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Aubrey Powell

Position Inside left
Born 19 Apr 1918, Cynlais (Wales)
Height 165 cm
Weight 64 kg
International Caps Wales: 8 full

Club From To Apps Goals Sold for
Leeds United 01 Nov 1935 01 Jul 1948 119 25 £10000
Everton 01 Jul 1948 01 Aug 1950 35 5  
Birmingham City 01 Aug 1950 01 Jun 1951 15 1  

Leeds Career League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other Season Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1936 - 1937 112 1  0  0  0 
1938 - 1939 284 2  0  0  0 
1939 - 1939 2  0  0  0  0 
1939 - 1940 145 0  0  0  21
1940 - 1941 134 0  0  0  1 
1941 - 1941 183 0  0  0  0 
1941 - 1942 132 0  0  0  0 
1942 - 1942 186 0  0  0  0 
1942 - 1943 1410 0  0  0  0 
1943 - 1943 113 0  0  0  0 
1943 - 1944 113 0  0  0  0 
1944 - 1945 1  0  0  0  0 
1945 - 1946 122 0  0  0  0 
1946 - 1947 349 1  0  0  0 
1947 - 1948 3910 1  0  0  0 
Total 11425 5  0  0  0 
Total (inc war years) 23963 5  0  0  31

Jabba's Comments

Aubrey Powell's time at Leeds had just got underway when he had a career-threatening leg fracture during a game. It was 18 months before he resumed his career - and then he had less than a year before war broke out. He played for Leeds on numerous occasions during World War 2, when he also turned out for Wales. He won 5 full caps while at Leeds, playing in the home internationals, and went on to pick up 3 more after he left. He played non-league football for a couple of years after dropping out of the professional game.

Peter Moore says: Saw Aubrey Powell play when I was a schoolboy, late 1940's. In later years when I was working as a sales Rep, I met up with him several times in Leeds, because he was also travelling selling for a local sweet confectioner, which I remember belonged to his father in law.

Emma Powell says: I am Aubrey Powell's grandaughter he has seen this fact file and was astonished to see that he was on the internet. He suffers badly from arthritis in his hips and knees but still talks about his days when he was a footballer.



 

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