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Leslie Edwards

Full name: Leslie Edwards
Birthdate: 29.10.1910
Birthplace: Stockingford
Position: Right-half
Joined from: Bradbury's FC (Hinckley)
Signed by: Willie Orr
Nationality: England
First game: Blackburn Rovers, 12.12.1931
Last game: Chelsea, 06.02.1932
Games: 3
Goals: 0
Player Profile

Making three league appearances for the Foxes in a year-and-a-half spell, Edwards arrived at Filbert Street in December 1930 after impressing at his first club, Bradbury's FC (Hinckley).

Playing at right-half, Stockingford-born Edwards had two trials before signing on professionally. He never made a first-team appearance on home soil, with all his outings in a City shirt coming away from home. His first was a hugely forgettable one, being part of the side that lost 6-0 at Blackburn Rovers.

When his time at Leicester came to an end Edwards was signed by Folkestone and he was part of a successful FA Cup run for the for the south coast side. His form there helped him secure a move back to League football with Crystal Palace, but a serious injury hindered his progress at Selhurst Park - he was sidelined for the entire 1934-35 season.

Edwards eventually found his way back to Leicestershire with Hinckley United, where he ended his career - not in the best of manners when he walked out on the club. He was a guest player briefly for Reading during World War 2.

Seasons League FA Cup League Cup Europe OtherTotal
Year Division Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls Apps Gls
1931-32Division One (old)3---------3-
1931_800_
Total3---------3 -
_800_

Appearances

DateResultOppositionCompetitionStartSubGoals
1 12.12.1931 0 - 6 Blackburn Rovers (A) Division One (old)
2 27.01.1932 3 - 3 Liverpool (A) Division One (old)
3 06.02.1932 0 - 1 Chelsea (A) Division One (old)

Transfers

Club Fee Date
IN  Bradbury's FC (Hinckley) Unknown December 1930
OUT  Folkestone Unknown May 1932
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