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Bill Atkins

Bill Atkins

Clubs played for: Aston Villa, Swindon Town, Halifax Town, Stockport County , Portsmouth, Halifax Town, Rochdale, Darlington (1959-1975)

Born: 1939

Birthplace: Solihull

Position: Forward

Biography: Tall goalscoring centre forward spent nine months at Fratton Park but only found the net twice during this time. Re-joined one of his former clubs, Halifax Town, for £12,000 in November 1969. At the end of his playing days, Bill bought a bakers & confectioners which he ran for thirty years. Now retired and living in West Yorkshire.

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