Les Shannon

Soccer Coach

Birthday March 12, 1926

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Dec 2, 2007 (81)

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Soccer manager who led eight clubs from 1966 to 1984. He played center forward during his playing career, mostly spent with Burnley. He worked with Kenilworth Road from 1986 to 2001. 

Before Fame

He debuted professionally for Liverpool in 1944.


He managed English, Greek, and Norwegian soccer teams. He passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Liverpool, Merseyside, England.

Associated With

Along with Pele, he coordinated the soccer sequences in the film "Escape to Victory."