Saturday, April 30, 2011

Hugh Adcock

Hugh "Hughie" Adcock (born 10 April 1903 in Coalville, England – 16 October 1975) was an English footballer.

Adcock played for Ravenstone United, Coalville Town, Loughborough Corinthians Bristol Rovers, Folkestone and Ibstock Penistone Rovers and most famously Leicester City.

He made his debut for Leicester on the same day as club record goalscorer Arthur Chandler and was a key player in the emergence of the Midlands' club under Peter Hodge in the mid 1920s and later the side which finished in the club's highest ever league finish of runners-up in the First Division in 1928-29. He made 440 appearances for the club over 13 years making him the club's joint 3rd record appearance holder.

He made five appearances and scored one goal for England.

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