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  Bill Foulkes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foulkes came through the junior ranks at Manchester United.
Foulkes won many awards for the club, including four League Championship medals (1956, 1957, 1965, and 1967).
On his retirement at the end of the 1969-70 season, 38-year-old Bill Foulkes was one of the longest-serving player in the First Division — having been in the United first-ream for 18 seasons.
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 William Foulke (footballer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Henry "Fatty" Foulke (also spelt Foulk or Foulkes) (April 12, 1874 in Dawley, Shropshire – May 1, 1916) was a professional cricketer and football player in England in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Foulke was renowned for his great size and weight, reaching perhaps 24 stone (150 kg) at the end of his career, although reports on his weight vary.
Foulke appears in the Mitchell and Kenyon films, playing in a match on September 6, 1902.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Foulke_(footballer)   (357 words)

 Munich58.co.uk - Bill Foulkes: Anger Still Boils After 40 Years
Bill Foulkes stirs a steaming mug of coffee and the boiling anger and painful memories of a fateful day long ago come bubbling to the surface.
Foulkes is sitting in the coffee shop of Manchester United's museum at Old Trafford, just yards away from photos and souvenirs commemorating the lives of the Busby Babes.
They were all taken to hospital, though Foulkes and Gregg stayed in a hotel for the night, and it was not until the next morning that they learned the full extent of the horror.
www.munich58.co.uk /articles/foulkes1.asp   (1381 words)

 www.manutdzone.com: Bill Foulkes: A career profile with pictures of United's famous defender
A huge, strong, centre-half, Bill Foulkes was a Busby Babe, who survived Munich and played top flight football for nearly twenty years.
In his early days Foulkes combined playing football with work at a coal mine, feeling that he was not good enough to make the grade.
Foulkes was United's wall of steel, who might well have been hewn out of solid rock from the coal-fields he worked in.
www.manutdzone.com /legends/BillFoulkes.htm   (510 words)

 Man United Bill Foulkes Caricature
Bill Foulkes was a bit of a strange character: on the few occasions when he wasn't selected for a match, he wouldn't react with moaning or transfer requests.
His best moment was near the end of the European Cup semi-final against Real Madrid when George Best crossed to the far post.
Nobody expected Bill Foulkes to be there to score but he was.
www.sportcartoons.co.uk /billfoulkes.html   (195 words)

 Football news, live scores, fixtures and results from 4thegame.com
Of all the 682 matches Bill Foulkes played for Manchester United, there is just one that fans want to talk about when they stop him in the street.
That was the night when Foulkes, who never strayed out of his own half, raced upfield to score the goal which sealed United's spot in the European Cup final and his place in the affections of every Reds fan.
Foulkes' equaliser in the 3-3 draw in the Bernabeu helped earn United a 4-3 aggregate victory, which had looked so unlikely when Matt Busby's side had trailed 3-1 at half-time.
www.4thegame.com /news/story/69717   (891 words)

 ThirdSector   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Foulkes told Third Sector that he had support from a large number of Labour MPs and especially from grass-roots members of the Labour Party for the change.
The draft Charities Bill, promised by the Government in last week's Queen's Speech, will be open to amendment during an eight-to-12 week pre-legislative scrutiny session by a Parliamentary committee.
If the draft Bill gets bogged down in controversy, it could prolong an already very tight Parliamentary timetable and threaten the Bill's chances of becoming law before the next election, which is widely expected to be in early 2005.
www.thirdsector.co.uk /charity_news/full_news.cfm?ID=8793   (451 words)

 www.manutdzone.com : McCleery's A to Z of Manchester United
That fallacious telegram, sent by Duncan Edwards, was delivered to his landlady in Manchester at 5pm on February 6, 1958, by which time 21 people lay dead in the wreckage of BEA flight G-ALZU, and the word "Munich" was engraved tombstone-large in the dictionary of disaster.
That it should never have happened is a conclusion shared by at least two of the survivors, Harry Gregg and Bill Foulkes.
Foulkes, now 67, recalled: "When the second take-off failed, we were pretty quiet when we went back into the lounge.
www.manutdzone.com /atoz/deathofbabes.htm   (2417 words)

 SACRAMENTO / Migden bill raises health care ante for biggest state firms / Requires 8% payout for worker benefits, or ...
Counting Migden's bill -- expected to be in print within the next few days -- 22 state legislatures have introduced bills to impose some kind of health care mandate on employers.
The rash of bills has attracted the opposition of the National Restaurant Association and the National Retail Federation, which are helping bankroll a coalition to oppose the measures.
Migden said she doubts that any of those employers would be affected by the bill because they spend more than the 8 percent threshold in her bill on health benefits for employees.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/02/02/BAGNQH199F1.DTL&hw=foulkes&sn=001&sc=1000   (778 words)

