Len Millard

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Len Millard
Personal information
Full name Leonard Millard
Date of birth (1919-03-07)7 March 1919
Place of birth Coseley, Staffordshire, England
Date of death 15 March 1997(1997-03-15) (aged 78)
Place of death Coseley, Dudley, England
Playing position Left back
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1946–1958 West Bromwich Albion 436 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Leonard Millard (7 March 1919 – 15 March 1997), better known as Len Millard, was an English footballer who played the majority of his career at left back.

Biography[edit]

Millard was born in Coseley, Staffordshire and joined West Bromwich Albion as an amateur in May 1937. He turned professional in September 1942, having already made his debut during the previous month against Northampton Town in the Football League South. He later became club captain, leading the club to a 3–2 victory over Preston North End in the 1954 FA Cup Final at Wembley. He made a total of 476 appearances for Albion. In 1989, he had a leg amputated and he died in Coseley in 1997.

References[edit]

  • Matthews, Tony (2005). The Who's Who of West Bromwich Albion. Breedon Books. p. 154. ISBN 1-85983-474-4. 

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