Chris Leonard

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Chris Leonard
Personal information
Full name Christopher Leonard[1]
Date of birth (1927-07-11)11 July 1927[1]
Place of birth Jarrow,[1] England
Date of death 1987 (aged 59–60)
Place of death Wearhead, County Durham, England
Position(s) Centre half
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
South Shields
1952–1954 Darlington 26 (0)
*Club domestic league appearances and goals

Christopher Leonard (11 July 1927 – 1987) was an English footballer who made 26 appearances in the Football League playing as a centre half for Darlington in the 1950s. He also played non-league football for South Shields.[2] He died in Wearhead, County Durham in 1987.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J., ed. (1998). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–1998. Queen Anne Press. p. 325. ISBN 978-1-85291-585-8.
  2. ^ "Darlington: 1946/47–1988/89 & 1990/91–2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Players Database. Neil Brown. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  3. ^ Hugman's Footballers: Chris Leonard