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Whatever happened to ? ...the unlikely lads

Unlikely Lads - Premier League

First team:

George Lackenby: (Newcastle, 22.05.1931) Exeter City, Carlisle United, Gateshead, Hartlepool United, Ashington, living in Walker, RIP 2004.

James Laidlaw:

Thomas Lang:

Mike Larnach:
(Lybster, 09.11.1952) Motherwell, Ayr United, Stirling Albion, Stenhousemuir, Clydebank, Clydebank C, Project Engineer, Jacobs Engineering, Grangemouth, Central Scotland

Dennis Laughton:
(Dingwall, Scotland) 22.01.1940) Whitley Bay, living on Tyneside.


John Law:

James Lawrence:

Thomas Leach:

Phil Leaver:
 (Wirksworth, Derbyshire, 19.10.1961) Whitley Bay, Newcastle Blue Star, North Shields, Washington, Blyth Spartans,  Durham City, Crook Town C.

Robert Lee
: see Premier League list

Ken Leek: (Ynysybwl, Wales 26.07.1935) Birmingham City, Northampton Town, Bradford City, Rhyl, RIP 11.2007.

Billy Leighton:

Malcolm Lennox:

Robert Liddell:

Duncan Lindsay: (Cambuslang, Scotland 21.03.1902) Bury, Ashton National, Northampton Town, Hartlepools, Barrow, York City, RIP 1972.

James Lindsay:

William Lindsay:

John Little:

Richard Little:

James Littlefair:

Archie Livingstone:
(Pencaitland, Scotland 15.11.1915) Bury, Rochdale, Leeds United, York City, Liverpool, Wrexham, Middlesbrough, Accrington Stanley, Brentford, Fulham, Everton, Southport, Glenavon (Northern Ireland), Worksop Town, Dundee, RIP 16.08.1961.

James Lockey:

James Logan:

Tony Lormor: (Ashington 29.10.1970)  Norwich City (loan), NUFC, Lincoln City, Peterborough United, Chesterfield, Preston North End, Notts County (loan), Mansfield Town, Hartlepool United, Shrewsbury Town (loan), Kettering Town (trial), Telford United, Sutton Town P/CM, Heanor Town, Sutton Town C, Teversal C, working in telecomms sales, Chesterfield CM, Mansfield Town CM, Sutton Town C.

James Loughlin:
(Darlington 09.10.1905) West Ham, Coventry City, 2 clubs in Ireland, Worcester City, Northwich Victoria, Darlington.

Peter Lovenkrands:
see Premier League list

James Low: (Kilbirnie, Scotland, 09.03.1894) RIP 1960.

Wilf Low:

Jerry Lowery:
(Newcastle, 19.10.1924) Lincoln City, Peterborough United, Barrow, Crewe Alexandra, Wisbech Town, retired, living in Peterborough, RIP Sep 2007.


Thomas Lowes:

George Lowrie:
(Rhondda, Wales 19.12.1929) Bristol City, Coventry City, Lovells Athletic, RIP 1989.

Kazenga LuaLua: see Premier League list

Lomana Tresor LuaLua
: see Premier League list

George Thomas Luke:
(Newcastle 17.12.1933) Hartlepool United, Newcastle United, Darlington, South Shields, furniture shop in Forest Hall, North Tyneside, RIP March 2010.

Albert Luque: see Premier League list


Aaron Labonte:
Livingston (trial), Sheffield Wednesday (trial), Hartlepool United (trial), Dunfermline, Finn Harps (Republic of Ireland).

Mark Laird: tbc

Colin Lambton:
(Newcastle, 21.02.1942) Chester Moor, NUFC, Doncaster Rovers.

Thomas Lang: (Larkhall, 03.04.1905) Huddersfield Town, Manchester United, Swansea, Ipswich, Queen of the South, RIP 1988.

Brian Latty: Blue Star C, Blue Star CM, West Allotment Celtic AM, West Allotment Celtic M, 

David Lawson: (Newcastle 22.12.1947) Shrewsbury Town (trial), Bradford PA, Huddersfield Town, Everton, Luton Town, Stockport County.

Dan Leadbitter: (Newcastle, 07.10.1990) Lincoln City (trial), Torquay United, Hereford United.

Ron Leeman: tbc

Kris Leighton:
Blyth Spartans, Brandon United, Newcastle Benfield, Crook Town.

Stephen Lewis:

Aidan Liddane: tbc

Jim Liddle:
(Dunston, ??.??.??) miner, Crawcrook Albion QPR, Huddersfield Town (7/29), Rotherham United (10/29), Crawcrook Albion, NUFC; Gillingham (7/32), Coventry City (5/34), Exeter City (7/37).

Callum Little:
(15.10.1988) mackems (trial), FC Emmen (Netherlands), Gateshead (trial), Blyth Spartans. Ashington, Team Northumbria.

Ray Lodge (Wallsend, 27.01.1943) Workington, NUFC, Barrow, South Coast United (Australia)

Steven Logan (Carlisle, 10.09.1994) unattached


Esteban Cardona Lopez:  unattached

Darren Lough: (Ashington, 23.09.1989) Hartlepool United (trial), CP, Inverness Caledonian Thistle (trial), Gillingham (trial), Leyton Orient (trial), Gateshead (trial), Ashington, KA Akureyri (Iceland).

Patrick Lowry: (Newcastle 11.10.1950) Sunderland, Darlington, RU Bruges, Workington.

George Luke: (Hetton-le-Hole, 09.11.1948) Chelsea, Durban City (South Africa), East London (South Africa), Jewish Guild (South Africa), Highlands Park (South Africa), St. Patricks Athletic (Ireland), living in North East England.

Artie Lumdson:
Ashington, Bedlington, Bishop Auckland, Ashington.


Mark Lawrenson: BBC pundit.

Gordon Lee:
Everton M, Preston North End M.


Alan Lamb: striker (Gateshead, 30.01.70) Nottingham Forest, Hereford United (loan), 
Hartlepool United, Brandon United, NUFC (trial), Gateshead.

Dennis Lawrence:
defender (Morvant, Trinidad & Tobago 01.08.1974) Defence Force (Jamaica), NUFC (trial), Wrexham, Swansea City, Crewe (loan) 

Erwin Lemmens: goalkeeper (Brussels, Belgium 12.05.76) Beveren (Belgium), NUFC (trial) Racing Santander (Spain), Espanyol (Spain), Olympiakos (Greece), RKC Waalwijk (Netherlands), Dender (Belgium).

Phil Linacre forward (Middlesbrough, 17.05.1962) Coventry City, Hartlepool United, NUFC (trial), Whitby Town, Hartlepool United, Bishop Auckland, Blue Star, Darlington, Gateshead.

Christophe Lowinsky: (Fort de France, Martinique 05.05.1992) Olympique Marseille, NUFC (trial)


If no letter, then player or:

Coach, M=Manager, AC= Assistant Coach AM = Assistant Manager, D=Director, JM=Joint Manager MD=Managing Director, RC= Reserve Coach, AD = Academy Director, AAD = Academy Asst. Director  S=Scout

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