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Lew Chatterley

Lew Chatterley

Clubs played for: Aston Villa, Doncaster Rovers, Northampton Town, Grimsby Town, Southampton, Torquay United (1962-1978)

Born: 1945

Birthplace: Birmingham

Died:

Position: Midfielder

Biography: Lew retired in 1978, he played as an amateur for Barnstaple Town as well as running a guest house. He then moved to the United States, where he coached Chicago Sting. He made the move to Southampton in 1979 to become Assistant Manager before taking up a similar role at Sunderland. Then came a spell as Poole Town manager, and the Assistant's job at Reading where he briefly was handed the role of caretaker manager. He returned to Southampton in 1990 as a youth development officer but was later promoted to coach and then caretaker manager when Dave Merrington was sacked. He is now working as a teacher and a football coach at Winchester College, he also briefly scouted for Newcastle United.




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Chatterley, Lew As a kid being taken to the Villa by my uncle, Lew was my favourite player along with Charlie Aitken and Brian Godfrey. He was so versatile - defence, midfield, attack. Subconsciously, my footballing style at school was modelled on him in a number 10 shirt. Even now, despite our relegations back then, my favourite Villa kit is that of the mid 60s with the iconic Villa crest (BRING IT BACK!!) and I always but always imagine it as being worn by ..... Lew Chatterley!
04-04-43

Chatterley, Lew Remember in the sixties,we used to visit Lew &his family at their home in Brum,when he played for Villa,Chelsea were interested in signing him,but an ankle injury kept him from playing&the interest cooled.Despite being avid Birmingham City fans,my family went along several times to Villa Park yo see him play


Chatterley, Lew I worked at the local hospital on a yts scheme and had to walk home every night on route i met Lew unloading kit outside the hotel the Team were staying at, Lew asked me where they could train at the next day so i advised him i was invited to show them to the park and join in Great memories which i will never foget Thanks Lew


CHATTERLEY, Lew He use to tie my hair ln a knot at school when in class in Birmingham. Good fun guy. Deserves his success
Wendy harris

CHATTERLEY, Lew Which schools in brum did you and lew go to wendy?


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