Mick Leach

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Mick Leach
Personal information
Full name Michael John Christopher Leach
Date of birth (1947-01-16)16 January 1947
Place of birth Hackney, England
Date of death 11 January 1992(1992-01-11) (aged 44)
Height 6ft
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964-1978 Queens Park Rangers 313 (61)
1978 Detroit Express 23 (3)
1978-1979 Cambridge United 19 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Michael 'Mick' Leach (16 January 1947 – 11 January 1992) was a footballer with Queens Park Rangers in the 1960s and 1970s.

He made over 300 Football League appearances for QPR.[1] His first league appearance for them was in 1964/65, and his final league game with QPR was in 1977/78.[2] His final appearance was in a 3rd round F.A. Cup tie versus Wealdstone on 7 January 1978 played at Loftus Road.

In 1978 he moved to the USA to play in the North American Soccer League with the Detroit Express, making 23 appearances for them.[3]

He died from Cancer in 1992.


  1. ^ "Mick Leach". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mick Leach: Queens Park Rangers FC". Sporting Heroes. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mick Leach". North American Soccer League Players. nasljerseys.com. Retrieved 30 December 2012.