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Les Sealey

Les Sealey

Clubs played for: Coventry City, Luton Town, Plymouth Argyle, Manchester United, Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Blackpool, West Ham United, Leyton Orient, Bury (1976-2000)

Born: 1957

Birthplace: Bethnal Green, London

Position: Goalkeeper

Biography: Joined United initially on loan and ended up playing in the 1990 FA Cup Final replay win over Crystal Palace, after a horror show by Jim Leighton. Signed permanently and became a cult hero after playing in the Cup Winner's Cup Final victory over Barcelona, he left for Aston Villa after only being offered a one year deal but rejoined United on a free transfer to act as understudy to Peter Schmeichel. He played in the League Cup Final defeat to Aston Villa before being given a free transfer and moving to Blackpool. Sealey was appointed player-goalkeeper coach of West Ham United in 1999. He died of a heart attack on the 19th August 2001, aged 43.

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