Billy Meredith
Billy Meredith
Billy Meredith

Billy Meredith

  • manufacturer ogden
  • set title item 95
  • period platinum
  • player billy meredith
  • team manchester city
  • year 1900
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Billy Meredith Rookie from the soccer sub set from Ogden's General Interest Item 95. Often dated as 1902 however the other players listed hint at 900. Tom McInnes joined Lincoln in 1900, Maxwell left Stoke in 1901, Goodall left Derby in 1900, John Cox left Derby late 1899.

Billy Meredith was considered one of the early superstars of football due to his performances, notably for Manchester City and Manchester United. He won each domestic trophy in the English football league and gained 48 caps for Wales. In 27 seasons in the Football League from 1892 to 1924 he scored 176 goals in 740 league and cup appearances.