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About Hugh Lester.
”He (Lester) is exceedingly quick in retrieving an error. He has plenty of speed, kicks a fine length, and generally speaking appears to be very well balanced.” (Source: Reading Observer: August 30, 1919).

Born: 1889: Lehigh (Pennsylvania), in USA.
Passed away: August 5, 1933: Abergele, in Wales.

Position: Outside left; he played full back towards the end of his career.

Height: 173 cm. (5ft. 8in.);
Weight: 74 kilos (11st. 8lb.).
* Source for height and weight: Athletic News: August 25, 1913.

Career:
Earlestown.
St. Helens Recreation: 1911.
Liverpool: Signed: December 1, 1911.
* 1911-12: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1912-13: 1-0 (Football League 1); 0-0 (FA Cup).
Oldham Athletic: Signed: May 20, 1913.
* 1913-14: 0-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup);
* 1914-15: 1-0 (Football League 2); 0-0 (FA Cup).
* War time guest for Prescot.
Reading: Signed: August, 1919.
Hurst.

Image(s):
From the collection of James Cotton.

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