Pollard, Henry (Harry)

Birth Date

11th January 1916





Biographical Text

Henry Pollard, formerly with Sheffield Wednesday, made just four league appearances during the three seasons he spent with Exeter City in the late 1930s. He left to play for Rochdale.

He was an amateur with Liverpool and then signed for Great Harwood in 1933, Bangor City in August 1934 and Tranmere Rovers in December 1934. Transferred to Sheffield Wednesday for a fee of £500 in 1935, he failed to make a league appearance for his new club.

Signing for Exeter City in the summer of 1936, he made his Grecians debut in a 2-1 home win over Torquay United in August of that year. However, he was to only feature in 3 league matches that season. The following season he mustered just one league outing and that was to be his final appearance even though he had one more season at St James’ Park.

Pollard signed for Rochdale for the 1939-40 season and played in two league matches for them, he signed for Accrington Stanley in 1940 and played for York City as a war time guest player.

Henry died in 1991 in North Yorkshire.





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