Les Howe (footballer)
|Full name||Leslie Francis Howe|
|Date of birth||5 March 1912|
|Place of birth||Bengeo, Hertford, England|
|Date of death||23 February 1999(aged 86)|
|Place of death||Edmonton, London, England|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Leslie 'Les' Howe (born 3 March 1912 in Bengeo, Hertford – died 23 February 1999 in Edmonton, London) was an English professional footballer who played for Enfield Town, Northfleet United, Tottenham Hotspur and represented England at schoolboy level.
Howe played for non league Enfield Town before joining the Spurs nursery club Northfleet United. He signed as a professional in August 1930 for Tottenham Hotspur. On the 26 December 1930, Howe made his debut at right half at Southampton. He played in every outfield position for the White Hart Lane club which also included an appearance as an emergency goal keeper against Coventry City. The versatile player featured in 182 games and scored 28 goals in all competitions for the Lilywhites till the outbreak of World War II in 1939. 
Howe served his country in the RAF. After the hostilities had ended Howe returned to the Spurs in the capacity of managing the club's A side. Outside of football he ran public houses in the London area before becoming the manager of Enfield Town F.C. in 1948–49. Howe worked as plumbing supervisor till his retirement in March 1978 and lived in Wood Green. He died on 23 February 1999 at the North Middlesex Hospital, Edmonton.