Lawrie Leslie

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Lawrie Leslie
Personal information
Full name Lawrence Grant Leslie[1]
Date of birth (1935-03-17)17 March 1935
Place of birth Edinburgh, Scotland
Date of death 4 June 2019(2019-06-04) (aged 84)
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Youth career
Newtongrange Star
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1956–1959 Hibernian 75 (0)
1959–1961 Airdrieonians 42 (0)
1961–1963 West Ham United 57 (0)
1963–1966 Stoke City 78 (0)
1966–1968 Millwall 67 (0)
1968–1969 Southend United 13 (0)
Total 332 (0)
National team
1960–1961 Scotland 5 (0)
1960–1961 Scottish League XI 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Lawrence Grant Leslie (17 March 1935 – 4 June 2019) was a Scottish professional footballer. He played as a goalkeeper.

Leslie was born in Edinburgh. He played for Newtongrange Star in his youth. As a professional, he played for Scottish First Division sides Hibernian and Airdrieonians before playing in the Football League. In England, he played for West Ham United and Stoke City in the First Division, Millwall in the Second Division, and Southend United in the Fourth Division. He retired following the 1968–69 season. He also played for Scotland fives times in the early 1960s.

Leslie died on 4 June 2019, at the age of 84.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lawrie Leslie". Barry Hugman's Footballers. Retrieved 5 June 2019.
  2. "Lawrie Leslie: Former Millwall goalkeeper passes away aged 84". Millwall Football Club. 5 June 2019. Retrieved 5 June 2019.

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