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Name  Len Cantello
Years  Team
Role  Football player
1968–1979  West Bromwich Albion
Playing position  Midfielder
1979–1982  Bolton Wanderers

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Date of birth  (1951-09-11) 11 September 1951 (age 64)
1981  → Dallas Tornado (loan)
Similar People  Tony Brown, Asa Hartford, Derek Statham, Colin Suggett

Place of birth  Manchester, England

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Len Cantello (born 11 September 1951 in Manchester, England) is a former football midfielder.

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West Bromwich Albion: 1967-1979

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Cantello joined West Bromwich Albion as an apprentice in 1967. Aged 18, Cantello played in the 1970 League Cup Final. Cantello scored ITV's goal of the season in December 1978, playing against Manchester United at Old Trafford. During his 12 year stays at the Hawthorns, Cantello made 371 appearances.

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Although signing for Bolton Wanderers in the summer of 1979 for a fee of £350,000, Cantello was awarded a testimonial match by West Bromwich Albion that saw a team of white players play against a team of black players.

Bolton Wanderers: 1979-1982

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In 1979, he moved to Bolton Wanderers, spending three years with them.

Later career: 1982-1986

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In 1982, Cantello moved two divisions down on loan to Hereford United. He made just one appearance and then moved again on loan to Bury. In 1981, he went on loan to the Dallas Tornado of the North American Soccer League. In 1983, he was transferred to Dutch side SC Cambuur, before finishing with two seasons at Eastern AA.

Post-playing career

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After retiring for professional sport, Cantello became the UK managing Director of FieldTurf, then a Canadian-based brand of artificial turf playing surface. He currently resides in his home town of Manchester.


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References

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