Eddie Legge

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Eddie Legge
Personal information
Full name Edward Daniel Legge
Date of birth 12 March 1902
Place of birth Aberdeen, Scotland
Date of death 16 December 1947(1947-12-16) (aged 45)
Place of death Aberdeen, Scotland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Balmoral Cecil
Aberdeen Park Vale
1928–1932 Aberdeen 46 (0)
1932–1935 Carlisle United 104 (1)
1935–1938 York City 82 (2)
1938 Burton Town
1938–? Aberdeen Park Vale
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Edward Daniel "Eddie" Legge (12 March 1902 – 16 December 1947) was a Scottish footballer who played for Carlisle United and York City in the Football League.

Career[edit]

Born in Aberdeen, Legge played for Balmoral Cecil and Aberdeen Park Vale before signing for hometown club Aberdeen in 1928.[1] He joined Carlisle United of the Football League in 1932 and in the league he made 104 appearances and scored one goal for them before joining York City in November 1935 following a trial.[1][2] He was made captain for the 1936–37 season.[1] Following an injury, he was unable to reaffirm his place in the team, with Claude Barrett and Jack Pinder playing regularly at full back, and he left to join Burton Town in 1938.[1] He joined former club Aberdeen Park Vale in 1938 and died at Foresterhill Hospital in Aberdeen on 16 December 1947 at the age of 45.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Jarred, Martin; Windross, Dave (1997). Citizens and Minstermen, A Who's Who of York City FC 1922-1997. Citizen Publications. p. 61. ISBN 0-9531005-0-2. 
  2. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Tony Brown. p. 155. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.