Player Info

  • Sir William Edwin Clegg

  • Born: 21st April 1852, Sheffield
  • Died: 22nd August 1932, Sheffield aged 80
  • England Career: 1873 - 1879
  • Positions whilst with England: Forward & Half Back
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Sheffield Wednesday (1) & Sheffield Albion (1)
  • FA Legacy Number: 17
  • Notes: William Clegg, brother of fellow international Sir John Charles Clegg was an accomplished athletic runner at college. He became Mayor of Sheffield 1893-99 and knighted in 1906. As a solicitor he was on the unsuccessful defence team for Charles Peace, the notorious Banner Cross murderer.

England Career Statistics

  • Debut: v Scotland (FR) on 8th March 1873 aged 20 years, 10 months, 17 days
  • Last Cap: v Wales (FR) on 18th January 1879 aged 26 years, 8 months, 27 days
  • Career Length: 5 years, 316 days
  • Starts: 2
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 2

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Forward
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Half Back
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 60
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 150
    • 0
    • 0

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List