Les Chappell

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Les Chappell
Personal information
Full name Les Chappell
Date of birth 6 February 1947
Place of birth Nottingham, England
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1965–1968 Rotherham United 108 (37)
1968–1969 Blackburn Rovers 7 (0)
1969–1974 Reading 201 (78)
1974–1976 Doncaster Rovers 58 (10)
1976–1978 Swansea City 67 (5)
Teams managed
1984 Swansea City
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Les Chappell (born 6 February 1947 in Nottingham, England) is an English footballer who played as a central midfielder.

Chappell began his career with Rotherham United in 1965 and was a part of the team's midfield for over three seasons, scoring regularly from midfield. Following the Millers' relegation he joined Blackburn Rovers before moving onto Reading in 1969.

He became a key player for Reading over the next five years before moving to Doncaster Rovers. Chappell finished his league football career with Swansea City, joining the coaching staff. He was briefly caretaker manager in 1984 following the dismissal of John Toshack.

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