Gresley Rovers Homepage
Next First Team Game
Melton Town
3.00pm, Sat 18th Sep (away)
Website sponsored by Hofmeister Liga Gresley Rovers Supporters Club

Player Database - Eric Ward


Eric Ward

Debut game
v Leicester City Colts (a) 14th September 1940

Final game for Gresley Rovers first team
v Leicester City Colts (h) 27th September 1941

Eric was a local stand-in for Joe Calvert of Leicester City against Spurs in May 1941, and earned praise despite a 1-2 home defeat.

In December 1938, hed left HR Mansfield Sports to sign forms for Blackpool, but made no senior breakthrough there. Later with Pegsons Athletic, he also represented the Combined Services locally, and was with Coalville Town from 1945-46.
(LCFC 1 app)

During the War years 1939-1945 records are not reliable as many games and players were not published in the local press.
Also, players were called up and played as and when they were available.
These figures are based on the most reliable available.

Previous clubs

HR Mansfield Sports
First Name Eric
Last Name Ward
Signed September 1940
Position Goalkeeper
Appearances 25
Goals Scored 0
Clean Sheets 3
Left September 1941

Do you know more about Eric Ward? Click here to tell us.
Gresley Rovers Partners
UK Waterproofing Solutions
Forthcoming Fixtures
Melton Town
League
Sat, 18th Sep 2021, 3.00pm (Away)
Winsford United
Buildbase FA Vase 2nd Qualifying
Sat, 25th Sep 2021, 3.00pm (Away)
Heather St Johns
League
Tue, 28th Sep 2021, 7.45pm (Home)
Loughborough Students
League
Sat, 2nd Oct 2021, 3.00pm (Away)
Leicester Nirvana Action
Today's Featured Player