Billy Austin

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For the American football player, see Billy Austin (American football).

Sidney William 'Sam' Austin (29 April 1900 – 2 April 1979) was an English professional footballer who played professionally for Norwich City, Manchester City and Chesterfield.

Austin joined Manchester City from Norwich City (for whom he had scored 39 goals in 164 matches) in May 1924 for £2,000. He played for Manchester City 160 times scoring 43 goals.[1] In his entire career he made 358 appearances scoring 86 goals. He also won one England cap.[2]


  1. ^ Penney, Ian (1995). The Maine Road Encyclopedia. Edinburgh: Mainstream. ISBN 1-85158-710-1.  p292
  2. ^ Ward, Andrew (1984). The Manchester City Story. Derby: Breedon Books Publishing Limited. ISBN 0-907969-05-4.  p30

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  • Canary Citizens by Mark Davage, John Eastwood, Kevin Platt, published by Jarrold Publishing, (2001), ISBN 0-7117-2020-7

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