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Desmond Frost

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Position Centre forward
Born 03 Aug 1931, Congleton (England)
Height 178 cm
Weight 76 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 01 Apr 1949 01 Jan 1951 10 2  
Halifax Town 01 Jan 1951 01 Nov 1953 117 55  
Rochdale 01 Nov 1953 01 Sep 1954 16 6  
Crewe Alexandra 01 Sep 1954 01 Jun 1956 42 12  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1949 - 1950 92 0  0  0  0 
1950 - 1951 1  0  0  0  0 
Total 102 0  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Played a handful of games for Leeds after playing in non-league football in Cheshire. He appeared for England in a services international, but that was the height of his recognition as he continued his career in the lower divisions. He died in 1993.

Trevor Frost (his grandson) says: the transfer fee that was paid for Desmond Frost from Leeds to Congleton Town Football Club was used to build their ground. He was also renowned for his heading ability.

Anthony Frost (yet another grandson) says: From what my dad has told me my grandad was a very good player. I never saw my grandad play from what I can remember but from what I have been told he was a good player.


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