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?

Started his career at Halifax before playing in the top flight for Oldham and Norwich, where he was voted into the club's hall of fame. Now coaches at Southampton. Picture: Johnny Meynell

5. Craig Fleming

Started his career at Halifax before playing in the top flight for Oldham and Norwich, where he was voted into the club's hall of fame. Now coaches at Southampton. Picture: Johnny Meynell
Buy a Photo
Brother of Frank and Bob, Dave started his career at Halifax but played most of his career at Grimsby sandwiched between spells at Barrow and Southend. Has since worked as a scout for Premier League clubs. Photo: Johnny Meynell

6. Dave Worthington

Brother of Frank and Bob, Dave started his career at Halifax but played most of his career at Grimsby sandwiched between spells at Barrow and Southend. Has since worked as a scout for Premier League clubs. Photo: Johnny Meynell
Buy a Photo
The defender made more than 200 appearances for Halifax before going onto play for Southport, Barrow and Stockport. Picture: Johnny Meynell

7. Malcolm Russell

The defender made more than 200 appearances for Halifax before going onto play for Southport, Barrow and Stockport. Picture: Johnny Meynell
Buy a Photo
Collins started his career at Huddersfield before going onto play for Scunthorpe and Oxford. He played the second-half of the 2017-18 season at Halifax before being appointed as manager of Bradford City, where he was sacked after only six league games at the start of this season.

8. Michael Collins

Collins started his career at Huddersfield before going onto play for Scunthorpe and Oxford. He played the second-half of the 2017-18 season at Halifax before being appointed as manager of Bradford City, where he was sacked after only six league games at the start of this season.
Buy a Photo
View more