Chris Leonard

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Chris Leonard
Personal information
Full nameChristopher Leonard [1]
Date of birth (1927-07-11) 11 July 1927 (age 91) [1]
Place of birth Jarrow, [1] England
Playing position Centre half
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
South Shields
1952–1954 Darlington 26 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Christopher Leonard (born 11 July 1927) is an English former footballer who made 26 appearances in the Football League playing as a centre half for Darlington in the 1950s. He also played non-league football for South Shields. [2]

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Darlington F.C. association football club

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Hugman, Barry J., ed. (1998). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–1998. Queen Anne Press. p. 325. ISBN   978-1-85291-585-8.
  2. "Darlington: 1946/47–1988/89 & 1990/91–2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Players Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 26 August 2014.