Aubrey Powell (footballer)

Aubrey Powell
Personal information
Full name Aubrey Powell
Date of birth (1918-04-19)19 April 1918
Place of birth Cwmtwrch, Wales
Date of death 27 January 2009(2009-01-27) (aged 90)
Place of death Leeds, England
Playing position Inside forward
Youth career
Swansea Town
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1935–1948 Leeds United 112 (25)
1948–1950 Everton 35 (5)
1950–1951 Birmingham City 5 (1)
National team
1946–1950 Wales 8 (1)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Aubrey Powell (19 April 1918 – 27 January 2009) was a footballer who played eight official matches for Wales, plus four wartime internationals.

Powell began his career at Leeds United in 1935, having previously been on the books of Swansea Town, and made his debut for Leeds a year later. However, his career 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 less than a year later, the Second World War broke out. He played a total of 112 league games for Leeds, scoring 25 goals. He also played for the club on numerous occasions during the war, when he also turned out for Wales.

Powell joined Everton in 1948. He spent two seasons at Goodison, before finishing his career with a season at Birmingham City.


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