sat Apr 07, 1934League Tier 2FulhamA1-311Started
139Sat Apr 14, 1934League Tier 2SouthamptonH4-111Started
140Sat Apr 21, 1934League Tier 2BlackpoolA3-211Started
141Sat Apr 28, 1934League Tier 2Bradford CityH1-211Started
Thu May 03, 1934FriendlyGorlestonA5-211Startedgoal
142Sat May 05, 1934League Tier 2Port ValeA1-311Started
143Sat Sep 08, 1934League Tier 2BlackpoolH0-011Started
144Sat Sep 22, 1934League Tier 2Hull CityH2-111Started
145Sat Sep 29, 1934League Tier 2Notts CountyA5-311Started
146Thu Oct 04, 1934League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH2-211Started
147Sat Oct 06, 1934League Tier 2BrentfordA1-111Started
148Sat Oct 13, 1934League Tier 2FulhamH1-111Started
149Sat Oct 20, 1934League Tier 2SouthamptonH3-111Started
150Sat Oct 27, 1934League Tier 2Bolton WanderersA3-211Started
151Sat Nov 03, 1934League Tier 2Oldham AthleticH4-011Started
152Sat Nov 10, 1934League Tier 2BurnleyA1-211Startedgoal
153Sat Nov 17, 1934League Tier 2Swansea TownH1-011Startedgoal
154Sat Nov 24, 1934League Tier 2Manchester UnitedA2-311Started
155Sat Dec 01, 1934League Tier 2Port ValeH2-011Started
156Sat Dec 08, 1934League Tier 2BarnsleyA2-111Started
157Sat Dec 15, 1934League Tier 2Sheffield UnitedH2-111Startedgoal
158Sat Dec 22, 1934League Tier 2Bradford CityA0-411Started
159Tue Dec 25, 1934League Tier 2Norwich CityH5-211Startedgoal
160Wed Dec 26, 1934League Tier 2Norwich CityA3-311Started
161Sat Dec 29, 1934League Tier 2Newcastle UnitedA0-211Started
162Sat Jan 05, 1935League Tier 2West Ham UnitedH2-011Started
163Sat Jan 12, 1935FA CupChester CityA4-011Started
164Sat Jan 19, 1935League Tier 2BlackpoolA0-111Started
165Sat Jan 26, 1935FA CupManchester UnitedH0-011Started
166Wed Jan 30, 1935FA CupManchester UnitedA3-011Started
167Wed Feb 06, 1935League Tier 2BuryH1-411Started
168Sat Feb 09, 1935League Tier 2Notts CountyH2-311Startedgoal
169Sat Feb 16, 1935FA CupBurnleyH0-011Started
170Tue Feb 19, 1935FA CupBurnleyA0-311Started
171Sat Feb 23, 1935League Tier 2FulhamA1-211Started
172Thu Feb 28, 1935League Tier 2BrentfordH0-011Started
173Sat Mar 02, 1935League Tier 2SouthamptonA2-111Started
174Sat Mar 09, 1935League Tier 2Bolton WanderersH0-111Started
175Sat Mar 16, 1935League Tier 2Oldham AthleticA5-011Started
176Sat Mar 23, 1935League Tier 2BurnleyH5-011Started
177Sat Mar 30, 1935League Tier 2Swansea TownA0-311Started
178Sat Apr 06, 1935League Tier 2Manchester UnitedH2-211Started
179Sat Apr 13, 1935League Tier 2Port ValeA0-211Started
180Fri Apr 19, 1935League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH1-311Started
181Sat Apr 20, 1935League Tier 2BarnsleyH4-111Started
182Mon Apr 22, 1935League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA2-511Startedgoal
183Sat Apr 27, 1935League Tier 2Sheffield UnitedA1-211Started
184Sat May 04, 1935League Tier 2Bradford CityH2-011Started
Mon May 06, 1935County CupNotts CountyA2-311Startedgoal
185Sat Aug 31, 1935League Tier 2BuryH2-211Started
186Mon Sep 02, 1935League Tier 2FulhamA0-611Started
187Sat Sep 07, 1935League Tier 2West Ham UnitedA2-511Started
188Wed Sep 11, 1935League Tier 2FulhamH1-111Started
189Sat Sep 14, 1935League Tier 2Swansea TownH2-211Started
190Sat Oct 26, 1935League Tier 2Charlton AthleticH0-011Started
191Sat Nov 02, 1935League Tier 2Hull CityA1-211Started
