Harry Wilding started his career playing for the Grenadier Guards and then signed for Chelsea after the First World War, playing as a centre forward, but when he signed for Spurs in 1928, he had converted to a centre half.
The centre half's only goal for the club in his 12 appearances came when, in his third appearance, when Frank Osborne also scored to secure a 2-1 victory.
He had been a centre-forward and moved in 1914, but had to wait to play for his new club and spent five years playing for Chelsea after the First World War. He joined the Pensioners from the Grenadier Guards in 1914 and gave the West London club good service with over 200 appearances.Harry had a trial for England in 1923. Tall and muscular, his talents had been moved back from the forward line when with Chelsea to make the most of his attributes, but perhaps had played his best football by the time he joined Tottenham in November 1928.
Found it hard to gain a place in the side and after just 12 appearances, Harry moved on in April 1930 when he was let go on a free to join Bristol Rovers.
Harry Wilding died on 12th December 1958 in Earlsfield, South-West London.