Len Garwood started
out as a centre half but was turned into a wing half,
playing non-league football before signing for
Born in India, where his father was serving with the Army, Garwood was a tool maker back in England before coming into football and played for Eton Bray, Cambridge Town and Hitchin Town before signing amateur forms with Spurs in 1944. He played in a war-time league match against Coventry City just before signing a professional contract with Tottenham.
A wing half, Len was a dedicated player, who was ready to serve his time, awaiting his chance in the senior XI. He made over 200 appearance sin the Reserves and the A Team, only getting two opportunities in the first team.
On leaving Spurs, Garwood joined Bedford Town and played there for seven years before retiring from the game.
Married with one child during his playing days, Len was also a keen poultry farmer. He was adept at cricket and played for his local Eton Bray team.
Len Garwood died on 16th
July 1979 in Dunstable, Bedfordshire.