Full Name: William Charles Clarke

Dob: 13-12-1987

Pob: Cork, Co. Cork, IE

Position: Striker

Era: Professional

Club Appearance Record

SeasonTot AppsTot Goals
2003-04 0 0
2004-05 0 0
2005-06 1(1) 0
2006-07 12(20) 4
2007-08 10(12) 0
2008-09 0 0
TOTALS 23(33) 4

Career Appearance Record

ClubDate SignedDate LeftFee
Maymount Celtic - December 2003 -
Ipswich Town July 2003 July 2003 On Trial
Ipswich Town December 2003 June 2009 Academy
Colchester United March 2006 May 2006 On Loan
Falkirk January 2008 May 2008 On Loan
Darlington August 2008 January 2009 On Loan
Northampton Town January 2009 February 2009 On Loan
Brentford March 2009 May 2009 On Loan
Blackpool July 2009 January 2012 Free
Sheffield United October 2011 November 2011 On Loan
Crawley Town January 2012 May 2014 -
Bradford City June 2014 June 2017 Free
Charlton Athletic June 2017 January 2019 -
Bradford City January 2019 May 2019 Free
PLymouth Argyle October 2019 January 2020 Free
Grimsby Town January 2020 June 2020 Free
Bradford City July 2020 - Free

(28) Comments

  • Alasdair Ross Tuesday 21-07-2020

    Billy Clarke has re-joined Bradford City for the third time in July 2020

  • He was released by Bradford City in May 2019

  • 31 January 2019, moves from Charlton back to Bradford City

  • Moves from Bradford to Charlton - June 2017

  • Has joined Bradford City on a 2 year deal

  • Has been released by Crawley - May 2014

  • Moved from Blackpool to Crawley for an undisclosed fee yesterday

  • Has joined Crawley Town for an undisclosed fee on transer deadline day - 31/1/12

  • Scored his first goal for loan side Sheffield United in a 4-4 home draw with Exeter City yesterday.

  • Has joined Sheffield United on a month's loan

  • Played his first competitive game for Blackpool in over a year - since picking up a knee injury in April 2010 - as the Tangerines won 1-0 at Hull tonight (5th August).

  • Missed the whole of the 2010-11 season with a cruciate knee ligament injury but has just had his contract with Blackpool extended for a further year

  • Missed three months of last season through injury and it looks like he will miss the whole of 2010-11 (Blackpool's debut in the Premier League) through a further injuqry (knee) picked up in pre-season. Not included in the Seasiders full squad list published today.

  • Has signed a two-year deal with Blackpool

  • Hit two goals for loan club Brentford as the Bee`s clinched the League Two title with a 3-1 win at Darlington on Saturday. The brace represented his 17th and 18th goals of the season, all scored on-loan at first Darlington, then Northampton Town and now the Londoner's.

  • Club have confirmed that Clarke will be released when his contract is up at the end of the season

  • Billy is to join Brentford on loan as a replacement for the injured Jordon Rhodes.

  • Billy scored a debut hat-trick for Northampton in their 5-1 win over Crewe at Sixfields and entered the record books with his goals - his first after 90 seconds was the fastest ever strike by a Cobblers debutant and he`s also the first player to score a hat-trick on their debut for the Northampton since 1961.

  • Scored twice for Darlington yesterday in the Quakers 3-0 defeat of Accrington Stanley, taking his tally to seven goals in nine games for his loan side.

  • Scored four times for Darlington yesterday in the 6-0 thrashing of Macclesfield

  • Loan to Darlington extended to January

  • Anorak`s Assistant Friday 21-03-2008

    Billy has been named in the Irish U21 squad to play Montenegro in the UEFA U21 Qualifier at Terryland Park on Tuesday, March 25th [FAI link:]

  • Hit thee winner for loan club Falkirk in a 1-0 win at Inverness Caledonian Thistle yesterday

  • Made the Falkirk starting line up for the first time toady, in a 0-0 draw at Dundee United

  • Made his Falkirk debut today as a 61st minute sub in a 2-0 defeat at Rangers (Feb 9th)

  • Joining Scottish side Falkirk on loan till the end of the season.

  • Aged 15 and a half when he first came to Ipswich for trials. Officially entered the Academy December 2003 aged 16, and signed Professional December 2004 aged 17.

  • Billy has played several more youth internationals at other age levels and we can provide you with the list if you like inc goals scored.

Contract Info

  • Billy Clarke was on a trial with Ipswich Town from Maymount Celtic in July 2003.

    He joined Ipswich Town from Maymount Celtic in December 2003 + Signed Academy Forms

    He became an Ipswich Town Full Academy Player in July 2004 + Signed A 2 Year Scholarship ( Until June 2006 ).

    He signed a 2 + Half Year Professional Contract with Ipswich Town in December 2004 ( Until June 2007 ).

    He joined Colchester United from Ipswich Town in March 2006 - On A Loan ( Until The End Of The 2005 / 06 Season ).

    He signed a 2 Year Extended Contract with Ipswich Town in August 2006 ( Until June 2009 ).

    He joined Falkirk from Ipswich Town in January 2008 - On A Loan ( Until The End Of The 2007 / 08 Season ).

    He joined Darlington from Ipswich Town in August 2008 - On A 1 Month Loan ( Until September 2008 ) + The Loan Period Was Extended ( Until January 2009 )

    He joined Northampton Town from Ipswich Town in January 2009 - On A 1 Month Loan ( Until February 2009 ).

    He joined Brentford from Ipswich Town in March 2009 - On A Loan ( Until The End Of The 2008 / 09 Season ).

    He was released by Ipswich Town in June 2009 - He Was Not Offered A New Contract

    He joined Blackpool from Ipswich Town in July 2009 - On A Free Transfer + Signed A 2 Year Contract ( Until June 2011 ) + An Option Of A Further Season.

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