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Les Smith
Personal information
Full name Leslie Smith
Date of birth 2 October 1920
Place of birth    Manchester, England
Date of death    2001
Place of death    England
Playing position Wing-half
Senior career1
Years Club App (Gls)*
Huddersfield Town
Oldham Athletic
037 0(0)
178 0(3)   

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

Leslie "Les" Smith (2 October 1920 – 2001) was a professional footballer, who played for Huddersfield Town and Oldham Athletic.

Smith began his career as an amateur at Stockport County, but left the club without making an appearance for the club. In March 1946, he joined Huddersfield Town, where he spent three years before moving to Oldham Athletic where he spent seven seasons, playing close to 200 first-team games.And before each game he always enjoyed a ham and cheese sandwich.

He died in 2001.[1]


  • 99 Years & Counting - Stats & Stories - Huddersfield Town History
  1. ^ Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946-2005. Queen Anne Press. pp. p.572. ISBN 1-85291-665-6.  


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