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Richard Thornton

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Position Goalkeeper
Born unknown, Bearpark (England)
Height 177 cm
Weight 71 kg
International Caps none

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 31 May 1925 31 May 1929 1 0  
Accrington Stanley 31 May 1929 01 Jun 1931      
York City 01 Jun 1931        

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1925 - 1926 1  0  0  0  0 
Total 1  0  0  0  0 

Jabba's Comments

Keeper who let in 6 goals in his first game for the club - and although he never played for the first team again, he remained on the books for nearly 3 years. Went on to play for Accrington Stanley and York before dropping down to non-league football.

Richard Thornton says: My name is Richard Thornton and live in leeds 1 mile for elland road i am his great grandson.


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