Willis Edwards

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Birthday
28, 1903
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 27, 1988 (85)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1903
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Sep 27, 1988 (85)

About

Former soccer played who made 417 appearances for Leeds United and played for England's national team from 1926–1929.

Before Fame

Growing up, he played for his local team, the Newton Rangers, and was spotted by Chesterfield and signed to a professional contract.

Trivia

After his playing career was over, he went on to managed Leeds United.

Family Life

He grew up with his family in North East Derbyshire, where he dropped out of school to work in the mines to help support his family.

Associated With

Parts of Jane Austen's famous novel "Pride and Prejudice" take place in Derbyshire, where Edwards grew up.

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