192Sat Nov 09, 1935League Tier 2BarnsleyH6-011Startedgoal
193Sat Nov 16, 1935League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA1-311Started
194Sat Nov 23, 1935League Tier 2Port ValeH9-211Startedgoal
195Sat Nov 30, 1935League Tier 2Newcastle UnitedA1-511Started
196Sat Dec 07, 1935League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurH4-111Started
197Sat Dec 14, 1935League Tier 2Manchester UnitedA0-511Started
198Sat Dec 21, 1935League Tier 2Bradford CityH1-011Started
199Wed Dec 25, 1935League Tier 2Doncaster RoversA0-011Started
200Thu Dec 26, 1935League Tier 2Doncaster RoversH6-211Started
201Sat Dec 28, 1935League Tier 2BuryA6-211Startedgoal
202Sat Jan 04, 1936League Tier 2West Ham UnitedH0-211Started
203Sat Jan 11, 1936FA CupDoncaster RoversA2-111Started
204Sat Jan 18, 1936League Tier 2Swansea TownA1-211Started
205Sat Jan 25, 1936FA CupDerby CountyA0-211Started
206Thu Jan 30, 1936League Tier 2Leicester CityH0-111Started
207Sat Feb 15, 1936League Tier 2SouthamptonA2-711Started
208Sat Feb 22, 1936League Tier 2BurnleyH2-011Started
209Wed Mar 04, 1936League Tier 2Tottenham HotspurA1-111Started
210Sat Mar 07, 1936League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleH0-111Started
211Sat Mar 14, 1936League Tier 2BarnsleyA2-011Started
212Sat Mar 21, 1936League Tier 2Hull CityH0-011Started
213Sat Mar 28, 1936League Tier 2Port ValeA0-210Started
214Sat Apr 04, 1936League Tier 2Newcastle UnitedH1-211Startedgoal
215Fri Apr 10, 1936League Tier 2Norwich CityH2-211Startedgoal
216Sat Apr 11, 1936League Tier 2Charlton AthleticA0-411Started
217Mon Apr 13, 1936League Tier 2Norwich CityA0-47Started
218Sat Apr 18, 1936League Tier 2Manchester UnitedH1-111Started
219Sat Apr 25, 1936League Tier 2Bradford CityA0-011Started
Manager: Harold Wightman
220Sat Aug 29, 1936League Tier 2BurnleyA0-311Started
221Wed Sep 02, 1936League Tier 2Aston VillaH1-111Started
222Sat Sep 05, 1936League Tier 2FulhamH5-311Started
223Sat Sep 12, 1936League Tier 2Doncaster RoversA2-011Started
224Wed Sep 16, 1936League Tier 2SouthamptonH1-111Started
225Sat Sep 26, 1936League Tier 2Plymouth ArgyleA1-410Started
226Sat Oct 03, 1936League Tier 2West Ham UnitedH1-011Started
Thu Oct 08, 1936County CupNewarkH3-111Startedgoal
227Sat Oct 10, 1936League Tier 2ChesterfieldH2-211Started
228Sat Oct 17, 1936League Tier 2Norwich CityA0-411Started
229Sat Oct 24, 1936League Tier 2Newcastle UnitedH0-211Started
230Sat Oct 31, 1936League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueA2-311Started
231Sat Nov 07, 1936League Tier 2BarnsleyH4-111Startedgoal
232Sat Nov 14, 1936League Tier 2Sheffield UnitedA1-411Started
233Sat Nov 28, 1936League Tier 2BlackpoolA1-711Started
234Sat Dec 05, 1936League Tier 2Blackburn RoversH2-011Started
235Sat Dec 12, 1936League Tier 2BuryA1-111Started
236Sat Dec 19, 1936League Tier 2Leicester CityH0-311Started
237Fri Dec 25, 1936League Tier 2Bradford CityH2-111Started
238Sat Jan 02, 1937League Tier 2FulhamA2-511Started
239Sat Feb 20, 1937League Tier 2Norwich CityH3-411Started
240Sat Mar 06, 1937League Tier 2Bradford Park AvenueH3-211Started
241Sat Mar 13, 1937League Tier 2BarnsleyA0-111Started
242Wed Mar 17, 1937League Tier 2Newcastle UnitedA2-311Started
243Sat Mar 20, 1937League Tier 2Sheffield UnitedH1-111Started
244Fri Mar 26, 1937League Tier 2Swansea TownA0-111Started