Buck: Edward (Teddy)
Born: Dipton, Co. Durham: 29-10-1904
Debut v Liverpool (a): 22-09-1928
5’91/2” 12st (1928)
Buck learned his football with West Stanley in the North Eastern League before joining
Leeds in May 1927. He made all his appearances in 1928-29 when he was understudy to Willis
Edwards and later George Reed. He spent most of his time in the Reserves but enjoyed better
days with Grimsby Town, who he joined in December 1929 for £2,000. He scored four goals and
made three hundred and fifty-four appearances for them, many after switching to Left Back
and he won a Second Division Championship Medal in 1933-34. During the War he made many
appearances for Grimsby Town. He did not score in 1939-40 when he made sixteen appearances,
but scored once in twenty-nine games in 1940-41 and twice in thirty-five games in 1941-42.
He didn't score in thirty appearances in 1942-43, nor thirty-one games in 1943-44 and
twenty-eight games in 1944-45, but did score three in thirty-four appearances in 1945-46.
He joined the Grimsby Town coaching staff in 1945. He died in 1993.