William Clarke (born 24 December 1798 at Nottingham; died 25 August 1856 at Wandsworth, Surrey) was an English cricketer and team manager who played first-class cricket from 1826 to 1855. He founded, managed and captained the All-England Eleven. He has been described as "one of certain figures who, in the history of cricket, stand like milestones along the way". In the late 1820s, he lost sight in one eye after being struck there by a fives ball on the court behind the Bell Inn in Nottingham.

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  • William Clarke est un joueur de cricket et directeur sportif anglais né le 24 décembre 1798 à Nottingham et décédé le 25 août 1856 à Wandsworth. Il fonde en 1846 une équipe composée des meilleurs joueurs professionnels anglais, le All-England Eleven, qui effectue des tournées lucratives dans toute l'Angleterre et dont il est le capitaine jusqu'à sa mort, à l'âge de cinquante-sept ans. Il est également le fondateur de Trent Bridge, le terrain du Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. (fr)
  • William Clarke (born 24 December 1798 at Nottingham; died 25 August 1856 at Wandsworth, Surrey) was an English cricketer and team manager who played first-class cricket from 1826 to 1855. He founded, managed and captained the All-England Eleven. He has been described as "one of certain figures who, in the history of cricket, stand like milestones along the way". In the late 1820s, he lost sight in one eye after being struck there by a fives ball on the court behind the Bell Inn in Nottingham. (en)
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  • William Clarke est un joueur de cricket et directeur sportif anglais né le 24 décembre 1798 à Nottingham et décédé le 25 août 1856 à Wandsworth. Il fonde en 1846 une équipe composée des meilleurs joueurs professionnels anglais, le All-England Eleven, qui effectue des tournées lucratives dans toute l'Angleterre et dont il est le capitaine jusqu'à sa mort, à l'âge de cinquante-sept ans. Il est également le fondateur de Trent Bridge, le terrain du Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. (fr)
  • William Clarke (born 24 December 1798 at Nottingham; died 25 August 1856 at Wandsworth, Surrey) was an English cricketer and team manager who played first-class cricket from 1826 to 1855. He founded, managed and captained the All-England Eleven. He has been described as "one of certain figures who, in the history of cricket, stand like milestones along the way". In the late 1820s, he lost sight in one eye after being struck there by a fives ball on the court behind the Bell Inn in Nottingham. (en)
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  • William Clarke (cricketer) (en)
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