Les Sealey

Date of birth29 September 1957
Place of birthBethnal Green
NationalityEnglish
Weight85 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionGoalkeeper
Died19 August 2001

This exuberant character, a very vocal goalkeeper, made history winning a Cup winners medal (1990) while on loan from Luton. Also kept goal in the European Cup Winners' Cup Final victory (1991). Tragically, died only 43.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Coventry City 01 Mar 1976 01 Aug 1983
Luton Town 01 Aug 1983 01 Jun 1990
Manchester United 01 Jun 1990 01 Jul 1991
Aston Villa 01 Jul 1991 01 Jan 1993
Manchester United 01 Jan 1993 01 Jul 1994
Blackpool 01 Jul 1994 01 Nov 1994
West Ham United 01 Nov 1994 01 Jul 1996
Leyton Orient 01 Jul 1996 01 Nov 1996
West Ham United 01 Dec 1996

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Clean sheets Conceded Y R
1976-77 Coventry City League Division One 11 5 4
1977-78 Coventry City FA Cup 1 1
1977-78 Coventry City League Division One 2 2
1978-79 Coventry City League Cup 1 1
1978-79 Coventry City League Division One 36 12 15
1979-80 Coventry City FA Cup 1 1
1979-80 Coventry City League Cup 2 1
1979-80 Coventry City League Division One 20 8 8
1980-81 Coventry City FA Cup 4 3 1
1980-81 Coventry City League Cup 6 4 2
1980-81 Coventry City League Division One 35 17 9
1981-82 Coventry City League Division One 15 7 1
1982-83 Coventry City FA Cup 3 3
1982-83 Coventry City League Cup 2 1
1982-83 Coventry City League Division One 39 19 11
1988-89 Luton Town League Cup 1 1
1989-90 Manchester United FA Cup 1 1
1989-90 Manchester United League Division One 2 2
1990-91 Manchester United FA Charity Shield 1 1
1990-91 Manchester United FA Cup 3 3
1990-91 Manchester United League Division One 31 17 15
1990-91 Manchester United Rumbelows League Cup 8 3 5
1990-91 Manchester United UEFA European Cup Winners Cup 8 8
1991-92 Aston Villa FA Cup 4 2 1
1991-92 Aston Villa League Division One 18 9 3
1991-92 Coventry City League Division One 2 1
1993-94 Manchester United FA Cup
1
1993-94 Manchester United League Cup 1 3
1995-96 West Ham United Premier League 1
1
3
1996-97 West Ham United Premier League 1
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
11 Apr 1977 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
16 Apr 1977 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 2-3 League Division One
19 Apr 1977 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1977 Arsenal v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
25 Apr 1977 Coventry City v Derby County W 2-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1977 Coventry City v Stoke City W 5-2 League Division One
04 May 1977 West Ham United v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
07 May 1977 Everton v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
10 May 1977 Coventry City v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
14 May 1977 Coventry City v Manchester City L 0-1 League Division One
19 May 1977 Coventry City v Bristol City D 2-2 League Division One
04 Oct 1977 Coventry City v Manchester City W 4-2 League Division One
08 Oct 1977 Birmingham City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Jan 1978 Middlesbrough v Coventry City L 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
19 Aug 1978 Middlesbrough v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
22 Aug 1978 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 0-0 League Division One
26 Aug 1978 Coventry City v Norwich City W 4-1 League Division One
30 Aug 1978 Chester v Coventry City L 2-1 League Cup 2nd round
02 Sep 1978 Derby County v Coventry City W 0-2 League Division One
09 Sep 1978 Coventry City v Chelsea W 3-2 League Division One
16 Sep 1978 Liverpool v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
23 Sep 1978 Coventry City v Leeds United D 0-0 League Division One
30 Sep 1978 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Oct 1978 Coventry City v Ipswich Town D 2-2 League Division One
14 Oct 1978 Manchester City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
21 Oct 1978 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 7-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1978 Coventry City v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1978 Bolton Wanderers v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
11 Nov 1978 Coventry City v Middlesbrough W 2-1 League Division One
18 Nov 1978 Norwich City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
21 Nov 1978 Coventry City v Derby County W 4-2 League Division One
25 Nov 1978 Coventry City v Arsenal D 1-1 League Division One
09 Dec 1978 Coventry City v Queens Park Rangers W 1-0 League Division One
16 Dec 1978 Southampton v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
23 Dec 1978 Coventry City v Everton W 3-2 League Division One
26 Dec 1978 Bristol City v Coventry City L 5-0 League Division One
03 Mar 1979 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion L 1-3 League Division One
06 Mar 1979 Coventry City v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
10 Mar 1979 Birmingham City v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
13 Mar 1979 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
17 Mar 1979 Coventry City v Bolton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division One
