Bill Cope

Defender, Football player

1899 – 1979

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Who was Bill Cope?

John William "Bill" Cope was an English footballer who played at left-back, and was noted for his tough-tackling ability. He played a total of 200 league games in a nine year career in the Football League with Bolton Wanderers and Port Vale. He helped the "Valiants" to win the Third Division North title in the 1929–30 season. He returned to Port Vale shortly after World War II, and remained as a coach at the club until shortly before his death.

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Born
Nov 23, 1899
Milton, Staffordshire
Nationality
  • England
Lived in
  • Milton, Staffordshire
Died
Apr 1, 1979
Milton, Staffordshire

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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