Lester Finch

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Lester Finch
Personal information
Full name Lester Charles Finch
Date of birth (1909-08-26)26 August 1909
Place of birth Barnet, England
Date of death 20 November 1995(1995-11-20) (aged 86)
Place of death Barnet, England
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
National team
1936 Great Britain 2 (1)
Teams managed
1945–1951 Barnet
1951–1954 Barnet

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Lester Charles Finch (26 August 1909 – 20 November 1995) was an English football player and manager, best known for his long association with Barnet, and for representing Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympics.[1][2] He started his career at Hadley before moving to local rivals Barnet.[3]

He also represented England in 1941, when England played Wales, but he was not awarded a cap as the game was classed as a Wartime international match.[4]


  1. Lester FinchFIFA competition record
  2. "Lester Finch". Sports Reference. Retrieved 25 May 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. BEES AT HADLEY ON DECEMBER 7th Posted on: Fri 19 Nov 2010 Barnet Football Club
  4. How good was Lester Finch ? Barnet F C History