 Scottish Churches Parliamentary Office - Update on Parliamentary Activity
The aim of Angus MacNeil’s Bill is to regulate the award of honours to individuals and companies who have donated money to political parties, received Government contracts or sponsored Government programmes.
The Bill would create new limits on donations where an honour has been awarded and establish an honours and appointments commission with the power to veto nominations for honours.
The Committee were still not convinced that the Bill struck the right balance between enabling worthwhile legislation and ensuring effective parliamentary scrutiny.
www.actsparl.org /update4.htm   (2993 words)

 News - Elm Grove Soccer Club Members Tour England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The highlight of the day was meeting Bill Foulkes, a personal friend of Sucevic, who was one of the original Manchester United "Busby Babes" from the 1950's.
Foulkes is a Manchester United legend and former captain who played for the team for 20 years, from 1950 to 1970.
It was quite an honor for the group to meet and talk with Foulkes, who was kind enough to stand in for pictures and sign his autobiography, which was available for purchase at the megastore.
www.elmgrovesoccer.com /n040130_england.html   (856 words)

 Red Issue - MEMORIES
Foulkes, now 71, was at the heart of United's defence and was the only United player to appear in both of their European Cup semi-final legs in Madrid.
He describes "the unique bond between the clubs" and himself as the "cripple who beat Real Madrid" and still considers the goal he scored in Real's Bernabeu on May 16, 1968 as "the greatest moment of my career".
Eleven years later Foulkes and Busby's rebuilt side following the Munich tragedy were back in Madrid with a 1-0 lead from the first semi-final, but this time they clawed their way to a 3-3 draw with Foulkes scoring the winner.
www.redissue.co.uk /news/loadnews.asp?cid=TMNW&id=98683   (258 words)

At Telesis, Bill's contributions included managing major customer relationships and contributing to the firm's expansion into several new lines of business.
Bill's background also includes time spent serving as an assistant vice president at Waller Capital Corporation, and as an analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department at Morgan Stanley.
Bill graduated from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration with an MBA, and earned his B.A. in History from Harvard University.
www.digitalhollywood.com /DHLA01/DHLAWednesdayTen.html   (1652 words)

 George Best On Bill Shankly - SoccerPulse Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Matt Busby and Bill Shankly both achieved a rare status reserved for the truly great by becoming legends in their own time.
Bill Shankly, like Matt Busby, was a canny Scot who was never lost for words.
I liked him a great deal and I know he liked me. I respected his knowledge of the game and loved his keen wit, which was as sharp as legend has it.
www.soccerpulse.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=88110   (1702 words)

 Peace Corps | Resources | 45th Anniversary | JFK Service Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The following individuals were recognized with the 2006 award (pictured from left to right): William "Bill" Bull, Munkhjin Tsogt, Scott Overdyke, Barbara Schlieper, Roland Alexander Foulkes and Tony Gasbarro.
Bill then went on to help train more than 500 Peace Corps Volunteers for service in nearly 20 countries, ranging from Morocco to Senegal and from Dominica to Tunisia.
As APCD in Madagascar, Bill provided strong support during a political crisis and ensuing Volunteer evacuation.
www.peacecorps.gov /index.cfm?shell=resources.anniversary.award   (997 words)

 House of Lords Journal Volume 17: 16 May 1702 | British History Online
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of Captain Richard Wolseley, and other Protestant Lessees in Ireland;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Relief of poor Prisoners for Debt;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
Who brought up a Bill, intituled, "An Act for the Importation of fine Italian Thrown Silk;" to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.
www.british-history.ac.uk /report.asp?compid=14575   (1569 words)

 Best photo album
Foulkes was centre half and survivor of the Munich air disaster.
He was what became known as a 'utility player,' in that he could play every position except goal.
He took over from Bill Foulkes at centre half but played at inside left in the '68 European Cup final.
www.compusmart.ab.ca /icorry/mates.htm   (797 words)

 Manchester United Tribute Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The first leg sees United beat Real 1-0 at Old Trafford courtesy of a George Best strike.However,many people believed that lead would not be sufficient to see United advance to the next round.The prediction seemed to be spot on as at half time in the second leg saw Real coasting to a 3-1 lead.
However,the legendary Busby pep talk worked wonders as United advanced to the Final on the away goals rule courtesy of a late goal from Bill Foulkes.
United were just 90 minutes away from winning the European Cup and their opponents in the final would be Benfica.
www.csn.ul.ie /~oasis/mufc/history/history11.html   (374 words)

 MTIFilm.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The system allows facilities to report in real-time any video drop-out, audio pop, or break in time-code during the duplication process as well as receive automatic proxy verification of source and record elements logged with difference matte error display and QC list accept/reject editing.
Regarding the strategic alliances, Foulkes explains, "In our execution of MTI's overall vision for creating a full DI environment—which includes the development of CONTROL Dailies, CONFIRM and CORRECT 3.0—we have formed significant partnerships with our products." These alliances are among the first in the history of MTI.
CORRECT is a digital restoration system that was introduced to the market six years ago.
www.mtifilm.com /press040704.shtml   (662 words)

