Des Farrow

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Des Farrow
Personal information
Full name Desmond Albert Farrow[1]
Date of birth (1926-02-11) 11 February 1926 (age 89)[1]
Place of birth Peterborough, England[1]
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Leicester City
1945–1952 Queens Park Rangers 118 (7)
1952–1954 Stoke City 8 (0)
1955–1957 Peterborough United 29 (1)
Total 155 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Desmond Albert "Des" Farrow (born 11 February 1926) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League for Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City.[1]

Career[edit]

Farrow was born in Peterborough and began his career with Leicester City before joining Queens Park Rangers during World War II. He played nine matches in the FA Cup in 1945–46 and began a regular in Dave Mangnall's QPR side in the Second Division in 1948–49. Rangers were relegated in 1951–52 and Farrow joined First Division Stoke City in October 1952. However he struggled to establish himself at the Victoria Ground and left for Peterborough United after making just nine appearances.[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Queens Park Rangers 1945–46 0 0 9 0 9 0
1946–47 0 0 0 0 0 0
1947–48 0 0 0 0 0 0
1948–49 17 0 2 0 19 0
1949–50 22 0 1 0 23 0
1950–51 39 6 1 0 40 6
1951–52 32 1 0 0 32 1
1951–52 8 0 0 0 8 0
Total 118 7 12 0 130 7
Stoke City 1952–53 3 0 0 0 3 0
1953–54 5 0 0 0 5 0
Total 9 0 0 0 9 0
Career Total 126 7 12 0 138 7

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Matthews, Tony (1994). The Encyclopaedia of Stoke City. Lion Press. ISBN 0-9524151-0-0.