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Frank Dudley

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Position Inside right
Born 09 May 1925, Southend (England)
Height 180 cm
Weight 69 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Southend United 01 Oct 1945 01 Aug 1949 88 32  
Leeds United 01 Aug 1949 01 Feb 1951 71 27  
Southampton 01 Feb 1951 01 Sep 1953 67 32  
Cardiff City 01 Sep 1953 01 Dec 1953 4 1  
Brentford 01 Dec 1953 01 Jun 1957 72 32  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1949 - 1950 3812 54 0  0  0 
1950 - 1951 2611 2  0  0  0 
Total 6423 74 0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

An inside forward with a keen eye for goal and a cracking shot, Frank Dudley made his name at Southend, joining as a 16-year-old before moving to a Leeds side undergoing some rebuilding after the war. He was top scorer in his first season at Elland Road but moved on after 18 months. He kept up his good scoring record throughout his career before his retirement in 1957.

Susan Russell says: After retiring from playing, Frank became Youth Coach at Southend United. He still lives in Southend, and regularly watches The Blues.

Dick Cunningham says: A smashing chap, an inspiration to youngsters. I played for Southend Utd colts when I was 15. Frank said I had perfect footballers feet - pity the rest of me wasnt good enough!

suzanne andrews says: Frank is my great Aunts brother in law. Met him again today and he was lovely

Jonathon Dudley says: Frank dudley was the greatest player who has ever lived

Damien Evans says: Frank Dudley will be remembered in our hearts.

joe says: Frank is my great uncle

,p>Jennifer Clubb (nee Dudley) says: Frank Dudley is my uncle and im very proud of what he has acheived on and off the pitch a truly gentle man


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