William Edwin "Billy" Beats (13 November 1871 – 6 April 1936) was an England international footballer. A centre-forward, he scored 150 goals in 403 league games in 16 years from 1891 to 1907. He began his career with Burslem Port Vale in 1891, and played in the inaugural season of the Second Division. He was sold on to Wolverhampton Wanderers for £80 in June 1895, and went on to pick up an FA Cup runners-up medal after playing in the 1896 FA Cup Final. Whilst with the club he won two England caps. He moved on to Bristol Rovers in 1903, and helped the club to the Southern League title in 1904–05. He made a return to Port Vale in August 1906, before he joined Reading the following year.

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  • William Edwin « Billy » Beats était un footballeur anglais né le 13 novembre 1871 à Wolstanton et mort le 6 avril 1936 à Reading. (fr)
  • William Edwin "Billy" Beats (13 November 1871 – 6 April 1936) was an England international footballer. A centre-forward, he scored 150 goals in 403 league games in 16 years from 1891 to 1907. He began his career with Burslem Port Vale in 1891, and played in the inaugural season of the Second Division. He was sold on to Wolverhampton Wanderers for £80 in June 1895, and went on to pick up an FA Cup runners-up medal after playing in the 1896 FA Cup Final. Whilst with the club he won two England caps. He moved on to Bristol Rovers in 1903, and helped the club to the Southern League title in 1904–05. He made a return to Port Vale in August 1906, before he joined Reading the following year. (en)
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  • Beats as a Bristol Rovers player in 1905.
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  • William Edwin « Billy » Beats était un footballeur anglais né le 13 novembre 1871 à Wolstanton et mort le 6 avril 1936 à Reading. (fr)
  • William Edwin "Billy" Beats (13 November 1871 – 6 April 1936) was an England international footballer. A centre-forward, he scored 150 goals in 403 league games in 16 years from 1891 to 1907. He began his career with Burslem Port Vale in 1891, and played in the inaugural season of the Second Division. He was sold on to Wolverhampton Wanderers for £80 in June 1895, and went on to pick up an FA Cup runners-up medal after playing in the 1896 FA Cup Final. Whilst with the club he won two England caps. He moved on to Bristol Rovers in 1903, and helped the club to the Southern League title in 1904–05. He made a return to Port Vale in August 1906, before he joined Reading the following year. (en)
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