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|Full name||Leslie William Allen|
|Date of birth||4 September 1937|
|Place of birth||Dagenham, England|
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|1965–1969||Queens Park Rangers||128||(55)|
|1969–1970||Queens Park Rangers|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Allen signed for Chelsea on his 17th birthday in September 1954 but never established his place in the Chelsea first-team. He scored 12 League goals for Chelsea in 44 appearances before joining Tottenham Hotspur in December 1959.
He was a key member of Tottenham's double winning side of 1960-61, forming a lethal goalscoring partnership with Bobby Smith. He scored 47 league goals in 119 appearances, but struggled to retain his place following the arrival of Jimmy Greaves.
He joined Queens Park Rangers in July 1965 and scored 55 goals in 123 starts and five substitute appearances. He was a member of the QPR team who became the first Third Division side to win the Football League Cup Final 1967.
- Soccer Who's Who compiled by Maurice Golesworthy The Sportsmans Book Club 1965
- "Les Allen: 1959 - 1965". Great Players. Tottenham Hotspur. Retrieved 14 April 2013.[dead link]
- "‘Keep clear of Shepherd’s Bush tonight’ – QPR at Wembley 1967 - Queens Park Rangers News". Loft For Words. Retrieved 2016-01-15.
- "Managers: Les Allen". Soccerbase. Century Comm Ltd. Retrieved 19 July 2012.
- Jason Burt (11 January 2012). "Roman Abramovich determined to keep a close eye on Chelsea's purse strings during the transfer window: Redknapp calls for players to go back to school". The Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved 14 April 2013.