Normal Position: Outside Left
Born: 12/12/1940 (Roundhay, Leeds)
The son of a professional boxer, this fast, direct and courageous left winger had the misfortune to fracture a fibula on his Southport debut.
Freed by Leeds United, his best years were at West Brom who signed him from QPR for a £17,000 fee and for whom he made 300 League appearances. He scored over 100 goals and won an FA Cup winners medal with the Albion in 1968, a Third Division championship medal with Preston North End in 1970-71 and one England under 23 Cap. He also scored twice in the first Wembley League Cup final (1967) but failed to prevent QPR beating WBA 3-2. QPR paid £70,000 when buying him back from West Brom 2 years later. A groin injury sustained in the USA finished his playing career though he has coached extensively since.
After a spell in Lytham he is now living quietly in Filey.
Career: Ashley Road Methodists Club; Huddersfield Town (trial); Leeds United, 17 Jan 1958; Queens Park Rangers, 16 Aug 1958; West Bromwich Albion, 4 Jan 1961; Queens Park Rangers, 20 June 1969; Preston North End, 21 Jan 1970; Southport, 12 July 1973; Washington Diplomats, May 1974; Telford United, 1974-75; Dallas Tornados; Philadelphia Fury; Skegness, 1976-77
|1973/1974||28/06/1973||PRESTON NORTH END||Southport|
The player made an appearance in the following games:
|25/08/1973||League||Away||CAMBRIDGE UNITED||0 - 2||0|
|13/11/1973||League||Away||BRISTOL ROVERS||1 - 3||0|
|17/11/1973||League||Home||TRANMERE ROVERS||2 - 2||1|
|24/11/1973||FA Cup / 1||Away||ROTHERHAM UNITED||1 - 2||0|
|01/12/1973||League||Home||HUDDERSFIELD TOWN||0 - 0||0|
|08/12/1973||League||Away||YORK CITY||0 - 4||0|
|22/12/1973||League||Away||CHARLTON ATHLETIC||1 - 0||0|
|26/12/1973||League||Home||PORT VALE||0 - 1||0|
|16/02/1974||League||Away||GRIMSBY TOWN||1 - 2||0|