20 Mar 1979 Coventry City v Manchester United W 4-3 League Division One
24 Mar 1979 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1979 Aston Villa v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
03 Apr 1979 Arsenal v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Apr 1979 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division One
10 Apr 1979 Everton v Coventry City D 3-3 League Division One
14 Apr 1979 Coventry City v Bristol City W 3-2 League Division One
16 Apr 1979 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
21 Apr 1979 Coventry City v Southampton W 4-0 League Division One
28 Apr 1979 Queens Park Rangers v Coventry City L 5-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1979 Coventry City v Ipswich Town D 0-0
Agg: 1-0
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
08 Sep 1979 Liverpool v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
15 Sep 1979 Coventry City v Bolton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division One
22 Sep 1979 Manchester City v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
26 Sep 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 2-1 League Cup 3rd round
29 Sep 1979 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
06 Oct 1979 Coventry City v Everton W 2-1 League Division One
09 Oct 1979 Bristol City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
13 Oct 1979 Southampton v Coventry City W 2-3 League Division One
20 Oct 1979 Coventry City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-1 League Division One
27 Oct 1979 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division One
03 Nov 1979 Coventry City v Stoke City L 1-3 League Division One
10 Nov 1979 Coventry City v Leeds United W 3-0 League Division One
17 Nov 1979 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
24 Nov 1979 Crystal Palace v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
01 Dec 1979 Coventry City v Ipswich Town W 4-1 League Division One
08 Dec 1979 Arsenal v Coventry City L 3-1 League Division One
15 Dec 1979 Coventry City v Manchester United L 1-2 League Division One
19 Dec 1979 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1979 Derby County v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
29 Dec 1979 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 0-3 League Division One
01 Jan 1980 Coventry City v Middlesbrough W 2-0 League Division One
05 Jan 1980 Oldham Athletic v Coventry City W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round
20 Sep 1980 Ipswich Town v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
04 Oct 1980 Coventry City v Brighton and Hove Albion D 3-3 League Division One
08 Oct 1980 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
11 Oct 1980 Leicester City v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division One
18 Oct 1980 Coventry City v Norwich City L 0-1 League Division One
21 Oct 1980 Coventry City v Sunderland W 2-1 League Division One
25 Oct 1980 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division One
28 Oct 1980 Coventry City v Cambridge United D 1-1 League Cup 4th round
01 Nov 1980 Coventry City v Leeds United W 2-1 League Division One
04 Nov 1980 Cambridge United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Cup 4th round replay
08 Nov 1980 Manchester United v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
11 Nov 1980 Liverpool v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
15 Nov 1980 Coventry City v Birmingham City W 2-1 League Division One
22 Nov 1980 Manchester City v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
29 Nov 1980 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest D 1-1 League Division One
02 Dec 1980 Watford v Coventry City D 2-2 League Cup Quarter-final
06 Dec 1980 Southampton v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
09 Dec 1980 Coventry City v Watford W 5-0 League Cup Quarter-final replay
13 Dec 1980 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion W 3-0 League Division One
20 Dec 1980 Norwich City v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
26 Dec 1980 Coventry City v Middlesbrough W 1-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1980 Stoke City v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
03 Jan 1981 Leeds United v Coventry City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
06 Jan 1981 Coventry City v Leeds United W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
10 Jan 1981 Coventry City v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division One
17 Jan 1981 Coventry City v Aston Villa L 1-2 League Division One
24 Jan 1981 Coventry City v Birmingham City W 3-2 FA Cup 4th round
27 Jan 1981 Coventry City v West Ham United W 3-2 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
31 Jan 1981 Arsenal v Coventry City D 2-2 League Division One
07 Feb 1981 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 2-2 League Division One
10 Feb 1981 West Ham United v Coventry City L 2-0
Agg: 4-3
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
14 Feb 1981 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
17 Feb 1981 Crystal Palace v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
21 Feb 1981 Everton v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
28 Feb 1981 Coventry City v Ipswich Town L 0-4 League Division One
