Leeds United F.C. History
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Dainty: Albert

WW2 Guest: 1942-1943 (Leeds United War-time Guest Player Details)

Right Half

Born: Lancaster: 04-12-1923

Debut: v Newcastle United (h): 20-03-1943

Height & Weight: Unknown

Dainty started his football career with Standfast Dyers and then joined First Division Preston North End in October 1942. He guested with Leeds United, playing one game for them at Right Half in the 1-3 home defeat by Newcastle United in the 1942-43 Football League Northern Section (Second Championship) Tournament. He also played once for Manchester United and twice for Millwall in 1942-43 and also twice guested for Preston North End in the 1944-45 season. After the War he played just one game for Preston in the 1946-47 season at Centre Forward and also scored on debut in a 3-2 away win at Grimsby Town on 7th September 1946. He moved to Third Division North Stockport County in April 1947 and made his debut for them as an Outside Left and scored twice on debut soon after in his only game for County in the 1946-47 season in a 4-2 home win over York City on 31st May 1947. After that he played mostly at Outside Right for the rest of his career and in almost two seasons at Edgeley Park he scored sixteen goals in thirty-six League appearances and also played in two F.A. Cup ties. He moved to Third Division North Southport in February 1949, playing forty-eight League games and in those games he scored eleven goals, of which two were penalties and scored a further goal in two F.A. Cup games. He left Southport in the 1950-51 season and finished his football career in Non-League with Lancaster City and then Morecambe, before becoming their Manager in the 1955-56 season. He died in 1979.

AppearancesGoals
War-time:
League 10