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William Stead Squad Index
Information:
Position:
Goalkeeper
Date of Birth:
01st July 1887
Birthplace:
Portsea, Portsmouth
Signed:
18/05/1906
Career History:
Southampton/Salisbury City/Aberdeen (On Trial) 18th May 1906, (Permanent) - 1st June 1906/Salisbury City/Clapton Orient 1907/Salisbury City 1908 - 1920
 
Profile:
There is a rumour that Stead has parted company with the Aberdeen, and will not appear again in their ranks.

Source: Bon-Accord, 16th August 1906

The player's departure was confirmed a few days later by the directors.

In 1920, Stead became a seaman on board the Cunard liner Mauretania; he later joined the Union-Castle Line, sailing on the Durban Castle. Died - Southampton, 5th June 1939