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Les Campbell (26 July 1935 – 10 November 2019) was an English footballer who played on the left wing in The Football League for Preston North End, Blackpool and Tranmere Rovers.[1][2]

Les Campbell
Personal information
Date of birth 26 July 1935
Place of birth Wigan, England
Date of death 10 November 2019(2019-11-10) (aged 84)
Playing position Left wing
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1952–1953 Wigan Athletic 5 (0)
1953–1960 Preston North End 64 (6)
1960–1961 Blackpool 11 (0)
1961–1964 Tranmere Rovers 102 (9)
1964–1968 Altrincham 84 (10)
Total 261 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Campbell started his career with Wigan Athletic, making five appearances in the Lancashire Combination before turning professional and joining Preston North End in 1953.[3]

Campbell died on 10 November 2019, aged 84.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Upton, Gilbert; Wilson, Steve; Bishop, Peter (24 July 2009). "Player Records". Tranmere Rovers: The Complete Record. Breedon. pp. 520–538. ISBN 978-1-85983-711-5.
  2. ^ "Les Campbell". neilbrown. Retrieved 20 April 2012.
  3. ^ Hayes, Dean (1996). The Latics: The Official History of Wigan Athletic F.C. Harefield: Yore Publications. ISBN 1-874427-91-7.
  4. ^ "Blackpool fans urged to pay tribute to Cyril Robinson with spontaneous applause in 53rd minute" - Blackpool Gazette, 10 November 2019
  5. ^ BCF Former Players - Twitter, 10 November 2019