Charlie Adam (footballer, born 1919)

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Charlie Adam
Personal information
Full name Charles Adam
Date of birth (1919-03-22)22 March 1919
Place of birth Glasgow, Scotland
Date of death 30 September 1996(1996-09-30) (aged 77)
Place of death Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England
Playing position Outside Left
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1938 Greenhead Thistle
1938–1952 Leicester City 158 (22)
1952–1954 Mansfield Town 94 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Charles "Charlie" Adam was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Greenhead Thistle, Leicester City and Mansfield Town.

He scored Leicester's first post-war goal and was part of the side who finished FA Cup runners-up in 1949.

After retiring from football. He managed Leicester's youth team for 16 years between 1960–1976, winning the national FA youth trophy in 1966, featuring players such as David Nish and Rodney Fern.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Smith & Paul Taylor (2010). Of Fossils and Foxes. ISBN 1-905411-94-4.