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Alan West

Alan WEST

After being spotted by Burnley scouts while playing for his school team in Hyde, Alan joined one of the best youth set-ups in the country and became part of the Clarets side that lifted the FA Youth cup in 1968.
A midfielder of skill and vision, Alan made over 50 appearances for Burnley and picked up an England Under-23 cap before a big bid from Sunderland was accepted in 1973. Amazingly, Alan failed a medical because of a back problem but Luton manager Harry Haslam immediately stepped in, leading to an eight year stay at Kenilworth Road and 285 League appearances!
Since leaving the professional game, Alan was a church minister in Luton for many years and was also club chaplain at Kenilworth Road.

Player

Appearances

League appearances

285

Non-League appearances

0

FAC appearances

14

FLC appearances

15

Other

3

Total

317

Goals

League goals

16

Non-League goals

0

FAC goals

0

FLC goals

1

Other

0

Total

17

Related Matches

Swansea City

2

Luton Town

2
1980/1981 Football League
Match Report

Luton Town

1

Oldham Athletic

2
1980/1981 Football League
Match Report

Luton Town

0

Cambridge United

0
1980/1981 Football League
Match Report
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