Harry Eastham

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Harry Eastham
Personal information
Full name Henry Eastham
Date of birth (1917-06-30)30 June 1917
Place of birth Blackpool, England
Date of death September 1998 (aged 80–81)
Place of death Middlesbrough, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
1933–1934 Blackpool
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1934–1936 Blackpool 0 (0)
1936–1948 Liverpool 63 (3)
1948–1953 Tranmere Rovers 154 (13)
1953–1957 Accrington Stanley 42 (3)
1957 Netherfield ? (?)
1957 Rolls Royce ? (?)
Total 259 (19)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Henry "Harry" Eastham (30 June 1917 – September 1998) was an English professional footballer who played as an inside forward. Active between 1934 and 1954, Eastham made over 250 appearances in the Football League.

Early life[edit]

Harry Eastham was born on 30 June 1917 in Blackpool. His elder brother was fellow player George Eastham, Sr.; George's own son – Harry's nephew – George, Jr. was also a professional player.


After graduating through the youth team of hometown club Blackpool, Eastham turned professional in 1934. He also played in the Football League for Liverpool, Tranmere Rovers and Accrington Stanley, before moving to play non-league football with Netherfield and Rolls Royce.

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