Len Browning

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Len Browning
Personal information
Full name Leonard James Browning
Date of birth (1928-03-30)30 March 1928
Place of birth Doncaster, England
Date of death 27 September 2008(2008-09-27) (aged 80)
Place of death Leeds, England
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1951 Leeds United 97 (43)
1951–1954 Sheffield United 65 (25)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leonard James Browning (30 March 1928 – 27 September 2008) was an English football player. He played as a striker for Leeds United and Sheffield United. Browning joined Leeds as an 18-year-old in 1946, and moved to Sheffield United in 1951. He scored more than 70 goals in a career that lasted only eight years. Browning was forced to retire in 1954 after developing tuberculosis. He died 27 September 2008 of prostate cancer.