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Ward: Timothy Victor (Tim)

WW2 Guest: 1943-1944 (Leeds United War-time Guest Player Details)

Wing Half

Born: Cheltenham: 17-10-1918

Debut: v Doncaster Rovers (a): 23-10-1943

Height & Weight: Unknown

Ward played football for Cheltenham Schools and Charlton Kings before signing for Cheltenham Town, who were then embarking on their first seasons in the Southern Football League. In 1937 he had an unsuccessful trail for Leicester City risking the sack from his job. Later that year he had a successful trail at Derby County and was signed by them for 200 in April 1937. He had played sixty League games, and one in the F.A. Cup, for the Rams when his career was interrupted by the Second World War. During his time in the Army he made guest appearances for Notts County, Hamilton Academicals and Leeds United, where made four appearances, and also played for the Scottish Army XI before he was sent to fight in Europe. He made his Leeds debut in the 1943-44 Football League Northern Section First Championship when he played at Left Half at Doncaster Rovers on 23rd October 1943 as Leeds drew 3-3 in his only game in that campaign. He came back to Leeds for three games in the Second Championship campaign of that season and was at Left Half as Leeds beat Bradford City at Elland Road 2-0 and at Right Half the following game when they beat York City 2-1 at home. His final game for Leeds came six games later, on 8th April 1944, as there was another home win, this time 1-0 over Chesterfield. After the war Ward played for the BAOR team before being demobbed. Upon his return to Derby County he missed out on playing in the F.A. Cup Final. He gained two full England caps, making his debut at Right Half in a 5-2 victory against Belgium on 21st September 1947 at The Heysel Stadium and making his second and final appearance at Right Half in a 1-0 win against Wales at Villa Park on 10th November 1948. He scored four goals in two hundred and thirty League games and one more in twenty-two F.A. Cup ties at the Baseball Ground before he joined Barnsley on 1st March 1951, playing thirty-three League games before retiring. After he retired from playing he managed Barnsley, Exeter City for just a few days, Carlisle United and Grimsby Town as well as managing his beloved Derby County. After his retirement from football he still stayed involved and was a scout for Nottingham Forest. He died on 28th January 1993.

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