 The News Tribune (Lite) - Burbidge and Foulkes in FWay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The News Tribune (Lite) - Burbidge and Foulkes in FWay
Three opponents filed against incumbent Councilmember Jeanne Burbidge, who is seeking her third term: business executives Bill Foulkes and Mark T. Walsh, and Gayla Hardison, a guardian for disabled adults.
For voters who believe it’s time for a change on the council or want someone who will be more business-oriented, Foulkes is the best alternative.
www.thenewstribune.com /opinion/v-lite/story/5157606p-4691167c.html   (299 words)

The three Manchester United players in the Army side were Bill Foulkes, Eddie Coleman and the great Duncan Edwards.
The only match which fits the bill would have to be the goal-less Division One encounter with Cowdenbeath on New Year's Day 1931, during the Fifers' first ever season in the top flight.
East Fife were bottom of the league at the time and were eventually relegated at the end of the season despite a spirited battle to avoid the drop.
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 MUFC Matt Busby Caricature
By 1953 a younger team were blendingin the First Division as players like Bill Foulkes and Duncan Edwards all broke through in the team.Dubbed the Busby Babes, the team won the League in both 1956 and 1957 and were CupFinalists in 1957.
Twice given the Last Rites, Sir Matt survived to see the team rebuilt by Jimmy Murphy reach the FA Cup Final.Despite poor League form MUFC fought through to a 3-1 F.A. Cup Final victory over Leicester Cityin 1963.
A Championship was won in 1965 followed by a second in 1967.
www.sportcartoons.co.uk /sirmattbusby.html   (395 words)

 Cast Lists
Bill Platt Dave Maguire Barbara Shaw Joe Knight Mark Butt Sam Murphy Barbara Bostock Hannah Nasse Andrew Foulkes Melanie Davy Jack Edmonds Janet Slade Mary Dillon
Bill Platt Deborah Grace Catherine Dillon Melanie Davy Andrew Foulkes Peter Bowers Amanda Brown Jo Booth
Bill Platt Ann Arnold Matt Lees Mark Butt Rodney Hadwen Catherine Dillon Colin Broady Tom Tudor Melanie Davy Linda Duers
homepage.ntlworld.com /rodney.hadwen/nptc/castlists.html   (2494 words)

 FirstTouch OnLine
Edwards had the lot, could play at the back or in midfield and had it not been for his death, it would have been Duncan, not Bobby Moore, who’d have captained England to the World Cup in ’66.
Bill Foulkes was one of the survivors of Munich who went on to achieve the European Cup triumph that drove the club on post 1958.
A good leader with a strong physical presence, Foulkes, like Bobby Charlton and Matt Busby, deserved that success more than anyone.
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After more than one failed take-off attempt, the plane crashed, instantly killing seven footballers, including record-breaking striker Tommy Taylor and captain Roger Byrne, as well as several Manchester United staff, reporters (amongst those the former City and England goalkeeper Frank Swift), members of the crew and a fan.
Amongst the survivors were future footballing legend Bobby Charlton, still a teenager then, defender Bill Foulkes, striker Dennis Viollet and goalkeeper Harry Gregg, who stepped back into the wreckage to rescue a mother and her child.
Left-half Duncan Edwards, a tall and powerful 21 year old who had already gathered 21 England caps, made it through the crash and struggled for two weeks in a Munich hospital.
www.psillakis.com /manutd58   (513 words)

 Sheffield United | History | Legends | Bill Foulkes
Reliable sources of the day confirmed that showman Bill played for United, and indeed England, weighing over 20 stones.
Nicknamed 'Fatty', Bill was a huge but competent goalkeeper who helped United win the First Division Championship in 1898 and was also part of the FA Cup Final teams of 1899, 1901 and 1902.
All materials on this website © Sheffield United Football Club and FLi.
www.sufc.premiumtv.co.uk /page/Legends/0,,10418~404130,00.html   (128 words)

 Manchester United - RedWeb3 - Treble Winners: 1998-1999 Newspaper Articles
Converted full-back, dominant in the air, Foulkes powerfully influenced his whole team.
Stam is equally adept in the air, but can sometimes be.
BILL FOULKES Represents Japanese football interests in England after coaching in Japan, Norway and the United States
homepage.eircom.net /~redweb3/home/9899/reports/articles/europe23.html   (923 words)

 Soccer Saints | Featuring the greatest futbol, futebol, and soccer stars and players, past and present; World Cup ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Busby’s Babes were born into the team, which needed a face-lift after a poor show in 1952-53.
They comprised young and energetic stars like Duncan Edwards, Bobby Charlton, Dennis Violet, Tommy Taylor and Bill Foulkes who swept United to successive League titles in 1955-56 and 1956-57 and in the following season, into the European Champions Cup.
Busby boldly faced the opposition from the football league and remained steadfast in his goal to involve English Clubs in such competitions.
www.soccersaints.com /coach12.htm   (867 words)

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