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Leslie Cant
Born (1908-02-20)20 February 1908[1]
Medomsley, England[1]
Died 19 June 1943(1943-06-19) (aged 35)
French Tunisia
Height 5ft 10.5in[2]

John Leslie Cant (20 February 1908 – 19 June 1943) was an English professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper in the Football League for Southport.[1]

Personal life

Cant was married and served as a lance corporal in the Durham Light Infantry during the Second World War.[3] He was severely wounded by an explosion during the North African campaign and died of wounds on 19 June 1943.[2][3] He is buried at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba.[3]

Career statistics

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season Division League FA Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bury 1933–34[1] Second Division 4 0 0 0 4 0
Stockport County 1934–35[4] Third Division North 1 0 0 0 1 0
Southport 1934–35[2] 11 0 0 0 11 0
Career total 16 0 0 0 16 0

References

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