|Full name||William Albert Sampy|
|Date of birth||22 January 1901|
|Place of birth||Backworth, England|
|Date of death||1973 (aged 72)|
|Place of death||Coventry, England|
|Height||5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)|
|Playing position(s)||Right back|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
William Albert Sampy (22 January 1901 – 1973) was an English footballer who played as a right back.
Sampy was playing for local side Chopwell Colliery when he was signed by league side Sheffield United in May 1921.United paid £250 for the services of Sampy and teammate Jimmy Waugh, but whereas Waugh went on to become a regular in the first team, Sampy was largely seen as a reserve and did not make his league debut until October 1924 in an away match against Bury. Occasionally featuring in the league from that point on, Sampy did not get a consistent run in the side until the 1925–26 season.
In March 1927 Sampy was signed by Swansea Town for £500 but spent much of his three seasons there in the reserves, making only 41 league appearances.In the summer of 1930 Sampy was granted a free transfer and joined Waterford in Ireland, initially as a player and then as player-manager from 1931. Returning to England, Sampy then joined non-league Nelson with whom he spent one season.
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