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
Youth career
Greenhead Thistle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1936–1938 Strathclyde
1938–1952 Leicester City 158 (22)
1952–1954 Mansfield Town 94 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Charles Adam was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Strathclyde, Leicester City and Mansfield Town.[1]

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, with players such as David Nish and Rodney Fern.[2]


  1. ^ Webster, Jack (7 October 1989). "First reunion of the 1938 stalwarts". The Herald (Glasgow). Google News Archive. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Dave Smith & Paul Taylor (2010). Of Fossils and Foxes. ISBN 1-905411-94-4.