Frank Worthington

Here are 19 footballers past and present who were born in Halifax

Halifax has produced some hugely talented sports people down the years, not least in the world of football.

We take a look at the most prominent footballers past and present to have been born in Halifax. Do you recognise them all?

Played 116 times for Halifax Town, scoring four goals, and also went on to play for Macclesfield Town and Scarborough. Picture: Johnny Meynell

1. Paul Kendall

Played 116 times for Halifax Town, scoring four goals, and also went on to play for Macclesfield Town and Scarborough. Picture: Johnny Meynell
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After a playing career for the likes of West Ham, Notts County, Huddersfield, West Brom and Halifax, Butler has gone onto coach in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Botswana, Indonesia and South Africa.

2. Peter Butler

After a playing career for the likes of West Ham, Notts County, Huddersfield, West Brom and Halifax, Butler has gone onto coach in Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Botswana, Indonesia and South Africa.
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Played a handful of games on loan at Halifax from first club Huddersfield but made his name as a player for West Brom and Grimsby in the 1990's. Picture: Johnny Meynell

3. Kevin Donovan

Played a handful of games on loan at Halifax from first club Huddersfield but made his name as a player for West Brom and Grimsby in the 1990's. Picture: Johnny Meynell
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Younger brother of Nick, Lee started at Halifax before going onto play for Watford, Blackburn, Huddersfield and Chesterfield, who he also managed. Picture: Johnny Meynell

4. Lee Richardson

Younger brother of Nick, Lee started at Halifax before going onto play for Watford, Blackburn, Huddersfield and Chesterfield, who he also managed. Picture: Johnny Meynell
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