Daniel Le Roux

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Daniel Le Roux
Personal information
Full name Daniel Leow Le Roux[1]
Date of birth (1933-11-25) 25 November 1933 (age 83)[1]
Place of birth Port Shepstone, South Africa
Playing position Winger
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950 Berea
1951–1956 Queen's Park (Durban)
1957–1958 Arsenal 5 (0)
1959–1961 Durban City ? (?)
1962–1965 Durban United ? (?)
1966 Addington ? (?)
1967–1968 Durban City ? (?)
1970 Maritzburg ? (?)
National team
1954–1955 South Africa 6[2] (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Daniel Leow Le Roux (born 25 November 1933) is a South African former footballer who played as a winger.

Pre-football career[edit]

He was born in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal. He was a bank clerk before he took up football.[3]

Career[edit]

Le Roux played for Queen's Park in his native South Africa before signing for English First Division team Arsenal in February 1957.[1] He made five Football League appearances in the 1957–58 season before returning to South Africa to play for Durban City.[4]

Arsenal[edit]

He made his debut on 7 December 1957 in a 2-1 loss to Burnley where he played as an outside right. His teammate Jim Standen was also a debutant.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 368. ISBN 1-85291-665-6. 
  2. ^ "South Africa - International Appearances". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  3. ^ "Dan Le Roux". Arsenal.com. Retrieved 2013-11-22. 
  4. ^ "Arsenal : 1946/47 - 2009/10". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. Retrieved 2010-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Burnley v Arsenal, 07 December 1957 - 11v11 match report". 11v11.com. 1957-12-07. Retrieved 2013-11-22.