|Date of birth||11 September 1951|
|Place of birth||Manchester, England|
|1968–1979||West Bromwich Albion||301||(13)|
|1981||→ Dallas Tornado (loan)||19||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
West Bromwich Albion: 1967–1979
Cantello joined West Bromwich Albion as an apprentice in 1967. Aged 18, Cantello played in the 1970 League Cup Final. Cantello scored ITV's goal of the season in December 1978, playing against Manchester United at Old Trafford. During his 12-year stays at the Hawthorns, Cantello made 371 appearances.
Although signing for Bolton Wanderers in the summer of 1979 for a fee of £350,000, Cantello was awarded a testimonial match by West Bromwich Albion that saw a team of white players play against a team of black players.
Bolton Wanderers: 1979–1982
In 1979, he moved to Bolton Wanderers, spending three years with them.
Later career: 1982–1986
In 1982, Cantello moved two divisions down on loan to Hereford United. He made just one appearance and then moved again on loan to Bury. In 1981, he went on loan to the Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League. In 1983, he was transferred to Dutch side SC Cambuur, before finishing with two seasons at Eastern AA.
After retiring for professional sport, Cantello became the UK managing Director of FieldTurf, then a Canadian-based brand of artificial turf playing surface. He currently resides in his home town of Manchester.
- Adrian Chiles (17 November 2016). "The match that pitted white players against black players". BBC. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
- Len Cantello at Post War English & Scottish Football League A–Z Player's Database
- Len Cantello (West Brom) at Sporting-heroes.net
- Len Cantello (Bolton Wanderers) at Sporting-heroes.net
- NASL stats
- sccarchief.k80.webawere.nl[permanent dead link]
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