Leeds United F.C. History
Leeds United F.C. History : Foreword
1919-29 - The Twenties
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1939-46 - The War Years
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1949-57 - The Reign of King John
1957-63 - From Charles to Revie
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1982-88 - The Dark Years
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1996-04 - The Rollercoaster Ride
2004-17 - Down Among The Deadmen
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Greatest Leeds United Games
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Williams: Cyril Edward (Cyril)

WW2 Guest: 1943-1944 (Leeds United War-time Guest Player Details)

Right Back

Born: Bristol: 17-11-1921

Debut: v Halifax Town (h): 15-4-1944

Height & Weight: Unknown

Williams started his football career with his native Third Division South Bristol City and signed for them in May 1939 just before the outbreak of World War Two and had not played a senior game for them when the Football League fixtures came to a temporary end. He played one guest game for Leeds United at Right Back in the the 1943-44 Football League Northern Section Second Championship, in the 2-2 draw with Halifax Town at Elland Road on 15th April 1944. After the War he returned to Bristol City and playing at Inside Forward he scored twenty-seven goals in seventy-eight League appearances and eight goals in thirteen F.A. Cup games in two seasons before he signed for Second Division West Bromwich Albion in June 1948. At the Hawthorns he scored nine goals in thirty-one games as the Baggies won promotion to the First Division in his first season there. He scored nineteen goals in seventy-one League games and one goal in six F.A. Cup ties before returning to Third Division South Bristol City in August 1951. Back at Ashton Gate he played in thirty-nine games as City were Champions of Third Division South in 1954-55 and moved up into the Second Division. He stayed there for over six seasons and scored forty-two goals in two hundred and eighteen League games and one goal in nine F.A. Cup ties in his second spell with the club before leaving to join Non-League Chippenham Town in 1958 and it was there he finished his football career. He died in 1980.

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