Leigh Collins

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Legh Collins
Personal information
Full name Legh Richman Collins
Date of birth (1901-03-05)5 March 1901
Place of birth Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Date of death 4 October 1975(1975-10-04) (aged 74)
Place of death Birkenhead, England
Height 5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
Playing position Half-back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1921–1923 Wigan Borough 5 (0)
1923–1924 Nelson 13 (0)
1924–1925 New Brighton 11 (0)
1925–1926 Crewe Alexandra 0 (0)
1926–19xx Stalybridge Celtic ? (?)
Total 29 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Legh Richman Collins (5 March 1901 – January quarter 1975) was an English professional footballer who played as a half-back. He played in the Football League for Wigan Borough, Nelson and New Brighton.

He married Mary Beatrice McMinn, and had one daughter, Cynthia Audrey, born 15 April 1927.

References[edit]

  • Dykes, Garth (2009). Nelson FC in the Football League. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 29. ISBN 978-1-905891-29-0. 
  • Joyce, Michael (2004). Football League Players' Records 1888–1939. Nottingham: SoccerData. p. 57. ISBN 1-899468-67-6.