Latham, Leslie

Birth Date

31st December 1917


Coventry, England



Biographical Text

Leslie Latham appeared as a guest for Exeter City during 1945/46 when two interim league competitions - Division Three South (South of Thames) [played until Christmas] and the Division Three South Cup (Southern Section) [played from January] - were organised ahead of a return to ‘normal’ league football in 1946/47. He had been with Aston Villa in the 1930s.   

An England Schools international, Latham signed professional forms for Aston Villa in October 1936 but never played a league match for them.

He made two guest appearances for Exeter City in September 1945, against Reading (away) and then Aldershot at St James’ Park in Division Three South (South of the Thames) fixtures. Latham signed for Coventry City in October 1946, but only made one league outing for them.

He then joined Banbury Spencer for 1947-48.

Leslie Latham died in 2001.





Claire Latham

My grandad. I can't enlarge the photo but I believe he's the one second right on back row.

Paul Farley

Claire, click on the photo, it will enlarge.

Paul Farley

Claire, click on the photo, it will enlarge.

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