Leeds United F.C. History
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Sharp: Norman Winslow (Norman)

WW2 Guest: 1941-1942 (Leeds United War-time Guest Player Details)

Inside Right

Born: Liverpool: 26-11-1919

Debut: v Bradford Park Avenue (a): 06-11-1943

Height & Weight: Unknown

Sharp joined First Division Everton in November 1938 but never played a senior game for them. He did, however, play for them during the war on eight occasions, making his debut at Chester on 18th November 1939 at outside-right in a 2-3 defeat. His second game was near the end of the 1941-42 season when he was again at outside right in a 1-5 home defeat by West Bromwich Albion on 2nd May 1942. It was more than a year later early in the 1943-44 season, this time at Inside Left in a goalless home draw with Burnley on 2nd October 1943. It was another year before he next played but this time, in the 1944-45 season he went on to play five times. His first game that season was on Christmas Day at Outside Right in a 2-4 defeat at Goodison Park by Tranmere Rovers. He was on the winning side for the first time on 17th February 1945 at Outside Left in a 6-0 home win over Southport. This was followed a week later by a 5-3 win in the reverse fixture at Southportwhere he was again at Outside Left.His final two appearances came on consective games a week apart as he played at Outside Right in both games, losing 4-6 at Chester on 10th March 1945 but beating Preston North End 3-0 at Goodison Park, a week later. He guested for Leeds United during the Second World War in the 1943-44 Football League Northern Section (First Championship). He played just one game on 6th November 1942 at Inside Right in the 1-6 away defeat to Bradford Park Avenue. After the War he signed for Third Division North Wrexham in September 1946 and scored sixteen goals in one hundred and twenty-two League games and twice in nine F.A. Cup ties in four seasons at the Racecourse Ground before retiring from Football. He died in 1977.

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