Green, Les

Les Green

Les Green

Clubs played for: Hull City, Hartlepool United, Rochdale, Derby County. (1961-1970).




Biography: At 5ft 8in he was small for a goalkeeper but still played at the highest level. He joined Derby County in May 1968 & went on to make 129 consecutive appearances for them until Boxing Day 1970 when he was blamed for some of the goals conceded in a 4-4 draw with Manchester United.He never played for them again & went to South Africa to play for Durban City until a broken leg finished his playing career. He returned to England & managed four non league clubs. After a nine month battle against cancer he died in July 2012 aged 70.

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