07 Mar 1981 Brighton and Hove Albion v Coventry City L 4-1 League Division One
14 Mar 1981 Coventry City v Leicester City W 4-1 League Division One
21 Mar 1981 Sunderland v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
28 Mar 1981 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-1 League Division One
04 Apr 1981 Leeds United v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
11 Apr 1981 Coventry City v Manchester United L 0-2 League Division One
18 Apr 1981 Coventry City v Stoke City D 2-2 League Division One
21 Apr 1981 Middlesbrough v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
25 Apr 1981 Coventry City v Southampton W 1-0 League Division One
02 May 1981 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
09 Mar 1982 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 0-1 League Division One
13 Mar 1982 Swansea City v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
17 Mar 1982 Manchester United v Coventry City W 0-1 League Division One
20 Mar 1982 Coventry City v Arsenal W 1-0 League Division One
27 Mar 1982 Coventry City v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division One
03 Apr 1982 Ipswich Town v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
10 Apr 1982 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
13 Apr 1982 Coventry City v Everton W 1-0 League Division One
17 Apr 1982 Coventry City v West Ham United W 1-0 League Division One
24 Apr 1982 Middlesbrough v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
27 Apr 1982 Coventry City v Sunderland W 6-1 League Division One
01 May 1982 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 0-0 League Division One
04 May 1982 Southampton v Coventry City D 5-5 League Division One
08 May 1982 Manchester City v Coventry City W 1-3 League Division One
15 May 1982 Coventry City v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
04 Sep 1982 Ipswich Town v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
07 Sep 1982 Coventry City v Sunderland W 1-0 League Division One
11 Sep 1982 Coventry City v Arsenal L 0-2 League Division One
18 Sep 1982 Birmingham City v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
25 Sep 1982 Coventry City v Everton W 4-2 League Division One
02 Oct 1982 Manchester City v Coventry City L 3-2 League Division One
05 Oct 1982 Fulham v Coventry City D 2-2 League Cup 2nd round 1st leg
09 Oct 1982 Tottenham Hotspur v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
16 Oct 1982 Coventry City v Notts County W 1-0 League Division One
23 Oct 1982 Watford v Coventry City D 0-0 League Division One
26 Oct 1982 Coventry City v Fulham D 0-0
Agg: 2-2
League Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
30 Oct 1982 Coventry City v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division One
06 Nov 1982 Coventry City v Aston Villa D 0-0 League Division One
20 Nov 1982 Coventry City v Luton Town W 4-2 League Division One
23 Nov 1982 Coventry City v Ipswich Town D 1-1 League Division One
27 Nov 1982 West Bromwich Albion v Coventry City L 2-0 League Division One
04 Dec 1982 Coventry City v Brighton and Hove Albion W 2-0 League Division One
11 Dec 1982 West Ham United v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
18 Dec 1982 Coventry City v Stoke City W 2-0 League Division One
27 Dec 1982 Nottingham Forest v Coventry City L 4-2 League Division One
28 Dec 1982 Coventry City v Manchester United W 3-0 League Division One
01 Jan 1983 Luton Town v Coventry City W 1-2 League Division One
08 Jan 1983 Coventry City v Worcester City W 3-1 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1983 Southampton v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
22 Jan 1983 Coventry City v Swansea City D 0-0 League Division One
29 Jan 1983 Coventry City v Norwich City D 2-2 FA Cup 4th round
02 Feb 1983 Norwich City v Coventry City L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
05 Feb 1983 Sunderland v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
12 Feb 1983 Coventry City v Manchester City W 4-0 League Division One
26 Feb 1983 Notts County v Coventry City L 5-1 League Division One
05 Mar 1983 Coventry City v Watford L 0-1 League Division One
12 Mar 1983 Coventry City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 League Division One
19 Mar 1983 Aston Villa v Coventry City L 4-0 League Division One
23 Mar 1983 Norwich City v Coventry City D 1-1 League Division One
02 Apr 1983 Manchester United v Coventry City L 3-0 League Division One
05 Apr 1983 Coventry City v Nottingham Forest L 1-2 League Division One
09 Apr 1983 Arsenal v Coventry City L 2-1 League Division One
12 Apr 1983 Coventry City v Liverpool D 0-0 League Division One
16 Apr 1983 Coventry City v Birmingham City L 0-1 League Division One
23 Apr 1983 Brighton and Hove Albion v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
30 Apr 1983 Coventry City v West Bromwich Albion L 0-1 League Division One
02 May 1983 Everton v Coventry City L 1-0 League Division One
07 May 1983 Stoke City v Coventry City W 0-3 League Division One
14 May 1983 Coventry City v West Ham United L 2-4 League Division One
04 Apr 1992 Coventry City v Arsenal L 0-1 League Division One
08 Apr 1992 Coventry City v Sheffield Wednesday D 0-0 League Division One


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.