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Place of birth  Garforth, England
Number  31
Name  William Boyle
Height  1.85 m
Playing position  Defender
0000–2010  Garforth Villa
Role  Footballer
Full name  William Sam Douglas Harry Boyle
Date of birth  (1995-09-01) 1 September 1995 (age 20)
Current team  York City F.C. (#28 / Defender)

William Sam Douglas Harry "Will" Boyle (born 1 September 1995) is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for League Two club Cheltenham Town.


Huddersfield Town

Boyle was born in Garforth, West Yorkshire. He attended Garforth Community College before joining Huddersfield Town's academy at under-15 level from his local club Garforth Villa in October 2010. He was nearly ever-present for the under-18 team in the 2012–13 season. He made his first-team debut for Huddersfield as a late substitute in the 3–0 win against Reading on 24 February 2015.

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On 26 March 2015, he joined Conference Premier side Kidderminster Harriers on loan for the rest of the season, and made two appearances for the club. On 5 August 2015, he joined Macclesfield Town on loan for two months.

On 18 November 2015, Boyle joined League Two club York City on a youth loan until 3 January 2016, He made his debut on 21 November 2015 when starting York's 3–2 away to Leyton Orient, in which he struggled to cope with the physicality of opponent striker Ollie Palmer. He struck up a partnership at centre-back with Dave Winfield, and despite York wanting to extend his loan Boyle returned to Huddersfield in January 2016. Having made only one appearance as a late substitute after returning to Huddersfield, he rejoined York on loan until the end of the 2015–16 season on 26 February 2016.

In June 2016, Boyle and fellow Huddersfield player Flo Bojaj joined Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock on a six-month loan deal. He scored on his debut, as Kilmarnock beat Clyde 2–1 in the Scottish League Cup on 16 July 2016. The goal came after he had earlier conceded a penalty, which was saved by Kilmarnock goalkeeper Jamie MacDonald. Boyle returned to Huddersfield in January 2017, having made 14 appearances and scored 1 goal for Kilmarnock.

Cheltenham Town

On 9 January 2017, Boyle signed for League Two club Cheltenham Town on a one-and-a-half-year contract.

International career

Boyle's father is Scottish, and he attended an under-18s training camp for the Scotland national football team in October 2012.

Career statistics

As of match played 28 February 2017


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