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Playing position  Inside left
Name  Billy Bloomfield
Full name  William George Bloomfield
Date of birth  (1939-08-25)25 August 1939
Date of death  1 September 2003(2003-09-01) (aged 64)

Place of birth  Kensington, England
Place of death  Kensington, England

William George "Billy" Bloomfield (25 August 1939 – 1 September 2003) was an English football inside left who played in the Football League for Brentford.

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Career

Bloomfield joined Division Three South side Brentford at a young age and made his debut in April 1957, in a 2–2 draw with West London rivals Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. He made one further first team appearance against Coventry City in September 1957. Bloomfield spent much of his time at Griffin Park playing for the reserves, scoring 28 goals in 98 appearances. Bloomfield retired in 1959 due to failing eyesight and scored a hattrick in his final reserve team match versus Gillingham.

Personal life

Bloomfield's older brother Jimmy was also a professional footballer.

References

Billy Bloomfield Wikipedia


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