Clubs played for: Preston North End, Manchester United, Carlisle United (1948-1958).
Biography: Ernie enjoyed his best spell at Manchester United over Christmas 1951 when he scored in three games in four days, helping the club to their first post-war title, but he was sold to Carlisle the following September for £5,000. He returned to live in his native Preston and worked in a Ribble Valley Paper Mill before going to work for Baxi Heating until taking an early retirement in May 1990. Now lives in retirement.
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