Larry was a member of Epsom Golf Club for a few years. He was recognised as one of the very best amateur footballers of his day. He joined Sutton United from Leatherhead in 1965. He was a midfielder.
Extract from the Sutton United website:
"Signed by Sid Cann after an eye-catching performance for Leatherhead against Sutton in the 1965 Surrey Senior Cup Final, Larry quickly established himself as one of the finest players in amateur football and helped himself to 79 goals from midfield in his first 4 seasons. Another to join Wycombe in 1970 where he went on to win three league titles, Larry returned to the Lane in 1974 aged 30 but went on to play a further 532 games in amber & chocolate (excluding his memorable testimonial against Spurs), taking his career total for the U’s to 786, a club record. He also netted 134 times. Larry joined Barrie Williams’ coaching team and was team manager for the 1980s title successes, later returning as reserve team and then first team manager in the 1990s. 48 England Amateur caps."
In 1970 Larry joined Wycombe Wanderers. In a four year spell they won the Championship three times. Larry returned to Sutton United in 1974 and made a further 532 appearances. His last match was in 1984.
He also played for Sutton in the FA Cup fourth round match against Leeds United. He played in two Wembley finals, The Amateur Cup and F A Trophy.
Larry played a total of 786 matches for Sutton United, a club record and scored 134 goals. He also made 48 Amateur International appearances for England. Larry also played for Great Britain.
Larry was recently inducted into the Sutton United Hall of Fame.