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Les Henley
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Full name Leslie Donald Henley
Date of birth September 26, 1922
Place of birth    Lambeth, London, England
Date of death    1996
Playing position Wing half
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
1940-1946
1944-1945
1946-1953
Arsenal
West Ham United (guest)
Reading
000 0(0)
000 0(0)
181 (29)   
Teams managed

1955-1971
Bohemians
Wimbledon

1 Senior club appearances and goals
counted for the domestic league only.
* Appearances (Goals)

Leslie Donald "Les" Henley (September 26, 1922 – 1996) was an English former footballer and manager.

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Career

Playing

Born in Lambeth, London, Henley started his career with Arsenal in September 1940.[1] He played 92 wartime matches for the club, scoring 15 goals - his only competitive mgame for the senior side being an FA Cup match against West Ham United in 1946.[2] During this time he also guested for West Ham United in 1944-45.[3] In December 1946 he joined Reading, and there he made 181 appearances and scored 29 goals in the league.[1]

Managerial

He managed Bohemians after leaving Reading.[4 ] He managed from Wimbledon 1955 until 1971.[5 ]

Notes

  1. ^ a b Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. pp. p282. ISBN 1852916656.  
  2. ^ Harris, Jeff & Hogg, Tony (ed.) (1995). Arsenal Who's Who. Independent UK Sports. ISBN 1-899429-03-4.  
  3. ^ "West Ham Player List". http://www.lalamy.demon.co.uk/whulist.htm.  
  4. ^ "READING : 1946/47 - 2006/07". Post War English & Scottish Football League A - Z Player's Database. http://www.neilbrown.newcastlefans.com/reading/reading.htm. Retrieved 2007-11-01.  
  5. ^ "Les Henley's managerial career". Soccerbase. http://www.soccerbase.com/managers2.sd?managerid=905. Retrieved 2007-11-01.  

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