Len Phillips

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Len Phillips
Personal information
Full name Leonard Horace Phillips
Date of birth (1922-09-11)11 September 1922
Place of birth Shoreditch, England
Date of death 9 December 2011(2011-12-09) (aged 89)
Place of death Portsmouth, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Hillside Y.C.
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
194x–1946 Royal Marines
1946–1956 Portsmouth 245 (48)
1956–1959 Poole Town
1959–1963 Chelmsford City
1963–1965 Bath City 81 (7)
1965–1966 Ramsgate Athletic
National team
1951–1954 England 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Leonard Horace "Len" Phillips[1] (11 September 1922 – 9 December 2011) was a professional footballer who won three caps for the England national team.

Phillips was born in Shoreditch, London. At club level, he played his entire professional career for Portsmouth,[2] and was a member of the championship-winning teams of 1949 and 1950.

After his professional career, Phillips went on to play non-league football for Poole Town, Chelmsford City and Bath City, then worked as a lathe operator at De Havilland's works in Portsmouth.[3]

Phillips died in Portsmouth on 9 December 2011.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "England's Players - Page to Pym". England Football Online. Retrieved 10 October 2009. 
  2. ^ "Birmingham City : 1946/47–2008/09". UK A–Z Transfers. Neil Brown. Retrieved 10 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "Len Phillips - outstanding inside-forward". The News (Portsmouth). 23 March 2006. Retrieved 10 October 2009. 
  4. ^ "Pompey Mourn Len Phillips". Portsmouth FC. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  5. ^ "Len Phillips - a tribute". Vital Football. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 

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