Bill Bentley

Defender, Football player

1947 –

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Who is Bill Bentley?

William John "Bill" Bentley is an English former professional footballer who played as a left-back. He made a total of 439 league appearances in a 15-year career in the Football League.

Beginning his career at Stoke City in 1964, he moved on to Blackpool in 1968. He spent the next nine years with Blackpool, helping them to win promotion out of the Second Division in 1969–70, and to lift the Anglo-Italian Cup in 1971. He spent 1977 to 1980 at Port Vale, also briefly serving the club as caretaker-manager in 1979. He ended his career at non-league Stafford Rangers in 1981.

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Born
Oct 21, 1947
Stoke-on-Trent
Nationality
  • England
Lived in
  • Stoke-on-Trent

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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