Hugh Adcock

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Hugh Adcock
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Personal information
Full name Hugh Adcock
Date of birth 10 April 1903
Place of birth Coalville, England
Date of death 16 October 1975(1975-10-16) (aged 72)
Playing position Outside right
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Ravenstone United ? (?)
Coalville Town ? (?)
Loughborough Corinthians ? (?)
1923–1935 Leicester City 434 (51)
1935 Bristol Rovers 13 (1)
Folkestone ? (?)
Ibstock Penistone Rovers ? (?)
National team
Football League ? (?)
1929 England 5 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only. † Appearances (Goals).

Hugh "Hughie" Adcock (born 10 April 1903 in Coalville, England – 16 October 1975) was an English footballer.

Career[edit]

Adcock's five England caps and one from an England trial match on display in his home town of Coalville in 2010

Club[edit]

Adcock played for Ravenstone United, Coalville Town, Loughborough Corinthians Bristol Rovers, Folkestone and Ibstock Penistone Rovers and most famously Leicester City.[1]

He made his debut for Leicester on the same day as club record goalscorer Arthur Chandler and was a key player in the emergence of the Midlands' club under Peter Hodge in the mid-1920s and later the side which finished in the club's highest ever league finish of runners-up in the First Division in 1928-29. He made 440 appearances for the club over 13 years making him the club's joint 3rd record appearance holder.

International[edit]

He made five appearances and scored one goal for England.[2]

Honours[edit]

As a Player[edit]

Leicester City
England

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888 - 1939. Tony Brown. pp. p6. ISBN 1-899468-67-6. 
  2. ^ "Hugh Adcock". englandstats. Retrieved 2007-11-02.