Latham, Les

Birth Date

31st December 1917


Coventry, Warwickshire



Biographical Text

Les 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

An England Schools international, Les signed professional forms for Aston Villa in October 1936 but failed to make the first-team.

He made two guest appearances for Exeter City in September 1945, against Reading (away) and then Aldershot (home) in Division Three South (South of the Thames) fixtures. He then signed for Coventry City in October 1946 but only made one league appearance during his time at Highfield Road. 

Joining Banbury Spencer in 1947/48, Les died in the Nuneaton area 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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