Rod Belfitt

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Rod Belfitt
Personal information
Full name Roderick Michael Belfitt
Date of birth (1945-10-30) 30 October 1945 (age 71)
Place of birth Doncaster, England
Playing position Striker
Youth career
Retford Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1964–1971 Leeds United 75 (17)
1971–1973 Ipswich Town 40 (13)
1973 Everton 16 (2)
1973–1975 Sunderland 39 (4)
1975 Fulham (loan) 6 (1)
1975–1976 Huddersfield Town 34 (8)
Worksop Town
Total 210 (45)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Roderick Michael "Rod" Belfitt (born 30 October 1945) is a former professional footballer who played for many English football teams.

Belfitt at Arsenal as an amateur before joining Leeds United, aged 17. During his 8 years at Leeds they were one of the dominant teams in Europe and he did not achieve a regular first team place. However, Belfitt still scored 33 goals from 128 appearances for Leeds, Belfitt appeared for Leeds as a substitute in the 1968 Football League Cup Final against Arsenal.


Leeds United