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Len Quested

Personal information
Full nameWilfred Leonard Quested
Date of birth9 January 1925(age 91)
Place of birthFolkestone, England
Playing positionFull-back or Central Midfielder

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Wilfred Leonard "Len" Quested (born 9 January 1925) is a former footballer. Quested played one match for England B and one unofficial international for Australia. He was born in Folkestone, England.

Quested was stationed with the Royal Navy on the H.M.S. Golden Hind. Playing for the Golden Hind team in the NSWSFA Division One team he played Jack Aston and John Ball who would later go on to play with distinction in England. After his stint in Australia, Quested returned to England playing with Folkestone Town F.C. in 1946 and 1947 before signing with Fulham F.C.. where he played between 1947 and 1951. In 1951 he signed for Huddersfield Town F.C. where he played until 1957.

In 1957 he emigrated to Australia with his Australian born wife. On arriving in Australia he was signed by Auburn in the NSW state league. He played with Auburn until 1960. In 1961 he signed for Hakoah where he played for a season before retiring. In 1964 Quested coached Cumberland United in the NSW state league but in 1965 Quested made a return to playing for Campbelltown.

For much of his later life Quested devoted his football skills to developing young footballers and has coached Robbie Slater amongst others.

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